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Breakdown of “Surrounding City” at PU
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By Gender
MaleC+
FemaleB-
 
By Major
Aerospace EngineeringC+
Agriculture/HorticultureD
AnthropologyC+
Athletics/TrainingA-
BiologyC+
Business - Management and AdministrationC+
Chemical EngineeringC
ChemistryD
Civil EngineeringB
CommunicationsC+
Computer EngineeringC
Computer ScienceC
EconomicsD+
EducationB
Electrical EngineeringB-
Engineering DepartmentC+
EnglishC-
FinanceC
Geography and GeosciencesA+
Industrial DesignC
Industrial Operations EngineeringB-
Interior DesignC-
Mechanical EngineeringB
MeteorologyA
NursingB+
NutritionB-
OtherC+
PharmacyA-
Political ScienceB-
PreMed and MedicalB
PsychologyB-
TelecommunicationsA
UndecidedD
 

Against similar schools
Surrounding City compared with similar schools in class.

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

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

Quotes touching on Surrounding City

“... If you go to IU, you are usually labeled as a rich, snobby, good-looking city boy/girl who drowns herself/himself in alcohol ...”
 
“... The only good thing about Greater Lafayette as a city is that it's driving distance to Chicago ...”
 
“... Purdue University is located in West Lafayette, a town of only about 20,000 people, but is right across the Wabash River from Lafayette, a city o...”
 
“... It has a pretty cool city, Lafayette, which has tons of stores and restaurants ...”
 
“... ) Yet you can still go across the river to the city of Lafayette if you want to get away from it all (still in walking distance) ...”
 
“... Came from California, experienced a strong college campus lifestyle vs big city university ...”
 
“... The campus life leaves must to be desired, the surrounding "city" is nothing but fast-food restaurants, ma & pa shops, and factories ...”
 
“... I came here from Chicago, so the "city" itself is pretty lame, but the university always has amazing stuff going on ...”
 
“... If you like living in a big city with a complicated public transportation system that can get you anywhere without a car, then I do not recomm...”
 



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