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Northern Illinois University

Breakdown of “Social Life” at NIU
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By Gender
MaleC+
FemaleC+
 
By Major
AccountingC+
AnthropologyB
Art & Design DepartmentD+
Athletics/TrainingB
BiologyC-
Business - Management and AdministrationC+
CommunicationsC-
Computer ScienceA-
CriminalB
EconomicsA
EducationC+
Electrical EngineeringC+
Engineering DepartmentD
EnglishC
FinanceA-
Fine Arts - Painting/Sculpture/Photography/etcC
Geography and GeosciencesB
History/Histories (art history/etc.)A+
Industrial Operations EngineeringA
JournalismC-
KinesiologyA+
Mechanical EngineeringC+
MeteorologyC
Music - PerformanceC-
Music EducationA-
NursingD+
NutritionA+
OtherC-
Physical Therapy/Exercise ScienceA+
Political ScienceA-
PsychologyC
Social WorkC
SociologyC
 

Against similar schools
Social Life compared with similar schools in class.

Northern Illinois University
 C+
Average of All Schools
 C+
Average of schools in class
 B

University of Illinois Chicago
 C+
Harvard University
 B-
Loyola University Chicago
 C+
University of California Berkeley
 B
Stanford University
 B
University of Wisconsin Madison
 A-
University of Southern California
 B+
F
A+

Quotes touching on Social Life

“... He did have time to cut me down to the other grad students with remarks like, "someone of his social class should not be allowed to attend a univ...”
 
“... It's not the right school if you want a high grade education, a beautiful campus setting and a good social scene ...”
 
“... The academics are OK, but the social scene is terrible ...”
 
“... Although the school has a low price tag, unsatisfactory social life and poor educational quality plague the university ...”
 
“... The proximity to the city is great and also a downfall bc the social scene cant measure up to other schools bc everyones gone ...”
 
“... a the Dekalb Projects, 2)Socially and morally retarded alumni (Racist, Condescending) 3)ZERO weekend social life (Everyone LITERALLY packs up and...”
 
“... So if your social life doesn't revolve around greek orgs than this is not the place for you socially ...”
 
“... The gen-eds are 'okay' you can test out of many of them, but they wouldn't take my 5 on the AP programming test because understanding Java doe...”
 
“... The social life is great ...”
 
“... I did special sections on my own volition on social issues and fashion, which were side interests I had ...”
 
“... I actually felt like I was in college because of the athletics and social life ...”
 
“... The social life is mediocre at best ...”
 
“... I will agree to the social scene comments to a certain extent though ...”
 
“... Even though a constructive social stetting is lacking in Dekalb, there are organizations campus wide that you can find including tutoring, going...”
 
“... I also noticed a lot of complaints about the social scene ...”
 
“... The campus is butt ugly, Greek Row looks like a bombed out street in downtown Beirut, and there is virtually no good social environment to speak ...”
 
“... NIU is of no social value ...”
 
“... If your just here for purely academics and no social life ...”
 
“... Alot of the campus revolves around the football team, if were doing well, that usually means more people will stick around for the weekend, more...”
 
“... I would have rather just have gone to a big state school or paid 20K more to go to a school in Chicago if I knew that the social scene would be s...”
 



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