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3 College Sophomore

Campus Housing: It depends on which dorms you live in&experience.

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4 College Sophomore

Athletics: School basically revolves around the football team

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4 College Sophomore

Overall Experience: It is hard to pick one when there has been way too many great experiences.

4 College Junior

Campus Housing: While I don't live on campus, I have friends who do. They say that although it is cheap to rent, the living experience depends on roommates, who can either be amazing or awful. It's all the luck of the draw. The best option are the houses in campus. The more problematic houses are outside of campus, about two miles from the academic core.

5 College Junior

Athletics: There are 5 gyms on campus, with 4 having weightlifting equipment. The biggest one, the RPAC, can easily hold 500 people working out simultaneously. It's absolutely incredible. There are walls to climb, soccer fields to play on, and multiple basketball courts distributed around campus for public use, and this is to say nothing of the Buckeyes. The team has the most support of any college team in the US. On gameday, several dozen miles radius is jammed. Overall, the school has a very strong athletic presence for both individuals and teams.

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5 College Junior

Overall Experience: There is no school in the US that has such a diverse population and wide range of classes. Conviniently, it's about 10 miles from my house, and I consider myself very fortunate for the chance to go to OSU. On top of that, it's relatively affordable. The only cheaper school in the area is Columbus State, but it only has two-year programs.

5 College Sophomore

Health & Safety: We have a car service that you can call to pick you up if you feel unsafe walking around campus at night. I have used t one time before and it was very nice.

5 College Sophomore

Overall Experience: I had the best college algebra professor and also second year writing professor. Both of these professors took time out of there days to help me understand things I didn't before. My writing professor also helped me write my essays for my major application

4 College Sophomore

Campus Housing: I love the atmosphere of living on campus. I also love the staff that they hire for the dorms. I have become very great friends with my RA's and the other people that work in my building.

5 College Sophomore

Athletics: They are the best in the country, everyone comes together ever Saturday and cheers them on.

5 College Sophomore

Overall Experience: I love my school and the atmosphere it has. Every Saturday every student, alumni, and community members are out celebrating the teams and the school. They also introduced me to the best friends I have ever had.

5 College Freshman

Campus Housing: I live in the new dorms that they just finished before I moved in, and the facilities are amazing! The best housing options im my opinion are those on North campus, because the dorms there are the newest, and are very close to the science and engineering buildings. Also, its in close proximity to High Street, which has several shops and off campus dining locations.

4 College Freshman

Athletics: Fan support? Ohio State blows the concept of fan support out of the water! I've never been around such dedicated students who show so much school spirit!

The gyms on campus are fantastic, the RPAC is the main gym on campus and has everything you could imagine!

The facilities are top-notch on campus, and they're currently in the process of building even newer facilities.

4 College Freshman

Overall Experience: The campus is beautiful and there's always something to do and some way to get involved! The classes can be very rough but there is a huge support system, for example, there is a lot of office hours available and several places on campus where free tutoring can be found! If I had the chance to redo my college selection experience I would choose The Ohio State University every single time. This campus is full of loving and spirited students who have A LOT of school spirit and support for their fellow buckeyes! I would recommend this university to any one!

4 College Sophomore

Diversity: Very diverse but not much cultural intermingling

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4 College Sophomore

Academics: Challenging courses, mostly memorizing than actually learning though

4 College Sophomore

Health & Safety: I feel safe but there are multiple instances of assault, rape, theft reported often

3 College Sophomore

Overall Experience: No strong opinion either way. They could be more personable, less points based.

4 College Sophomore

Campus Housing: The newer ones are great, older dorms need a lot of work

5 College Sophomore

Greek Life: No view, "It's not important to join and they seem like clones.

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5 College Sophomore

Athletics: One of the best in the country

5 College Sophomore

Overall Experience: It great, convenient. lots to do, nice city

4 College Freshman

Athletics: There's always something interesting to play in for intramural sports. Everyone likes to attend varsity sports, mainly the football games. Honestly, I think they're just a reason to go out and party. Lots of people don't even make it to the game because they're so wasted.

4 College Freshman

Overall Experience: It's super fun to meet so many new people! It is not difficult at all to make Ohio State small.

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5 College Sophomore

Academics: Ohio State recently has become the academic powerhouse it is currently, and it is no joke. You have to study.. a lot, but it is doable.

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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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