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Yale University

Breakdown of “Social Life” at Yale

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By Gender
MalesA-
FemalesB+
By Major
AccountingF
Aerospace EngineeringA+
Agriculture/HorticultureA-
AnthropologyB+
ArchitectureA+
Architecture & Urban Planning DepartmentA
Art & Design DepartmentF
BiologyB
Chemical EngineeringA-
ChemistryA-
Civil EngineeringD
Computer ScienceA-
CriminalA+
Cultures/CivilizationA+
Design Arts - Industrial Design/Graphic Design/etcC
EconomicsA-
Electrical EngineeringA
Engineering DepartmentA
EnglishA
FinanceA
History/Histories (art history/etc.)A-
Language - French/Spanish/etc.A
MathA
Mechanical EngineeringB
Music - Composition/TheoryA+
Natural ResourcesA+
Neuroscience/Cognitive ScienceA-
NursingA-
NutritionA-
OtherA-
PhilosophyA-
PhysicsB+
Political ScienceA-
PreMed and MedicalA+
PsychologyA-
UndecidedA-

Against similar schools

Social Life compared with similar schools in class.

Yale University
 A-
Average of All Schools
 C+
Average of schools in class
 B

Harvard University
 B-
Princeton University
 B
Stanford University
 B
Brown University
 A-
Cornell University
 B+
Columbia University in the City of New York
 B-
University of California Berkeley
 B
F
A+

Social Life

... The social options are pretty good here ...Read full comment
... Take your top grades and talent to a school that will help you find your way, both professionally and socially ...Read full comment
... My classmates are friendly, intelligent, socially conscious, and motivated, and my professors are inspiring and committed to teaching ...Read full comment
... Most students are very hard working plus stay up late for socializing ...Read full comment
... That, together with a lax campus alcohol/drug policy and a very social residential college scence, makes living at yale awesome (and the food ai...Read full comment
... That, together with a lax campus alcohol/drug policy and a very social residential college scence, makes living at yale awesome (and the food ai...Read full comment
... The Old Campus experience provides a warm and exciting atmosphere for freshman social life that makes settling in and having fun extremely easy ...Read full comment
... Everyone has a social niche, and you practically have to strive at being anti-social to truly be unhappy, though even there you might wind up wi...Read full comment
... I wasn't worried about the academics- once you get to a certain tier all have great faculty and strong programs- but the social life was what re...Read full comment
... Regarding social life, the first semester was way better concerning the party scene than the second semester (I guess noone ever recovered from w...Read full comment
... Yale treats undergrads like people, and the social scene is very active and varied ...Read full comment
... The social life is very strong ...Read full comment
... Wonderful for its humanities and social sciences ...Read full comment
... Excellent academics, wondeful social scene ...Read full comment
... My friends complain about impossible workloads, paucity of social lives, lack of decent members of the opposite gender (Yalies, don't worry abou...Read full comment
... If you want an all around great experience (academics, social life, friendships, quality of life) be sure to come to Yale, you won't regret it .....Read full comment
... Don't expect your residential college to truly be the center of your social life - to many, it's just a dorm ...Read full comment
... Students are smart but socially in-ept for the most part ...Read full comment
... Being from the "inner city," it was shocking to see just how sheltered and socially ignorant many students are ...Read full comment
... Sitting in large intro classes - mostly in natural and social sciences - feels like I am back in my overcrowded high school chemistry class ...Read full comment
... For me, all of the preppy people came as a bit of a shock, and the personality types of the students, in general, is that they are not socially ...Read full comment
... Social Life: Is fairly varied as well ...Read full comment
... social life is way more fun than to be expected at a school that is this known for academics ...Read full comment
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