Ohio State University, Lima Campus

The Ohio State University at Lima Campus
The Ohio State University Logo at Lima Campus
Motto Disciplina in civitatem
(Latin, "Education for Citizenship")
Established 1960
Type Public
Land Grant
Sea Grant
President Gordon Gee
Dean Dr. John Snyder
Admin. staff 95 full and part time academic faculty
(Lima campus)
Students 995 full and 286 part time
(Lima campus)
57,748 (all campuses)
Undergraduates 1,181 (Lima campus),
44,307 (all campuses)
Postgraduates 100 (Lima campus),
14,441 (all campuses)
Location Lima, Ohio, United States
Campus 565 acres (Lima campus),
15,311 acres (61.96 km2) (total all campuses)
Athletics 5 club sports,
5 intramural sports
(Lima campus)

Scarlet and Gray



Mascot Barons
Website lima.osu.edu

The Ohio State University, Lima, also referred to as Ohio State Lima is a regional campus of the The Ohio State University located in Lima, Ohio. Its 565-acre (2.29 km2) campus is located in Lima, 80 miles (130 km) south of Toledo, Ohio. It offers over 140 courses and 10 bachelor degree programs in science and liberal Arts. Eight of ten programs are four-year programs at Lima. Two of them are baccalaureate completion programs. In addition to regional accreditation, Ohio State Lima has baccalaureate program accreditation with NCATE. Students can start at Lima and finish their degrees at The Ohio State University, Columbus with one of Ohio State’s 170+ majors. The Ohio State University at Lima offers over 20 student clubs and organizations and 10 intramural and club athletic teams.[citation needed]

The Lima Campus Library has approximately 80,000 books, microform items, CDs, and videos, and online access to nearly 400 subscription databases.[citation needed] The University shares the campus with James A. Rhodes State College.[1]


Academic programs

8 Complete four year programs are:

2 Baccalaureate completion programs are:

4 Graduate programs are:

Student life

Student organizations

The Ohio State University at Lima offers students opportunities for social, recreational, cultural, and educational growth. These organizations include [2]:

  • Campus Crusade for Christ
  • Biology Club
  • Buckeye Scholars
  • Challengers Club
  • Psychology Club
  • M.A.R.S. (RPGaming Club)
  • The OSU Lima Student Senate
  • The Worthington Society (Creative Writing Club)
  • History Club
  • College Democrats
  • College Republicans
  • Newman Catholic Association
  • ACEI.
  • Math Club.
  • Business Club
  • Lima Campus Music Club.

The Ohio State University at Lima is the only regional campus of The Ohio State University to have a pep band. It was started Winter Quarter, 2009, and has since played for the President of The Ohio State University, E. Gordon Gee, as well as multiple award banquets.

Sport clubs and intramural sports

The Lima Campus has five different club sports to choose from:

  • Men's Basketball,
  • Men's Baseball,
  • Men's Golf,
  • Women's Basketball,
  • Women's Volleyball

The mascot is the Barons and OSU Lima athletics are members of the Ohio Regional Campus Conference (O.R.C.C.).

Five intramural sports include:

  • Flag Football
  • Basketball
  • Whiffleball
  • Soccer
  • Volleyball


  1. ^ "James A. Rhodes State College". Ohio History Central. 2006-07-12. http://www.ohiohistorycentral.org/entry.php?rec=2522. Retrieved 2008-11-08. 
  2. ^ "Student Life: Student Organizations and Clubs". The Ohio State University at Lima. http://lima.osu.edu/students/studentclubs.php. Retrieved 2009-12-31. 

External links

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