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The University of Wisconsin - Madison

Breakdown of “Social Life” at WISC-Madison

By Gender
By Major
Animal StudiesA-
Art & Design DepartmentC-
Business - Management and AdministrationB+
Chemical EngineeringA+
Civil EngineeringA+
Computer EngineeringB-
Computer ScienceA+
Electrical EngineeringA-
Engineering DepartmentB+
Geography and GeosciencesA+
History/Histories (art history/etc.)B+
Language - French/Spanish/etc.A
Mechanical EngineeringA
Music - Composition/TheoryA-
Natural ResourcesD
Neuroscience/Cognitive ScienceA+
Nuclear EngineeringC
Political ScienceA-
PreDent and DentistryA+
PreMed and MedicalB-
Social WorkA+

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University of Wisconsin - Madison
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Social Life

... Socially it was always easy to find plans whether it be through greek life, a house party, or even just around the city of Madison itself ...Read full comment
... The social scene is the best for College towns that I have been to ...Read full comment
... This campus and school has SO MUCH to offer, whether it be academically, socially, politically, or otherwise ...Read full comment
... Also, the social life is unparalled and the academic coursework is stimulating and difficult ...Read full comment
... I will say academic programs like Education and Social work, as well as other low intellect majors are EASY to get above 3 ...Read full comment
... Joining a lab group in social psychology was the BEST choice I made while in school ...Read full comment
... Socially, I never really met any non-drinkers, so I cannot really comment on the non-drinking aspects of Madison ...Read full comment
... It has a great social life and academically, the professors keep you on your toes ...Read full comment
... I would recommend this school to anyone from in state or out of state who wants to work hard, but meet many different types of amazing, creative...Read full comment
... The social scene was nice, the campus was amazing and the econ department motivated me and I am happy to have landed a job at Goldman Sachs recen...Read full comment
... The social life was off the charts ...Read full comment
... Socially there is a lot to do, mostly drinking related ...Read full comment
... People who are more social and also more party oriented would probably prefer the Southeast dorms, such as Witte and Sellery, while those who are...Read full comment
... Joining student organizations and choosing a social dorm is really helpful ...Read full comment
... There are plenty of opportunities to get involved socially on campus, which is a plus, however making sure you involve yourself early is critical...Read full comment
... SOCIAL LIFE: lots of partying ...Read full comment
... University of Wisconsin itself is just perfectly blended institution for great academic programs, wonderful social life, extremely well qualifie...Read full comment
... I transferred here from a very small, uptight private university, and UW-Madison is by far the better experience, both socially and academically, ...Read full comment
... The social life is AWESOME ...Read full comment
... UW-Madison is an extremely nice facility that provides the freedom to explore numerous areas of interest, whether academic, extra-curricular o...Read full comment
... Social life is never boring ...Read full comment
... If you want to go into counselling, take a look at the Social Work department ...Read full comment
... On the flipside, I heard that it's easy for humanities and social science students ...Read full comment
... Socially, however, the UW is a "party school" in a small Midwestern city extremely lacking in diversity (this probably won't bother you at all i...Read full comment
... As for the social life- honestly students are ambitious and very full of themselves off state street (main street) area ...Read full comment
... The social life is great ...Read full comment
... Now, for the social aspect ...Read full comment
... I personally do not like winter like weather, but social scene here looks really nice and I would miss this university when I graduate ...Read full comment
... UW-Madison is one of the most well-rounded schools in terms of academics, sports, and social scene ...Read full comment
... Parties and social life are incredible, academics are tough and rigorous ...Read full comment
... Loved it academically, hated it socially (if you don't like bar-hopping or attending frat parties, there's very little to do) ...Read full comment
... I would strongly recommend UW to any student who considers themselves social, independent and hardworking ...Read full comment
... Socially, I've noticed that people can be somewhat cliquish (almost to the point that it still feels like HS) ...Read full comment
... Socially, however, the UW is a "party school" in a small Midwestern city very lacking in diversity (this probably won't bother you at all if you...Read full comment
... I would recommend this University to anyone who cares deeply about developing academically and socially ...Read full comment
... Also, the social life is unparalled and the academic coursework is stimulating and difficult ...Read full comment
... Asians have low social status here unlike other top colleges like UVA, Vanderbilt, Washu, Northwestern, etc ...Read full comment
... The university on the whole is very good, I would recommend attending the UW if you are interested in a solid social network in addition to a *ver...Read full comment
... They tend to be pretty liberal (some are kinda socialist/quasi-communist IMHO) ...Read full comment
... My four years at Madison were the best years of my life in every aspect, socially, culturally, intellectually and physically ...Read full comment
... UW Madison students have a social life centered around beer and drugs and not much else ...Read full comment
... I love UW and I really enjoyed my four years there, however, I had a weakness when it came to spending time socially rather than academically ...Read full comment
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