Columbus, OH
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$25,445 ($10,037)
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Reviews 3168 total reviews with an average rating of 3.7

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3 College Freshman

Diversity: While diversity isn't exactly adamant across the campus, it's clearly prevalent in small doses. People are constantly expressing their beliefs without question through their attire and daily choices. We occasionally have people picketing on our lawns expressing their deeply valued beliefs. In regards to ethnicity, the majority of the campus is admittedly white, but that's no indication of the entire racial composition of the campus.

1 person found this useful Report
4 College Freshman

Transportation: Transportation here is fairly straight-forward. The university sponsors a bus system with your tuition fees that runs consistently throughout the day with a variety of locations. Additionally, the campus has programs for transportation that will pick you up anytime of the day with a simple phone call.

5 Recent Alumnus

Facilities: Ohio State is like it's own little community inside of Columbus everybody treats each other well. The school has many great areas for activities along with great study areas.

4 College Freshman

Computers: The computers are fine but nothing special. They have all the applications that students would need in order to complete assignments.

5 College Freshman

Athletics: The athletics at ohio state can not be beat, football saturdays are electric and like nothing around. The students and alumni are extremely into supporting the buckeyes in every sport. Even smaller sports are well attended by students and are a lot of fun.

3 people found this useful Report
5 College Freshman

Facilities: The facilities at ohio state are built to accommodate everything a student could want. buildings are constantly being renovated and upgraded. The facilities are well kept, and relatively cheap for the most part.

2 people found this useful Report
4 College Freshman

Guys & Girls: Many people look really good, largely into exercise. work relatively hard and party relatively hard.

7 people found this useful Report
1 College Junior

Overall Experience: This comment is about the libraries, there are certain people that occupy 2, 3, 4 ... areas of studying for their friends that are not there. They put some papers, a notebook to pretend the seat is occupied while others students walking around trying to find a place to sit. That is selfishness and inconsideration, and lack of respect. Every time I see that when I look it was an Asian. They need to respect other students rights and behave in a studying environment.

1 person found this useful Report
1 College Junior

Overall Experience: Just want to mention how annoying is studying at the libraries Thompson and science & engineering (SEL). Most of the loud people are Asians. They go to have fun and socialize and TALK while others are doing their work.

2 people found this useful Report
5 College Junior

Facilities: The Student Union is the center f the campus. A person can go there to eat, socialize, study , and get many things answered as far as student life.

2 people found this useful Report
5 College Junior

Diversity: There are people of all races and ethnicity that get along so well at The Ohio State University. I have met so many people from all over the world and this experience has been great.

2 people found this useful Report
5 College Junior

Facilities: The sports are great, the education is A-1, the eating facilities vary and are many to choose from. I have gained so much knowledge from the professors that will help me after graduation.

2 people found this useful Report
5 College Sophomore

Weather: Weather this semester has been beautiful. 65+ and sunny so far almost every day.

1 College Sophomore

Scholarships: Did not receive any scholarships/grants, and barely received any loans at all because of parents income. Paying for my education by myself, I do not know how I will pay for school when I am out of out-of-pocket money.

4 College Sophomore

Academics: Transferring from community college, the difficulty of courses is not even comparable and I feel I will earn a much better education.

3 College Junior

Off-Campus Housing: The University is surrounded with a whole lot of off-campus housing with a fair rent. Issues with and theft and robbery rarely happens and are informed to the rest by the police. Also the campus is surrounded with a lot of hangouts for food.

1 person found this useful Report
4 College Junior

Majors: I am in the Computer Science department. I have more opportunities on going into an Internship and a job. The Instructors are also a good source of information. The courses offered are also good.

1 person found this useful Report
3 College Junior

Computers: The Computer labs are usually not crowded. Most people have their own computers. But only when printing job is considered, the printers sometimes act weird.

3 College Freshman

Scholarships: I received some financial aid, but not from many outside sources.

4 College Sophomore

Majors: I am happy being a Zoology student. i just wish that i could have fewer general education requirements and actually start on my degree requirements. As a zoology student i do not find mythology, poetry, or art helpful to me.

2 people found this useful Report
3 College Sophomore

Parking: Parking on campus can be a hassle. you have to get there extra early to be able to get a good spot. my first class is at 8:00, i live only 10 minutes away but i have to leave at about 6:50 in order to get a good spot, get on the bus and get to my on time.

4 College Freshman

Guys & Girls: There are many different types of guys and girls at Ohio State. Most people wear either athletic wear or go out of their way to look really cute. Everyone is very passionate about supporting the Buckeyes.

8 people found this useful Report
4 College Freshman

Diversity: There are many people of different races and religions and each are represented very well. Everyone is very respectful of one another.

1 person found this useful Report
4 College Freshman

Athletics: School spirit is alive from staff to students and it is always encouraged. It is a big part of the college experience here and it is for the better.

5 people found this useful Report
3 College Freshman

Off-Campus Housing: There are a lot of options that are close to the main campus. Pricing and quality of landlords vary but there is something for everyone. Safety is sometimes an issue but there is an excellent university alert system that notifies students of recent crime reports.

2 people found this useful Report

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Gilburt L. Chiang
Marietta, Ga.
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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