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Connecticut College 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
$13,615/ year
Poll
58%
of students say overall dorm quality is great.26 responses
Poll
69%
of students say the dorms' social atmosphere is great.35 responses

Food

Campus Food
B-
Based on meal plan cost and student reviews on the food.
Meal Plan Available
Yes
Average Meal Plan Cost
$5,755/ year
Poll
What are the best food options on campus?
Based on 48 responses
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  • Harris
    21%
  • Smith Dining Hall
    21%
  • Oasis
    19%
  • Freeman Dining Hall
    15%
  • Jane Addams Dining Hall
    13%
  • Coffee Grounds has amazing home baked goods!
    8%
  • Blue Camel Cafe
    4%
58%
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 26 responses
  • I love everything about my school and have a lot of campus pride.
    19%
  • I like mostly everything about my school, but there are some things I wish were different.
    65%
  • 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.
    12%

Safety

Safety
C+
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.31 responses
Poll
How does peer pressure affect students' use of drugs and alcohol?
Based on 24 responses
  • You can have a great social life without drugs or alcohol.
    13%
  • Most people partake in some form, but no one treats you differently if you don't.
    63%
  • You'll definitely feel a little awkward if you don't drink.
    21%
  • If you don't partake, you're left out.
    4%
Poll
How visible are the campus police on campus?
Based on 25 responses
  • Extremely present and willing to assist students.
    16%
  • There if you need them but not overbearing.
    36%
  • Just there to bust up parties or give out parking tickets.
    48%
  • Not very visible.
    0%
  • We have campus police?
    0%

Sports & Activities

Men's Varsity Sports
Rowing, Tennis, Squash, Track and Field: X-Country, Basketball, Water Polo, Track and Field: Indoor, Track and Field: Outdoor, Soccer, Swimming, Ice Hockey, Lacrosse
Women's Varsity Sports
Tennis, Basketball, Squash, Volleyball, Sailing, Water Polo, Field Hockey, Swimming, Ice Hockey, Rowing, Lacrosse, Soccer, Track and Field: X-Country, Track and Field: Indoor, Track and Field: Outdoor
Poll
How popular are varsity sports on campus?
Based on 39 responses
  • Almost everything on campus revolves around them.
    3%
  • Varsity sports are a big part of campus life.
    21%
  • Varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life.
    62%
  • No one pays attention to varsity sports.
    15%
Poll
What are your favorite campus events or traditions?
Based on 39 responses
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  • Festivus
    23%
  • Floralia
    23%
  • Harvestfest
    15%
  • Canopy dance
    13%
  • Eclipse Weekend
    13%
  • Camel Cabaret
    3%
  • WE Initiative Show
    3%

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 24 responses
  • Tons of raging parties almost any night of the week.
    0%
  • Lots of options Wednesday-Saturday.
    42%
  • Some decent frat/house parties, weekends only.
    29%
  • Good parties are few and far between.
    25%
  • Parties? What parties?
    4%
Poll
What is the biggest party event of the year?
Based on 14 responses
Report
  • Floralia
    100%
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