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Clarkson 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
98%
Undergrads in College Housing
82%
Average Housing Costs
$14,260/ year
Poll
37%
of students say overall dorm quality is great.27 responses
Poll
69%
of students say the dorms' social atmosphere is great.59 responses

Food

Campus Food
C-
Based on meal plan cost and student reviews on the food.
Meal Plan Available
Yes
Average Meal Plan Cost
$6,706/ year
Poll
What are the best food options on campus?
Based on 89 responses
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  • Subway
    25%
  • Servery
    20%
  • Mainstreet grill
    19%
  • Smokehouse
    16%
  • Java City
    10%
  • RoBro
    6%
  • Concrete Cafe
    4%
38%
of students highly rate the dining facilities.29 responses

Campus Quality

Campus
C
Based on quality of housing, food services, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Life
B+
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.
    36%
  • I like mostly everything about my school, but there are some things I wish were different.
    61%
  • The school community is okay-we're all just here for an education, nothing more.
    4%
  • I hate my school and have no school spirit.
    0%

Safety

Safety
B+
Based on crimes on campus, local area crime rates, and student reviews.
Poll
97%
of students say they feel extremely safe and secure on campus.36 responses
Poll
How does peer pressure affect students' use of drugs and alcohol?
Based on 27 responses
  • You can have a great social life without drugs or alcohol.
    26%
  • Most people partake in some form, but no one treats you differently if you don't.
    74%
  • You'll definitely feel a little awkward if you don't drink.
    0%
  • If you don't partake, you're left out.
    0%
Poll
How visible are the campus police on campus?
Based on 24 responses
  • Extremely present and willing to assist students.
    4%
  • There if you need them but not overbearing.
    79%
  • Just there to bust up parties or give out parking tickets.
    8%
  • Not very visible.
    8%
  • We have campus police?
    0%

Sports

Poll
How popular are varsity sports on campus?
Based on 56 responses
  • Almost everything on campus revolves around them.
    11%
  • Varsity sports are a big part of campus life.
    55%
  • Varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life.
    30%
  • No one pays attention to varsity sports.
    4%
Men's Varsity Sports
Skiing, Golf, Basketball, Swimming, Other Sports, Track and Field: X-Country, Ice Hockey, Baseball, Soccer, Lacrosse
Women's Varsity Sports
Skiing, Basketball, Swimming, Volleyball, Other Sports, Track and Field: X-Country, Softball, Ice Hockey, Lacrosse, Soccer

Clubs & Activities

Clubs Offered
Dance, Drama/Theater, International Student Organizations, Model UN, Radio Station, Student Government, Newspaper, Television Station, Yearbook
Music
Choral Groups, Jazz Band, Musical Theater, Pep Band, Symphony Orchestra
Poll
What are your favorite campus events or traditions?
Based on 21 responses
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  • Hockey Games
    52%
  • Anything that is outside.
    29%
  • Any sporting event
    10%
  • My club and video games
    10%

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 31 responses
  • Tons of raging parties almost any night of the week.
    0%
  • Lots of options Wednesday-Saturday.
    32%
  • Some decent frat/house parties, weekends only.
    52%
  • Good parties are few and far between.
    10%
  • Parties? What parties?
    6%
Poll
What is the biggest party event of the year?
Based on 13 responses
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  • Senior week
    38%
  • Spring Fest
    15%
  • Winterfest
    15%
  • Alumni Weekend
    8%
  • Carnivals
    8%
  • Halloween
    8%
  • Sausage Fest
    8%

Greek Life

Men in Fraternities
13%
Women in Sororities
14%
57%
of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join.42 responses
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