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The University of Rochester

Breakdown of “Surrounding City” at UR
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By Gender
MaleC+
FemaleB-
 
By Major
AnthropologyB-
Art & Design DepartmentC-
BiologyB-
Chemical EngineeringC+
ChemistryA-
Computer ScienceC+
EconomicsB-
Electrical EngineeringB
Engineering DepartmentB-
EnglishB-
FinanceB-
GeneticsB+
Geography and GeosciencesB-
History/Histories (art history/etc.)B
Language - French/Spanish/etc.C-
LinguisticsB
MathB-
Mechanical EngineeringB-
Neuroscience/Cognitive ScienceC
OtherC
PhilosophyA+
PhysicsC-
Political ScienceC
PreMed and MedicalC
PreVet and VeterinaryB-
PsychologyB-
Public HealthC-
Religion/ReligiousC+
UndecidedC
 

Against similar schools
Surrounding City compared with similar schools in class.

University of Rochester
 C+
Average of All Schools
 B-
Average of schools in class
 B

Cornell University
 B
Harvard University
 B+
Brown University
 A-
New York University
 A
Yale University
 B
Syracuse University
 C
Princeton University
 C+
F
A+

Quotes touching on Surrounding City

“... You'll find that it's not about the grades after you're out of college looking for and getting a job - it's about your skills, your common sense,...”
 
“... I'm used to laid-back people who are up for doing new things-- the city of rochester may not be great, but it does have some stuff to offer ...”
 
“... Another bad thing about the school is the city of Rochester ...”
 
“... The "city" of Rochester is nothing other than a dead husk of what was once a vibrant commercial hub with large suburbs ...”
 
“... The city of Rochester is pure crap, so leaving campus is silly and not even an option ...”
 
“... Soooo many people complain about the weather, the surrounding city, the amount of work required to even get by in their courses, etc ...”
 
“... Although the U of R isn't part of a college town, there is quite a bit to do in Rochester, and the city is full of culture ...”
 
“... Getting that outside of the way, although UR(as we like to call ourselves and officially make use of to replace the word "your" whenever possi...”
 
“... The beauty of the campus is especially inspirational, although the surrounding city of Rochester is nothing special ...”
 
“... Although Rochester itself is kind of a blah city there are some interesting artsy areas and Java's Cafe at Eastman has the amazing cappuccinos an...”
 
“... The city of Rochester may not be anything to write home about, but it does have its highlights ...”
 
“... It's true that the social life here and surrouding city is not that good, comparing with big international cities ...”
 
“... The city, I'll admit, is seriously lacking social activities ...”
 
“... No one is going to make you take a hard schedule (though often it is inevitable), explore the city, or make friends, but if you do, you will only...”
 
“... 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 ...”
 
“... There are clubs in the city that are a lot of fun, and there are frats open thursday-saturday ...”
 
“... There are buses and other methods of transportation to get around the city ...”
 
“... -Mediocre social life and boring city ...”
 
“... - Rochester is fine, but it's not that big of a city ...”
 
“... The city of rochester is actually pretty cool and anyone that says otherwise is only saying that because they haven't ventured beyond the ivory t...”
 
“... Lots of students don't go into the city of Rochester except when absolutely necessary ...”
 
“... There isn’t that much to do in the city of Rochester, but Niagara Falls and Toronto are only 1 ...”
 
“... For the rest of us, specially if you are from a big city, come here only if you intend to transfer out ...”
 
“... Rochester is an incredible city with a wonderful history ...”
 
“... I suppose my biggest gripe is with the actuall students and the environment that they foster: It is indeed difficult to get through a day wit...”
 
“... Nothing goes on in the city around campus ...”
 
“... ), the social life really lacks, and the city is a run-down, shutdown place ...”
 
“... The city seems like a real shit hole when you first go to it, with only 2 coffee shops and the eastman school in safe walking distance from t...”
 
“... Location: If you are not familiar with Rochester, the winters are long and brutal, the city is full of crime and economic dismay, and students ar...”
 
“... Complaints about the city of Rochester are also frequent ...”
 
“... There actually is plenty of stuff to do in the city of Rochester if you're motivated enough to go find it ...”
 
“... Being near a major city helps because there are many top companies there, and you can do an internship over the year ...”
 
“... and the City Year ...”
 



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