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Columbus is located in the heart of the Buckeye State and is one of the nation’s fastest growing metropolitan areas. The community offers visitors a wide variety of amenities including an abundance of galleries and performance space, a brand new science museum, exciting downtown festivals including a replica of the Santa​ Maria floating on the Scioto River and Red, White, and Boom. Columbus is a host to many world-class restaurants and some of the most popular shopping experiences.        

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South Campus Gateway


Events, Apartments, Jobs, Restaurants, Movies, and Convenient Parking


Short North


Dining + North MarketGalleriesArt, Shopping, Nightlife + Entertainment, 

Personal Services, Business Services, Hotels, and Parks

Arena District​ 



Columbus also offers an exciting mix of sports including Major League Soccer’s Columbus Crew; the Columbus Clippers, AAA affiliate of the Cleveland Indians; the National Hockey League team, the Columbus Blue Jackets; and the Ohio State Buckeyes.

Art and Nature

​Columbus Art Wexner Center  Parks and Hiking   Columbus Museum    Columbus Theater

Franklin Park Conservatory    Columbus Commons Events     COSI    Columbus Zoo ​

More About Columbus

Welcome to Columbus       Life in Columbus     Columbus: Smart + Open

Things To Do In Columbus        Why Millennials Should Move To Columbus           Columbus Highlights


​Through the D-Tix program Ohio State students are eligible to recieve discounts on various restaraunts, events and activities in the Central Ohio area. To read more about other disount oppourtunities available to students, visit the D-Tix website.​​​​​