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Dartmouth College

Breakdown of “Social Life” at Dartmouth

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By Gender
MalesA-
FemalesB+
By Major
Aerospace EngineeringA+
AnthropologyA
Athletics/TrainingC-
BiologyA-
ChemistryB-
Computer ScienceA-
Design Arts - Industrial Design/Graphic Design/etcD+
EconomicsA
Electrical EngineeringB+
Engineering DepartmentA
EnglishB
FinanceD+
Fine Arts - Painting/Sculpture/Photography/etcA-
Geography and GeosciencesB
History/Histories (art history/etc.)A-
Language - French/Spanish/etc.C+
LinguisticsA-
MathB
OtherB
PhilosophyA
PhysicsA
Political ScienceB+
PreMed and MedicalA-
PsychologyB-
SociologyA
UndecidedA-

Against similar schools

Social Life compared with similar schools in class.

Dartmouth College
 A-
Average of All Schools
 C+
Average of schools in class
 B

Harvard University
 B-
Brown University
 A-
Cornell University
 B+
Princeton University
 B
Yale University
 A-
Stanford University
 B
Columbia University in the City of New York
 B-
F
A+

Social Life

... With such an emphasis, you can't make friends normally, and almost have to join a frat or sorority to even survive socially ...Read full comment
... The weather is fairly miserable, the social "life" is non existent (unless you consider covering your ears to block out the shitty music while tr...Read full comment
... I mean social scene ...Read full comment
... Dartmouth offered an academic and social environment which allowed me to both expand my intellectual horizons while developing some long lasting f...Read full comment
... We are a small school, so more advanced classes are sometimes only offered once a year, and we are quite isolated up in the New Hampshire woods,...Read full comment
... lack of variety in social options ...Read full comment
... Dartmouth's party scene is mostly Frat/Sorority, but they vary to suit almost everyone's social life needs ...Read full comment
... The only downfalls are the cold weather and hanover, but sophomore summer, the international opportunities, the academics, the community and soc...Read full comment
... The social life is great, the history department is INCREDIBLE ...Read full comment
... Basically, that means that instead of drinking in their rooms or at houses, kids go out to the frats for dance parties and socializing virtually...Read full comment
... I did not join a fraternity, and still had a great social life ...Read full comment
... As for social life and friendships, I couldn't have asked for any better ...Read full comment
... The drinking culture is strong here, but individuals have been known to have a social live that doesn't revolve around alcohol ...Read full comment
... The social life is excellent ...Read full comment
... There are exceptions, of course, but by and large students who belong to all different social groups (ie outdoorsy kids, frat members, preps, j...Read full comment
... It probably sounds cliched to say so, and while the bulk of college students enjoy their experience, there are so many aspects of Dartmouth life ...Read full comment
... i have heard people say that the social life isn't that good but from what i have heard from not only my grandpa but friends that are currently g...Read full comment
... My only problems with the school is the somewhat limited social scene, but it's very easy to escape the confines of campus ...Read full comment
... It can be a challenge to make your own social life if you are not part of the Greek system, and a lot of people join frats and sororities here w...Read full comment
... Social life can sometimes feel too dominated by the Greek system but you can do without this ...Read full comment
... On the social side, I expected the rural location (2 ...Read full comment
... The students who are winning accolades in academia can be found here skiing on Dartmouth Skiway after class and building snowmen in the winter, ...Read full comment
... Social life surrounds the fraternities and the "town" is only two blocks long ...Read full comment
... people are self absorbed, competitive, and elitist, little racial integration, professors are extremely approachable though , or rather, easily ac...Read full comment
... Stemming from all-male roots (Dartmouth was the last Ivey to go co-ed, in 1972) with fraternities dominating the social scene, there is a distinc...Read full comment
... People tend to like it up until maybe there junior or senior year, when everyone sort of collectively realizes that it's pretty stupid, the soci...Read full comment
... The social scene for the weekend is mundane, just drinking and hooking up on the weekend ...Read full comment
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