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Case Western Reserve 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
Freshmen Live On-Campus
99%
Undergrads in College Housing
78%
Average Housing Costs
$14,298/ year
Poll
53%
of students say overall dorm quality is great.97 responses
Poll
56%
of students say the dorms' social atmosphere is great.149 responses

Food

Campus Food
B-
Based on meal plan cost and student reviews on the food.
Meal Plan Available
Yes
Average Meal Plan Cost
$6,018/ year
Poll
What are the best food options on campus?
Based on 244 responses
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  • Jolly Scholar
    14%
  • Chipotle, qdoba, little italy, or cook at home
    13%
  • The dining halls are honestly not that bad
    11%
  • Restaurants in the Tink
    10%
  • Denny's (only late night)
    9%
  • Mitchell's
    8%
  • Mitchell's is the best tasting, and that's it.
    8%
56%
of students highly rate the dining facilities.96 responses

Campus Quality

Campus
B-
Based on quality of housing, food services, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Life
A-
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 103 responses
  • I love everything about my school and have a lot of campus pride.
    24%
  • I like mostly everything about my school, but there are some things I wish were different.
    52%
  • The school community is okay-we're all just here for an education, nothing more.
    18%
  • I hate my school and have no school spirit.
    5%

Safety

Safety
B-
Based on crimes on campus, local area crime rates, and student reviews.
Poll
55%
of students say they feel extremely safe and secure on campus.102 responses
Poll
How does peer pressure affect students' use of drugs and alcohol?
Based on 76 responses
  • You can have a great social life without drugs or alcohol.
    47%
  • Most people partake in some form, but no one treats you differently if you don't.
    49%
  • You'll definitely feel a little awkward if you don't drink.
    3%
  • If you don't partake, you're left out.
    1%
Poll
How visible are the campus police on campus?
Based on 85 responses
  • Extremely present and willing to assist students.
    40%
  • There if you need them but not overbearing.
    53%
  • Just there to bust up parties or give out parking tickets.
    4%
  • Not very visible.
    2%
  • We have campus police?
    1%

Sports

Poll
How popular are varsity sports on campus?
Based on 147 responses
  • Almost everything on campus revolves around them.
    0%
  • Varsity sports are a big part of campus life.
    5%
  • Varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life.
    62%
  • No one pays attention to varsity sports.
    33%
Men's Varsity Sports
Tennis, Basketball, Wrestling, Track and Field: X-Country, Soccer, Swimming and Diving, Baseball, Track and Field: Indoor, Track and Field: Outdoor, Football
Women's Varsity Sports
Tennis, Basketball, Softball, Volleyball, Track and Field: X-Country, Soccer, Swimming and Diving, Track and Field: Indoor, Track and Field: Outdoor

Clubs & Activities

Clubs Offered
Campus Ministries, Dance, Drama/Theater, International Student Organizations, Literary Magazine, Model UN, Radio Station, Student Government, Newspaper, Film Society, Yearbook
Music
Choral Groups, Concert Band, Jazz Band, Marching Band, Music Ensembles, Musical Theater, Pep Band, Symphony Orchestra
Poll
What are your favorite campus events or traditions?
Based on 60 responses
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  • The Fall Concert
    25%
  • Humans vs. Zombies
    20%
  • The Hudson Relays
    8%
  • Leaving!
    5%
  • Snow ball dance
    5%
  • Sporting events
    5%
  • The April Fools Edition of the Observer
    5%

Party Scene

Party Scene
B
Based on access to bars and student reviews on the party scene.
Poll
What is the party scene like on campus?
Based on 91 responses
  • Tons of raging parties almost any night of the week.
    0%
  • Lots of options Wednesday-Saturday.
    10%
  • Some decent frat/house parties, weekends only.
    55%
  • Good parties are few and far between.
    27%
  • Parties? What parties?
    8%
Poll
What is the biggest party event of the year?
Based on 30 responses
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  • Springfest
    33%
  • It's all about the little ones
    27%
  • Halloween
    17%
  • Homecoming
    17%
  • 4/20
    3%
  • Cinco De Mayo
    3%

Greek Life

Men in Fraternities
31%
Women in Sororities
39%
55%
of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join.116 responses
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