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The University of Rochester

Breakdown of “Campus Aesthetics” at URoch

By Gender
By Major
Art & Design DepartmentA
Chemical EngineeringA-
Computer ScienceA-
Electrical EngineeringA
Engineering DepartmentA-
Geography and GeosciencesA+
History/Histories (art history/etc.)A+
Language - French/Spanish/etc.A-
Mechanical EngineeringA
Neuroscience/Cognitive ScienceA-
Political ScienceA-
PreMed and MedicalB+
PreVet and VeterinaryC+
Public HealthA-

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Campus Aesthetics compared with similar schools in class.

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Campus Aesthetics

... The campus is beautiful ...Read full comment
... There is a lot of diversity, and every single person on campus is talented in his or her own way ...Read full comment
... The city of Rochester is pure crap, so leaving campus is silly and not even an option ...Read full comment
... The University of Rochester is a carefully constructed ruse, devised to lure in potential students with promises of academic freedom and a vibrant...Read full comment
... this school has everything one could possibly want out of college; fun student body, good resources, nice campus ...Read full comment
... I've been involved in multiple organizations on campus including sports, student government, and Greek life ...Read full comment
... The administration would like very much for the campus to consist of a well-balanced rainbow of diversity in terms or race and religion, but woul...Read full comment
... The campus is probably one of the better looking ones I've been to and I've been to quite a few campuses ...Read full comment
... The campus is a bit on the smallish side, but that's okay ...Read full comment
... Objectively though, this is a great university with a top-notch faculty, gorgeous (if usually snow-covered) campus, and ample social/athletic ...Read full comment
... Background: I am a third year Microbiology major, I live off campus ...Read full comment
... -Very nice campus, but the excessive snow can take its toll on the facilities ...Read full comment
... There is a lot of diversity, and every single person on campus is talented in his or her own way ...Read full comment
... UR was my dream school, but only because I believed all the propoganda [such as the "blue" river -- its the brownest most disgusting smelling rive...Read full comment
... The city's a little run down, yes, but you'll spend so much of your time on the gorgeous campus it won't matter ...Read full comment
... Nothing goes on around campus ...Read full comment
... They make the school out to be great, however they lie about what they spend money on to students such as the renovations in the main library on c...Read full comment
... The open curriculum welcomes students who want to learn, which creates a great academic environment on campus ...Read full comment
... There are only a few frats on campus, and only one or two that are worth going to ...Read full comment
... To say some good things, the school is very pretty, it has the look of a real college campus ...Read full comment
... UofR is a beautiful campus, with many great resources ...Read full comment
... The campus seems like it could be the backdrop for any movie set on a college campus with its pristine landscaping, uniformly brick buildings, and...Read full comment
... As a proof of this, you can see that the most popular place on campus is one of our three libraries ...Read full comment
... I immediately sought involvement in clubs and extracurricular activities, only to find that the club presence on campus was very half-heart...Read full comment
... Unless you have a car or know people with cars, you'll be locked on campus ...Read full comment
... There really isnt too much to do at the school so my advice is BE INVOLVED WITH A CAMPUS ORGANIZATION ...Read full comment
... When you first step onto campus for a visit, it seems like the students here have a lot of fun ...Read full comment
... The entire summer after freshman year, I looked forward to going back, and couldn't wait to see the campus, rendezvous with my friends, and even ...Read full comment
... The campus is beautiful, the faculty are friendly and accessible, and the students are all very intelligent ...Read full comment
... Dorms are comfy and campus is pretty-- red brick, ivy, green quads, stone paths, etc ...Read full comment
... I feel as if a majority of these reviews are simply the (much) smaller percentage of campus who is unhappy with Rochester ...Read full comment
... Of course the food sucks and the weather is bad (from December to March; but campus is pretty small, so getting around isn't too bad) ...Read full comment
... Getting involved on campus is not hard, and I enjoy the majority of my classes ...Read full comment
... I wish the social scene was a little more exciting at times, but I find myself always finding a party to go to or a campus event ...Read full comment
... The beauty of the campus is especially inspirational, although the surrounding city of Rochester is nothing special ...Read full comment
... - excellent reputation - despite being known for sciences, there are some excellent departments in social sciences and humanities (poly-sci, ec...Read full comment
... The nearby hospital provides amazing opportunities and the campus is not too big and not too small ...Read full comment
... The campus is rather attractive in the summertime, but most students don't even see it in the long winter, as they use the tunnel system that run...Read full comment
... Most importantly, people here come from all kinds of backgrounds ...Read full comment
... Every year campus recieves another infusion of students who genuinely want to be here who could have had their pick of schools ...Read full comment
... The food on campus really sucked ...Read full comment
... Overall its a great school -- great professors, beautiful campus, decent food, everything you could want, but academically, its extremely challeng...Read full comment
... The River Campus social scene very much revolved around Greek Life, which I was not part of nor had the time since I was an engineering student ....Read full comment
... My suggestion for visiting would be to come in february on a random tuesday rather than in the spring to see what this campus is really like ...Read full comment
... Some schools are blessed with a "college town", with great shops, clubs, and restaurants clustered right around campus ...Read full comment
... The surrounding area is pretty shitty too, and students get mugged at least once/month who go over there, however if you don't leave the campus, ...Read full comment
... Background: I am a third year Microbiology major, I live off campus ...Read full comment
... And the parking lot is right downstairs from the rooms, but at the same time to get to campus from this dorm you'll have to either take a bus or...Read full comment
... I knew many ugly girls who actually got asked out and laid for the very first time in their lives simply because of the slim pickings on campus ....Read full comment
... Many people talk about how dreary the University of Rochester is, but in reality, the campus is quite beautiful, and you should visit to see it fo...Read full comment
... The campus is hemmed in by an ugly river which has the 19th ward (a black ghetto, practically) on the other side, a graveyard, and the massive pa...Read full comment
... The campus is really pretty, even with the snow during the winter ...Read full comment
... My-Small-Section-For-Greeks: Well, they are the big thing on campus (because of the people, read on) ...Read full comment
... Nice campus ...Read full comment
... Socially, if you're looking for a place to meet and hook up with new people every weekend, you'll find yourself disappointed after the first year...Read full comment
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