Check out the list of notable Ohio State University alumni. Some of the notable Ohio State University students are Will Smith, Jeffrey Dahmer, R. L. Stine, Roy Lichtenstein and Jesse Owens.

The ‘Ohio State University’ is one of the most popular institutions in the world. In 1870, it was founded as the land-grant university and was addressed as the, ‘Ohio Agricultural and Mechanical College’. When the university started, it initially offered only the agriculture and mechanical subjects to the students. However under the governance of Rutherford B. Hayes, the 19th president of United States, the institution became a full-fledged establishment offering all the courses. Ever since then, this university has only see a high in life and has been ranked as the ‘third-largest university campus’ in all of United States. Apart from academics, this institution provides its student with life programs, club and recreational sports programs, and many other extra-curricular activities. They also have an exceptional sports team, which is a part of the ‘NCAA Division I Football Bowl Subdivision’. The entire campus is covered over an area of about 2.5 miles, built so beautifully that it is a tourist attraction for most travelers. There are some exceptionally famous and notable alumni of the ‘Ohio State University’, who have made the world proud of their achievements. Not only have they upheld the name of the institution but have also made sure that they have set high standards for the further batches. Some of the known alumnus are, the famous actress, Patricia Heaton or the C.E.O of the ‘L Brands’, Les Wexner or the popular sports legend, ‘Jesse Owens’. They have worked hard and are proud pillars of the ‘Ohio State University’.
Will SmithWill Smith
(Actor)

25 September 1968

West Philadelphia

American

Libra

Jeffrey DahmerJeffrey Dahmer
(Serial Killer, Sex Offender)

21 May 1960

28 November 1994

West Allis, Wisconsin, U.S.

American

Taurus

R. L. StineR. L. Stine

08 October 1943

Columbus, Ohio, United States

American

Libra

Roy LichtensteinRoy Lichtenstein
(Painter, Sculptor)

27 October 1923

29 September 1997

Manhattan, New York, U.S.

American

Scorpio

Jesse OwensJesse Owens

12 September 1913

31 March 1980

Oakville

American

Virgo

Jack NicklausJack Nicklaus
(Golfer)

21 January 1940

Upper Arlington, Ohio, U.S.

American

Aquarius

Jayaprakash NarayanJayaprakash Narayan
(Political Leaders)

11 October 1902

08 October 1979

Saran district

Indian

Libra

Harlan EllisonHarlan Ellison

27 May 1934

Cleveland

American

Gemini

Curtis LemayCurtis Lemay
(U. S. Air Force General During World War II)

15 November 1906

01 October 1990

Columbus, Ohio,, United States

American

Scorpio

Paul BrownPaul Brown
(American Football Coach)

07 September 1908

05 August 1991

Norwalk

American

Virgo

Larry SangerLarry Sanger
(Co-Founder of Wikipedia)

16 July 1968

Bellevue

American

Cancer

Woody HayesWoody Hayes
(American Football Player and Coach)

14 February 1913

12 March 1987

Clifton

American

Aquarius

James ThurberJames Thurber
(Cartoonist, Author, Journalist & Playwright)

08 December 1894

02 November 1961

Columbus

American

Sagittarius

Jack BuckJack Buck
(Sportscaster)

21 August 1924

18 June 2002

Holyoke, Massachusetts, United States

American

Leo

Berenice AbbottBerenice Abbott

17 July 1898

09 December 1991

Springfield, Ohio

American

Cancer

Charles F. KetteringCharles F. Kettering
(Inventor, Engineer & Businessman)

29 August 1876

25 November 1958

Loudonville, Ohio

American

Virgo

William Alfred FowlerWilliam Alfred Fowler
(Nuclear Physicist and Astrophysicist)

09 August 1911

14 March 1995

Pittsburgh

American

Leo

Richard LewisRichard Lewis
(Comedian & Actor)

29 June 1947

Brooklyn, New York, U.S

American

Cancer

Paul Flory Paul Flory
(Chemist)

19 June 1910

09 September 1985

Sterling, Illinois, U.S.

