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Breakdown of “Surrounding City” at RU

By Gender
By Major
Aerospace EngineeringA+
Animal StudiesF
Art & Design DepartmentA-
Chemical EngineeringA-
Computer ScienceA-
Electrical EngineeringA-
Engineering DepartmentB
Fine Arts - Painting/Sculpture/Photography/etcB-
Geography and GeosciencesB+
History/Histories (art history/etc.)A-
Language - French/Spanish/etc.B
Mechanical EngineeringB-
Music - Composition/TheoryA-
Music - PerformanceB
Political ScienceB-

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Surrounding City

... True, the major consulting firms and banks do recruit there, but regardless you will be stuck in the energy field, in some capacity, in Houston ....Read full comment
... Rice - didn't enjoy the university, didn't enjoy the city ...Read full comment
... Houston is a nice city to be in since it's fairly suburban, so it is safe, but you're in the middle of all kinds of attractions that you'd exp...Read full comment
... 4) The city: There's too much stuff to do on campus that there is generally no need to go off-campus ...Read full comment
... Actually, Houston really isn't that bad - it's a diverse city and it has great restaurants for sure ...Read full comment
... Being a native Houstonian, I have mostly good things to say about the surrounding city ...Read full comment
... The Houston weather is beautiful (except for August, but who cares about two weeks) and the city of Houston itself offers a TON of internship, re...Read full comment
... Houston is not a great city ...Read full comment
... Capacity control is a huge problem here ...Read full comment
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