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Pacific 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
89%
Undergrads in College Housing
59%
Average Housing Cost
$6,710/ year
Poll
55%
of students say overall dorm quality is great.29 responses
Poll
77%
of students say the dorms' social atmosphere is great.70 responses

Food

Campus Food
C-
Based on meal plan cost and student reviews on the food.
Meal Plan Available
Yes
Average Meal Plan Cost
$5,452/ year
Poll
What are the best food options on campus?
Based on 114 responses
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  • Starbucks
    16%
  • The Grill
    13%
  • Maggie's buns
    11%
  • Stir Fry
    11%
  • Mexican Restaurants near by
    10%
  • Pac Thai
    10%
  • Pizza
    9%
32%
of students highly rate the dining facilities.31 responses

Campus Quality

Campus
C+
Based on quality of housing, food services, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Life
C+
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 28 responses
  • I love everything about my school and have a lot of campus pride.
    25%
  • 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.
    11%

Safety

Safety
B
Based on crimes on campus, local area crime rates, and student reviews.
Poll
98%
of students say they feel extremely safe and secure on campus.41 responses
Poll
How does peer pressure affect students' use of drugs and alcohol?
Based on 32 responses
  • You can have a great social life without drugs or alcohol.
    47%
  • Most people partake in some form, but no one treats you differently if you don't.
    41%
  • You'll definitely feel a little awkward if you don't drink.
    13%
Poll
How visible are the campus police on campus?
Based on 34 responses
  • Extremely present and willing to assist students.
    24%
  • There if you need them but not overbearing.
    76%

Sports

Poll
How popular are varsity sports on campus?
Based on 61 responses
  • Almost everything on campus revolves around them.
    3%
  • Varsity sports are a big part of campus life.
    57%
  • Varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life.
    34%
  • No one pays attention to varsity sports.
    5%
Men's Varsity Sports
Golf, Track and Field: X-Country, Swimming, Tennis, Wrestling, Track and Field: Indoor, Basketball, Track and Field: Outdoor, Soccer, Baseball, Football
Women's Varsity Sports
Wrestling, Golf, Tennis, Track and Field: X-Country, Lacrosse, Swimming, Rowing, Basketball, Volleyball, Track and Field: Indoor, Track and Field: Outdoor, Softball, Soccer

Clubs & Activities

Clubs Offered
Campus Ministries, Dance, Drama/Theater, International Student Organizations, Literary Magazine, Radio Station, Student Government, Newspaper, Film Society
Music
Choral Groups, Concert Band, Jazz Band, Music Ensembles, Musical Theater, Pep Band, Symphony Orchestra
Poll
What are your favorite campus events or traditions?
Based on 35 responses
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  • Open mic nights
    23%
  • Sporting events
    17%
  • Improv
    14%
  • The weekends
    11%
  • Comedy shows
    9%
  • Dance shows
    6%
  • Noise Parade
    6%

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 51 responses
  • Tons of raging parties almost any night of the week.
    2%
  • Lots of options Wednesday-Saturday.
    6%
  • Some decent frat/house parties, weekends only.
    33%
  • Good parties are few and far between.
    27%
  • Parties? What parties?
    31%
Poll
What is the biggest party event of the year?
Based on 18 responses
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  • Boxer Ball
    44%
  • Luau
    33%
  • Pimps 'n' Hos
    11%
  • ABC
    6%
  • Eye ball
    6%

Greek Life

Men in Fraternities
2%
Women in Sororities
7%
49%
of students say Greek life is pretty low-key and has little effect on the social scene.49 responses
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