Reed College 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
Average Housing Costs
$13,150/ year
Poll
71%
of students say overall dorm quality is great.21 responses
Poll
80%
of students say the dorms' social atmosphere is great.30 responses

Food

Campus Food
A-
Based on meal plan cost and student reviews on the food.
Meal Plan Available
Yes
Average Meal Plan Cost
$6,650/ year
Poll
What are the best food options on campus?
Based on 42 responses
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  • Commons
    29%
  • Cafe Paradiso
    24%
  • Homer's Hut/ Jabba The Hutt/ Bookstore
    19%
  • Paradox
    17%
  • 7/11
    10%
  • Dorm kitchens
    2%
73%
of students highly rate the dining facilities.22 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 22 responses
  • I love everything about my school and have a lot of campus pride.
    50%
  • I like mostly everything about my school, but there are some things I wish were different.
    41%
  • The school community is okay-we're all just here for an education, nothing more.
    5%
  • 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
95%
of students say they feel extremely safe and secure on campus.19 responses
Poll
How does peer pressure affect students' use of drugs and alcohol?
Based on 13 responses
  • You can have a great social life without drugs or alcohol.
    46%
  • Most people partake in some form, but no one treats you differently if you don't.
    46%
  • You'll definitely feel a little awkward if you don't drink.
    8%
  • If you don't partake, you're left out.
    0%
Poll
How visible are the campus police on campus?
Based on 18 responses
  • Extremely present and willing to assist students.
    28%
  • There if you need them but not overbearing.
    72%
  • Just there to bust up parties or give out parking tickets.
    0%
  • Not very visible.
    0%
  • We have campus police?
    0%

Sports & Activities

Men's Varsity Sports
Women's Varsity Sports
Poll
How popular are varsity sports on campus?
Based on 28 responses
  • Almost everything on campus revolves around them.
    0%
  • Varsity sports are a big part of campus life.
    0%
  • Varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life.
    7%
  • No one pays attention to varsity sports.
    93%
Poll
What are your favorite campus events or traditions?
Based on 26 responses
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  • Renn Fayre
    27%
  • The Doyle Owl
    15%
  • Donuts in the SU on 4/20
    12%
  • Naked Tree
    12%
  • Daft Ball
    8%
  • Olde Reed vs. New Reed
    8%
  • Semester Surprise
    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 17 responses
  • Tons of raging parties almost any night of the week.
    0%
  • Lots of options Wednesday-Saturday.
    47%
  • Some decent frat/house parties, weekends only.
    18%
  • Good parties are few and far between.
    29%
  • Parties? What parties?
    6%
Poll
What is the biggest party event of the year?
Based on 9 responses
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  • Renn Fayre
    100%
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