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Fisher College of Business – Ohio State University

History

The Ohio State University business school was originally founded in the spring of 1916 as the College of Commerce and Journalism, housed at Page Hall. In 1927, the school was renamed as the College of Commerce and Administration, just a few years before the establishment of the school’s MBA program. After decades of expansion, including the addition of an Executive Education program in the mid-1950s and numerous name changes, the school received a $20 million donation from ’30 alum Max Fisher. His gift helped officially rename the business school as the Max M. Fisher College of Business in 1993.

School Rankings

U.S. News & World Report: 31
Bloomberg: 41
Financial Times: 84
Forbes: 41
The Economist: 50

Location(s)

The Fisher College of Business is located at the northern entrance of Ohio State’s main campus in Columbus, Ohio. The 370,000 square-foot complex is the largest multi-building project ever undertaken by the university and one of the few fully integrated management education campuses in the nation.

Facilities

Fisher’s campus features a state-of-the-art computer network, satellite up-link capabilities, video-on-demand and nearly 3000 computer ports. The $120 million project includes five academic buildings and a separately funded hotel, the Blackwell Inn and Conference Center.

Faculty

There are currently 93 tenure track, nine clinical track, 56 full-time non-tenure track members of the faculty.

Student Body

There are currently 7,835 full-time undergraduates at Fisher, 91 members of the 2019 MBA class, and 94 members of the 2020 class. There are also 392 enrolled students in the MBA for Working Professionals program, 32 in the EMBA program, 96 in the Master’s of Accounting class, 47 in the Master’s of Business Logistics Engineering, 38 in the Master’s of Business Operational Excellence, 107 in the Master’s of Human Resource Management, 56 in the school’s Ph.D. programs, and 59 in its Specialized Master of Finance program.

MBA Programs

The Fisher College of Business offers full-time, part-time, and Executive MBA degrees.

Videos

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Hear from the alumni of the Executive MBA program at the Fisher College of Business. The Fisher Executive MBA program teaches you to go beyond the fundamental knowledge and skills required of today’s leaders – by teaching you how to harness the collective power of knowledge, insights, intellect and intuition.

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