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The University of Illinois Urbana - Champaign

Breakdown of “Surrounding City” at UIUC

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

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University of Illinois Urbana - Champaign
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Surrounding City

... There are many things to do on campus and still some things to do in the surrounding town/city ...Read full comment
... If you need a big city, Chicago is 3 hours away ...Read full comment
... If you're from the city you might find it to be a little boring here if you don't join any clubs or participate in their activities ...Read full comment
... I suspect that this is because there are very few students from New York City, and relatively few alumni there (U ...Read full comment
... Despite the surrounding city leaving much to be desired, there are interesting things to do whether you prefer to go party or discuss atheist ph...Read full comment
The university is quite large as it is easy to find yourself becoming lost not only in geographical direction but scholastic as well. The student bod...Read full comment
... I like to think of it as a small, thriving city within a city, populated by ~35,000 smart, motivated, and diverse people ...Read full comment
... Honestly, I am from the city and well ...Read full comment
... Not only this, but the city is at least 2 hours from any major city so get ready to stay rooted on this boring, unfriendly campus for extended pe...Read full comment
UIUC has some very great things, but it is a big uuniversity which has communication isses within itself. As an education, its pretty good, but as fo...Read full comment
... If you're from the city you might find it to be a little boring here if you don't join any clubs or participate in their activities ...Read full comment
... I know some people from New York might not like the simplicity of Illinois, but it's a really good school ...Read full comment
... Urbana-Champaign as a city has really blossomed, the campus is huge and offers much, sports are amazing and academics is well respected ...Read full comment
... We do have a pretty wonderful bus system though, which will take you just about everywhere on campus and through the city ...Read full comment
... The city is nothing to scream over it is a collegetown and there is pretty much not much off-campus ...Read full comment
... The city around campus basically has two parts ...Read full comment
... Nonetheless, I am very happy to finish up in three years and get back to the big city life in Chicago ...Read full comment
The high level of competition at U of I helped me in my career. It can be tough out in the work world and you will be expected to perform at a higher...Read full comment
... The surrounding city is your basic mid-sized city, and like most cities in the midwest it is surrounded by farmland ...Read full comment
... The eastern pseudo-sophisticates may claim that Champaign-Urbana is a horrible place to live, but it is merely an average small city ...Read full comment
... I am not to say that everyone might feel like me but that's how I feel right now, I am also looking to transfer somewhere else, at least somewher...Read full comment
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