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Duke University

Breakdown of “Social Life” at Duke

By Gender
By Major
Art & Design DepartmentB+
Business - Management and AdministrationB
Civil EngineeringA-
Computer EngineeringA
Computer ScienceA-
Electrical EngineeringA
Engineering DepartmentB-
Geography and GeosciencesA+
History/Histories (art history/etc.)A-
Mechanical EngineeringA
Neuroscience/Cognitive ScienceA-
Political ScienceB
PreMed and MedicalB-
Public HealthB+
Public PolicyA-

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Social Life

... The social scene was abysmal - very dependent on fraternities/sororities and selective living groups (co-ed social groups) ...Read full comment
... Students have the opportunity to do anything they want - each student's experience is unique but extremely satisfying intellectually and sociall...Read full comment
... Frats and sororities don't oppress the social scene--once again, they're there if you want them ...Read full comment
... If you are a social, bright, energetic, and creative person I strongly suggest you come here ...Read full comment
... Basketball season provides a guaranteed awesome social event if you tent and attend the games ...Read full comment
... However, I think most people find a place for them within the social spectrum ...Read full comment
... The social life is also great, good fraternity/sorority scene but there are other social outlets besides this ...Read full comment
... The sports scene (and the social scene accompanying it) is legendary, particularly with basketball, as most know ...Read full comment
... The social crowd at Duke is definitely distinct from the library-obsessed crowd ...Read full comment
... The social life is vibrant, the people are all pretty interesting, and there are a surprising number of down to earth people ...Read full comment
... The social life here is wonderful ...Read full comment
... A social butterfly, great ...Read full comment
... Duke is socially vibrant community where everyone mixes very well ...Read full comment
... The students are awesome, the social life vibrant, the faculty friendly and academics challenging ...Read full comment
... In sum, Duke offers the best well rounded social experience and fantastics academics without feeling like you are competing with your friends ...Read full comment
... Quite challenging academically (this is very true if you are in Pratt or PreMed) and the workload is often arduous; but Duke's amazing social lif...Read full comment
... Duke was the perfect blend of top-notch academics with a fantastic social life ...Read full comment
... Great academics with a great social life ...Read full comment
... The academics were great, the social life was fun and sports were incredible as well ...Read full comment
... The social cliques here are as seregated as they are in high-school ...Read full comment
... I'll speak of the 2 worlds of Duke: academics and social life ...Read full comment
... This is due to several factors, southern culture, economic and social class of African Americans, and the ideals of locals ...Read full comment
... You must be a slave to the social scene, or there is nothing to do ...Read full comment
... Good academics; fair social; surrounding city is difficult ...Read full comment
... While I have nothing to complain about academically (maybe the lack of development in humanities/arts), and all my professors have been friendly a...Read full comment
... Duke is better than the other demanding schools- much better social life- more of a complete balance of lifestyle ...Read full comment
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