Graduate Programs

Columbus offers the caliber of attractions, cultural events, the arts, dining, sports, and shopping as other big cities. However Columbus' cost of living is comparatively low to other metro areas.

Housing Options:

  • Open/Close Graduate Student Housing

    Graduate students have several options to live in on-campus apartments close to Fisher's campus:

    • Fisher Commons offers an upscale graduate student living-learning environment for select students. The luxury housing is located on the western edge of Ohio State’s campus close to parks, recreation facilities, shopping, and Fisher's campus. The one-of-a-kind community enables students to live, work, and study together while offering on-site activities that complement and enhance classroom learning. Space in Fisher Commons is limited and granted on a first come, first served basis. Call Fisher Commons at 614-524-5235, or visit to learn more.
    • Housing in the Neil Avenue Building is available to students who are single or living away from spouses and/or children, and are enrolled in a graduate or professional curriculum at Ohio State. The Neil Avenue Building, located on the southern edge of the Columbus campus, is a five story, air-conditioned residence hall for men and women. Single apartments with kitchens and private baths are available. For more information pertaining to on-campus graduate living, or for a housing application, refer to the Office of Residence Life's website.
  • Open/Close Off-Campus Housing

    Rooming houses, apartments, and homes provide rental housing for many Ohio State students. The Office of Off-Campus Student Services provides information on available rental units as well as offers a roommate referral service.

    The office has information on safety and security, utilities, transportation on campus and in Columbus, campus and community organizations, childcare, voter registration, and various support groups. Students may contact the Office of Off-Campus Student Services. This office may also be contacted via phone or surface mail using the following address information:

    Office of Off-Campus Student Services
    104 East 15th Avenue
    Columbus, OH 43201