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Virginia Commonwealth University

Breakdown of “Social Life” at VCU

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By Gender
MalesB-
FemalesB-
By Major
AccountingB-
AnthropologyA
Art & Design DepartmentB-
Automotive EngineeringB+
BiologyC+
Business - Management and AdministrationC+
Chemical EngineeringC-
ChemistryC-
CommunicationsB
Computer EngineeringF
Computer ScienceB
CriminalA+
Design Arts - Industrial Design/Graphic Design/etcB+
EconomicsC
EducationC-
Electrical EngineeringA-
Engineering DepartmentA-
EnglishC+
FinanceD+
Fine Arts - Painting/Sculpture/Photography/etcA-
History/Histories (art history/etc.)B-
JournalismD+
KinesiologyA+
Language - French/Spanish/etc.A-
MathB-
Mechanical EngineeringA-
NursingB
OtherB
Perfomance ArtsC-
PharmacyC+
PhilosophyC
PhysicsF
Political ScienceC
PreLaw and LegalB-
PreMed and MedicalF
PsychologyA
Religion/ReligiousA-
School of InformationB-
Social WorkD
SociologyF
UndecidedB
Urban PlanningB+

Against similar schools

Social Life compared with similar schools in class.

Virginia Commonwealth University
 B-
Average of All Schools
 C+
Average of schools in class
 B

University of Virginia
 A-
Harvard University
 B-
James Madison University
 B+
Princeton University
 B
Old Dominion University
 B
Cornell University
 B
Yale University
 A-
F
A+

Social Life

... They're anti-social, petty, angry, freaky-looking and have major attitudes about everything ...Read full comment
... I was not a social person before i went there, but i left as an outgoing person and a huge football fan ...Read full comment
... The social scene is interesting, and it's hard for me to compare it to some of the other colleges I've visited ...Read full comment
... I knew a lot of people from HS who were going here, so I had no problem in the social arena ...Read full comment
... Obviously I had other options and got excepted to JMU and Mary Washington but because I knew a good friend who went to VCU, I figured it would be...Read full comment
... If you don't form a small social circle in your first few weeks of classes at the beginning of your freshman year, brace yourself for four very m...Read full comment
... Also, the social scene is terrible if you're not a hipster (which seem to make up the majority of the school) ...Read full comment
... The social life is pretty fun ...Read full comment
... Sure there is a great social aspect here but I didn't come to a university to make friends ...Read full comment
... You won't be surrounded by gifted people unless you seek them out socially or take challenging classes ...Read full comment
... If you don't find friends quickly, you're going to find yourself socially doomed for 4+ years ...Read full comment
... People that complain about the people here are socially challenged themselves because there is a lot of diversity and tolerance of peoples' back...Read full comment
... I also have no idea what the people complaining about anti social people are about ...Read full comment
... If you are a sheltered antisocial baby then,yes, it is probably going to be difficult to make friends and find things to do in Richmond ...Read full comment
... I didn't mind the responsibility and didn't need to be dependent on the institution to help me manage my time, social activities and the like .....Read full comment
... If someone can't find a good group to hang out with, they must have really horrible social skills ...Read full comment
... As for the social life I personally am never at a lack for things to do ...Read full comment
... If your not a social butterfly then your time at VCU will suck ...Read full comment
... The social scene before you are 21: - parties in local neighborhoods or "have a nice day" cafe ...Read full comment
... Still, the students here seem to take academics lightly here, although there are many exceptions in the VCU's social sciences, art and medical de...Read full comment
... Socially, this is a great school ...Read full comment
... people may complain about the social life but that is there own issue ...Read full comment
... This is simply because if you aren't from or around the Richmond area (or have similarities to to it), you won't get accustomed to the social lif...Read full comment
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