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Otterbein 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
82%
Undergrads in College Housing
Average Housing Cost
$5,728/ year
Poll
59%
of students say overall dorm quality is great.34 responses
Poll
76%
of students say the dorms' social atmosphere is great.68 responses

Food

Campus Food
B-
Based on meal plan cost and student reviews on the food.
Meal Plan Available
Yes
Average Meal Plan Cost
$5,100/ year
Poll
What are the best food options on campus?
Based on 44 responses
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  • The otter bean and the otter den
    43%
  • Depends on the day
    25%
  • The cardinal's nest
    16%
  • I like them all!
    11%
  • Depends on how much time you have.
    2%
  • None
    2%
41%
of students highly rate the dining facilities.39 responses

Campus Quality

Campus
B+
Based on quality of housing, food services, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Life
A-
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.
    44%
  • I like mostly everything about my school, but there are some things I wish were different.
    53%
  • The school community is okay-we're all just here for an education, nothing more.
    3%

Safety

Safety
B+
Based on crimes on campus, local area crime rates, and student reviews.
Poll
88%
of students say they feel extremely safe and secure on campus.42 responses
Poll
How does peer pressure affect students' use of drugs and alcohol?
Based on 29 responses
  • You can have a great social life without drugs or alcohol.
    55%
  • Most people partake in some form, but no one treats you differently if you don't.
    41%
  • If you don't partake, you're left out.
    3%
Poll
How visible are the campus police on campus?
Based on 35 responses
  • Extremely present and willing to assist students.
    43%
  • There if you need them but not overbearing.
    40%
  • Just there to bust up parties or give out parking tickets.
    14%
  • We have campus police?
    3%

Sports

Poll
How popular are varsity sports on campus?
Based on 55 responses
  • Almost everything on campus revolves around them.
    4%
  • Varsity sports are a big part of campus life.
    31%
  • Varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life.
    60%
  • No one pays attention to varsity sports.
    5%
Men's Varsity Sports
Golf, Tennis, Basketball, Soccer, Lacrosse, Baseball, All Track Combined, Football
Women's Varsity Sports
Golf, Tennis, Basketball, Lacrosse, Softball, Volleyball, Soccer, All Track Combined

Clubs & Activities

Clubs Offered
Music
Poll
What are your favorite campus events or traditions?
Based on 36 responses
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  • Sneiders bakery ($1 donuts/milk, open at 2 am!)
    31%
  • Theater productions
    25%
  • First Friday Festival (campus groups represented)
    22%
  • Homecoming (activities, game, parade)
    17%
  • CAB events
    6%

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 40 responses
  • Tons of raging parties almost any night of the week.
    3%
  • Lots of options Wednesday-Saturday.
    10%
  • Some decent frat/house parties, weekends only.
    53%
  • Good parties are few and far between.
    18%
  • Parties? What parties?
    18%
Poll
What is the biggest party event of the year?
Based on 22 responses
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  • Greek Life Rush Weeks
    64%
  • None
    18%
  • Holiday Parties
    14%
  • Homecoming Weekend
    5%

Greek Life

Men in Fraternities
Women in Sororities
50%
of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join.50 responses
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