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The University of Connecticut

Breakdown of “Social Life” at UConn

By Gender
By Major
Animal StudiesB
Art & Design DepartmentD-
Business - Management and AdministrationC+
Chemical EngineeringA
Civil EngineeringB
Computer ScienceA+
Electrical EngineeringC
Engineering DepartmentB+
History/Histories (art history/etc.)C+
Language - French/Spanish/etc.C-
Mechanical EngineeringC-
Music EducationA-
Natural ResourcesA+
Neuroscience/Cognitive ScienceF
Political ScienceA-
PreMed and MedicalB
Public HealthA+
Public PolicyB+
Social WorkD+

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Social Life

... The only ones who probably would not like UCONN would be out-of-state black and minority students used to more urban social environments with lim...Read full comment
... There is absolutely NO social life here, other than going to parties and getting drunk like a moron, then sleeping in class the next day, or slee...Read full comment
... I am a very social and outgoing person but have felt very alone here ...Read full comment
... They seem to have already made their social circles and cliques, and for some reason they don't want anyone else to deal with ...Read full comment
... Social groups are rather tight and exclusive, most just stick with their High School groups, and don't feel the need to meet new people and e...Read full comment
... Social scene: Frat parties are so overrated, the first one is fun because you don't know what to expect, but expect this: a huge crowd of peop...Read full comment
... Social Life: I tried to go into my freshman year with a completely open mindset, I tried to meet everyone I could, and just made a genuine ...Read full comment
... The largest public research library in New England for you bookworms and over 250 student clubs and organizations for you social types ...Read full comment
... Socially it was great as long as you don't sit around and mop ...Read full comment
... A large social network will make your experience at UConn a fantastic one ...Read full comment
... There is so much activity happening on campus it may be hard for some to stay disciplined enough to not let the social scene take over their aca...Read full comment
... As for social life: There is little to do off campus, the area surrounding Storrs is anything but urban ...Read full comment
... With so many people on such a large campus, there is endless opportunity with meeting people with similar interests, finding the perfect major and...Read full comment
... However the social life is great: people are friendly, plenty to do ...Read full comment
... Social: parties are here if you want them, and there's a huge variety ...Read full comment
... Social life aside, the academics all have great programs ...Read full comment
... The reason I didn't come to UConn right out of high school was because of reviews I read on websites like this that told me there was no night li...Read full comment
... Admittedly, the sports program was subperb during my years there, and provided most of the socialization/entertainment opportunities for an ...Read full comment
... Despite UConn's placement in the middle of a cow field in the middle of nowhere CT, I loved my social life there ...Read full comment
... As far as the social scene, you'll find your niche ...Read full comment
... I think that UConn is an excellent school in regards to athletics and being able to socialize with your peers ...Read full comment
... People make friends FAST here, and if you're the odd one out, your social life will suck ...Read full comment
... Socially, I came here knowing no one ...Read full comment
... I have found that students do not enjoy venturing out of their comfort zone when it comes to social piece of college (which is about as impor...Read full comment
... After all, as much as social growth is important, so is intellectual ...Read full comment
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