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Castleton 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
Average Housing Costs
$9,696/ year
Poll
40%
of students say overall dorm quality is great.25 responses
Poll
65%
of students say the dorms' social atmosphere is great.43 responses

Food

Campus Food
C+
Based on meal plan cost and student reviews on the food.
Meal Plan Available
Yes
Average Meal Plan Cost
$3,922/ year
Poll
What are the best food options on campus?
Based on 46 responses
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  • Coffee Cottage
    35%
  • FIreside
    33%
  • I love fireside
    17%
  • Huden
    9%
  • Huden is okay
    4%
  • Pizza!
    2%
15%
of students highly rate the dining facilities.26 responses

Campus Quality

Campus
C
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 28 responses
  • I love everything about my school and have a lot of campus pride.
    39%
  • I like mostly everything about my school, but there are some things I wish were different.
    50%
  • The school community is okay-we're all just here for an education, nothing more.
    7%
  • I hate my school and have no school spirit.
    4%

Safety

Safety
C
Based on crimes on campus, local area crime rates, and student reviews.
Poll
90%
of students say they feel extremely safe and secure on campus.31 responses
Poll
How does peer pressure affect students' use of drugs and alcohol?
Based on 15 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.
    33%
  • You'll definitely feel a little awkward if you don't drink.
    13%
  • If you don't partake, you're left out.
    7%
Poll
How visible are the campus police on campus?
Based on 24 responses
  • Extremely present and willing to assist students.
    33%
  • There if you need them but not overbearing.
    29%
  • Just there to bust up parties or give out parking tickets.
    21%
  • Not very visible.
    8%
  • We have campus police?
    8%

Sports & Activities

Men's Varsity Sports
Golf, Tennis, Track and Field: X-Country, Basketball, Skiing, Soccer, Ice Hockey, Lacrosse, Baseball, Football
Women's Varsity Sports
Tennis, Volleyball, Skiing, Basketball, Track and Field: X-Country, Softball, Field Hockey, Lacrosse, Soccer, Ice Hockey
Poll
How popular are varsity sports on campus?
Based on 44 responses
  • Almost everything on campus revolves around them.
    5%
  • Varsity sports are a big part of campus life.
    73%
  • Varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life.
    20%
  • No one pays attention to varsity sports.
    2%
Poll
What are your favorite campus events or traditions?
Based on 21 responses
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  • Scorpion bowl is amazing
    43%
  • Programming by CAs
    14%
  • Any sports games
    10%
  • Flubbs on halloween
    10%
  • Spring Day
    10%
  • Thanksgiving in Huden
    10%
  • Football Sap Bucket Game
    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 23 responses
  • Tons of raging parties almost any night of the week.
    0%
  • Lots of options Wednesday-Saturday.
    22%
  • Some decent frat/house parties, weekends only.
    26%
  • Good parties are few and far between.
    35%
  • Parties? What parties?
    17%
Poll
What is the biggest party event of the year?
Based on 13 responses
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  • Halloween
    38%
  • Scorpion Bowl
    31%
  • Football season playoffs
    15%
  • hard as a rock
    8%
  • Lax Formal
    8%
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