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Arkansas Tech University Campus Life

Housing

Dorms
A-
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
$7,098/ year
Poll
52%
of students say overall dorm quality is great.62 responses
Poll
65%
of students say the dorms' social atmosphere is great.103 responses

Food

Campus Food
A
Based on meal plan cost and student reviews on the food.
Meal Plan Available
Yes
Average Meal Plan Cost
$2,808/ year
Poll
What are the best food options on campus?
Based on 95 responses
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  • Baz-Tech
    49%
  • The Cafe!
    35%
  • Doc Bryant
    16%
61%
of students highly rate the dining facilities.64 responses

Campus Quality

Campus
B+
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 51 responses
  • I love everything about my school and have a lot of campus pride.
    45%
  • I like mostly everything about my school, but there are some things I wish were different.
    41%
  • The school community is okay-we're all just here for an education, nothing more.
    12%
  • I hate my school and have no school spirit.
    2%

Safety

Safety
B+
Based on crimes on campus, local area crime rates, and student reviews.
Poll
83%
of students say they feel extremely safe and secure on campus.65 responses
Poll
How does peer pressure affect students' use of drugs and alcohol?
Based on 42 responses
  • You can have a great social life without drugs or alcohol.
    69%
  • Most people partake in some form, but no one treats you differently if you don't.
    21%
  • You'll definitely feel a little awkward if you don't drink.
    2%
  • If you don't partake, you're left out.
    7%
Poll
How visible are the campus police on campus?
Based on 48 responses
  • Extremely present and willing to assist students.
    25%
  • There if you need them but not overbearing.
    58%
  • Just there to bust up parties or give out parking tickets.
    13%
  • Not very visible.
    2%
  • We have campus police?
    2%

Sports & Activities

Men's Varsity Sports
Golf, Basketball, Baseball, Football
Women's Varsity Sports
Tennis, Golf, Track and Field: X-Country, Basketball, Volleyball, Softball
Poll
How popular are varsity sports on campus?
Based on 102 responses
  • Almost everything on campus revolves around them.
    6%
  • Varsity sports are a big part of campus life.
    51%
  • Varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life.
    38%
  • No one pays attention to varsity sports.
    5%
Poll
What are your favorite campus events or traditions?
Based on 50 responses
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  • Tech's Got Talent
    26%
  • Summer send off!
    20%
  • Football games
    16%
  • Battle of the Halls!
    14%
  • Tech Idol
    12%
  • Bid day!
    6%
  • Bingo and also family day
    2%

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 59 responses
  • Tons of raging parties almost any night of the week.
    2%
  • Lots of options Wednesday-Saturday.
    5%
  • Some decent frat/house parties, weekends only.
    36%
  • Good parties are few and far between.
    24%
  • Parties? What parties?
    34%
Poll
What is the biggest party event of the year?
Based on 28 responses
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  • I don't attend parties
    43%
  • Dead Day Party
    21%
  • Halloween
    18%
  • The parties are usually not that big.
    18%
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