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The University of Houston

Breakdown of “Social Life” at UHouston

By Gender
By Major
Art & Design DepartmentC-
Business - Management and AdministrationB
Chemical EngineeringC+
Civil EngineeringB
Computer EngineeringC+
Computer ScienceC
Design Arts - Industrial Design/Graphic Design/etcA+
Electrical EngineeringC
Engineering DepartmentB
Fine Arts - Painting/Sculpture/Photography/etcC
Geography and GeosciencesD
History/Histories (art history/etc.)C+
Industrial Operations EngineeringB-
Language - French/Spanish/etc.F
Mechanical EngineeringC
Music - Composition/TheoryB-
Music - PerformanceC-
Music EducationA
Perfomance ArtsD
Political ScienceB-
PreMed and MedicalB-
PreVet and VeterinaryA-
Public HealthB-
School of InformationA

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University of Houston
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Social Life

... in order to have a social life you pretty much have to live on campus ...Read full comment
... In my freshman year, I chose to live on campus in order to better get involved with social life ...Read full comment
... If all you want to do is finish college without having much of a social life with others, this may be the college for you, its a commuter school ....Read full comment
... 6 2) biology major 3) have attended the university for almoost one semester 4) lived on campus for a bit however changed to offcampus after re...Read full comment
... At first my experience was not quite so good, because UH is a commuter school the lack of a social scene and school spirit had disappointed me a...Read full comment
... Socially, there is also quite a life to offer to students coming here ...Read full comment
... I don't think I'm missing out in terms of quality of education, but socially the school has a lot of catching up to do ...Read full comment
... The school is great for natural science oriented majors including chem and bio, but HFAC and Social Sciences have suffered in the last couple ye...Read full comment
... Although I was relatively immature in my social and academic approach to college, UH's honors program faculty personnel (esp ...Read full comment
... As stated above, the students seem much more interested in their social lives, dress attire, and drinking habits than achieving their educational...Read full comment
... All I can say is that the University should be more selective and provide less expensive housing options because,even though the school offers a ...Read full comment
... It's a huge commuter school with very little social life, or anything to do on campus ...Read full comment
... Socially, there aren't that many parties, most students go to UT/AM/Rice for the week ends to have fun and then return back to UH for "work" ...Read full comment
... This causes many opportunities for the 'right fit' within social groups ...Read full comment
... Attempting to make a blanket statement about the quality of any university is generally ill-advised: I can only say that UH has been a great exper...Read full comment
... The social scene isn't the most extravagant ...Read full comment
... There are a ton of social societies and different things to do, you just have to look ...Read full comment
... No social life very hard to make friends classes are too pack ...Read full comment
... Both were against it, academically as well as socially ...Read full comment
... Social life here is the worst ...Read full comment
... Social life here is what you make it ...Read full comment
... They are also knowledgeable in their fields, as well as related fields which allow them to incorporate cultural and social context into their le...Read full comment
... Also, I didn't feel like much more than my social security number when it came to dealing with the administration ...Read full comment
... Besides the lack of social life on campus at night, its an amazing place to be and would love to continue the rest of my education at UH ...Read full comment
... Most of them make no attempt to socialize and remain cliquish with their friends from high school ...Read full comment
... The social life and camaraderie is low ...Read full comment
... I did not have a good social experience by living on campus but part of that is my fault for not taking the opportunities to meet others and soc...Read full comment
... If you want an ivy-league atmosphere or alot of on-campus social activities/good athletics, UH might not be the place for you ...Read full comment
... But still, it's hard to make friends and really difficult to find people to create an interest group with- people who are a balance of partying b...Read full comment
... in order to have a social life you pretty much have to live on campus ...Read full comment
... Houston is a very big, very fun place to live, and the social activities and extra-curriculars are limitless ...Read full comment
... The towers are a very cramped place to live, however, the social atmosphere is the best of that around campus, and the best food court is also l...Read full comment
... Not very socialable, dorm floors not very active with eachother after freshman year ...Read full comment
... Not disability friendly Fees are too high based on educational value Limited social atmoshere because of commuter school Treated as a number no...Read full comment
... An individual could get a good education at UH and have a good social life if they know what they are in for ...Read full comment
... in order to have a social life you pretty much have to live on campus ...Read full comment
... The College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences is one unlike any you will find elsewhere ...Read full comment
... in order to have a social life you pretty much have to live on campus ...Read full comment
... You have to be willing to socialize with others, and majority are accepting of it ...Read full comment
... This is a commuter college, and most students live off-campus and are not involved in a lot of social activities centered around the school; athe...Read full comment
... They're hob-knobbing, social-climbing, money-grubbing - in other words, typical - business people ...Read full comment
... Social life is what you make it for the most part; many do just keep to themselves, but if people would say "hi" or "how are you ...Read full comment
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