View of the Columbus skyline

Experience Columbus

Columbus is the largest and fastest-growing city in Ohio, with a vibrant blend of arts and culture; inspired culinary, fashion, music and entertainment scenes; exciting collegiate and professional sports; and an open, entrepreneurial spirit.

With a burgeoning downtown, lively urban districts and a diverse array of welcoming neighborhoods, it's a city that invites exploration.


Rich neighborhoods and some of the nation's best suburbs for employees and families to live, just miles from campus.


Easy access to vibrant food and arts scene from campus by car, bus, bike or cab.

This is where it begins. Music, fashion, food, nightlife, Vibrant and alive, Ohio's capital is known for its open attitude, smart style and entrepreneurial spirit. Columbus' blend of distinctive neighborhoods, dynamic nightlife and music, creative arts scene, original culinary experiences and wide array of festivals and attractions is made unforgettable by its outgoing locals who warmly welcome visitors. In Columbus, standing out doesn’t mean standing alone.

Life in Cbus
  • 15th largest city in the country


  • #1 opportunity city



  • 9 in 10 visitors report a favorable impression of Columbus


  • Top 10 city to start a new career