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The University of Illinois Urbana Champaign

Breakdown of “Social Life” at UIUC

By Gender
By Major
Aerospace EngineeringA+
Animal StudiesB-
Art & Design DepartmentA
Business - Management and AdministrationB+
Chemical EngineeringA-
Civil EngineeringA-
Computer EngineeringA-
Computer ScienceB+
Electrical EngineeringB+
Engineering DepartmentB+
Fine Arts - Painting/Sculpture/Photography/etcA
History/Histories (art history/etc.)B
Industrial Operations EngineeringA-
Language - French/Spanish/etc.C
Mechanical EngineeringA-
Music - PerformanceC
Music EducationA
Nuclear EngineeringA+
Physical Therapy/Exercise ScienceA+
Political ScienceB
PreLaw and LegalA+
PreMed and MedicalB+
PreVet and VeterinaryA-
Public PolicyA
Social WorkC+
Urban PlanningC-

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Social Life

... The social life is great with around 13 bars on campus ...Read full comment
... If I was to give advise to the freshman it would be this: be aggressive, academically and socially ...Read full comment
... Greek life is pretty much the main social outlet ...Read full comment
... The majority of the social aspect involved the Greek system and the bars; and, if one was not interested in either, one was an outsider without m...Read full comment
... If you don't have the money or the means to afford to join one, then your social life might be a bit of a challene ...Read full comment
... The school's social pulse revolves around drunken revelry ...Read full comment
... what lead you to social work ...Read full comment
... forget about a social life ...Read full comment
... My freshman year, I signed up for a senior-level social science class, sat in front, answered questions, and approached the professor about his r...Read full comment
... As far as the social scene, U of I is awesome ...Read full comment
... The only drawbacks to this university, in my opinion are the lack of socialization within classes ...Read full comment
... Overall, U of I is a good school that offers a difficult academic load seeded in a prevalent social surrounding ...Read full comment
... Excellent school--gives you a world-class education, beautiful campus, enriching social life and great college sports ...Read full comment
... The negatives would be that everyone is from Chicagoland, so when you aren't you feel a bit out of place in the beginning, unless you are natura...Read full comment
... This is a big school and social life largely centers around drinking ...Read full comment
... It is true that the social life mainly consists of Frats and Bars ...Read full comment
... The population may seem daunting at times, in the tens of thousands, but the atmosphere is very conductive to socializing, and after spending a ...Read full comment
... As for the social life on campus, don't listen to people who claim it all revolves around the Greek system ...Read full comment
... As far as social life goes, you're sure to find something that fits your taste with a student body of 35,000 ...Read full comment
... I could not be more satisfied with the educational and social experiences I had there ...Read full comment
... Great university with a balance mix of academics, social life, and sports ...Read full comment
... The social scene far surpasses that of any other university I have visited ...Read full comment
... The Academics and resources are better than anywhere for the money, and the Social life is second to none ...Read full comment
... There couldn't be a better combination of education and a fun social life that comes with going to University of Illinois ...Read full comment
... That being said, you get only as much as you put into your college years, both academically and socially ...Read full comment
... The social life in Champaign is fantastic ...Read full comment
... This institution allows you to shape your own college experience by providing virtually any academic, technological, or social resource you might...Read full comment
... I thought UIUC was the perfect mix of great academics and a great social life, in a beautiful location ...Read full comment
... The real value, however, was in the full college experience including, especially, fraternity involvement where I developed better leadership, s...Read full comment
... Social life is very attractive here, plenty of things to do and tons of people to meet ...Read full comment
... The rest are not focused on academics: some focus on the jobs (like me), some focus on their social life ...Read full comment
... The social life at the school seems to revolve around drinking, going to bars and getting wasted ...Read full comment
... It is, in my opinion, a top notch education; but the fact that there are so many thousands of students attending puts it leaps and bounds above ...Read full comment
... Lastly, the social life ...Read full comment
... " You are actually paying for social events so you can make more ...Read full comment
... Great academics and social life ...Read full comment
... Students in engineering and the sciences (excluding life & social sciences) I've found to be much more intelligent and hard working ...Read full comment
... U of I can be an awesome school, the only problem is if you are not in the greek system finding something social to do is not very easy your fresh...Read full comment
... I'm not sure how different they are from social fraternities and sororities, but I can tell you that plenty of my brothers party at each others' ...Read full comment
... As a transfer student, social opportunities were limited since most everyone here joins the Greek system; you were often perceived as an outsider...Read full comment
... Social Life: Drinking and parties do play a large part in the weekend plans of many, but there are alternatives ...Read full comment
... total party school, social life rocks there ...Read full comment
... Lastly, the social life ...Read full comment
... obviously if you aren't keeping track of your hw and not going to lectures you will HATE it here because you WILL fail but you make an honest eff...Read full comment
... It's very important to get involved with clubs or intramurals early on in order to make friends, otherwise it is easy to get left behind sociall...Read full comment
... It's hard to break into social groups when they've already been established, but that doesn't mean you shouldn't try ...Read full comment
... I lived in ISR which is more of an antisocial dorm and I had a terrible freshman year experience because of that, but even then I still ended up ...Read full comment
The University of Illinois Urbana Champaign
The University of Illinois Urbana Champaign

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