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The University of Virginia

Breakdown of “Surrounding City” at UVA

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

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Surrounding City

... the town of Charlottesville gives you everything you want from a large city, but nothing that you don't want ...Read full comment
... Charlottesville may not be the biggest city ever, but there definately are things to do ...Read full comment
... Yes c'ville is a small place, but it has TONS of cool stuff to do (typical college bars, frat parties, cool city like grad bars, hundreds of fine...Read full comment
... I think that everyone finds their nitch there because the school and the city around it has so much to offer ...Read full comment
... While the Greek community may be a little (or a lot) homogeneous, the "city" of Charlottesville and many of UVA's own students have a lot to off...Read full comment
... I came from a major urban city (Boston) so it was kind of a tough adjustment for me, having to really go out of my way just to get to CVS or Tar...Read full comment
... The place is so big, and the city itself is liberal, so the fact that there was a homogenous Greek crowd didn't bother me too much ...Read full comment
... Great college, hot girls and great city ...Read full comment
... Great college, great students, faculty and staff, beautiful campus, and great city ...Read full comment
... 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...Read full comment
... It's a nice blend of city life and college life ...Read full comment
... The city itself had a surprising number and variety of restaurants and bars, considering its location and size ...Read full comment
... The campus ("grounds") is beautiful, and the surrounding city of Charlottesville always has something going on ...Read full comment
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