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James Madison University

Breakdown of “Social Life” at JMU
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By Gender
MaleA-
FemaleB+
 
By Major
AccountingB+
AnthropologyA+
ArchaeologyB
Art & Design DepartmentB
Athletics/TrainingB+
BiologyB
Business - Management and AdministrationA
ChemistryB
Civil EngineeringA
CommunicationsB+
Computer ScienceA-
EconomicsA+
EducationB
Engineering DepartmentA
EnglishA-
FinanceA
Fine Arts - Painting/Sculpture/Photography/etcA-
Geography and GeosciencesA
History/Histories (art history/etc.)A
JournalismA-
KinesiologyA
MathA+
Music EducationB+
Nuclear EngineeringA+
NursingA-
NutritionB
OtherA-
Perfomance ArtsB+
Physical Therapy/Exercise ScienceA
PhysicsB
Political ScienceB+
PreMed and MedicalA
PsychologyB
Public HealthB+
School of InformationA-
SociologyB+
UndecidedB+
 

Against similar schools
Social Life compared with similar schools in class.

James Madison University
 A-
Average of All Schools
 C+
Average of schools in class
 B

Virginia Commonwealth University
 B-
University of Virginia
 A-
Harvard University
 B-
George Mason University
 C+
University of Delaware
 B
New York University
 B
Radford University
 B
F
A+

Quotes touching on Social Life

“... As far as social life goes, the choices are incredibly limited ...”
 
“... However, the social life centers around just drinking and partying ...”
 
“... There are a lot of parties - but mostly the social life is focused on people getting hammered and running around ...”
 
“... If you don't like dancing on poles at frat parties or sleep around, don't bother because you won't have a social life ...”
 
“... If you can go to house parties everyday for the rest of your college career, then this school has the social life for you ...”
 
“... Drinking is the only social outlet and that's become a real problem ...”
 
“... As for the people and social scene: Half the people are on a quest to get wasted every night of the week and the other half are in christian cl...”
 
“... The students all go off on there seperate ways and a normal social life is almost impossible ...”
 
“... The social scene around the school itself makes up for that though ...”
 
“... I slacked on the social scene and was something of a book worm but was rarely bored ...”
 
“... The academics, social life, professors, extra curricular activities and campus are all superb ...”
 
“... JMU is a social environment for people who like to work hard and play hard ...”
 
“... The social atmosphere around and off campus are second to none and are as inviting to others as they are enjoyable ...”
 
“... I truly love a lot about JMU: the social life, the food, the landscape ...”
 
“... It's not all that complicated to socialize especially in your freshmen year when everyone is new to the campus ...”
 
“... If you're not socially awkward, you will have girls interested in you ...”
 
“... I am shocked with all the negative facts, yes drinking is a big part of social life here but there are many ways to have sober fun ...”
 
“... They seem closed minded at first but if you are smart socially you will love it here ...”
 
“... My first year at JMU was socially tough ...”
 
“... Greek life is very active but it's not the only thing going on, and there is professional Greek life as well as social ...”
 
“... I'm not a full-time student, so I don't have any personal experience with matters like social/residential life ...”
 
“... The social scene here sucks ...”
 
“... There are plenty of athletic events (good football team), social events, and many other things and a lot of clubs to join in ...”
 
“... The social life is crazy if you get into it, i didn't ...”
 
“... The social aspects of JMU are where I have problems ...”
 
“... The food is great, as well as the off-campus housing, social life, and academics ...”
 
“... At the same time I love JMU so much for the warm social environment and overwhelmingly positive attitude exhibited by all students, faculty, an...”
 
“... Yes, partying/drinking appears to be a big part of the social scene here, but it is not limited to these things ...”
 
“... ), not much of a social scene outside of campus (there is nothing much to do in Harrisonburg beside partying), secluded environment (far away from...”
 



Ranking Similar Schools by Social

#School Soci
Score
1
Yale University  
8.3
A- 8.2
2
James Madison University  
8.1
A- 8.1
3
University of Virginia   
8.1
A- 8.1
4
George Washington University  
7.7
B+ 7.6
5
Radford University  
7.5
B+ 7.4
6
University of Delaware  
7.3
B 7.2
7
New York University  
7.1
B 7.0
8
Princeton University  
7.0
B 6.9
9
Old Dominion University  
6.7
B 6.7
10
University of Connecticut  
6.6
B 6.6
11
Virginia Commonwealth University  
6.1
B- 6.0
12
Harvard University  
6.1
B- 6.0
13
Loyola University Chicago  
5.9
B- 5.8
14
George Mason University  
5.7
C+ 5.6
15
Longwood University  
5.6
C+ 5.4

 

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