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The University of California - Berkeley

Breakdown of “Friendliness” at UC-Berkeley

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By Gender
MalesB
FemalesB
By Major
ArchitectureC+
Architecture & Urban Planning DepartmentA
Art & Design DepartmentA
BiologyB
Business - Management and AdministrationA-
Chemical EngineeringD+
ChemistryC+
Civil EngineeringA-
CommunicationsB
Computer EngineeringB
Computer ScienceB
CriminalB-
Cultures/CivilizationA+
EconomicsB-
EducationA+
Electrical EngineeringB
Engineering DepartmentA-
EnglishB+
Fine Arts - Painting/Sculpture/Photography/etcC-
GeneticsA+
Geography and GeosciencesA
History/Histories (art history/etc.)B
JournalismC
LinguisticsA
MathB-
Mechanical EngineeringB
Natural ResourcesA-
NursingA-
OtherB
PharmacyB
PhilosophyB-
PhysicsB+
Political ScienceB+
PreLaw and LegalC+
PsychologyB-
Religion/ReligiousB
Social WorkB
SociologyB-
UndecidedB+

Against similar schools

Friendliness compared with similar schools in class.

University of California - Berkeley
 B
Average of All Schools
 B
Average of schools in class
 B+

Stanford University
 B+
University of California - Los Angeles
 B
Harvard University
 B
University of Southern California
 B+
Yale University
 A-
Princeton University
 B
Cornell University
 B+
F
A+

Friendliness

... And then afterwards I found great off-campus housing by searching hard for great friendly homes ...Read full comment
... There are some cool, open-minded friendly people now and then, but very self-absorbed and status-seeking in my personal opinion ...Read full comment
... The staff is bureaucratic but friendly (by and large) and you have to manage this part of your academic career (stay on top of the fees, money, ...Read full comment
... Berkeley engineering, specifically, has friendly, understanding advisers, and in general you can find research positions, clubs, study groups, et...Read full comment
... I also found the advising staff of the college of chemistry were much more friendly and less overworked than their MCB counterparts ...Read full comment
... All my classes are taught by brilliant and friendly professors (the only teacher I wouldn't rave about is teaching a crossover class from Slavic ...Read full comment
... For the most part, other students have been extremely friendly and helpful with each other, and I'm hoping that that's the real truth about MCB ...Read full comment
... The administration and advising bureaucracy, unfriendly enough for the regular student, becomes cruel and intolerable ...Read full comment
... Campus can be very overwhelming, people in general are superfacially friendly, in my opinion it is very hard to make good friends at Cal, mainly...Read full comment
... Berkeley is a big place, and if you can handle that, the academics are excellent, the city is awesome, and the students are on the whoole friendly...Read full comment
... The administration and advising bureaucracy, unfriendly enough for the regular student, becomes cruel and intolerable ...Read full comment
... Since most students must apply to get into a major, very limited majors such as Business or Computer Science are filled with extremely competiti...Read full comment
... People are very accepting and friendly ...Read full comment
... Many others are unfriendly and thus a permanent friend like one in high school can be difficult to find ...Read full comment
... Berkeley has a range of students, friendly, arrogant, competitive, down to earth, easy going, snobby, approachable, etc ...Read full comment
... However, students are generally friendly ...Read full comment
... The people here for the most part were so unfriendly and close minded , it really affected me ...Read full comment
... Last semester I spent all day every day by myself, barely talking to anyone and being overwhelmed by how unfriendly people were in this city and ...Read full comment
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