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Claflin 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
$8,932/ year
Poll
35%
of students say overall dorm quality is great.66 responses
Poll
51%
of students say the dorms' social atmosphere is great.119 responses

Food

Campus Food
C+
Based on meal plan cost and student reviews on the food.
Meal Plan Available
Yes
Average Meal Plan Cost
$5,134/ year
Poll
What are the best food options on campus?
Based on 121 responses
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  • Pizza Hut
    52%
  • Jazzman
    21%
  • The Cafe
    20%
  • None at all
    6%
  • Einsteins
    1%
40%
of students highly rate the dining facilities.68 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 66 responses
  • I love everything about my school and have a lot of campus pride.
    20%
  • I like mostly everything about my school, but there are some things I wish were different.
    64%
  • The school community is okay-we're all just here for an education, nothing more.
    11%
  • I hate my school and have no school spirit.
    6%

Safety

Safety
B-
Based on crimes on campus, local area crime rates, and student reviews.
Poll
73%
of students say they feel extremely safe and secure on campus.82 responses
Poll
How does peer pressure affect students' use of drugs and alcohol?
Based on 53 responses
  • You can have a great social life without drugs or alcohol.
    43%
  • 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.
    6%
  • If you don't partake, you're left out.
    2%
Poll
How visible are the campus police on campus?
Based on 65 responses
  • Extremely present and willing to assist students.
    25%
  • There if you need them but not overbearing.
    46%
  • Just there to bust up parties or give out parking tickets.
    17%
  • Not very visible.
    9%
  • We have campus police?
    3%

Sports & Activities

Men's Varsity Sports
Track and Field: X-Country, Basketball, Track and Field: Indoor, Track and Field: Outdoor, Baseball
Women's Varsity Sports
Track and Field: X-Country, Basketball, Volleyball, Track and Field: Indoor, Track and Field: Outdoor, Softball
Poll
How popular are varsity sports on campus?
Based on 112 responses
  • Almost everything on campus revolves around them.
    4%
  • Varsity sports are a big part of campus life.
    38%
  • Varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life.
    55%
  • No one pays attention to varsity sports.
    3%
Poll
What are your favorite campus events or traditions?
Based on 83 responses
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  • Homecoming events
    35%
  • Freshman Orientation
    13%
  • Basketball games
    12%
  • Meltdowns
    12%
  • The Freshman College
    11%
  • Any event Ms. Johnson don't shutdown
    8%
  • Parting Ceremony
    8%

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 75 responses
  • Tons of raging parties almost any night of the week.
    7%
  • Lots of options Wednesday-Saturday.
    21%
  • Some decent frat/house parties, weekends only.
    29%
  • Good parties are few and far between.
    24%
  • Parties? What parties?
    19%
Poll
What is the biggest party event of the year?
Based on 33 responses
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  • The Oil Spill
    82%
  • Kappa Kastle
    12%
  • The Blackout
    6%
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