Ohio State Lima

The Lima campus shows students that earning a degree is about more than what you're going to do — it’s about who you're going to be.

Ohio State Lima

Academic programs

Complete a bachelor’s degree in:

Business Management
Child and Youth Studies (non-license program)
Early Childhood/Primary Education
Engineering Technology
Middle Childhood Education
Primary Education and Intervention Specialist (P-5, dual licensure)
Social Work

Other degree options

Baccalaureate completion programs in Health Sciences and Social Work
Associate of Arts


Faculty excellence: Study with professors who are nationally and internationally recognized. Since 1995, 10 have received Ohio State’s prestigious Alumni Award for Distinguished Teaching.

Education abroad: Learn through global experiences such as our Czech theatre and culture trip to Prague, or any of Ohio State’s 200 study abroad programs in over 50 countries.

Research: Enhance your academic experience by engaging with faculty on research projects. Researchers are able to present their findings at Ohio State Lima’s Undergraduate Research Forum as well as on the Columbus campus at the Denman Undergraduate Research Forum.

Honors: Enjoy priority scheduling, scholarship and travel opportunities, research and independent study, and more.

Academic support: Ohio State Lima offers a variety of support options, including the writing and math centers at the Phillip A. Heath Center for Teaching and Learning, tutoring, academic advising, career services and more. Our goal is to provide an environment which maximizes our students’ learning potential.

Student life

Athletics: Ohio State Lima is a member of the Ohio Regional Campus Conference, offering collegiate sports programs including men’s and women’s basketball, baseball, golf and volleyball. The campus also offers a variety of intramural and recreational sports.

30+ student clubs and organizations: Join Buckeye Scholars, Business Club, Lima Aggies, Multicultural Club, Ohio State Lima Student Senate, University Chorus and more. Learn more about student life at Ohio State Lima.

Help with the transition to college

From day one, First Year Experience helps all students manage the transition from high school to college. First-year, first-generation students should consider the Generation One Learning Community.

Student services

Resources include student advocacy, career services, counseling services, disability services, a wellness center, and military and veteran’s services.

Ohio State Lima
4240 Campus Drive
Lima, OH 45804

Campus tour
The best way to know if Ohio State Lima is for you? Visit!

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Safe and comfortable housing is available within walking distance of campus.

Housing at Lima

Financial aid
Ohio State Lima participates in federal and state financial aid programs, and offers numerous scholarships and a range of employment opportunities.

Financial aid at Lima