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Northern Illinois University

Breakdown of “Social Life” at NIU

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By Gender
MalesC+
FemalesC+
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 GeosciencesC+
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+

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...Read full comment
... It's not the right school if you want a high grade education, a beautiful campus setting and a good social scene ...Read full comment
... The academics are OK, but the social scene is terrible ...Read full comment
... Although the school has a low price tag, unsatisfactory social life and poor educational quality plague the university ...Read full comment
... The proximity to the city is great and also a downfall bc the social scene cant measure up to other schools bc everyones gone ...Read full comment
... a the Dekalb Projects, 2)Socially and morally retarded alumni (Racist, Condescending) 3)ZERO weekend social life (Everyone LITERALLY packs up and...Read full comment
... So if your social life doesn't revolve around greek orgs than this is not the place for you socially ...Read full comment
... 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...Read full comment
... The social life is great ...Read full comment
... I did special sections on my own volition on social issues and fashion, which were side interests I had ...Read full comment
... I actually felt like I was in college because of the athletics and social life ...Read full comment
... The social life is mediocre at best ...Read full comment
... I will agree to the social scene comments to a certain extent though ...Read full comment
... Even though a constructive social stetting is lacking in Dekalb, there are organizations campus wide that you can find including tutoring, going...Read full comment
... I also noticed a lot of complaints about the social scene ...Read full comment
... 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 ...Read full comment
... NIU is of no social value ...Read full comment
... If your just here for purely academics and no social life ...Read full comment
... 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...Read full comment
... 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...Read full comment
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