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Johns Hopkins University

Breakdown of “Social Life” at JHU
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By Gender
MaleB-
FemaleB-
 
By Major
Animal StudiesF
AnthropologyB+
AstronomyA
BiologyB
Business - Management and AdministrationC-
Chemical EngineeringD
ChemistryC
Civil EngineeringB+
Computer EngineeringA-
Computer ScienceB-
EconomicsB
EducationC
Electrical EngineeringC
Engineering DepartmentB-
EnglishA-
Geography and GeosciencesB
History/Histories (art history/etc.)B-
Language - French/Spanish/etc.A
MathC-
Mechanical EngineeringB
Neuroscience/Cognitive ScienceB-
NursingC-
OtherB-
PhilosophyB
PhysicsF
Political ScienceB-
PreLaw and LegalC+
PreMed and MedicalC
PsychologyB-
Public HealthB
SociologyD-
UndecidedD
 

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

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

Harvard University
 B-
Cornell University
 B
Princeton University
 B
Brown University
 A-
Yale University
 A-
Stanford University
 B
University of California Berkeley
 B
F
A+

Quotes touching on Social Life

“... If you enjoy the social scene and people that are open (that goes for professors as well as students) then you will be very disappointed ...”
 
“... ) The Social Life on campus is dead ...”
 
“... Socially, the university is sadly deficient in activities, funds and ideas ...”
 
“... There definitely is a social life on campus, but Biomedical Engineers (BMEs) do not participate in it ...”
 
“... A word on the social scene while we're still here ...”
 
“... The only people who seemed ok with campus life are the kind of people who are anti-social and generally don't really want to have fun or meet peo...”
 
“... This is a school for two types of people: 1)rich kids who weren't smart enough to get anywhere better and 2) nerds who have no personality/s...”
 
“... Huge waste of money for zero return academically or socially ...”
 
“... Even though social life might seem despair, the freshmen seemed to grab control and are forcing frats to open their doors more than twice a week ....”
 
“... Hopkins gets a bad rap for being anti-social and too competitive, but I have made a lot of friends here and the education I'm getting is top notch...”
 
“... Many students complain (and complained in my time) about the Hopkins social scene ...”
 
“... Hopkins gets a bad rep when it comes to social life, but there is no reason why you can't have a good time ...”
 
“... Also many times people think it's impossible to have a social life at Hopkins but that is totally untrue ...”
 
“... The AMRs, while social, have shit bathrooms ...”
 
“... They complain about how terrible the city is and how it's an STD capital, how Hopkins has no social life and how everyone on campus is ugly and ...”
 
“... I dislike the way that they grade, the lack of a social life, and the poor security ...”
 
“... The social life isn't too great, but it's not particularly bad ...”
 
“... Social Life: One recurring theme that I see here, and also repeated in people's comments is that the social life sucks at Hopkins ...”
 
“... Seek out the (enormous) academic resources available, and make your own social life, and it will work ...”
 
“... Hopkins does have a social life and it was easy to make friends and regardless of the night there are always students looking to party ...”
 
“... I've read that JHU is cut-throat, and hard and no one likes anyone and that there is no social life, and blah blah blah, I have a feeling that th...”
 
“... True, Hopkins is not the school for everyone, but those who complain that there is a "lack of a social scene" will clearly not be happy anywhere...”
 
“... I have been at Hopkins for a year now, and I find it to be an amazing school with a great social life and academic opportunities ...”
 
“... As for the social scene, it's what you make of it ...”
 
“... However, the school is beautiful, Baltimore have countless interesting restaurants to try, and the social life isn't as bad as others make it ...”
 
“... Social life much better than reputation ...”
 
“... For those looking to have a social life spooned over them, for easy classes and laid back atmosphere, this is not the place ...”
 
“... I was also much happier socially then I was at the party school from which I transferred ...”
 
“... If you don't like the vibe you're getting hanging out with a certain group of study-holics, get social with somebody else ...”
 
“... Doing well here requires a lot of work, but if you manage your time well then you can also have a great social life ...”
 
“... Social life was good, thanks to the fraternity system ...”
 
“... However the general lack of beautiful women, the small campus, the dangerous surrounding city struggles to give the student a great social life ....”
 
“... The social life is very good ...”
 
“... Know that Hopkins is a place where you must make it on your own, as the workload is immense and the social scene is a bit slow ...”
 
“... Academically excellent, socially mediocre ...”
 
“... The social situation was abysmal, but that was during the transition period as women were just starting to trickle into places like JHU instead ...”
 
“... The social situation was abysmal, but that was during the transition period as women were just starting to trickle into places like JHU instead ...”
 
“... The downside: there aren't that many social clubs are extracuricular activites, it gets boring on the campus i want to go back home, but i live i...”
 
“... The bio/pre-med students seriously look down on the social science students ...”
 
“... The social life ...”
 
“... The social life could be better ...”
 
“... also the social life is stunted ...”
 
“... And realize, that regardless of what advertising materials say about humanities and social sciences at hopkins, when it comes down to it, the sch...”
 
“... people who sometimes don't have all the social graces but will be the movers and shakers of tomorrow ...”
 
“... JHU In A Nutshell Positives +Fantastic, challenging academic programs that prepares you well for the "real world" +JHU degree means a lot in th...”
 
“... " Social life ...”
 



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