University operating budget

Each year, Financial Planning & Analysis develops a budget blueprint for the university in consultation with colleges and other Ohio State units. The Board of Trustees ultimately approves the budget plan.  


Fiscal year 2020 financial plan

The Ohio State University - FY2020 Financial PlanOhio State continues to invest in our strengths as a leading national flagship research university and thriving academic medical center.

Our consolidated Fiscal Year 2020 budget projects:

  • $7.5 billion in revenues
  • $7.0 billion in spending

The budget plan also reflects Ohio State's commitment to our strategic plan, including focused investments in access and affordability, academic excellence, and patient-focused health care. 

Read the FY20 financial plan


Note: The operating budget is prepared as a planning document for the university and uses the best assumptions and expectations available when it is created. The audited financial reports prepared through the Controller's office reflect final performance based on actual circumstances.