Major degree requirements, academic advising available through residential college and department; 5 :1 student to faculty ratio; many notable faculty, study abroad is easily accessed. Workload is heavy. Research is accessible. Competitiveness exists but not overwhelming.
Housing is available on campus all four year. 15 libraries. one of the best library's in the world. Dining is better than anticipated. Neighborhood is safe. Crime rare. Community relations excellent, overall happiness high.