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Business and Finance News
Effective July 1, 2021, the university will allow business-related travel in line with updated health and safety requirements and our continued focus on fiscal responsibility.
Faculty and staff are expected to exercise prudent fiscal management when considering FY22 travel arrangements to determine whether in-person or virtual attendance at any...
As vaccinations increase and The Ohio State University prepares for more-normal operations, leaders say the institution’s financial outlook is strong and, while challenges remain, Ohio State is well positioned to invest in the future while continuing to manage the COVID-19 pandemic.
Since 2018, in-state first-year students have benefited from the Ohio State Tuition Guarantee , which locks in tuition, housing and dining costs for each entering cohort for four years. For autumn 2021, the university plans to increase tuition and fees for incoming Ohio freshmen by 3.8%, which equates to a $418 annual change from last year’s rate, according to a proposal being presented to the university’s Board of Trustees on Thursday.