Ohio State University-Main Campus Reviews

  • 92 Reviews
  • Columbus (OH)
  • Annual Tuition: $30,742
93% of 92 students said this degree improved their career prospects
98% of 92 students said they would recommend this school to others
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Student & Graduate Reviews

  • Reviewed: 2/22/2017
  • Degree: Respiratory Therapy
  • Graduation Year: 2017
"The Respiratory Therapy Program at Ohio State University prepares individuals for a career in respiratory care clinically, professionally, and personally. The directors hold our personal skills with patients and other professionals to as high of a standard as our clinical skills. Our access to The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center and affiliated institutions allows us to have resources from a variety of backgrounds that give us a well-rounded education as well as clinical experiences. For these reasons, I have decided to stay at Ohio State to pursue my Masters and a career as a Family Nurse Practitioner."
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  • Reviewed: 2/16/2017
  • Degree: Animal Science
  • Graduation Year: 2014
"They offer an excellent curriculum if you are considering applying to vet school. I can not recommend their undergraduate courses in organic chemistry though. I would take these courses somewhere else and transfer the credits.Several community colleges have agreements with Ohio State to accept transfer credits. Worth investigating if interested in saving money"
Lindsay McIlwain
  • Reviewed: 2/8/2017
  • Degree: Human Services
  • Graduation Year: 2017
"The Ohio State University offers many opportunities for all students, such as countless student organizations and ways to be involved. OSU becomes home to students from all across the world. Everyone takes pride in being a buckeye through our strong team spirit and fun atmosphere. Yes, the school is big, but that allows you to meet countless people and get involved in smaller organizations. I would not trade my time at OSU for anything!"
Lucas McClish
  • Reviewed: 2/3/2017
  • Degree: Environmental Science
  • Graduation Year: 2016
"The Ohio State University holds up to it's name, but it is still truly only what you make of it. You could go through your whole college career here and feel as if you learned nothing substantial and made no meaningful relationships just as you could anywhere else; but, if you put forth an earnest effort to get involved, truly seek to gain knowledge, and push your boundaries beyond your comfort ability, there is so much to be gained from this school. There are over 200 majors, 1,000 student organizations, and countless other ways to pursue your interests and passions. It can be hard at first to establish a community with so many students in one place, but with intentionality and seeking , the campus quickly becomes small and personal. With a school this size, students are offered nearly endless resources and opportunities, but sadly they are often not fully realized. I would encourage anyone about to attend OSU to do your best to fully understand and utilize the resources available to you as a student. Lastly, one must not overlook the actual City of Columbus, which is continually on the rise and is always surprising me with it's diverse art, food, and music scene, all while keeping it's midwest homeliness. I would highly recommend The Ohio State University to anyone who has a diverse range of interests and wants to be challenged in many different ways, both academically and personally."
Jordan Smith
  • Reviewed: 12/27/2016
  • Degree: Biology
  • Graduation Year: 2015
"The Ohio State University is a large institution with an incredible amount of opportunities. The size of the campus and classes can seem daunting, but the classes are divided up between teaching assistants to encourage more personal interactions and there are so many campus groups that you slowly start to form your own circle of people. However, I also enjoyed the ability to go to the gym or the library without seeing a lot of people that I knew, because I was able to fully focus on working out or studying. The coursework in my major was wonderful. The professors were passionate and taught their subjects well. I chose my major as a stepping stone into medicine (Physician Assistant) and I feel wonderfully prepared; I was accepted into 3 graduate programs on my first round of applications. The Ohio State University is able to offer you anything you could possibly be interested in (study abroad, extracurricular activities, research, creating a major, student employment, etc.), you just have to have the initiative to find those opportunities."
Furkan Kozuva
  • Reviewed: 12/12/2016
  • Degree: Political Science
  • Graduation Year: 2016
"The Ohio State University is a special place to study. It has one of the biggest student bodies in the United States. When you see buckeyes around the country and even in the world, it makes you feel proud of your school. On the other hand, political science is an interesting major, by which you learn about how the countries with different political and cultural systems are governed. It helps you understand the way politics and economics work currently in the world."
  • Reviewed: 7/22/2016
  • Degree: Political Science
  • Graduation Year: 2012
"Attending The Ohio State University was the greatest experience of my life. I take pride on being a graduate of the university and I would love to go back."
  • Reviewed: 7/22/2016
  • Degree: Nursing
  • Graduation Year: 2011
"I really liked my experience at OSU. Although it is a large school, it was easy to make friends and find study partners within my major. It was a challenging, but rewarding experience."
  • Reviewed: 7/22/2016
  • Degree: Political Science
  • Graduation Year: 2008
"I loved Ohio State- it is extremely large. It's a city within a city. It can be a bit daunting at first, but the opportunities are limitless if you just plug yourself in. I also held several jobs during college, and OSU is great for that. you'll have so much fun!"
  • Reviewed: 7/15/2016
  • Degree: Finance
  • Graduation Year: 2012
"Attending Ohio State University was one of the best things I could have done coming in to the USA as an international student. Not only is it a highly ranked school, but it was a huge campus that gave me the opportunity to get immersed into American culture in somewhat of a "simulation" of reality. It made it much easier considering the amount of diversity present on the campus."