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Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Breakdown of “Campus Aesthetics” at RPI

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By Gender
MalesB
FemalesB
By Major
Aerospace EngineeringC+
ArchitectureB
BiologyB+
Business - Management and AdministrationC+
Chemical EngineeringB+
ChemistryB
Civil EngineeringB+
Computer EngineeringB
Computer ScienceB-
Design Arts - Industrial Design/Graphic Design/etcB
EconomicsB
Electrical EngineeringB+
Engineering DepartmentB
Industrial Operations EngineeringC+
MathB-
Mechanical EngineeringB
Nuclear EngineeringB-
OtherA-
PhysicsB
PreMed and MedicalC
PsychologyA-
UndecidedD+

Against similar schools

Campus Aesthetics compared with similar schools in class.

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
 B
Average of All Schools
 B
Average of schools in class
 B

Cornell University
 A
Worcester Polytechnic Institute
 B+
Rochester Institute of Technology
 C+
Harvard University
 B+
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
 C+
Princeton University
 A-
New York University
 B-
F
A+

Campus Aesthetics

... There is still the academic side, but there seems to be more to do on campus than when I was there ...Read full comment
... There is nowhere we can really go other then walk around campus (which gets boring after the 5th time) ...Read full comment
... In all honesty this is how I would make use of the campus ...Read full comment
... A variety of ethnic food (Mexican, Indian, Thai, Chinese, etc) are within walking distance of campus (though a car is always nicer) ...Read full comment
... There's absolutely nothing to do on or off campus, and the male-female ratio speaks for itself ...Read full comment
... There's so much to do on campus, and most of the people who complain that there's no social life just haven't gone out and found one ...Read full comment
... Be prepared to work from the moment you set foot on campus ...Read full comment
... The only "normal" thing to do on campus are frat parties, which get old after your freshman/sophomore year ...Read full comment
... ) but we all had fun on campus, both in Frats and as independents in student housing ...Read full comment
... There is also not much of a social life on campus if you dont go greek ...Read full comment
... -Nice campus ...Read full comment
... If you are worried about the social life visit campus and hang out with the people; I found that I could identify with many students and this all...Read full comment
... Its a lovely school with a smart and healthy campus and surroundings ...Read full comment
... The Board of Trustees have no idea what's going on throughout the campus, and the school wastes HUGE amounts of money (in the BILLIONS of dollars...Read full comment
... I had a ton of fun Made good friends Set me up for a good job in programming (i knew all the fundmentals) The campus is nice (a bit hilly) R...Read full comment
... Also move off campus ...Read full comment
... Social life is very limited - The RPI version of the student union is very strong relative to other schools to make up for an isolated campu...Read full comment
... If you go here either find a great frat/sorority or live off campus at least 5 miles away where it is safer to walk outside ...Read full comment
... To get the most out of RPI, you need to actively get involved on campus ...Read full comment
... Campus is perfectly safe at 3am ...Read full comment
... The campus isn't too big to the point where you get lost but not too small as to where you are crawling on top of other students ...Read full comment
... Just walk around the campus and you'll realize that this is a place that sucks the life out of you ...Read full comment
... One downside with social life is that, outside of campus, there really isn't much to do ...Read full comment
... The campus is what I would deem "pretty nice ...Read full comment
... You go out and your can't even find your car under all the snow (I live off-campus) ...Read full comment
... Frats dominate on campus ...Read full comment
... 5 and still get a decent job, the campus itself is pretty, a few really cool down-to-earth kids, hockey games, some really friendly faculty, peopl...Read full comment
... Lastly, the city of Troy has nothing much in particular, however there are other attractions nearby to travel to such as boston/new york, plus i...Read full comment
... You will quickly realize that in many cases you will be smarter or at the worst equal grounds with anyone off the bat ...Read full comment
... RPI recruits well, it is easy to fall for the pretty campus and peppy tour guides who will tell you that "the ratio" is "no big deal ...Read full comment
... You'll be attending school on a campus where black hole jokes are hilarious and Stephen Hawking is a demigod ...Read full comment
... There are numerous clubs and fraternities on campus, and quite a few places to go in town for an admittedly-quiet night out with friends ...Read full comment
... *Campus is decent looking *Decent amount of events/activities Could be either ...Read full comment
... The campus is quite beautiful especially in the fall (I'm currently a few months into my first year) and it is maintened pretty well also ...Read full comment
... Oh, and that's the other thing about the social life on campus--Greek life is amazing ...Read full comment
... the campus is pretty but needs a little maintenance, which is currently underway ...Read full comment
... Also move off campus ...Read full comment
... I really love the school, it was in my top three choices and once I visited the campus I loved how it felt like a home and how much of a family it...Read full comment
... But just to fit the stereotype for a moment, I should add the common saying on campus for girls: the odds are good, but the goods are odd ...Read full comment
... Another student was stabbed in the chest in his car near the campus recently ...Read full comment
... Sure there are tons of clubs and such to do on campus, but that doesn't change the fact that most of the student body is dull and boring ...Read full comment
... The Campus is absolutely beautiful and even the surrounding areas if you take the time to look around and find them ...Read full comment
... This is my first year, and, still, I have found a tremendous amount to do on campus socially, educationally, and as a volunteer ...Read full comment
... The architecture building is physically at the center of campus but as an architecture student I remember the experience being more at the frin...Read full comment
... The Campus is absolutely beautiful and even the surrounding areas if you take the time to look around and find them ...Read full comment
... Campus looks ehh ...Read full comment
... RPI has a very active campus, especially if you join Greek Life ...Read full comment
... 5 and still get a decent job, the campus itself is pretty, a few really cool down-to-earth kids, hockey games, some really friendly faculty, peopl...Read full comment
... The only good social life you will have is if you join a club and or sorority and basically ignore everything else that does on, on-campus ...Read full comment
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