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Indiana University-Purdue University - Indianapolis (IUPUI) 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
Undergrads in College Housing
12%
Average Housing Cost
Poll
38%
of students say overall dorm quality is great.157 responses
Poll
51%
of students say the dorms' social atmosphere is great.309 responses

Food

Campus Food
B
Based on meal plan cost and student reviews on the food.
Meal Plan Available
Yes
Average Meal Plan Cost
Poll
What are the best food options on campus?
Based on 372 responses
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  • The Campus Center
    32%
  • Walking to the plaza near campus. cheaper & better
    13%
  • All the restaurants over on Indiana Ave.
    12%
  • Inside University Tower
    10%
  • Einstein Brothers Bagels in the IT building
    8%
  • Everything
    7%
  • The salad bar is the best and is a good deal.
    4%
46%
of students highly rate the dining facilities.183 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 166 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.
    58%
  • The school community is okay-we're all just here for an education, nothing more.
    13%
  • I hate my school and have no school spirit.
    2%

Safety

Safety
B-
Based on crimes on campus, local area crime rates, and student reviews.
Poll
70%
of students say they feel extremely safe and secure on campus.208 responses
Poll
How does peer pressure affect students' use of drugs and alcohol?
Based on 138 responses
  • You can have a great social life without drugs or alcohol.
    59%
  • Most people partake in some form, but no one treats you differently if you don't.
    31%
  • You'll definitely feel a little awkward if you don't drink.
    9%
  • If you don't partake, you're left out.
    1%
Poll
How visible are the campus police on campus?
Based on 168 responses
  • Extremely present and willing to assist students.
    31%
  • There if you need them but not overbearing.
    55%
  • Just there to bust up parties or give out parking tickets.
    5%
  • Not very visible.
    10%

Sports

Poll
How popular are varsity sports on campus?
Based on 320 responses
  • Almost everything on campus revolves around them.
    1%
  • Varsity sports are a big part of campus life.
    18%
  • Varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life.
    64%
  • No one pays attention to varsity sports.
    17%
Men's Varsity Sports
All Track Combined, Basketball, Golf, Soccer, Swimming and Diving, Tennis
Women's Varsity Sports
All Track Combined, Basketball, Golf, Soccer, Softball, Swimming and Diving, Tennis, Volleyball

Clubs & Activities

Clubs Offered
Campus Ministries, Dance, Drama/Theater, International Student Organizations, Literary Magazine, Model UN, Student Government, Newspaper, Film Society
Music
Jazz Band, Music Ensembles, Pep Band
Poll
What are your favorite campus events or traditions?
Based on 191 responses
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  • The annual Regatta
    22%
  • Student Involvement Fair
    18%
  • Movie in the Courtyard
    15%
  • Dance Marathon
    12%
  • I never went to any campus events
    9%
  • Carnival in the Courtyard
    8%
  • Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service
    5%

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 183 responses
  • Tons of raging parties almost any night of the week.
    1%
  • Lots of options Wednesday-Saturday.
    13%
  • Some decent frat/house parties, weekends only.
    12%
  • Good parties are few and far between.
    28%
  • Parties? What parties?
    46%
Poll
What is the biggest party event of the year?
Based on 82 responses
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  • Regatta!
    35%
  • Jagapalooza
    23%
  • There is none
    22%
  • Jagathon!
    9%
  • Graduation
    2%
  • Homecoming
    2%
  • Satisfaction guaranteed by phi beta sigmas
    2%

Greek Life

Men in Fraternities
3%
Women in Sororities
5%
46%
of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join.265 responses
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