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Quinnipiac 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
95%
Undergrads in College Housing
Average Housing Cost
Poll
66%
of students say overall dorm quality is great.93 responses
Poll
61%
of students say the dorms' social atmosphere is great.181 responses

Food

Campus Food
C-
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 219 responses
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  • Cafeteria
    25%
  • Au Bon Pain
    15%
  • Mondo's Subs
    15%
  • York Hill
    11%
  • Bobcat Den- The Rat
    9%
  • Food service isn't good. Chartwells needs to go.
    9%
  • North Haven
    5%
44%
of students highly rate the dining facilities.98 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 91 responses
  • I love everything about my school and have a lot of campus pride.
    30%
  • I like mostly everything about my school, but there are some things I wish were different.
    56%
  • The school community is okay-we're all just here for an education, nothing more.
    9%
  • I hate my school and have no school spirit.
    5%

Safety

Safety
B
Based on crimes on campus, local area crime rates, and student reviews.
Poll
97%
of students say they feel extremely safe and secure on campus.109 responses
Poll
How does peer pressure affect students' use of drugs and alcohol?
Based on 73 responses
  • You can have a great social life without drugs or alcohol.
    25%
  • 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.
    14%
  • If you don't partake, you're left out.
    8%
Poll
How visible are the campus police on campus?
Based on 81 responses
  • Extremely present and willing to assist students.
    43%
  • There if you need them but not overbearing.
    46%
  • Just there to bust up parties or give out parking tickets.
    9%
  • Not very visible.
    2%

Sports

Poll
How popular are varsity sports on campus?
Based on 162 responses
  • Almost everything on campus revolves around them.
    5%
  • Varsity sports are a big part of campus life.
    54%
  • Varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life.
    38%
  • No one pays attention to varsity sports.
    4%
Men's Varsity Sports
Tennis, Track and Field: X-Country, Basketball, Soccer, Ice Hockey, Baseball, Lacrosse
Women's Varsity Sports
Golf, Tennis, Basketball, Volleyball, Softball, Field Hockey, Ice Hockey, Soccer, Lacrosse, Other Sports, All Track Combined

Clubs & Activities

Clubs Offered
Music
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What are your favorite campus events or traditions?
Based on 146 responses
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  • Climbing Sleeping Giant Mountain
    27%
  • QU vs Yale Game
    21%
  • Celebrating May Weekend
    18%
  • Hockey Games
    10%
  • The Big Event
    6%
  • Spirit Week
    5%
  • Saturday morning Ray & Mike's runs
    4%

Party Scene

Party Scene
A-
Based on access to bars and student reviews on the party scene.
Poll
What is the party scene like on campus?
Based on 101 responses
  • Tons of raging parties almost any night of the week.
    2%
  • Lots of options Wednesday-Saturday.
    42%
  • Some decent frat/house parties, weekends only.
    19%
  • Good parties are few and far between.
    21%
  • Parties? What parties?
    17%
Poll
What is the biggest party event of the year?
Based on 66 responses
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  • May Weekend
    62%
  • Toads
    26%
  • Barstool Blackout Series at Toad's Place
    12%

Greek Life

Men in Fraternities
Women in Sororities
58%
of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join.139 responses
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