American

Gemini

Ammon HennacyAmmon Hennacy
(Christian Anarchist, Social Activist)

24 July 1893

14 January 1970

Negley, Ohio

American

Leo

Urban MeyerUrban Meyer
(Baseball player, American football player, Coach, Author)

10 July 1964

Toledo

American

Cancer

Dwight YoakamDwight Yoakam
(Actor, Singer-songwriter, Musician, Singer, Film actor, Guitarist)

23 October 1956

Pikeville

American

Libra

Greg OdenGreg Oden
(Basketball player)

22 January 1988

Buffalo

American

Aquarius

Bo SchembechlerBo Schembechler
(American football player, Sports administrator)

01 April 1929

17 November 2006

Barberton

American

Aries

Mal WhitfieldMal Whitfield
(Officer, Middle-distance runner, Sprinter, Coach, Goodwill ambassador)

11 October 1924

19 November 2015

Bay City

American

Libra

Bo PeliniBo Pelini
(Sports coach)

13 December 1967

Youngstown

American

Sagittarius

Evan TurnerEvan Turner
(Basketball player)

27 October 1988

Chicago

American

Scorpio

Bob KnightBob Knight
(Basketball coach, Basketball player)

25 October 1940

Massillon

American

Scorpio

Mark ColemanMark Coleman
(Mixed martial artist, Amateur wrestler, Professional wrestler)

20 December 1964

Fremont

American

Sagittarius

Mary OliverMary Oliver
(Poet, Writer)

10 September 1935

Maple Heights

American

Virgo

Natalie SpoonerNatalie Spooner
(Ice hockey player)

17 October 1990

Scarborough

Canadian

Libra

Robert BalesRobert Bales
(Stockbroker)

30 June 1973

Norwood, Ohio

American

Cancer

Donald KaganDonald Kagan
(Historian, Academic, University teacher, Writer)

01 May 1932

Kuršėnai

American

Taurus

Joey GallowayJoey Galloway
(American football player)

20 November 1971

Bellaire

American

Scorpio

Mike Conley, Jr.Mike Conley, Jr.

11 October 1987

Fayetteville

American

Libra

George BellowsGeorge Bellows
(Painter, Artist, University teacher)

19 August 1882

08 January 1925

Columbus

American

Leo

Lee AdamsLee Adams
(Composer, Songwriter, Lyricist)

14 August 1924

Mansfield

American

Leo

Lois McMaster BujoldLois McMaster Bujold
(Writer, Novelist, Science fiction writer)

02 November 1949

Columbus

American

Scorpio

Walter MischelWalter Mischel
(Psychologist, Author, University teacher)

22 February 1930

Vienna

American

Pisces

Deshaun ThomasDeshaun Thomas
(Basketball player)

28 August 1991

Fort Wayne

American

Virgo

Barbara W. TuchmanBarbara W. Tuchman
(Journalist, Historian, Writer, Biographer)

30 January 1912

06 February 1989

New York City

American

Aquarius

Fred SingerFred Singer
(Physicist, University teacher)

27 September 1924

Vienna

American

Libra

Clark KelloggClark Kellogg
(Basketball player, Sports commentator)

02 July 1961

Cleveland

American

Cancer

Joel MeyerowitzJoel Meyerowitz
(Photographer)

06 March 1938

New York City

American

Pisces

Jan AdamsJan Adams
(Physician)

21 April 1954

Middletown

American

Taurus

Claude SteeleClaude Steele
(Psychologist)

01 January 1946

Phoenix

American

Capricorn

Faye WattletonFaye Wattleton
(Midwife, Registered nurse, Author, News presenter)

08 July 1943

St. Louis

American

Cancer

Paul HammPaul Hamm
(Artistic gymnast)

24 September 1982

Washburn

American

Libra

Barbara Wertheim TuchmanBarbara Wertheim Tuchman
(Historian)

30 January 1912

06 February 1989

United States

American

Aquarius

Robert Montgomery KnightRobert Montgomery Knight

25 October 1940

Massillon, Ohio

American

Scorpio

Patricia Helen HeatonPatricia Helen Heaton

04 March 1958

Pisces

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