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Reviews 3048 total reviews with an average rating of 3.7

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5 College Freshman

Academics: I have heard many great things about each academic option.

4 College Freshman

Diversity: Walking on campus before school ended - students were out supporting their party and there was never anything truly terrible. Everyone respects the other.

3 College Freshman

Drug Safety: It is obvious that kids drink, but they do on every campus.

5 College Freshman

Overall Experience: The professors are incredible! Whenever I have needed something they were always there to help.

4 College Freshman

Overall Experience: I am looking forward to having opportunities after college.

4 College Freshman

Health & Safety: The work OU puts into ensuring students safety is incredible.

5 College Freshman

Campus Housing: My roommates and I are very ready to move into our dorm on campus!

5 College Freshman

Greek Life: I am super excited about rushing this fall!!!

4 College Freshman

Athletics: I have no huge interest in sports but the facilities I've seen are amazing.

5 College Freshman

Overall Experience: Every time I have visited OU, it has been nothing but welcoming!

3 College Junior

Campus Housing: Its not the best, but not the worst. If you get lucky enough to get a newer dorm, its nice, but the older dorms need work.

3 College Junior

Athletics: Ping center is great, but for 20,000+ students, it should be bigger/ maybe there should be another smaller gym on campus to accommodate everyone.

4 College Junior

Overall Experience: You have to take time to find your niche, but when you do , its a great experience

5 College Sophomore

Overall Experience: Amazing campus amazing people and really awesome teachers I love it there

4 College Freshman

Overall Experience: I love all of my classes and professors and am satisfied with my experience so far.

5 College Freshman

Overall Experience: I am very eager to graduate from Scripps, as it is one of the best journalism schools in the entire country.

4 College Freshman

Health & Safety: I feel very safe on campus, yet that doesn't speak for progressive actions, only retroactive punishments.

3 College Freshman

Campus Housing: Housing on campus is pretty decent, but being stuck in the "dirty south" proves that some parts of the campus are not as well kept.

3 College Freshman

Greek Life: I don't mind greek life either way, but it does allow certain students to enter a community that they may not have ever been a part of otherwise.

3 College Freshman

Athletics: Sports are really not a huge part of campus life but having school spirit is very important.

4 College Freshman

Overall Experience: Ohio University makes it very possible to make friends and find a positive learning experience that also allows networking.

4 College Sophomore

Overall Experience: Overall, I have had a great first year on this campus. Not only am I a part of a rigorous and unique program, but I have met amazing people through classes and extracurricular activities who have made this year a wonderful experience.

4 College Sophomore

Overall Experience: The Honors Tutorial College provides great connection with faculty and alumni that make finding opportunities during undergrad and after graduation easier. Professors provide their support and guidance throughout every process undertaken at the university, and alumni provide this support after you leave the campus for future endeavors. The Honors Tutorial College stays with you for life.

2 College Sophomore

Health & Safety: My tumultuous first year on the campus has led me to conclude that sexual assault is an issue that needs to be taken more seriously on this campus, as well as every campus in the country. Ohio University was in an odd place concerning sexual assault due to the closing of the Ohio University Survivor Advocacy Program, which provided confidential services to victims of sexual assault. The only confidential service offered on campus was the Counseling and Psychological Services, and it was already overbooked throughout the year. Not only should more preventative steps be taken on this campus concerning sexual assault, but more services should be offered to those who are survivors of sexual assault.

3 College Sophomore

Campus Housing: Overall, my experience living in a dorm was good, mostly due to the people living there. I loved my dorm's community, and I met most of my friends there. Although the room was small, I was placed with a cooperative roommate, and we utilized our space well. We did have a mold problem right before winter break, but East Green residence life was prompt in fixing the problem. Picking a dorm both years would have been easier if the instructions for choosing a dorm were communicated better to students.


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The majority of OU students can never envision themselves going to any other school but Ohio University. Whether it's the unique atmosphere, great classes, people they've met, or a combination of several factors, Bobcats are passionate about their school and feel confident about the choice they made. Once they graduate, it's inevitable they will return more than once to recapture the feeling of strolling along Court Street and hanging out with great friends over a beer or game of pool.

Though students may gripe over Friday afternoon classes, strict resident assistants, or how they can't seem to get any work done because they live above a bar, students are still happy to be there and know that the good times will greatly outnumber the bad. It's safe to say that OU is an excellent choice because it doesn't just offer a first-rate education, but also provides students with the necessary life skills needed to survive out in the real world. While not everyone may leave OU 100 percent satisfied with their college experience, most graduate from the University confident and ready for what lies ahead of them and also a little sad to be saying goodbye to some of the best times of their lives. What's most important about college is you make the most of wherever you choose to go. Thankfully, OU gives each individual many opportunities and amenities to enjoy this special phase of their lives.

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