Columbus is a large, diverse, student-friendly, metropolitan located in Franklin County. Columbus has a variety of excellent student-housing options, and its economy is based on a range of influences, such as banking, fashion, aviation, steel, medical research, health care, and technology. Prospective students will also be excited to know that, in 2012, Columbus was ranked in BusinessWeek’s 50 best cities in America!
Students living in Columbus and interested in science and research will find a wealth of opportunities at the Battelle Memorial Institute, the world’s largest private research and development foundation. The Ohio State University, surrounded by accessible apartment complexes, is one of the largest universities in the United States, and many students go on to work at Chemical Abstracts Service, the world’s largest clearinghouse of chemical information, or NetJets, the world’s largest fractional ownership jet aircraft fleet.
The innovative, student-centered city not only offers great student housing, but it is also home to five corporations in the Fortune 500, including Big Lots and Cardinal Health, as well as the fast-food corporations White Castle and Wendy’s. Sports fans will love living in student housing near campus to witness The Ohio State’s highly ranked Buckeyes, especially when The Ohio State places Michigan at the end of each season.
Other exciting opportunities in Columbus, located near apartment complexes for all income-levels, include The Columbus Museum of Art, The Ohio State University’s Wexner Center for the Arts, and a botanical garden located in downtown Columbus—the Franklin Park Conservatory. Additionally, students will enjoy Columbus’s Center of Science and Industry (COSI), a large science museum, and The Kelton House Museum and Garden, which focuses on Victorian life.
Columbus not only has an abundance of apartment complexes near The Ohio State University, but also near Columbus State Community College. Student housing can also be found near Columbus’s other well-regarded institutions, such as Capital University Law School, the Columbus College of Art and Design, Fortis College, DeVry University, Ohio Institute of Health, Ohio Business College, and Ohio Dominican University.
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