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The University of Virginia

Breakdown of “Social Life” at UVA
By Gender
By Major
Aerospace EngineeringA
Business - Management and AdministrationB+
Chemical EngineeringB-
Civil EngineeringB+
Computer EngineeringB+
Computer ScienceA
Electrical EngineeringA-
Engineering DepartmentA
Fine Arts - Painting/Sculpture/Photography/etcB+
Geography and GeosciencesA
History/Histories (art history/etc.)A-
Language - French/Spanish/etc.A
Neuroscience/Cognitive ScienceA-
Perfomance ArtsC
Political ScienceB+
PreMed and MedicalA-
Urban PlanningA

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Quotes touching on Social Life

“... Not only does that school have a far better engineering program, but it's also easier and the social life is FAR better ...”
“... Between the racial division--both in housing and in general, the carbon copied people, and the fact that the University is so blind to the so...”
“... Greek life DOMINATES the social scene ...”
“... There is a good social scene on campus if you are into fake tans, big hair and fake nails and that is just the men ...”
“... Also, because most students are so competitive, there is little opportunity to make friends in classes, and most social life thus revolves around...”
“... Greek life dominates the social scene but it isn't quite the overwhelming presence it used to be ...”
“... This school is excellent not just becasue of its reputable academics, but because of its great social scene as well ...”
“... Although the Greek organizations are popular, they are by no means the only social outlet ...”
“... Extra-curriculas are ridiculously accessible, and through these organizations you can meet any kind of person you want, create your own intellect...”
“... This is the greatest school in the world, we have an amazing blend of academics and social life ...”
“... Making friends is easy, and you don't have to be in a frat to have a social life ...”
“... The educational and social experiences that the university provided were outstanding ...”
“... Social Life: The social life is great ...”
“... It offers a perfect balance of academics and social life, and the combination of great location, attractive girls, excellent athletic teams, and ...”
“... UVA is without peers academically and socially ...”
“... Professors are incredible, the campus is breathtaking, the students are intelligent and friendly, the social life is fantastic (regardless if you...”
“... social life is great, regardless if youre greek ...”
“... Going to the University of Virginia definitely prepared me for the working world, both academically and socially (with a stronger emphasis on the ...”
“... " As far as social life, fraternities are prominent but not as popular as one would think ...”
“... In all honesty, as long as you are prepared for a preppy social scene and some ridiculously hard undergraduate coursework, you'll probably love i...”
“... We have a very balanced social atmosphere, where the kids are smart but they don't work 24 hours a day ...”
“... The campus is beautiful, the social scene is fantastic, and the opportunity to receive a great education is tremendous ...”
“... There is a lot of Greek presence at the school, but it is by no means the only social outlet - there are lots of other things to do, or you can s...”
“... You'll find many UVA students have balanced academics and a social life with finesse ...”
“... Academically, intellectually, environmentally, socially, The University has been for me, a better experience than I could have even imagined ...”
“... As for the social life there is always something to do whether you participate in drinking or not ...”
“... The social scene includes your standards: athletes in jumpsuits, band kids, Christian chicks that make free pancakes, and the like ...”
“... there are a lot of clubs & organizations to explore -a good balance of academics and social life ...”
“... Social life: The never ending social events, clubs, activities, parties and endless distractions on the corner make it difficult focus on sch...”
“... It is very cut throat here and not just in academics, socially too ...”
“... Socially, the frat scene is way too dominant, but if that's your thing than this is the place for you ...”
“... Unfortunately, much about the student body and social life at UVA is true ...”
“... It's an extremely social school where the crowd mentality does not place the most weight on deep thinking, analysis, or art ...”
“... Looking back, being a big-city person, I was never too fond of life in Charlottesville and its celebration of the Southern heritage, or the domi...”
“... The social scene (to me) appears to fall into two main categories: jocks, greeks or geeks ...”
“... The social scene is my main complaint about UVa ...”
“... Social Life: Study hard, party harder ...”
“... Greek life is a huge part of the social scene, at least for me, and that also adds to weekend events ...”
“... If you are part of the social scene (i ...”
“... I've never had so much fun in my life, but you really need to learn to balance social life and school ...”
“... UVA was a great experience socially for me ...”
“... This is a school balancing academics and social life and bringing out the best of them ...”
“... Social life, where to begin ...”

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