Location
Columbus, OH
Undergrads
38,884
Tuition (in-state)
$25,445 ($10,037)
Admission Difficulty
Average
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3 College Senior

Campus Housing: There are both good and bad options available.

1 person found this useful Report
3 College Senior

Greek Life: Not for it or against it.

1 person found this useful Report
3 College Senior

Transportation: There are shuttles constantly running on campus.

1 person found this useful Report
5 College Senior

Off-Campus Dining: Best off-campus food options in the nation!

4 people found this useful Report
3 College Senior

Majors: Lots of different major programs, but some hoops to jump through when dealing with curriculum changes.

1 person found this useful Report
3 College Senior

Majors: The best advice I can offer is to ask if the major you're heading into will have any curriculum changes to it prior to your graduation date.

2 people found this useful Report
4 College Senior

Scholarships: No problems receiving financial aid for me.

2 people found this useful Report
5 College Senior

Nightlife: Best campus bars in the nation!

1 person found this useful Report
3 College Freshman

Majors: It is a little easier to get an internship because it is a good school.

2 people found this useful Report
3 College Freshman

Scholarships: Not many campus scholarships. Most likely need outside assistance.

4 people found this useful Report
3 College Freshman

Weather: Typical Ohio weather. 69 one day and 10 and snowing the next. You never know.

2 people found this useful Report
3 College Freshman

Health & Safety: It is pretty good, but crime has been climbing.

2 people found this useful Report
4 College Freshman

Nightlife: It is no Ohio University, but there is always a nice party somewhere.

1 person found this useful Report
5 College Freshman

Local Atmosphere: There is so much to do! No one will ever be bored.

1 person found this useful Report
3 College Freshman

Transportation: It is similar to other places.

1 person found this useful Report
5 College Freshman

Off-Campus Dining: There is so many different places it would take forever to try them all!

1 person found this useful Report
4 College Freshman

Greek Life: From what I have seen it is great. I am even going into one next year!

1 person found this useful Report
3 College Freshman

Drug Safety: It is similar to high school and other college campuses.

2 people found this useful Report
2 College Freshman

Weather: Its up and down. Its ohio weather, in the morning it can be snowing, and by the afternoon/night it will be shorts weather.

3 College Freshman

Campus Strictness: Its generally the same as any normal college. Its just bigger than the rest so everything is blown out of proportion. But we are not a party school.

1 person found this useful Report
3 College Freshman

Health & Safety: Its like any other college campus, it has its share of crime but no more than the average college.

3 College Freshman

Computers: Computers are available to students, but its impossible to go to school without using them.

5 College Freshman

Athletics: We are THE Ohio State University! GO BUCKS!!!!!!!!!

2 people found this useful Report
3 College Freshman

Scholarships: You get what you put into it. You have to go out of your way to find the money.

3 College Freshman

Local Atmosphere: Columbus is a great town for families, and football fans. All of columbus will shut down during a football game. I have lived here my whole life and I'm still finding new things to do. It truly is a diamond in the rough.

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Gilburt L. Chiang
Hometown
Marietta, Ga.
Major
Electrical engineering
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There is a reason the Buckeye Nation is considered to be so devoted; an overwhelming love for OSU is evident in student responses, and in the loyalty of alumni to their alma mater. Each person has his or her own reasons for loving the University, and there are quite a few of them. Some students feel that the academics are top-notch and have found exactly the programs they wanted; others lean toward the athletic success of the Buckeye teams, while some just feel that the friendships and bonds they have made are enough to make their tenure at OSU worthwhile. At any rate, everyone can agree that being a Buckeye creates a special bond between you and nearly 50,000 other students, which you will carry with you for the rest of your life.

Once you get past the sheer size of the University, it will really become a second home. After only a quarter of classes, you won't be able to cross the Oval without seeing someone you know. Ohio State is truly the smallest large university you will find. The people are known for their friendly attitudes, and alumni are scattered across the nation. If you choose to go to OSU, you're choosing a school with a name that's well known, both in the workplace and in the college community. Few students ever regret their time at Ohio State, and most consider their college experience to be among the best offered in the Big Ten and the country.

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