- 4 Year
- COLUMBUS, OH
Capital University Campus Life
grade C minus
Based on housing cost, capacity, student reviews and additional factors.
On-Campus Housing Available
Freshmen Required to Live on Campus
Freshmen Live On-Campus
Undergrads in College Housing
Average Housing Cost
$5,544 / year
37%of students say overall dorm quality is great. 41 responses
62%of students say the dorms' social atmosphere is great. 86 responses
Based on meal plan cost and student reviews on the food.
Meal Plan Available
Average Meal Plan Cost
$5,720 / year
What are the best food options on campus?
Based on 80 responses
- One Main Cafe30%
- Main dining room20%
- Since the company changed the food is below par14%
- One Main Cafe has the most restaurant style food13%
- The Mez is the best place.9%
- None of the above5%
- One main and mez were decent. Mdr isn't too great.4%
46%of students highly rate the dining facilities. 46 responses
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Based on quality of housing, food services, student reviews, and additional factors.
grade B minus
Based on campus diversity, social scene, student reviews, and additional factors.
What is your overall opinion of your school and the campus community?
Based on 46 responses
- I love everything about my school and have a lot of campus pride.30%
- I like mostly everything about my school, but there are some things I wish were different.63%
- The school community is okay-we're all just here for an education, nothing more.2%
- I hate my school and have no school spirit.4%
Based on crimes on campus, local area crime rates, and student reviews.
87%of students say they feel extremely safe and secure on campus. 45 responses
How does peer pressure affect students' use of drugs and alcohol?
Based on 33 responses
- You can have a great social life without drugs or alcohol.45%
- Most people partake in some form, but no one treats you differently if you don't.42%
- You'll definitely feel a little awkward if you don't drink.6%
- If you don't partake, you're left out.6%
How visible are the campus police on campus?
Based on 38 responses
- Extremely present and willing to assist students.32%
- There if you need them but not overbearing.42%
- Just there to bust up parties or give out parking tickets.18%
- Not very visible.5%
- We have campus police?3%
How popular are varsity sports on campus?
Based on 79 responses
- Almost everything on campus revolves around them.1%
- Varsity sports are a big part of campus life.25%
- Varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life.62%
- No one pays attention to varsity sports.11%
Men's Varsity Sports
All Track Combined, Baseball, Basketball, Football, Golf, Soccer
Women's Varsity Sports
All Track Combined, Basketball, Golf, Soccer, Softball, Tennis, Volleyball
Clubs & Activities
Campus Ministries, Dance, Drama/Theater, International Student Organizations, Literary Magazine, Radio Station, Student Government, Newspaper, Film Society, Television Station
Choral Groups, Concert Band, Jazz Band, Music Ensembles, Musical Theater, Opera, Symphony Orchestra
What are your favorite campus events or traditions?
Based on 45 responses
- The fun events held by the school.24%
- Capital University Symposium18%
- Back to Cap Week16%
- Capital's Relay for Life16%
- Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Learning16%
- Mud Tug (Charity Event)11%
grade B minus
Based on access to bars and student reviews on the party scene.
What is the party scene like on campus?
Based on 60 responses
- Lots of options Wednesday-Saturday.12%
- Some decent frat/house parties, weekends only.40%
- Good parties are few and far between.20%
- Parties? What parties?28%
What is the biggest party event of the year?
Based on 31 responses
- Back to Cap week (back to school)39%
- Cap Crawl26%
- There is no such thing as huge parties here19%
- St. Patricks Day10%
- What events? never hear about any going on3%
Men in Fraternities
Women in Sororities
49%of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join. 68 responses