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The University of Florida

Breakdown of “Surrounding City” at UFlorida

By Gender
By Major
Aerospace EngineeringF
Animal StudiesD-
Architecture & Urban Planning DepartmentB+
Art & Design DepartmentB-
Automotive EngineeringA+
Business - Management and AdministrationB+
Chemical EngineeringB
Civil EngineeringC
Computer EngineeringC+
Computer ScienceC
Design Arts - Industrial Design/Graphic Design/etcB-
Electrical EngineeringA-
Engineering DepartmentA-
Geography and GeosciencesA-
History/Histories (art history/etc.)C+
Industrial Operations EngineeringA+
Interior DesignF
Language - French/Spanish/etc.B-
Mechanical EngineeringB
Physical Therapy/Exercise ScienceC
Political ScienceB-
PreLaw and LegalA-
PreMed and MedicalC
PreVet and VeterinaryA
Public HealthB

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Surrounding City

... City lacks culture, students are generally racially segregated into homogeneous groups ...Read full comment
... Imagine being plunked down in a giant back water city of 50,000 people with little cultural appeal, a never ending twilight zone of pure agony and...Read full comment
... The city of Gainesville isn't safe nor horrible, just kinda typical city crime ...Read full comment
... The city offered more entertainment and cultural options, and the student body seemed a little more "together ...Read full comment
... The city of Gainesville is a horrible place to live in ...Read full comment
... If I had to do it over again, I would choose a college in a real city or a smaller college near a real city ...Read full comment
... Its true that Gainesville may not be the most cultural city around but it isn't completely bare ...Read full comment
... an amazing school in an amazing city, not too small not too large, nice weather for the most part, lots of parties, and football is amazing here ....Read full comment
... It was always packed to capacity because of the inordinate amount of students enrolled and the lack of resources there to accommodate them ...Read full comment
... There are a lot of great reasons to choose UF: the sports teams are great, the city is fun, the weather is beautiful, the people are smart, co...Read full comment
... It is a city of its own with many different groups of people ...Read full comment
UF is such a big university it does have many varied resources. Like others have said, internships, volunteer services, research opportunities, clubs...Read full comment
... The surrounding city, Gainesville, Florida, is quite possibly the most soul-crushingly boring town in the country ...Read full comment
... The surrounding city, Gainesville, FL, is quite possibly the most soul-crushingly boring town Florida has to offer ...Read full comment
... And it's close to every city in Florda ...Read full comment
... The actual city of Gainesville is ...Read full comment
... UF was a great experience, but it was VERY different than the lifestyle I was used to in both good ways (it is great to live in a city where it se...Read full comment
... there are farms and lots of them, but the entire city of Gainesville is Gator crazy and really makes you feel like part of something bigger than ...Read full comment
Given that so much is based on your standing relative to the rest of the class in the grading system for many science classes, attending another, perh...Read full comment
... The surrounding city of Gainesville is a little slice of hell ...Read full comment
... However, the town is small and can get boring for those used to living in a big city ...Read full comment
... Parking here is aalso a huge hassle and the surrounding city is redneck and boring for people under 21 ...Read full comment
... If you don't drink, you're pretty screwed when it comes to the weekends, because Gainesville isn't the most conducive city for those of us who a...Read full comment
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