StudentsReview ™ :: Philadelphia University
  
-or-
Search for Schools by Region
 

or within distance of city

Similar Schools
Hofstra University -- Hempstead, NY
New York University -- New York, NY
Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania -- Bloomsburg, PA


  Who's got da Best?

Perceptual Rankings:
You Make 'Em.
We Post 'Em.
You Vote 'Em Up.
You Vote 'Em Down.
Aww yeah.


Philadelphia University

Major: Design Arts - Industrial Design/Graphic Design/etc (This Major's Salary over time)
Gender: FemaleThis person cares more about Campus Aesthetics/Beauty than the average student.
Intelligence:
Quite Bright
ACT:
SAT:
Lowest Rating
Academic Success F
Describes the student body mostly as:
Friendly

Describes the faculty mostly as:
Friendly

Highest Rating
Creativity/Innovation A
How this student rated the school:
Educational QualityB- Faculty AccessibilityA-
Useful SchoolworkB- Excess CompetitionD+
Academic SuccessF Creativity/InnovationA
Individual ValueD University Resource UseB+
Campus Aesthetics/BeautyF FriendlinessC+
Campus MaintenanceA- Social LifeD+
Surrounding CityF Extra CurricularsB-
SafetyC-
 
The first thing I can say about this school is that it always made me angry. It had potential but could never seem to live up to a true college experience. I started as a Graphic Design major and I hated it. First of all the freshman year foundations classes (basically the same for all of the design majors) are a joke. I repeat, A JOKE. I could have easily gone on the internet and learned all of those things in a fraction of the time. It was a waste of my life, I painted shapes and was told my craftsmanship was slightly poor. I did not pay money to paint! Once the actual classes got started, I learned that both my professors and fellow students were full of themselves. Everyone thinks they're amazing and try to bring you down. Its competitive in a destructive way. I considered dropping out. When I switched to Digital Design, things got much better and I was happy I didn't give up. My professors were actually competent, and completely willing to teach and help. If I could say any of my money at this school was worth spending, it was in the last half of my college experience as a Digital Design major. So why was I angry? Aside from only getting 2 good years of education (and a nice scholarship), the school itself made me feel awful in every way: -The administration offices were the bane of my existence. I hated every one in charge at this school and with the exception of a few good professors, I felt like I was just a number. -Aside from Architecture, Fashion, and Business majors, you are not a priority. -Just far enough from the city that it is a hassle to go there more than once a week. Let's be honest, it's in the suburbs. More action/parties at a high school -I also grew to loathe the city of Philadelphia -Security is sometimes a joke. The area isn't so bad but still. Lastly, why care about how pretty the campus is? Worry about the quality of your education. When I left it seemed they were making big changes so hopefully (depending on the major) you get something worthwhile.
 
More Comments on Philadelphia University
 
Ask a Question or add a response!


Ranking Similar Schools by Safety

 

Want to Learn More?
Get free info from: Drexel University
Powered by CampusExplorer.com
 

About Us | Advertise! | Press
Send Comments/Suggestions to: sradmin@studentsreview.com.

Copyright © 2000-2014. StudentsReview, All Rights Reserved.

Disclaimer: StudentsReview makes no claims, promises, or guarantees about the accuracy, completeness, or adequacy of the contents of this site, and expressly disclaims liability for errors and omissions in the contents of this site. Furthermore, StudentsReview is not affiliated with any University or Institution.

All Universities in PA, College Search, College Rankings