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Augustana College - Illinois
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  • 4 Year
  • ROCK ISLAND, IL

Augustana College - Illinois Campus Life

Housing

Dorms
grade B minus
Based on housing cost, capacity, student reviews and additional factors.
On-Campus Housing Available
Yes
Freshmen Required to Live on Campus
No
Freshmen Live On-Campus
91%
Undergrads in College Housing
71%
Average Housing Cost
$5,820 / year
Poll
50%
of students say overall dorm quality is great. 208 responses
Poll
75%
of students say the dorms' social atmosphere is great. 69 responses

Food

Campus Food
grade A minus
Based on meal plan cost and student reviews on the food.
Meal Plan Available
Yes
Average Meal Plan Cost
$6,010 / year
Poll
What are the best food options on campus?
Based on 108 responses
  • Pasta bar
    26%
  • Healthy options - salad bar, vegetarian area
    24%
  • Deli Station
    14%
  • Gerber Center, Brew
    13%
  • Desserts
    10%
  • College Center
    8%
  • Chinese Bar
    4%
65%
of students highly rate the dining facilities. 60 responses

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Campus Quality

Campus
grade B+
Based on quality of housing, food services, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Life
grade A minus
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 36 responses
  • I love everything about my school and have a lot of campus pride.
    33%
  • I like mostly everything about my school, but there are some things I wish were different.
    56%
  • The school community is okay-we're all just here for an education, nothing more.
    3%
  • I hate my school and have no school spirit.
    8%

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Safety

Safety
grade C
Based on crimes on campus, local area crime rates, and student reviews.
Poll
82%
of students say they feel extremely safe and secure on campus. 50 responses
Poll
How does peer pressure affect students' use of drugs and alcohol?
Based on 31 responses
  • You can have a great social life without drugs or alcohol.
    35%
  • Most people partake in some form, but no one treats you differently if you don't.
    48%
  • You'll definitely feel a little awkward if you don't drink.
    16%
Poll
How visible are the campus police on campus?
Based on 36 responses
  • Extremely present and willing to assist students.
    11%
  • There if you need them but not overbearing.
    61%
  • Just there to bust up parties or give out parking tickets.
    19%
  • Not very visible.
    3%
  • We have campus police?
    6%

Sports

Poll
How popular are varsity sports on campus?
Based on 87 responses
  • Varsity sports are a big part of campus life.
    46%
  • Varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life.
    51%
  • No one pays attention to varsity sports.
    3%
Men's Varsity Sports
All Track Combined, Baseball, Basketball, Football, Golf, Lacrosse, Soccer, Swimming and Diving, Tennis, Volleyball, Wrestling
Women's Varsity Sports
All Track Combined, Basketball, Bowling, Golf, Lacrosse, Soccer, Softball, Swimming and Diving, Tennis, Volleyball

Clubs & Activities

Clubs Offered
Campus Ministries, Dance, Drama/Theater, International Student Organizations, Literary Magazine, Model UN, Radio Station, Student Government, Newspaper
Music
Choral Groups, Concert Band, Jazz Band, Music Ensembles, Musical Theater, Opera, Pep Band, Symphony Orchestra
Poll
What are your favorite campus events or traditions?
Based on 54 responses
  • To go in the Slough within my 4 years at Augustana
    20%
  • To kiss someone underneath the belltower
    19%
  • Family Weekend
    15%
  • Midnight Breakfast
    15%
  • Homecoming
    13%
  • Vagina Monologues
    7%
  • Basketball games
    6%

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Party Scene

Party Scene
grade A minus
Based on access to bars and student reviews on the party scene.
Poll
What is the party scene like on campus?
Based on 57 responses
  • Tons of raging parties almost any night of the week.
    5%
  • Lots of options Wednesday-Saturday.
    47%
  • Some decent frat/house parties, weekends only.
    37%
  • Good parties are few and far between.
    5%
  • Parties? What parties?
    5%
Poll
What is the biggest social event of the year?
Based on 36 responses
  • ChristmasExtrav
    53%
  • Buckethead
    22%
  • Sloughfest
    14%
  • Halloween
    6%
  • Homecoming
    6%

Greek Life

Men in Fraternities
26%
Women in Sororities
39%
52%
of students say that Greek life is pretty big. 77 responses

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