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The University of California Berkeley

Breakdown of “Surrounding City” at Berkeley
By Gender
By Major
Architecture & Urban Planning DepartmentA-
Art & Design DepartmentA
Business - Management and AdministrationB
Chemical EngineeringA+
Civil EngineeringA
Computer EngineeringA
Computer ScienceB
Electrical EngineeringB-
Engineering DepartmentA-
Fine Arts - Painting/Sculpture/Photography/etcC
Geography and GeosciencesA
History/Histories (art history/etc.)B
Mechanical EngineeringB+
Natural ResourcesA
Political ScienceB
PreLaw and LegalC+
Social WorkC+

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Quotes touching on Surrounding City

“... The surrounding city is pretty Ghetto, which only leaves San Fran but who wants to fight it out in traffic to get there ...”
“... Plus, the campus life is lively, and there is a lot to do in the city ...”
“... Hmm- campus safety- there is nothing quite like the incessant harrassment from all the nutjobs the City Council allows to roam loose on the ...”
“... The city puts ideology over safety and health ...”
“... I wish the university would just step up to the plate and build that athletic center and ignore the city of berkeley ...”
“... Despite the fact that this city is inherently a ghetto, rental prices are extremely ...”
“... Fourth, Berkeley, the city, town, whatever it is, is a terrible place to live for people who don ...”
“... Berkeley is a lot "bigger" of a city than i thought it would be ...”
“... Berkeley is a big place, and if you can handle that, the academics are excellent, the city is awesome, and the students are on the whoole friendly...”
“... I've grown to love the eccentricities of the city of Berkeley and the beauty of the campus, and very little can beat San Francisco in terms of t...”
“... Another thing not to miss out on is the city, from museums to various forums, lectures, and cultural events, Berkeley is the best ...”
“... Yet on the other side of campus you have a natural and architectural beauty unsurpassed by any city in America with almost a Tolkien-esque quali...”
“... The city of Berkeely is the last progressive city left in the country ...”
“... On the topic of unpleasantries Berkeley is not the safest city at night; I think most students at least know a friend or two who has been mugg...”
“... The city can change you ...”
“... The city itself is ...”
“... The city of Berkeley is pretty awesome as well, and obviously the Bay area in general has a lot to offer ...”
“... There is absolutely nothing like walking down to class and having a view of the bay, golden gate bridge and san fran city skyline ...”
“... Good things are Berkeley is a lively city and the students are motivated towards doing well in life ...”
“... While many of the city residents are this way, the university it's self is full of individuals who are more politically centered than anything ....”
“... On a side note, the city operation of berkeley is very poor ...”
“... The City of Berkeley ...”
“... There's an awesome city life, but very little time to enjoy it ...”
“... By the way, the housing market is very tight and expensive for people moving in, and the city of Berkeley takes immense pride in being an open ai...”
“... The city and surrounding areas are very undesirable, which can be depressing ...”
“... If I didn't like the city, my experience here would be miserable ...”

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