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

Off-Campus Housing: Tons of options at all prices and locations

5 College Freshman

Diversity: Even if there are many people of the same ethnicity, everyone is generally accepting of everyone. They have a whole center in the beautiful union dedicated to diversity and acceptance.

1 person found this useful Report
5 College Freshman

Campus Housing: We can control our own heat, there is recycling, and the locations of most dorms are close to classes and major dining facilities. I love it

4 people found this useful Report
5 College Freshman

Health & Safety: I am taking a free Rape Prevention and Self Defense Course for women this semester and there are emergency phones all over campus with bright blue lights above it. The cops do actual things instead of just busting up parties

2 people found this useful Report
4 College Freshman

Diversity: I have met many international students and people who are different from me.

1 person found this useful Report
3 College Freshman

Greek Life: I do not know a whole lot about them.

3 College Freshman

Overall Experience: So far my experience has been ok.

3 College Freshman

Campus Dining: They do not really have a lot of availability at night when everyone is done with classes. Also do not have a lot of variety at most of the places.

3 College Freshman

Off-Campus Housing: The school does not really offer services that I know of to help you with off-campus housing.

2 people found this useful Report
4 College Freshman

Health & Safety: I feel pretty safe while on campus.

4 College Freshman

Facilities: The dorms are not the best but the rest of facilities are okay.

4 College Freshman

Facilities: The athletic centers are amazing.

4 College Freshman

Academics: Ohio State is one of the only universities in Ohio that offers Zoology as a major. So far I am pretty pleased with it.

4 College Freshman

Academics: They have some great professors and then there is also bad teachers.

3 College Freshman

Scholarships: They still don't give you as much as you need.

1 person found this useful Report
4 College Freshman

Majors: They have a wide variety of majors. I do plan on interning. I would like to do this at a zoo or animal shelter. My advisor has been really helpful so far.

4 College Freshman

Majors: I would not choose a different major. I plan on becoming a veterinarian. It is hard to get into veterinary school.

3 College Freshman

Campus Strictness: They allow you to have warnings before anything major happens.

3 College Freshman

Drug Safety: It's noticeable but it is not bad.

4 College Freshman

Diversity: No one cares about diversity

8 people found this useful Report
3 College Sophomore

Overall Experience: It's SO. EXPENSIVE. I'm going to be in debt for decades and I'm not sure if it will be worth it.

3 people found this useful Report
4 College Sophomore

Off-Campus Housing: Finding an apartment in a decent neighborhood can be really difficult. They're generally cheaper than the dorms, though.

3 people found this useful Report
4 College Sophomore

Guys & Girls: There's so freaking many students that it can be hard to actually meet people, but I guarantee you're not the only one on campus who likes [thing].

4 people found this useful Report
3 College Sophomore

Athletics: You have to at least pretend to care about sports. Also, the phys ed classes are good, but just going to the gym by yourself can be pretty intimidating.

1 person found this useful Report
3 College Sophomore

Nightlife: Thirsty Thursday. Most near-campus housing is REALLY LOUD on the weekends which can make sleeping difficult if you want to go to bed before like 3 AM.

2 people found this useful Report
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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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