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Earlham College Campus Life

Housing

Dorms
B-
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
100%
Undergrads in College Housing
92%
Average Housing Cost
$5,200/ year
Poll
36%
of students say overall dorm quality is great.14 responses
Poll
75%
of students say the dorms' social atmosphere is great.20 responses

Food

Campus Food
C+
Based on meal plan cost and student reviews on the food.
Meal Plan Available
Yes
Average Meal Plan Cost
$4,720/ year
Poll
What are the best food options on campus?
Based on 17 responses
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  • Meal Exchange is also fairly decent
    35%
  • "Red Hot Chef" (individually prepared dishes)
    24%
  • The cafeteria has a lot of options
    24%
  • The Vegetarian/Vegan options are great
    12%
  • They get very creative with creating dishes
    6%
50%
of students highly rate the dining facilities.16 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 12 responses
  • I love everything about my school and have a lot of campus pride.
    25%
  • I like mostly everything about my school, but there are some things I wish were different.
    33%
  • The school community is okay-we're all just here for an education, nothing more.
    25%
  • I hate my school and have no school spirit.
    17%

Safety

Safety
B
Based on crimes on campus, local area crime rates, and student reviews.
Poll
82%
of students say they feel extremely safe and secure on campus.17 responses
Poll
How does peer pressure affect students' use of drugs and alcohol?
Based on 11 responses
  • You can have a great social life without drugs or alcohol.
    36%
  • Most people partake in some form, but no one treats you differently if you don't.
    64%
Poll
How visible are the campus police on campus?
Based on 14 responses
  • There if you need them but not overbearing.
    57%
  • Just there to bust up parties or give out parking tickets.
    21%
  • Not very visible.
    21%

Sports

Poll
How popular are varsity sports on campus?
Based on 23 responses
  • Almost everything on campus revolves around them.
    4%
  • Varsity sports are a big part of campus life.
    13%
  • Varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life.
    61%
  • No one pays attention to varsity sports.
    22%
Men's Varsity Sports
Tennis, Track and Field: X-Country, Basketball, Track and Field: Indoor, Track and Field: Outdoor, Soccer, Baseball, Football
Women's Varsity Sports
Track and Field: X-Country, Track and Field: Indoor, Tennis, Volleyball, Track and Field: Outdoor, Field Hockey, Basketball, Soccer

Clubs & Activities

Clubs Offered
Campus Ministries, Dance, Drama/Theater, International Student Organizations, Literary Magazine, Model UN, Radio Station, Student Government, Newspaper
Music
Choral Groups, Jazz Band, Music Ensembles, Symphony Orchestra
Poll
What are your favorite campus events or traditions?
Based on 5 responses
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  • Beerster
    20%
  • Convocation
    20%
  • Dance and Acapella Events
    20%
  • Hash
    20%
  • Winter Candle Lighting
    20%

Party Scene

Party Scene
C+
Based on access to bars and student reviews on the party scene.
Poll
What is the party scene like on campus?
Based on 18 responses
  • Lots of options Wednesday-Saturday.
    17%
  • Some decent frat/house parties, weekends only.
    28%
  • Good parties are few and far between.
    39%
  • Parties? What parties?
    17%
Poll
What is the biggest party event of the year?
Based on 7 responses
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  • Freshmen kegger.
    43%
  • Homecoming
    29%
  • Grad Hash
    14%
  • Very few huge parties
    14%

Greek Life

Men in Fraternities
0%
Women in Sororities
0%
86%
of students say they don't have Greek life.14 responses
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