Defiance, Ohio, a town of about 16,000 residents the northwestern corner of the state, has been home to Defiance College since 1850. Both the town and the college are centered at the confluence of the Auglaize and Maumee Rivers, which establish the atmosphere for residential and student living. Aside from noting the pleasing location, many students decide to enroll at Defiance College and live in student housing because of the school's unique educational positions among the nation's leading schools. Defiance's claim to fame in academia is its continued recognition for programs of service and engagement, which constitute a large part of student living. In fact, the school was named as one of the Princeton Review "Colleges With a Conscience" in a recent guidebook.
In keeping with this reputation, Defiance College is home to the McMaster School for Advancing Humanity. This school, unique to Defiance, focuses on research on teaching, service, scholarship and action to benefit humanity, according to the school's website. In addition to investigating this program, students in a Defiance College apartment may choose from more than 40 undergraduate majors and graduate programs in education and business.
Today, about 1,000 students live in Defiance College student housing, though the majority live in an off campus college apartment. Off campus housing in the town of Defiance allows these students to freely engage with the local community, enjoy a comfortable proximity to the passing rivers and learn of the best hangouts on North Clinton Street.
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