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The University of Illinois Urbana - Champaign

Political Science Scores
Students who would return
Would not - 7/8
Student Surveys
(in Political Science)
15
Males: 9, Females: 6
Average Yrs. Completed: 1.7
 

Education Quality Vs. Competing Schools

University of Illinois Urbana - Champaign
 B+
Average of All Schools
 B
Average of schools in class
 B+

Harvard University
 B+
University of California - Berkeley
 A-
Stanford University
 B+
Cornell University
 A-
University of Southern California
 B+
University of Wisconsin - Madison
 A-
Loyola University - Chicago
 B
F
A+

Student Expectations

Expected coursework difficulty:3.3 Medium
Actual difficulty:2.5 Low
Students found the coursework to be easier than expected.

Educational Quality vs. Student Intellect


English Speaking

Percent of teaching staff that does not speak satisfactory English10-20%

Student Personalities

Faculty Personalities

Political Science:

The coursework is fine, though being self-motivated will be a great asset. Life unrelated to class, however, is sometimes miserable. No amount of cool...
Going to U of I is overall an amazing experience. The average person is white, affiliated with the greek system, and born/raised in Illinois. The diff...
I’m assuming most who are reading these comments are high school seniors who are desperate to gain true and unbiased insight into the nature and di...
I'm a PoliSci major and am pretty disappointed with my PS classes. They are ridiculously easy and require very little thought. LAS classes here are ...
U of I was a very positive experience for me. Despite the fact that the U is more or less in the middle of a cornfield, the surrounding town has much...
It is a completely art starved community. and being involved in art is practically impossible.
UIUC is a fine place for any reasonably intelligent person who needs to get a bachelor's degree to get a real job. There is a palpable division of the...
Anyone who uses excuses such as "There is good much drinking and partying", "Everyone is from Chicago and/or the suburbs", and "Champaign-Urbana is bo...
I think the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is a wonderful place to learn and grow. It is a very large campus, so there is something for ev...
"Hi, Im in a frat. If your not like me, your a loser. You know why, becuase 70% of the student body is just like me. If you care about other people...
I just wanted to comment as to what there is to do in town. If you are actually interested in trying things and having fun and not just interested in...
This school's mentality is work work work during the week and then get really messed up on weekends, via alcohol and drugs. Don't go too crazy on the...
Although I was accepted at "better" schools, I could not be happier with my choice to attend U of I. As a poli sci major, I've dealt with some TAs wh...
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