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The University of California - Berkeley

Breakdown of “Campus Aesthetics” at UC-Berkeley

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By Gender
MalesB+
FemalesA-
By Major
ArchitectureB-
Architecture & Urban Planning DepartmentA
Art & Design DepartmentA-
BiologyA-
Business - Management and AdministrationA-
Chemical EngineeringB
ChemistryB
Civil EngineeringA-
CommunicationsA-
Computer EngineeringA-
Computer ScienceB
CriminalB-
Cultures/CivilizationA+
EconomicsB
EducationA+
Electrical EngineeringB
Engineering DepartmentA-
EnglishA-
Fine Arts - Painting/Sculpture/Photography/etcB
GeneticsB+
Geography and GeosciencesB+
History/Histories (art history/etc.)A-
JournalismA+
LinguisticsA
MathB+
Mechanical EngineeringB+
Natural ResourcesA+
NursingA+
OtherA
PharmacyF
PhilosophyB-
PhysicsA
Political ScienceB+
PreLaw and LegalB+
PsychologyA-
Religion/ReligiousA+
Social WorkC+
SociologyA-
UndecidedA-

Against similar schools

Campus Aesthetics compared with similar schools in class.

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

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

Campus Aesthetics

... It's too bad not enough women (or men) have chimed in about the unattractiveness of men on campus ...Read full comment
... The campus is very diverse, the faculty are very distinguished ...Read full comment
... I love this school, the campus, the town, the faculty ...Read full comment
... Hmm- campus safety- there is nothing quite like the incessant harrassment from all the nutjobs the City Council allows to roam loose on the ...Read full comment
... The campus is very big ...Read full comment
... It's the most activist-oriented, politically charged campus I have been to yet ...Read full comment
... I am an alum BA Economics 1979 and MBA 1984 and this past year we visited many campuses to assess where my son might want to go ...Read full comment
... Most people tend to keep to themselves on campus, and coming in as a transfer it can be somewhat isolating ...Read full comment
... Sometimes I think the campus must have sucked up all the beauty ...Read full comment
... Compact campus is easy to navigate ...Read full comment
... The campus is also very beautiful ...Read full comment
... Much to my surprise, it has a beautiful campus ...Read full comment
... A typical day of school may include acapella groups singing in Sproul, an affirmative action protest, guys playing frisbee on Memorial Glade, an...Read full comment
... The ridiculous student behavior on campus regarding safe spaces ha become such a distraction ...Read full comment
... The campus looks nice, but how long will a aesthetically pleasing campus keep you satisfied with a school ...Read full comment
... Just imagine being able to see both the Golden Gate Bride and the Bay Bridge in one view while on campus ...Read full comment
... There is an abudance of things going on on and off campus ...Read full comment
... s an amazingly beautiful campus, too ...Read full comment
... Plus if its raining there are no good places to eat lunch on campus ...Read full comment
... The campus is beautiful, Strawberry Canyon, the hills above campus over looking the Bay and the San Francisco Skyline are amazing ...Read full comment
... The combination of talented and energetic students, a world class faculty, a beautiful campus, lots of school spirit (especially on football Sat...Read full comment
... The Linguisic department is a hidden campus gem ...Read full comment
... It's an amazingly beautiful campus, too ...Read full comment
... One time there was an error in my transcript, and i was sent all over the campus, from department to department, to correct an error that i didn'...Read full comment
... The campus is beautiful I’ll give it that… ...Read full comment
... From what he’s told me things have really changed around campus (Demographically that is) ...Read full comment
... I feel that in and around campus there are always places to explore and that it is rather easy to keep yourself from being bored ...Read full comment
... More than anything I learned in the classroom, my experiences of negotiating a large campus and living an adult life really prepared me for life ...Read full comment
... You will find that Engineering is quite different than other majors and things going on campus, I would say take it seriously and be very indepen...Read full comment
... Racism and discrimination are prevalant and blatant on the Berkeley campus; GSI will often turn blind eyes to students who are of the same race, ...Read full comment
... People would jostle you while walking around campus and not even say sorry, they would not even hold the door open for you even if you're walking...Read full comment
... Also, take time to enjoy your non-academic life on and off campus ...Read full comment
... bums take over the campus at night hitting random containers with sticks ...Read full comment
... This university is now (2016) openly encouraging it's students to call for parts of its campus to be segregated based on skin color ...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
... The advantages are the diverse student body and the amount of activities on campus ...Read full comment
... Academics are top notch, the professors are world-renowned, the campus is beautiful, and the students are incredibly bright ...Read full comment
... The race issue is a bit overstated, there's too many useless arguments regarding racial stuff on campus ...Read full comment
... The engineering and business students are the major big-shots on campus ...Read full comment
... Constant moratoriums prevent any party from being held, and the Campus is pretty dead on football days ...Read full comment
... Though I bash on Cal for not being challenging and not having the greatest campus or girls (as compared to UCSB and SBCC where I grew up), I stil...Read full comment
... I've grown to love the eccentricities of the city of Berkeley and the beauty of the campus, and very little can beat San Francisco in terms of t...Read full comment
... Plus, the campus life is lively, and there is a lot to do in the city ...Read full comment
... If you want quiet life, live north of campus ...Read full comment
... I can't tell you how many times people told me this campus is what you make of it, I roll my eyes thinking about it ...Read full comment
... And then afterwards I found great off-campus housing by searching hard for great friendly homes ...Read full comment
... Campus food sucks ...Read full comment
... There is so much you can do, its a lively campus, its got great research facilities, and its such an exciting place to be ...Read full comment
... Cal offers so many things--academic rigor, undergraduate research opportunities, wonderful school spirit, and students who come from a variety of ...Read full comment
... On one side of campus you have the hip if not nitty gritty street life of Telegraph Ave, imagine Haight Ashbury next to a college campus ...Read full comment
... What is also rare is the openness and maturity and diversity of viewpoints you will find on this campus ...Read full comment
... Most top firms across industries (including jobs in investment banking, consulting, technology) come to Berkeley to recruit on campus ...Read full comment
... But in fact, so many people don't matter on this campus ...Read full comment
... there are lots of amazing things happening on the campus all the time but you have to take the initiative ...Read full comment
... Live off campus, partake in the nightlife, spend a few weekends in the city ...Read full comment
... Don't hole yourself up, make sure to spend more time on campus than the few minutes it takes you to get to different classes ...Read full comment
... I visited the campus during the summer and the department had a very unhelpful (surly and rude) administrator ...Read full comment
... Bekeley is a town and campus full of judgemental self entitled Aholes that believe the world owes them ...Read full comment
... The Berkeley campus has a good share of "historically/socioeconomically/etc(BS) ...Read full comment
... I visited the campus during the summer and the department had a very unhelpful (surly and rude) administrator ...Read full comment
... Campus safety can be an issue ...Read full comment
... The Chinese Students Assn is the most powerful organization on campus ...Read full comment
... My first year I got involved in the campus radio station, KALX, which still plays music instead of talk radio, and I made a whole bunch of frien...Read full comment
... The campus is breathtakingly beautiful ...Read full comment
... I know a lot of people are critical of the issues Berkeley faces especially when it comes to budget issues- we don't have the kind of money here ...Read full comment
... The buildings are also ridiculously old and rat infested, especially if you want to live near campus ...Read full comment
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