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Barton College
  • 4 Year
  • WILSON, NC

Barton College 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
81%
Undergrads in College Housing
46%
Average Housing Cost
$4,500 / year
Poll
40%
of students say overall dorm quality is great. 25 responses
Poll
55%
of students say the dorms' social atmosphere is great. 33 responses

Food

Campus Food
grade C+
Based on meal plan cost and student reviews on the food.
Meal Plan Available
Yes
Average Meal Plan Cost
$5,922 / year
Poll
What are the best food options on campus?
Based on 21 responses
  • Bully's
    48%
  • Cafeteria
    29%
  • Hines Hall Express
    10%
  • It depends on the day.
    10%
  • NONE
    5%
31%
of students highly rate the dining facilities. 29 responses

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Campus Quality

Campus
grade C
Based on quality of housing, food services, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Life
grade B 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 24 responses
  • I love everything about my school and have a lot of campus pride.
    13%
  • I like mostly everything about my school, but there are some things I wish were different.
    71%
  • The school community is okay-we're all just here for an education, nothing more.
    13%
  • I hate my school and have no school spirit.
    4%

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Safety

Safety
grade C+
Based on crimes on campus, local area crime rates, and student reviews.
Poll
72%
of students say they feel extremely safe and secure on campus. 25 responses
Poll
How does peer pressure affect students' use of drugs and alcohol?
Based on 18 responses
  • You can have a great social life without drugs or alcohol.
    78%
  • Most people partake in some form, but no one treats you differently if you don't.
    17%
  • You'll definitely feel a little awkward if you don't drink.
    6%
Poll
How visible are the campus police on campus?
Based on 20 responses
  • Extremely present and willing to assist students.
    30%
  • There if you need them but not overbearing.
    55%
  • Just there to bust up parties or give out parking tickets.
    5%
  • Not very visible.
    5%
  • We have campus police?
    5%

Sports

Poll
How popular are varsity sports on campus?
Based on 38 responses
  • Almost everything on campus revolves around them.
    5%
  • Varsity sports are a big part of campus life.
    66%
  • Varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life.
    26%
  • No one pays attention to varsity sports.
    3%
Men's Varsity Sports
All Track Combined, Baseball, Basketball, Golf, Lacrosse, Soccer, Swimming, Tennis, Volleyball
Women's Varsity Sports
All Track Combined, Basketball, Golf, Lacrosse, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Volleyball

Clubs & Activities

Clubs Offered
Campus Ministries, Drama/Theater, Literary Magazine, Radio Station, Student Government, Newspaper, Television Station
Music
Choral Groups, Musical Theater, Symphony Orchestra
Poll
What are your favorite campus events or traditions?
Based on 15 responses
  • Annual welcoming back events
    27%
  • Basketball games
    20%
  • Day of service is rewarding
    13%
  • Don't have any
    13%
  • Soccer games
    13%
  • Softball games
    7%
  • Theatre productions
    7%

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Party Scene

Party Scene
grade B
Based on access to bars and student reviews on the party scene.
Poll
What is the party scene like on campus?
Based on 22 responses
  • Tons of raging parties almost any night of the week.
    5%
  • Lots of options Wednesday-Saturday.
    32%
  • Some decent frat/house parties, weekends only.
    36%
  • Good parties are few and far between.
    9%
  • Parties? What parties?
    18%
Poll
What is the biggest party event of the year?
Based on 11 responses
  • Greek show/sing
    55%
  • Graffiti Party
    27%
  • Homecoming
    18%

Greek Life

Men in Fraternities
19%
Women in Sororities
15%
54%
of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join. 41 responses

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