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Florida Atlantic University 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
Undergrads in College Housing
17%
Average Housing Costs
$12,006/ year
Poll
61%
of students say overall dorm quality is great.236 responses
Poll
55%
of students say the dorms' social atmosphere is great.454 responses

Food

Campus Food
B+
Based on meal plan cost and student reviews on the food.
Meal Plan Available
Yes
Average Meal Plan Cost
$3,648/ year
Poll
What are the best food options on campus?
Based on 847 responses
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  • Starbucks
    16%
  • Subway
    14%
  • Dunkin Doughnuts
    12%
  • Wendys
    12%
  • Einsteins
    10%
  • Cafeteria
    8%
  • Chicken Grill
    7%
57%
of students highly rate the dining facilities.242 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 248 responses
  • I love everything about my school and have a lot of campus pride.
    27%
  • I like mostly everything about my school, but there are some things I wish were different.
    51%
  • The school community is okay-we're all just here for an education, nothing more.
    19%
  • I hate my school and have no school spirit.
    4%

Safety

Safety
B
Based on crimes on campus, local area crime rates, and student reviews.
Poll
86%
of students say they feel extremely safe and secure on campus.279 responses
Poll
How does peer pressure affect students' use of drugs and alcohol?
Based on 195 responses
  • You can have a great social life without drugs or alcohol.
    51%
  • Most people partake in some form, but no one treats you differently if you don't.
    37%
  • You'll definitely feel a little awkward if you don't drink.
    9%
  • If you don't partake, you're left out.
    3%
Poll
How visible are the campus police on campus?
Based on 223 responses
  • Extremely present and willing to assist students.
    23%
  • There if you need them but not overbearing.
    55%
  • Just there to bust up parties or give out parking tickets.
    11%
  • Not very visible.
    9%
  • We have campus police?
    2%

Sports

Poll
How popular are varsity sports on campus?
Based on 415 responses
  • Almost everything on campus revolves around them.
    6%
  • Varsity sports are a big part of campus life.
    45%
  • Varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life.
    43%
  • No one pays attention to varsity sports.
    7%
Men's Varsity Sports
Golf, Tennis, Track and Field: X-Country, Basketball, Swimming and Diving, Soccer, Baseball, Football
Women's Varsity Sports
Tennis, Golf, Basketball, Volleyball, Beach Volleyball, Softball, Soccer, Swimming and Diving, All Track Combined

Clubs & Activities

Clubs Offered
Campus Ministries, Dance, Drama/Theater, International Student Organizations, Literary Magazine, Model UN, Radio Station, Student Government, Newspaper, Film Society, Television Station
Music
Choral Groups, Concert Band, Jazz Band, Marching Band, Music Ensembles, Musical Theater, Pep Band, Symphony Orchestra
Poll
What are your favorite campus events or traditions?
Based on 259 responses
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  • Homecoming Week
    19%
  • Football Games
    19%
  • Weeks of Welcome
    17%
  • Campus Rec events
    14%
  • Greek Week
    8%
  • 24 hour tailgate
    6%
  • Resfest
    4%

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 241 responses
  • Tons of raging parties almost any night of the week.
    3%
  • Lots of options Wednesday-Saturday.
    24%
  • Some decent frat/house parties, weekends only.
    22%
  • Good parties are few and far between.
    18%
  • Parties? What parties?
    34%
Poll
What is the biggest party event of the year?
Based on 81 responses
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  • Foam Party
    28%
  • Fraternity Parties.
    16%
  • Kappa parties
    12%
  • Fall Bonfire
    12%
  • 24 hour tailgate
    6%
  • Tauloween
    6%
  • Sigma Parties
    5%

Greek Life

Men in Fraternities
4%
Women in Sororities
6%
52%
of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join.341 responses
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