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The University of Wisconsin Madison

Breakdown of “Surrounding City” at UWMa
By Gender
By Major
Animal StudiesA-
Art & Design DepartmentB-
Business - Management and AdministrationB+
Chemical EngineeringA+
Computer EngineeringC+
Computer ScienceA
Electrical EngineeringB-
Engineering DepartmentA-
Geography and GeosciencesA+
History/Histories (art history/etc.)A-
Language - French/Spanish/etc.A-
Mechanical EngineeringC
Music - Composition/TheoryB+
Natural ResourcesC
Neuroscience/Cognitive ScienceA+
Nuclear EngineeringA-
Political ScienceA-
PreDent and DentistryA+
PreMed and MedicalC+
Social WorkA+

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Quotes touching on Surrounding City

“... For a city that's supposed to be so "diverse" I found many of the students here to be extremely shallow, closeminded, and extremely derogatory to...”
“... The city is dirty (although they seem to try to clean it up better on the campus proper) and Madison is no longer a safe city at night around th...”
“... I love the city itself, I've lived near here my entire life so it's home ...”
“... Before I discuss UW Madison, let me preface it with this: I am an in state student who attended a large, inner city public high school ...”
“... Madison is a small city (200,000) but it offers a lot to do ...”
“... Madison as a city isn't bad, there are a few things to do, about average for a city its size ...”
“... Given there are some safety concerns, but those are the same as they would be living in any big city or on any college campus ...”
“... Even if you're not into parties, the city of Madison provides tons of activities and opportunities to keep you busy ...”
“... The city was also quite small (I am from Chicago, big city) ...”
“... The sports, the city, and the people make this place a lot of fun ...”
“... S work and want to experience a top quality university in a fantastic city ...”
“... Madison is a great city ...”
“... The surrounding city is great with a lot to do (although it gets pretty cold in winter) ...”
“... Amazing city, amazing school, amazing everything, I wouldnt trade it for the world ...”
“... Madison is a great city with the best university in the mid west ...”
“... Although Madison is the biggest city, there is plenty of stuff to do when you don't feel like drinking ...”
“... The city is a very livable, enjoyable place to be ...”
“... The city is a very livable, enjoyable place to be ...”
“... The city is great, it's very active, and it's wonderful to see everyone out running, biking, shopping, walking down famous State St ...”
“... The campus and the city of Madison are beautiful, the parties are out control, and the education is top notch ...”
“... Although I am out of state from an upper-class suburb of a large city, it was pretty difficult to make friends in the private dorms because I am ...”
“... People who expect to have life neatly handed to them on a fancy platter probably won't do very well here, but if you make even the smallest effor...”
“... :( CITY: it's ok I guess, but not THAT exciting ...”
“... Being from a small town near a big city, the overall size of Madison is not a big deal ...”
“... - The city and campus are liberal ...”
“... Although it is an AWESOME city, with a lot of partying, and it's fun, it's just not a place to study and learn ...”
“... Madison is a beautiful city, with three gorgeous lakes (all within walking distance of campus), lots of well-maintained parks, and trees eve...”
“... This school perfectly balanced between living in a city and the constant surroundings of trees and the beautiful lakes ...”
“... If you're from a larger city, you'll probably find the city of Madison to be kind of small (but the locals are rather friendly) and very lacking...”
“... While the city and the campus are beautiful, safe, clean and well-maintained, there's not much to it if you're not a student or graduated ...”
“... Madison is quaint with friendly locals (w/out the UW the population is probably around 250,000), but if you're from a bigger city (I'm from Ch...”
“... Madison is an awesome city ...”
“... If you're "privileged" (especially if you're from a bigger city)and didn't have to take out loans and/or work your way through college, you're g...”
“... The school and surrounding city aren't too diverse ...”
“... Socially, however, the UW is a "party school" in a small Midwestern city very lacking in diversity (this probably won't bother you at all if you...”
“... Socially, however, the UW is a "party school" in a small Midwestern city extremely lacking in diversity (this probably won't bother you at all i...”
“... That said, I had a good experience and loved the campus and the city of Madison ...”
“... One day of keeping your nose glued to a map, and you can get the just of the city ...”
“... If you drink, take a dorm in the southeast/city portion ...”

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