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Breakdown of “Social Life” at PU
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By Gender
MaleB
FemaleB
 
By Major
Aerospace EngineeringA-
Agriculture/HorticultureD-
AnthropologyC+
Athletics/TrainingA+
BiologyB-
Business - Management and AdministrationB-
Chemical EngineeringB+
ChemistryC
Civil EngineeringB-
CommunicationsC
Computer EngineeringB
Computer ScienceB
EconomicsB
EducationB-
Electrical EngineeringB
Engineering DepartmentB
EnglishA-
FinanceB-
Geography and GeosciencesB
Industrial DesignA+
Industrial Operations EngineeringB+
Interior DesignA-
Mechanical EngineeringA-
MeteorologyA+
NursingA-
NutritionA-
OtherB+
PharmacyA+
Political ScienceB-
PreMed and MedicalB
PsychologyA-
TelecommunicationsA
UndecidedC-
 

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

Purdue University
 B
Average of All Schools
 C+
Average of schools in class
 B

Harvard University
 B-
Cornell University
 B
Stanford University
 B
University of California Berkeley
 B
Princeton University
 B
University of Illinois Urbana Champaign
 B+
University of Southern California
 B+
F
A+

Quotes touching on Social Life

“... The town of west lafayette is kinda dull but it forces you to meet more people and be more creative in your social activities ...”
 
“... The social life here is pretty good as long as you know some people in frats, otherwise there are always sporting events to go to every night .....”
 
“... Socially, Purdue is cracking down more and more on both the Greek system and off-campus parties ...”
 
“... Purdue is the 3rd largest Greek (fraternity & sorority) system in the US so it has a significant presence on campus & in social life but it is...”
 
“... The social life is average ...”
 
“... People aren't segregated by "social status" or "ethnicity ...”
 
“... The social life was amazing and no matter what your personality you won't have problems meeting friends ...”
 
“... If you are Greek you won't have any complaints about the social life; the bar scene is a lot of fun but sometimes I wish we had 3-4 more bar...”
 
“... Social life improves greatly once you turn 21 ...”
 
“... However, it is also great for people who like a big social atmosphere ...”
 
“... A lot of time you can get bored but thats what its about, gather a bunch of friends and socialize, work on school projects together and create a ...”
 
“... At first, I really hated Purdue for the lack of social scene when your around 18 or 19 ...”
 
“... It is the perfect balance of academic and social ...”
 
“... But if you are choosing Purdue for its social activities you should know better ...”
 
“... Great School, good social life, tons of international students, tough courses, good professors, arrogant cops ...”
 
“... Social scene, I recomend going greek, or being involved in something at school ...”
 
“... If you are in a liberal arts or social sciences field, then Purdue should be taken off your list ...”
 
“... Big Ten athletics makes the social life fun, at least in my eyes it was ...”
 
“... Many of the guys I talk to notice a sort of social complex that the chicks here develop ...”
 
“... The girls are snooty as all heck and have their heads stuck up in the clouds as far as their self worth and social life ...”
 
“... and its not a bad university,socialy its very old fashioned, its like going back to the 50's ...”
 
“... The social life here is great, but harder to be involved unless your are greek ...”
 
“... The social life can be harsh ...”
 



Ranking Similar Schools by Social

#School Soci
Score
1
Brown University  
8.6
A- 8.5
2
Michigan State University  
8.5
A- 8.5
3
Yale University  
8.3
A- 8.2
4
University of Southern California  
8.0
B+ 7.9
5
University of Illinois Urbana Champaign  
7.9
B+ 7.9
6
Purdue University   
7.4
B+ 7.4
7
Cornell University  
7.4
B+ 7.4
8
New York University  
7.1
B 7.0
9
Stanford University  
7.1
B 7.0
10
Princeton University  
7.0
B 6.9
11
Massachusetts Institute of Technology  
6.8
B 6.8
12
University of California Berkeley  
6.8
B 6.8
13
Indiana University of Pennsylvania   
6.8
B 6.7
14
Harvard University  
6.1
B- 6.0
15
University of Illinois Chicago  
5.4
C+ 5.3

 

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