Local Atmosphere

Location
Chicago, IL
Undergrads
5,464
Tuition (in-state)
$14,689 ($8,089)
Admission Difficulty
Average
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5 College Freshman

Local Atmosphere: they show us what are we going to do after getting the degree and help us choosing major

4 College Sophomore

Local Atmosphere: There are plenty of places to go here and a wide variety of attractions nearby

3 College Junior

Local Atmosphere: It's a great school for people who live in Chicago, want a personal and friendly relationship with their professors and advisors, and want an affordable education. Social life isn't great because of this, but people here are serious about their education.

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4 College Sophomore

Local Atmosphere: There are many places to visit and adventures to participate in.

3 College Freshman

Local Atmosphere: There are a many convenient stores available.

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Student Polls

Rate the local atmosphere on the following topics    Based on 44 responses

Very poor
Excellent
  • Cost of living
  • Dining
  • Friendliness of locals toward students
  • Museums/cultural attractions
  • Nightlife
  • Parking
  • Parks and recreation
  • Professional sports
  • Safety
  • Scenery
  • Shopping
  • Transportation

What is the local atmosphere like at your school?    Based on 45 responses

  • 4% Painfully remote.
  • 27% In or near a big city, but there's not much to do off campus.
  • 0% Small town with plenty of charm.
  • 4% Vibrant college town. There's no big city, but there are plenty of things to do off campus.
  • 64% City living at its finest. There's always something fun and interesting going on.

What is the proximity to other universities? Is there much interaction?    Based on 44 responses

  • 7% There aren't any nearby schools.
  • 43% There are nearby schools, but students do NOT interact much.
  • 50% There are nearby schools that students often interact with.

Can you see yourself living here after graduation?    Based on 44 responses

  • 20% No way.
  • 20% Maybe, if I could find a good job.
  • 59% Totally.

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