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Pennsylvania State University

Breakdown of “Social Life” at Penn State/PSU

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By Gender
MalesB+
FemalesB+
By Major
AccountingB+
Aerospace EngineeringA+
Agriculture/HorticultureB
Animal StudiesA
ArchitectureB+
Athletics/TrainingD-
BiologyB+
Business - Management and AdministrationA-
Chemical EngineeringB+
ChemistryA-
Civil EngineeringB+
CommunicationsA-
Computer EngineeringB
Computer ScienceB
CriminalB
EconomicsB+
EducationA
Electrical EngineeringA
Engineering DepartmentA-
EnglishB
FinanceA+
Fine Arts - Painting/Sculpture/Photography/etcF
Geography and GeosciencesA
History/Histories (art history/etc.)A-
JournalismA+
KinesiologyA-
MathB
Mechanical EngineeringA
MeteorologyA
Music - PerformanceA+
Natural ResourcesA+
NursingB-
NutritionA
OtherB+
PhilosophyD+
PhysicsF
Political ScienceB
PreMed and MedicalB+
PsychologyB+
Public HealthA
School of InformationA
UndecidedC
Video/MediaA-

Against similar schools

Social Life compared with similar schools in class.

Pennsylvania State University
 B+
Average of All Schools
 C+
Average of schools in class
 B

Harvard University
 B-
Cornell University
 B
Princeton University
 B
Yale University
 A-
Brown University
 A-
Stanford University
 B
Columbia University in the City of New York
 B-
F
A+

Social Life

... I'd recommend Greek life for that scene especially, but be warned: I have a friend who was a recruit in a sorority who had to attend socials ever...Read full comment
... Social life is great if you enjoy drinking to blackout every night ...Read full comment
... Best branch to start:PSU Altoona because it's close to main campus and many of the profs teach at both schools plus you get all the benefits of m...Read full comment
... SOCIAL ============================================================ Drinking is big here, but only amongst the least creative students ...Read full comment
... if you didn't like pennstate, then you probably have serious social issues, because it is the best place to go to school ...Read full comment
... Socially, if you are not a hard-core drinker or serious partier be warned that you will take a beating for this ...Read full comment
... Social life is great if you enjoy drinking to blackout every night ...Read full comment
... The social life at Penn State is phenomenal ...Read full comment
... There is a vast array of resources and ways to get involved both academically and socially ...Read full comment
... Social life is great if you enjoy drinking to blackout every night ...Read full comment
... Gorgeous campus, beautiful setting, great social life, and powerful degree ...Read full comment
... Best athletic program, beautiful campus, best social life, best extra curricular activities made available ...Read full comment
... Greek life is a social life, but it's not necessary to do it ...Read full comment
... Social life is great if you enjoy drinking to blackout every night ...Read full comment
... Almost the entire social life is centered around partying and drinking ...Read full comment
... Social life itself all depends on who you hang out with, if the guys from your dorm floor knows places, you'll be partying almost every weekend ....Read full comment
... It's really easy not to get sucked up in the drinking social aspect here ...Read full comment
... ) Social life wise, if you are into huge parties with lots of alcohol, State is the place for you ...Read full comment
... I'm not a big partyer and I have had a pretty difficult time here socially because of that ...Read full comment
... About the social scene, most kids are from PA, either suburban Pittsburgh or Philadelphia ...Read full comment
... Although Penn State is in the middle of nowhere, the social life is off the hook ...Read full comment
... social life is amazing if you come from a small town and drank in high school a ton ...Read full comment
... If you do not have fun at this school, there is probably something wrong with your social skills ...Read full comment
... Social life is great if you enjoy drinking to blackout every night ...Read full comment
... The social life is probally the highlight for me here, so much to do and i'm not talking about just drinking, although there is much of that ...Read full comment
... SOCIAL LIFE - If you want to drink, and you want to go to a college that supports drinking, this is the one to go to ...Read full comment
... Socially, Penn State is like many schools - diverse on paper, segragated in reality ...Read full comment
... 7 may not be worth it because of sacrifices in time, energy, social activites ...Read full comment
... There are some amazing and terrific students here for sure, but that is not what you see on a Friday or Saturday night when you are trying to hav...Read full comment
... academics are good social life is amazing ...Read full comment
... The size of this university compared to the small town environment of State College creates a nice mixture of major events and social activities ....Read full comment
... The classes are hard but it is possible to manage a very vibrant social life and maintain good grades and be involved on campus ...Read full comment
... The social life at Penn State is amazing ...Read full comment
... The social scene is actually great ...Read full comment
... It's really easy not to get sucked up in the drinking social aspect here ...Read full comment
... There's also time for an active social life, and yes you can be an excellent student and have a good social life I did and so did lots of people...Read full comment
... Majority of students are middle class white who played high school sports and enjoy a social life ...Read full comment
... ______________________________________________________ As far as social life goes, there are lots of parties every weekend ...Read full comment
... Socially, the school revolved around greek life, especially for guys ...Read full comment
... The size provides a capable student with many academic and social opportunites ...Read full comment
... I can't imagine much of a better social life either ...Read full comment
... Since it is a commuter school, you just go to class and leave, and social life is kept to in-school friends only ...Read full comment
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