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Boston University

Breakdown of “Friendliness” at BU

By Gender
By Major
Aerospace EngineeringB-
Art & Design DepartmentA-
Business - Management and AdministrationB+
Computer EngineeringB
Computer ScienceB
Electrical EngineeringD+
Engineering DepartmentB-
Geography and GeosciencesA-
History/Histories (art history/etc.)B+
Language - French/Spanish/etc.A-
Mechanical EngineeringB+
Music - PerformanceB-
Neuroscience/Cognitive ScienceB-
Physical Therapy/Exercise ScienceA-
Political ScienceB
PreDent and DentistryA+
PreLaw and LegalB
PreMed and MedicalB-
Public HealthA-

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... The professors are friendly here but very unavailable unless you want to make an appointment ...Read full comment
... And, speaking frankly as a california kid, east coast people are generally unfriendly and mean ...Read full comment
... The girls especially are not friendly, all of my friends are boys ...Read full comment
... I am a very friendly, social person; I make friends everywhere I go, but there is something cold and impersonal about the entire vibe at BU ...Read full comment
... BU is a large friendly place with lots to teach you about life and the world ...Read full comment
... Every student has a choice of either getting drunk for four years and going to football games and frat parties, or meeting friendly, offbeat stud...Read full comment
... There is no campus, no school spirit, and an unfriendly student body ...Read full comment
... BU is a good time if you get lucky and make friends with your floormates/roomates but otherwise, you can look forward to lonely nights, apathetic...Read full comment
... It is a very sad and unfriendly place ...Read full comment
... The people are friendly and you can always chat up a random person ...Read full comment
... The professors are friendly, BUT they try to distant themselves from the students so they don't feel bad when they're handing out C's to most peo...Read full comment
... They do, however, come to be in the very heart of perhaps the most student-friendly city in the nation ...Read full comment
... People are friendly, but the bureaucracy is terrible ...Read full comment
... PEOPLE: Unfriendly, cold, rude, no one talks to each other in class or tries to get to know new people ...Read full comment
... In my experience, the BU atmosphere is extremely open-minded and friendly ...Read full comment
... The people here are not friendly ...Read full comment
... It is the saddest, most overrated school with very unfriendly self-absorbed students ...Read full comment
... The people here are a bit arrogant, but generally friendly (I am from the midwest, so we are a bit warmer) ...Read full comment
... It is important to meet people and become friendly with people who own a house or an apartment ...Read full comment
... The nightlife is 21+ friendly only and the T (train) shuts down early, which is unfortunate, but next year the T will run until 3am on the weeken...Read full comment
... Everyone interacts in a friendly way ...Read full comment
... But overall, the atmosphere is friendly and fun ...Read full comment
... Staff at SHA is extremely friendly, unlike any CAS ...Read full comment
... Students are only friendly on a micro level and difficult to make friends past sophomore year ...Read full comment
... However, most people at BU are friendly, nice, and down to earth ...Read full comment
... The main difference for an outgoing, friendly person like me is not having that big group of friends like I left at home ...Read full comment
... I'm in my junior year now, and don't get me wrong--the students seem to be very friendly, to each other ...Read full comment
... Socially, everyone here is so friendly, or at least approachable ...Read full comment
... People are unfriendly, unapproachable, cold and flat out rude ...Read full comment
... I keep emphasizing 16,000 because reviews on this site claim all the students are stuck-up and not friendly, which is absolutely not true because...Read full comment
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