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Address: N High St, between 11th and Lane Aves., Columbus, OH 43210
Phone Number: 614-292-3980
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Not only is The Ohio State University known for it's athletics, but is one of the best known institutions for academic learning in the USA. The diversity of the students... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 5 days ago
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Not only is The Ohio State University known for it's athletics, but is one of the best known institutions for academic learning in the USA. The diversity of the students, faculty, administrators and classes makes it stand out. Just a walk on the Oval, observing the beautiful surroundings and so many interesting buildings will certainly make your decision to go... More 

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Jefferson City, Missouri
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Being a grad makes this place special. Walking the old haunts of fraternity and sorority houses, the oval and mirror lake. Those memories see vivid while classroom time seems less so. ButI did get a good education and loved being part of the Buckeye Nation

Thank plivingston
Indianapolis, Indiana
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57 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Ohio State is a sprawling, massive campus. There are some genuinely beautiful old buildings that are really neat to see. However, the High Street area of campus is really run down and unpleasant. Lots of trash and unkept buildings. Some of the off-campus housing near the school needs to be condemned. The football stadium, of course, is huge. It is... More 

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Columbus, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2016

Great university in the middle of Columbus. The stadium is a great place to be during football season. Definitely stop in!

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Columbus, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2016

This is a classic college campus in many ways...If you walk it, the "core" of campus, including the Oval, University Hall, Main Library, and Mirror Lake are can't miss...gorgeous in the spring/fall especially but nice year round! The new Ohio Union is a gem, too, and friendly for people of all ages...this school is a terrific mix of academics/athletics/social opportunities... More 

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Moorestown, New Jersey
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166 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2015

I may be biased as an alum, but nothing like a Saturday at the Shoe! Definitely worth the trip...wonderful stadium, friendly staff, great team and the Best Damn Band in the Land!!!

Thank Kimberly S
Toluca, Mexico
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126 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2015

OSU has a beautiful classic campus that is a pleasure to stroll around a bit. Easily reached by bus, the campus is surrounded by numerous shops and restaurants worth visiting, too.

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Jacksonville, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 222 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2015

We visited the Ohio State university during winter break and it was empty but suited our needs. We were able to visit the Oval and took pictures of some of the historic buildings such as Orton Hall. The campus is spread-out but beautiful with the Oval acting as a park for students and professors.

Thank MrEdnWilbur
Columbus, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2015

The Main Campus of Ohio State is Big. It's one of the largest institutions in the country and its academics are highly rated across many fronts. The university has a great nightlife mainly through the bustling High Street venues. There is easy access to hotels if you are doing a college visit and it's close to downtown which is revitalized... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2015

The Ohio State University offers a beautiful campus that minds of all intelligence levels flock to enroll. The night life surrounding the campus is seething with new experiences around every corner! I hope someday my daughter will attend!

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