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Arcadia University Campus Life

Housing

Dorms
C-
Based on housing cost, capacity, student reviews and additional factors.
On-Campus Housing Available
Yes
Freshmen Required to Live on Campus
No
Average Housing Costs
$13,500/ year
Poll
32%
of students say overall dorm quality is great.78 responses
Poll
58%
of students say the dorms' social atmosphere is great.139 responses

Food

Campus Food
D+
Based on meal plan cost and student reviews on the food.
Meal Plan Available
Yes
Average Meal Plan Cost
$4,500/ year
Poll
What are the best food options on campus?
Based on 81 responses
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  • The chat, although it's not very good either way.
    42%
  • THE CHAT
    19%
  • The dining hall
    15%
  • Both the chat and dining hall are decent
    11%
  • There are only two options, they both suck
    11%
  • As long as you're creative, the dining hall.
    2%
19%
of students highly rate the dining facilities.81 responses

Campus Quality

Campus
C-
Based on quality of housing, food services, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Life
C-
Based on campus diversity, social scene, student reviews, and additional factors.
Poll
What is your overall opinion of your school and the campus community?
Based on 65 responses
  • I love everything about my school and have a lot of campus pride.
    12%
  • I like mostly everything about my school, but there are some things I wish were different.
    65%
  • The school community is okay-we're all just here for an education, nothing more.
    15%
  • I hate my school and have no school spirit.
    8%

Safety

Safety
B-
Based on crimes on campus, local area crime rates, and student reviews.
Poll
97%
of students say they feel extremely safe and secure on campus.70 responses
Poll
How does peer pressure affect students' use of drugs and alcohol?
Based on 49 responses
  • You can have a great social life without drugs or alcohol.
    51%
  • Most people partake in some form, but no one treats you differently if you don't.
    41%
  • You'll definitely feel a little awkward if you don't drink.
    4%
  • If you don't partake, you're left out.
    4%
Poll
How visible are the campus police on campus?
Based on 62 responses
  • Extremely present and willing to assist students.
    13%
  • There if you need them but not overbearing.
    63%
  • Just there to bust up parties or give out parking tickets.
    11%
  • Not very visible.
    6%
  • We have campus police?
    6%

Sports & Activities

Men's Varsity Sports
Track and Field: X-Country, Golf, Tennis, Swimming, Basketball, Soccer, Baseball, Lacrosse
Women's Varsity Sports
Golf, Tennis, Basketball, Track and Field: X-Country, Volleyball, Lacrosse, Softball, Swimming, Soccer, Field Hockey
Poll
How popular are varsity sports on campus?
Based on 107 responses
  • Almost everything on campus revolves around them.
    3%
  • Varsity sports are a big part of campus life.
    15%
  • Varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life.
    68%
  • No one pays attention to varsity sports.
    14%
Poll
What are your favorite campus events or traditions?
Based on 80 responses
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  • Anything with free food
    19%
  • Spring Fling
    16%
  • Mr. Beaver Competition
    15%
  • Woodstock
    14%
  • Midnight Bingo
    10%
  • Scarlet and Grey Day
    10%
  • Cotillion
    6%

Party Scene

Party Scene
C
Based on access to bars and student reviews on the party scene.
Poll
What is the party scene like on campus?
Based on 81 responses
  • Tons of raging parties almost any night of the week.
    0%
  • Lots of options Wednesday-Saturday.
    9%
  • Some decent frat/house parties, weekends only.
    12%
  • Good parties are few and far between.
    33%
  • Parties? What parties?
    46%
Poll
What is the biggest party event of the year?
Based on 46 responses
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  • Spring Fling
    52%
  • Nothing.
    24%
  • We have a lot that I cannot decide the "biggest"
    13%
  • Athletic teams' parties
    7%
  • Knight madness
    4%
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