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

Facilities: You can easliy get involved in campus. Either by joining a club, or a sport. Getting invovled can give you so many more opportunities that people are missing out on.

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4 College Sophomore

Academics: I'm in the health and sciences fied at Ohio State. It's incrediblely amazing how well my education is going. The workload is quite a bit, but in the longrun, it'll payoff.

2 people found this useful Report
4 College Sophomore

Academics: Ohio State has an excellent health and sciences programs. That's the reason why I came here. Professors are great.

1 person found this useful Report
5 College Sophomore

Facilities: I love THE Ohio State University. People are super friendly. The dinning halls are incredible, better food than I would have expected. You can easily get invovled with campus activities. The library is my favorite. It's big and gives me a place to study.

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2 College Sophomore

Weather: Ohio is a state where it snow quite a bit. Classes are never cancelled. Walking over ice can be dangerous. The spring and fall weather is beautiful, with everyone hanging out on oval beach.

2 people found this useful Report
1 College Sophomore

Parking: I have to leave my house 30 minutes early just to get to campus. Then I have to find parking in the West Lot. Then I have to take a bus to main campus, then get to class.

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5 College Junior

Facilities: The Thompson library and the RPAC are known around the country for being the best. The library is modern with a twist from the older bulging in the back. Thompson library has several floors with glass walls and many places to sit or do work on the computer. The RPAC is just a huge with several floors and a variety of machines for students to use. Their is also an endless amount of courts, pools, and gear. Also there is a healthy cafe inside, this all comes free for being a full time student at OSU

5 College Junior

Facilities: The atmosphere is amazing! Everyone is proud to be a buckeye and it is apparent by students wearing OSU merchandise or the scarlet and gray which is apparent everywhere. OSU is an old school but the old and new buildings establish greatness in the past and present by the meshing of the two styles together. OSU is very modern but still stays true to its past by maintaining and updating old buildings. There are trees everywhere and grass which is emphasized by the oval and mirror lake. They want to let students know that not only is OSU a great place for education, it is a cool place. OSU shows parents and future students that this university can't compare to any that they see, creating pride in everyone.

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5 College Junior

Campus Dining: There is a great variety here at OSU. Some dorm towers have their own dining hall but OSU recently made the union and created an amazing dining hall. The menu is very diverse and even has chefs make your order custom for various types of food. It feels high class but the price is good for the average college student. It is a great feature to our campus and is why OSU is one of the best schools because it caters to students without the cost.

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5 College Sophomore

Academics: At Ohio State you have the best opportunities. Great professors. The curriculium is difficult. The registration process is easy and quick. My workload is crazy, but that is up to the individual. A on study options. It really is a cool campus

2 people found this useful Report
5 College Sophomore

Academics: It is very difficult. I am a chemestry major so maybe that is part of it, but I was an A student in ap classes and this is crazy!

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5 College Freshman

Campus Strictness: Policies are laws, you have to go bythem. Of course you can have fun but watch yourself. There are to many stories of kids in college going against policies and hurting themselves

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5 College Freshman

Transportation: Have no problems going to the appropriate class. I have the mobile app on my phone and I know exactly where to go.

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4 College Junior

Health & Safety: I have never felt unsafe on campus. Going off is a little more sketch.

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College Junior

Scholarships: I don't receive any financial aid but I have scholarships that help.

1 person found this useful Report
4 College Junior

Transportation: Buses Are Great – Personally, I like to walk around campus for the most part. However, the bus systems are excellent. They run fairly often, go just about everywhere on campus, and both the university and city buses are free for students. You just have to swipe your ID sometimes.

3 people found this useful Report
5 College Junior

Athletics: Varsity sports at OSU are very important, especially football, basketball and hockey.

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4 College Junior

Greek Life: Greek life on campus is very important but not everyone is involved in it. Personally, I'm involved in Agricultural Greek Life and it is nothing like I thought it would be.

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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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