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Breakdown of “Surrounding City” at Ohio

By Gender
By Major
Aerospace EngineeringB+
Business - Management and AdministrationB
Chemical EngineeringC+
Civil EngineeringC
Computer ScienceB
Electrical EngineeringB
Geography and GeosciencesC-
History/Histories (art history/etc.)B
Political ScienceB
PreMed and MedicalB

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... Even though it is a very isolated campus with not much to do around the city, that's all a part of what makes OU so special ...Read full comment
... No good music or bands ever come to Athens and it's extremely dull in the city itself unless you are one to begin your weekend boozefest on wedne...Read full comment
... OU's campus is stunningly beautiful, and so is the Summit (the apartments about a mile and a half away from OU), but the city of Athens is DI...Read full comment
... I'm a big city kind of guy who came from a small town, so Athens fits well ...Read full comment
... Has put me onto a good career path in an out of state major US city ...Read full comment
... I have to say I am more of a city girl being from Cincinnati, Ohio ...Read full comment
... If you come from a city atmosphere I would not recommend this school ...Read full comment
... We are kind of isolated here-about 2 hours from the nearest major city, Columbus ...Read full comment
... The city surrounding the school is povety stricken with bikers and brew fest homeless looking people walking the streets, hobos sitting on the ...Read full comment
... There is a movie theater and Walmart in the city, but other than that you must drive at least 45 minutes to get anywhere remotely urban ...Read full comment
For perspective: I'm 24, male, a Geology major who transferred in from a NW Ohio community college about 2 years ago. I chose OU because I wanted an i...Read full comment
... I think it's just because OU doesn't have a large football team or a huge city around it that the image is there ...Read full comment
... Athens itself is a pretty boring crappy town that's not close to a big city at all ...Read full comment
... However, if you have lived in a large city your whole life Athens may be a bit of a shock ...Read full comment
... Before coming here I thought I couldn't live without the hussle and bussle of the city life, now I can't invision myself anywhere else ...Read full comment
... If you love shopping and the city life, you may be driving to Columbus every weekend ...Read full comment
... I had an amazing educational experience and it definitely prepared me for the real world of publishing in New York City ...Read full comment
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