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Columbia University in the City of New York

Breakdown of “Campus Aesthetics” at Columbia

By Gender
By Major
Architecture & Urban Planning DepartmentA-
Art & Design DepartmentA+
Chemical EngineeringA
Computer ScienceB
Electrical EngineeringA-
Engineering DepartmentA-
History/Histories (art history/etc.)B+
Industrial Operations EngineeringB-
Language - French/Spanish/etc.A-
Music - Composition/TheoryB
Music - PerformanceA+
Political ScienceB
PreMed and MedicalA
PreVet and VeterinaryA-

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Columbia University in the City of New York
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Campus Aesthetics

... There is no social life on this campus although people will be screaming outside your window in the middle of the night occasionally ...Read full comment
... Columbia is a really ugly and tiny campus in a dangerous part of town ...Read full comment
... I got jumped the first day of college by some blacks heading to Starbucks outside the freaking campus ...Read full comment
... Columbia is a really ugly and tiny campus in a dangerous part of town ...Read full comment
... Make sure you visit the campus--it's absolutely beautiful to some and claustrophobic for others, so find out into which category you fit ...Read full comment
... There is basically no campus life because they assume you'll go into the city ...Read full comment
... Although I do not enjoy going to this school, I have to say that some people are exaggerating about how unsafe the campus is ...Read full comment
... The students are friendly, the campus has clubs on everything ...Read full comment
... The complaints that I usually hear around campus center around the Core and the administration ...Read full comment
... There are so many extracurriculars to do on campus ...Read full comment
... Here's what you should know before applying: 1) The campus is beautiful and safe (lots of police), but it's not a traditional campus in the ve...Read full comment
... While having a unified campus is nice (though be advised, upcoming expansion may change this), there's not a real sense of community since the c...Read full comment
... The school is great, I love the campus, I love the neighborhood, and in your first year you're just awed by all that New York City has to offer ....Read full comment
... Although I have remained untouched, many of my friends have gotten mugged right outside the campus gates ...Read full comment
... It is true, the school campus is dangerous, the students are SNOBS, and the administration will slam the door in your face ...Read full comment
... New York City is our campus ...Read full comment
... I remember walking across campus every morning and seeing the bodies of the students who had jumped out the windows of the residence halls the nig...Read full comment
... Thefts, rapes, and harassment are completely ignored when reported to Campus Security ...Read full comment
... The tiny aesthetically unpleasing campus is comparatively unsafe, even by New York's low standards ...Read full comment
... While a Columbia education is good, the open-ness of campus life is better ...Read full comment
... Also, I was harassed by another student who uses drugs and alcohol on campus ...Read full comment
... They just cut down the two largest and most beautiful trees on the campus ...Read full comment
... I think you will be very impressed with the students you meet and with the campus ...Read full comment
... I believe the stories other women have been reporting of rape on this campus ...Read full comment
... The campus is beautiful; it's in an amazing city that can be pretty intimidating, but if you don't feel like walking more than a block away becau...Read full comment
... Although I have remained untouched, many of my friends have gotten mugged right outside the campus gates ...Read full comment
... Every time you go out, it costs too much and campus life is not cohesive ...Read full comment
... Campus life is awful ...Read full comment
... Also, keep in mind that these are my opinions, and are directly related to the courses that I took, and so it's only obvious that other people, w...Read full comment
... The campus is small and Morningside Heights is a very friendly and surprisingly safe area (from what I expected) ...Read full comment
... Sadly, we still have Dean Kevin Shollenberger, an incompetent, vile, and harassing individual, who still lurks around the campus ...Read full comment
... Columbia is a really ugly and tiny campus in a dangerous part of town ...Read full comment
... But there are communities within the Columbia campus that are genuine, caring, passionate, and compassionate --maybe not outwardly friendly but ...Read full comment
... The campus is very nice (yes, we do have a self-enclosed campus, one that will probably be doubled in size during the next decade) ...Read full comment
... Columbia is a really ugly and tiny campus in a dangerous part of town ...Read full comment
... While a Columbia education is good, the open-ness of campus life is better ...Read full comment
... I attended Columbia University as a high school senior in their Business Camp program that was hosted on the Campus ...Read full comment
... I am a big guy but do not feel safe at night unless I am in the center of campus ...Read full comment
... Columbia is a really ugly and tiny campus in a dangerous part of town ...Read full comment
... Housing was horrible--I was a transfer and could never get a dormitory room, and had to rent an overpriced studio apartment some eight blocks fro...Read full comment
... Undergrad at Columbia is an atypical experience - if you want to be in NY, it's incredible; if you want a cloistered campus, you will not be happy...Read full comment
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