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Eastern Mennonite University Campus Life

Housing

Dorms
A-
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
89%
Undergrads in College Housing
59%
Average Housing Cost
$6,280/ year
Poll
70%
of students say overall dorm quality is great.20 responses
Poll
81%
of students say the dorms' social atmosphere is great.32 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 33 responses
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  • Den
    33%
  • Common Grounds
    30%
  • Common Grounds is great for late night coffee!
    15%
  • The Caf
    9%
  • If you are not picky like me, The Caf
    6%
  • The Den suite the students desire for food
    6%
62%
of students highly rate the dining facilities.21 responses

Campus Quality

Campus
B
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 16 responses
  • I love everything about my school and have a lot of campus pride.
    38%
  • 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.
    13%

Safety

Safety
B+
Based on crimes on campus, local area crime rates, and student reviews.
Poll
91%
of students say they feel extremely safe and secure on campus.23 responses
Poll
How does peer pressure affect students' use of drugs and alcohol?
Based on 13 responses
  • You can have a great social life without drugs or alcohol.
    92%
  • You'll definitely feel a little awkward if you don't drink.
    8%
Poll
How visible are the campus police on campus?
Based on 19 responses
  • Extremely present and willing to assist students.
    37%
  • There if you need them but not overbearing.
    53%
  • Not very visible.
    5%
  • We have campus police?
    5%

Sports

Poll
How popular are varsity sports on campus?
Based on 31 responses
  • Almost everything on campus revolves around them.
    10%
  • Varsity sports are a big part of campus life.
    58%
  • Varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life.
    32%
Men's Varsity Sports
Golf, Track and Field: X-Country, Volleyball, Basketball, Soccer, Track and Field: Indoor, Track and Field: Outdoor, Baseball
Women's Varsity Sports
Golf, Track and Field: X-Country, Field Hockey, Basketball, Volleyball, Track and Field: Indoor, Track and Field: Outdoor, Soccer, Softball

Clubs & Activities

Clubs Offered
Campus Ministries, Dance, Drama/Theater, International Student Organizations, Literary Magazine, Student Government, Newspaper, Film Society, Yearbook
Music
Choral Groups, Jazz Band, Music Ensembles, Musical Theater, Symphony Orchestra
Poll
What are your favorite campus events or traditions?
Based on 5 responses
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  • Movies
    40%
  • Sporting events
    40%
  • Ski/snowboard day at Massanutten
    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 22 responses
  • Some decent frat/house parties, weekends only.
    18%
  • Good parties are few and far between.
    23%
  • Parties? What parties?
    59%
Poll
What is the biggest party event of the year?
Based on 9 responses
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  • Halloween parties
    33%
  • After a big win, the athlete will hold one
    22%
  • What parties?
    22%
  • Depends on who is throwing the parties per year.
    11%
  • Jmu Homecoming
    11%

Greek Life

Men in Fraternities
0%
Women in Sororities
0%
96%
of students say they don't have Greek life.23 responses
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