History at Ohio State University - Main Campus
Ohio State is located in Columbus, Ohio and approximately 61,369 students attend the school each year. In the 2020-2021 academic year, 135 students received a bachelor's degree in history from Ohio State.
Want to know more about the career opportunities in this field? Check out the Careers in History section at the bottom of this page.
Ohio State History Degrees Available
- Bachelor’s Degree in History
- Master’s Degree in History
- Doctorate Degree in History
Ohio State History Rankings
Each year, College Factual ranks history programs across the country. The following shows how Ohio State performed in these rankings.
Note: While rankings may be a good starting point when you're researching a school, they don't necessarily highlight all of a school's strengths. Don't forget to check out the other details that are available for a school to see if it has what you're looking for in a program.
Bachelor’s Degree Overall Quality & Other Notable Rankings
The history major at Ohio State is not ranked on College Factual’s Best Colleges and Universities for History. This could be for a number of reasons, such as not having enough data on the major or school to make an accurate assessment of its quality.
|Best History Schools||195|
History Student Demographics at Ohio State
Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the history majors at Ohio State University - Main Campus.
Ohio State History Bachelor’s Program
The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from Ohio State University - Main Campus with a bachelor's in history.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Students|
|Black or African American||5|
|Hispanic or Latino||4|
Ohio State History Master’s Program
Of the students who received a history master's degree from Ohio State, 83% were white. This is above average for this degree on the natiowide level.
The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from Ohio State University - Main Campus with a master's in history.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Students|
|Black or African American||0|
|Hispanic or Latino||0|
Ohio State also has a doctoral program available in history. In 2021, 14 students graduated with a doctor's degree in this field.
Concentrations Within History
If you plan to be a history major, you may want to focus your studies on one of the following concentrations. The table shows all degrees awarded in this field awarded for all degree levels at Ohio State University - Main Campus. A concentration may not be available for your level.
|Concentration||Annual Degrees Awarded|
- Area, Ethnic, Culture, & Gender Studies
- Family, Consumer & Human Sciences
- Communication & Journalism
Careers That History Grads May Go Into
A degree in history can lead to the following careers. Since job numbers and average salaries can vary by geographic location, we have only included the numbers for OH, the home state for Ohio State University - Main Campus.
|Occupation||Jobs in OH||Average Salary in OH|
|High School Teachers||52,240||$61,930|
|Museum Technicians and Conservators||370||$41,940|
*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.
- College Factual
- National Center for Education Statistics
- O*NET Online
- Image Credit: By Michael Barera under License
More about our data sources and methodologies.
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