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Worcester Polytechnic Institute

Breakdown of “Social Life” at WPI

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By Gender
MalesC+
FemalesB-
By Major
Aerospace EngineeringC-
BiologyB
Business - Management and AdministrationB-
Chemical EngineeringB-
ChemistryC+
Civil EngineeringB-
Computer EngineeringC-
Computer ScienceB-
EconomicsC-
Electrical EngineeringC
Engineering DepartmentB-
EnglishB
MathC+
Mechanical EngineeringB-
OtherC+
PhysicsB-
PreVet and VeterinaryB-
UndecidedD

Against similar schools

Social Life compared with similar schools in class.

Worcester Polytechnic Institute
 C+
Average of All Schools
 C+
Average of schools in class
 B-

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
 C+
Rochester Institute of Technology
 C+
University of Massachusetts - Amherst
 B
Harvard University
 B-
Cornell University
 B
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
 B
Northeastern University
 B+
F
A+

Social Life

... In high school, I was really social and had a lot of friends and although I studied hard I wouldn't really classify myself as a nerd ...Read full comment
... The social life is miserable ...Read full comment
... Yes, WPI's social atmosphere has a lot to be desired to other schools, but to be honest I think that helps its students ...Read full comment
... As for social life you can find a really fun social life if you put the effort in ...Read full comment
... "Small school, no social life" ok, so its small ...Read full comment
... Socially, WPI is quite good ...Read full comment
... Social Life: Don't let anyone EVER tell you WPI's social life sucks ...Read full comment
... Social life is a different yet fundamentally similar matter; the opportunities exist, but the students must seek them out ...Read full comment
... The IQP or the junior year project is a great way to work in an interdisciplinary team on a social issue abroad ...Read full comment
... There is also a good social life if you look for it in the right places ...Read full comment
... Also, applicants need to be more independent when it comes to learning, socializing, and getting involved, instead of wanting everything to be do...Read full comment
... Social life is good in some ways, bad in others ...Read full comment
... There is not much bad things but here is what I came up with -The social scene isn't too crazy ...Read full comment
... You definitely don't have to be a greek in order to have a social life ...Read full comment
... You will read many reviews on here that speak negatively of the social life, how "easy" it was and how they're lowering their SAT requirements t...Read full comment
... Social Life + Extracurricular Activities + Surrounding City: I actually had a social life in freshman year ...Read full comment
... There are a wealth of student organizations ranging from the Social Committee, in charge of putting on great activities to comedy groups, to a b...Read full comment
... I was starting to isolate my self from my friends because I wasn't keeping up with the workload and I did not have enough of a social life to bal...Read full comment
... We don't need anymore antisocial shutins or cynical jerks ...Read full comment
... if you like being surrounded by one specific brand of weird, anti social, quiet people than you are in luck ...Read full comment
... There is alot of work, and the socializing is practically vacant unless you're a total geek, like me, in which case, good news: this is where th...Read full comment
... people here are antisocial and introverted or just weird ...Read full comment
... Nearly all students at WPI are being trained as scientists, engineers, or mathematicians; therefore, though there are many wonderful humanities &...Read full comment
... WPI's social life revolves around frats and drinking, so If you aren't into that kind of stuff, I wouldn't come here ...Read full comment
... - The social scene is also what you make it, and while fairly entertaining, it's also a joke ...Read full comment
... Social life is strained due to the lack of females; quantity and quality ...Read full comment
... First of all, I must say the social life at WPI flat out sucks ...Read full comment
... Socially, there is plenty to do in Worcester and at WPI through clubs, fraternities, other colleges, etc ...Read full comment
... Anyhow, You'll spend most of your time socializing, or if not, playing Skyrim (These people look like caricatures of worldcraft addicts, and swee...Read full comment
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