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Boston University

Breakdown of “Extracurricular Activities” at BU

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By Gender
MalesB+
FemalesB
By Major
AccountingC-
Aerospace EngineeringA
AnthropologyB-
ArchaeologyB-
Art & Design DepartmentB+
Athletics/TrainingB
BiologyB-
Business - Management and AdministrationB+
ChemistryB
CommunicationsB+
Computer EngineeringC+
Computer ScienceB+
EconomicsB
EducationA-
Electrical EngineeringB
Engineering DepartmentB-
EnglishB+
FinanceA
Geography and GeosciencesB-
History/Histories (art history/etc.)B+
JournalismA
Language - French/Spanish/etc.B
MathB+
Mechanical EngineeringA-
Music - PerformanceB-
Neuroscience/Cognitive ScienceB+
NursingF
OtherB-
PhilosophyC+
Physical Therapy/Exercise ScienceC
PhysicsA+
Political ScienceB+
PreDent and DentistryF
PreLaw and LegalA-
PreMed and MedicalB
PsychologyB
Public HealthA-
SociologyA+
UndecidedB-
Video/MediaC+

Against similar schools

Extracurricular Activities compared with similar schools in class.

Boston University
 B
Average of All Schools
 B-
Average of schools in class
 B+

Harvard University
 B+
New York University
 B-
Boston College
 B
Northeastern Illinois University
 C-
Cornell University
 A-
Northeastern State University
 B-
Brown University
 A
F
A+

Extracurricular Activities

... Yet, the University does not rely on the city for the development of its students, and provides a tremendous amount of on-campus programming both...Read full comment
... Social life is what you make it, there are many extracurricular clubs, student groups, and an actively growing greek life ...Read full comment
... Boston as a city is sick, the grades are deflated, there isn't a great amount of clubs and activities, the dorms and classrooms aren't bad but th...Read full comment
... Overall if you like tons of choices whether it be classes, food, shopping, people, activities, BU is right for it ...Read full comment
... And sure, it seems that they have plenty of activities to get involved in, but most of their clubs are inactive or no longer exist ...Read full comment
... That is where you will find your home away from home, and your leisure activities that will make college not just about maintaining that 3 ...Read full comment
... There is so much to do in the city, numerous extracurricular activities, and many events on campus ...Read full comment
... It's a huge school, but it gets smaller every day once you get involved in activities ...Read full comment
... There are tons of clubs and activities to join ...Read full comment
... There are no school-sponsored, on-campus activities worth going to also ...Read full comment
... Overall, it is hard to get into clubs, organizations or sports unless you really make an effort and know what you want to do before you come her...Read full comment
... There are numerous clubs and activities around campus and Boston ...Read full comment
... Challenging academics and a huge variety of people and activities ...Read full comment
... BU is a good time if you get lucky and make friends with your floormates/roomates but otherwise, you can look forward to lonely nights, apathetic...Read full comment
... Kids from the suburbs will think its a great town but i look at it as a great sports TOWN ...Read full comment
... , there are basically no extracurriculars to speak of, and everywhere the emphasis is money, money, money ...Read full comment
... If you click with your floor freshman year or you are really into activities, you will be fine ...Read full comment
... Right now we are a club but sadly, because BU Quidditch is becoming competition based, we either need to gain club sports status or lose our stan...Read full comment
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