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The University of Illinois Chicago

Breakdown of “Surrounding City” at UIC

By Gender
By Major
Business - Management and AdministrationA+
Chemical EngineeringA
Civil EngineeringA+
Computer EngineeringA+
Computer ScienceA+
Design Arts - Industrial Design/Graphic Design/etcC
Electrical EngineeringA+
Engineering DepartmentB+
Fine Arts - Painting/Sculpture/Photography/etcA+
History/Histories (art history/etc.)A
Industrial Operations EngineeringA-
Language - French/Spanish/etc.A+
Mechanical EngineeringA
Political ScienceA
PreMed and MedicalA-
School of InformationA+
Urban PlanningA+

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University of Illinois Chicago
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Surrounding City

... Asides for a reasonable tuition cost and location in the great city of Chicago ...Read full comment
... The campus, while located in a vibrant city, is a depressing concrete jungle ...Read full comment
... Okay, yes, I will admit it is very nice to have a campus in the middle of the city ...Read full comment
... typical city college environment with an extremely ugly campus that looks like a sprawling prison ...Read full comment
... Then Tony Martin the head of housing had the audacity to send me an e mail "just to let me know that they were losing out on money because of my...Read full comment
... I began my freshman year at another university and transfered to UIC to be in the city in my sophomore year ...Read full comment
... Well it is if you own a car and have a life in the city before you arrive ...Read full comment
... Every ethnicity hangs within their own enclaves and most of the students project a severe low-self esteem persona ...Read full comment
... There are times during changing classes in which the sidewalks are crammed to capacity with students and the mass of students move slowly like la...Read full comment
... Even if there wasnt anything going on, on campus you just go out to the city ...Read full comment
... I have heard the stereotypes that it is a cold place, with few teachers that speak English, but the fact is it is not high school, and it IS an ...Read full comment
... It definitely gets better the older you get as you have the entire city to go out and explore, as opposed to a few bars ...Read full comment
... You can live in the city and become a part of it really quickly ...Read full comment
... The new dorms on south campus are like five star hotels very fancy, they have great views of the city and offer the latest amenities ...Read full comment
... Being in the city is great because not only do I have my friends in the dorms, but I can also hang out with friends I have at other universities ...Read full comment
... The real-life experience UIC students obtain from living in a large city is far superior to the experience one would have on a typical, farm fiel...Read full comment
... You are one train stop away from the beautiful city, and there is ALWAYS something to do here ...Read full comment
... You also get a U-Pass which lets you ride the CTA for free which gets you to almost any point in the city ...Read full comment
... We may not have big football games and a sorority row like U of I and other big ten schools, but just being able to hop on the train and go anywh...Read full comment
... I will say that I think I would have preferred a more traditional college experience at a school in a "college town" as opposed to the city and ...Read full comment
... YOU HAVE A HUGE CITY TO EXPLORE ...Read full comment
... The neighborhood that the school in does have a higher than average crime rate, but I guess it's too be expected in a big city ...Read full comment
... It doesn't have the stellar reputation that other schools I got into had, but it is in an unbeatable city ...Read full comment
... city and live in Chicago) I find that attending this school was a waste of money ...Read full comment
... I picked UIC because I wanted to live in the city ...Read full comment
... UIC is surrounded by the city of Chicago so instead of being encouraged to do things on campus, I often found that my school work took me into t...Read full comment
... Unlike the other schools in this City (Depaul, UChicago, Columbia, etc) UIC is a state school, meaning many people, myself included have chosen t...Read full comment
... Although I love living in the city I feel that it is impossible to meet people at this school ...Read full comment
... UIC: When you walk around UIC the cityscape is your view almost everywhere you look ...Read full comment
... The rest of the student body joins organizations, forms study groups, hangs out at the Idea Commons, goes to the hot pool with friends, and explo...Read full comment
... I love the city, there's endless places to eat and hang out ...Read full comment
The University of Illinois Chicago
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