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ONU is in a very small town thatBrightCriminal
ONU is in a very small town that has little to anything which is hard if you need to buy groceries or get something to eat. I've recently transferred due to the horrible experience with reslife. It seems like it'll be a lawsuit but they charge students for damages that weren't their fault. Furthermore, the rooms are extremely small and breaking down and for the prices they charge you expect something a bit more livable. They're inconsiderate for those with mental health issues and it is nearly impossible to move off campus (they'll lose profit). The few things ONU has is a beautiful campus and nice and passionate professors in your department that care about you. Other than that they are a for profit university and they will put you on debt for subpar education you can get at a cheaper college and better quality of education. A lot of the people here are racist there is only three hospanics other than myself. Parties suck and there's a lot of sexual harassment cases from fraternities.
1st Year Female -- Class 1920
Useful Schoolwork: A, Innovation: F
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Overall experience at onu was very disappointing bothQuite BrightOther
Overall experience at onu was very disappointing both on an academic and social level. To start, majority of the staff is unfriendly, condescending, and extremely unhelpful when it comes to guiding young adults to their futures. It was often hard to relate to professors, let alone even get a simple response to emails. Many of them would stand in front of class sighing, yawning, and being frankly unprofessional- the students were more awake then the professors. Not to mention my favorite, when the professors would inappropriately use their position of power as a political stance and try to sway the students. I can't count the number of encounters I have had with staff throughout the campus in which they were outright rude and acted as if my simple questions were a huge bother to them.

The only useful aspect this university has provided me with in my degree, which I could have obtained from a number of schools. Campus upkeep and living conditions are awful as black mold was found a number of campus housing I've lived in throughout the years. But as with most conflicts the university encounters, it is covered up through pompous and self centered individuals who are more concerned about just keeping their jobs then actually doing them. In addition to subpar living, the facilities are too in disarray and basically falling apart. 3,000 some students get to all share one tiny rec with 4 treadmills and not enough weights/equipment. The school seems to care more about using the students money to build features which make it appear desirable to parents & visitors- such as the inn and the pricey solar farm. Given a second chance I wouldn't even think twice before choosing another school over onu. There are many schools that could have prepared me better for my desired future while at the same time providing a better overall student environment in which to learn and grow. If you're interested in going to onu for anything other than pharmacy, spare yourself and look elsewhere there are MANY other better options.

4th Year Female -- Class 2017
Perceived Campus Safety: A, Faculty Accessibility: F
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After 2 years in the computer engineering program,Quite BrightComputer Engineering
After 2 years in the computer engineering program, I am completely dissatisfied. Many newbie PHD instructors without any experience or understanding of how to teach. Get ready for derivations without any instruction on how to. I guess you learn that in the field. No wonder you have to co-op. Some can not speak English very well. Math department has one outstanding instructor, the rest are horrid. This university concentrates on building human beings and not knowledge. Much time wasted on must take courses instead of putting time in the major. Transferring out.
2nd Year Male -- Class 2016
University Resource Use/ spending: A, Education Quality: F
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