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Oglethorpe University 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
82%
Undergrads in College Housing
Average Housing Costs
$12,710/ year
Poll
51%
of students say overall dorm quality is great.37 responses
Poll
62%
of students say the dorms' social atmosphere is great.52 responses

Food

Campus Food
C-
Based on meal plan cost and student reviews on the food.
Meal Plan Available
Yes
Average Meal Plan Cost
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What are the best food options on campus?
Based on 33 responses
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  • Starbucks
    42%
  • The cafeteria
    24%
  • The only option is the TLCC cafeteria and Starbs
    12%
  • Dessert Bar
    6%
  • None
    6%
  • Pasta
    6%
  • Fresh Fruit
    3%
50%
of students highly rate the dining facilities.38 responses

Campus Quality

Campus
C+
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 36 responses
  • I love everything about my school and have a lot of campus pride.
    28%
  • I like mostly everything about my school, but there are some things I wish were different.
    64%
  • The school community is okay-we're all just here for an education, nothing more.
    6%
  • I hate my school and have no school spirit.
    3%

Safety

Safety
C+
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.32 responses
Poll
How does peer pressure affect students' use of drugs and alcohol?
Based on 19 responses
  • You can have a great social life without drugs or alcohol.
    42%
  • Most people partake in some form, but no one treats you differently if you don't.
    53%
  • You'll definitely feel a little awkward if you don't drink.
    5%
  • If you don't partake, you're left out.
    0%
Poll
How visible are the campus police on campus?
Based on 27 responses
  • Extremely present and willing to assist students.
    15%
  • There if you need them but not overbearing.
    48%
  • Just there to bust up parties or give out parking tickets.
    22%
  • Not very visible.
    7%
  • We have campus police?
    7%

Sports

Poll
How popular are varsity sports on campus?
Based on 53 responses
  • Almost everything on campus revolves around them.
    0%
  • Varsity sports are a big part of campus life.
    21%
  • Varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life.
    72%
  • No one pays attention to varsity sports.
    8%
Men's Varsity Sports
Tennis, Golf, Lacrosse, Basketball, All Track Combined, Baseball, Soccer
Women's Varsity Sports
Golf, Tennis, Lacrosse, Volleyball, Basketball, Soccer, All Track Combined

Clubs & Activities

Clubs Offered
Music
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What are your favorite campus events or traditions?
Based on 50 responses
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  • Dead Day
    18%
  • Oglethorpe Day
    14%
  • Night of the Arts
    12%
  • Eggs-am Break/ 'Midnight' Breakfast
    10%
  • Stomp the Lawn
    10%
  • Boar's Head
    10%
  • Petrels of Fire
    8%

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 36 responses
  • Tons of raging parties almost any night of the week.
    6%
  • Lots of options Wednesday-Saturday.
    8%
  • Some decent frat/house parties, weekends only.
    42%
  • Good parties are few and far between.
    31%
  • Parties? What parties?
    14%
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What is the biggest party event of the year?
Based on 11 responses
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  • Halloween
    64%
  • Boars Head
    27%
  • Graffiti
    9%

Greek Life

Men in Fraternities
Women in Sororities
61%
of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join.46 responses
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