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Ringling College of Art & Design 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
88%
Undergrads in College Housing
Average Housing Cost
$7,540/ year
Poll
67%
of students say overall dorm quality is great.33 responses
Poll
79%
of students say the dorms' social atmosphere is great.47 responses

Food

Campus Food
C
Based on meal plan cost and student reviews on the food.
Meal Plan Available
Yes
Average Meal Plan Cost
$6,140/ year
Poll
What are the best food options on campus?
Based on 29 responses
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  • Brickman Cafe is decent...
    34%
  • Hammond commons
    17%
  • Absolutely none!
    14%
  • Hammonds is okay...
    14%
  • I love brickmans soup and bread bowl and ceaser sa
    14%
  • Brickman
    7%
44%
of students highly rate the dining facilities.34 responses

Campus Quality

Campus
B-
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 32 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.
    59%
  • 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.
    6%

Safety

Safety
A-
Based on crimes on campus, local area crime rates, and student reviews.
Poll
69%
of students say they feel extremely safe and secure on campus.36 responses
Poll
How does peer pressure affect students' use of drugs and alcohol?
Based on 15 responses
  • You can have a great social life without drugs or alcohol.
    80%
  • Most people partake in some form, but no one treats you differently if you don't.
    20%
Poll
How visible are the campus police on campus?
Based on 26 responses
  • Extremely present and willing to assist students.
    38%
  • There if you need them but not overbearing.
    58%
  • We have campus police?
    4%

Sports

Poll
How popular are varsity sports on campus?
Based on 38 responses
  • Varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life.
    26%
  • No one pays attention to varsity sports.
    74%
Men's Varsity Sports
Women's Varsity Sports

Clubs & Activities

Clubs Offered
Music
Poll
What are your favorite campus events or traditions?
Based on 15 responses
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  • Movie night
    33%
  • L Thompson's "Myth of the Starving Artist" speech
    27%
  • Bonfire nights
    20%
  • Floor events
    13%
  • Best Of Ringling
    7%

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 29 responses
  • Tons of raging parties almost any night of the week.
    3%
  • Lots of options Wednesday-Saturday.
    14%
  • Some decent frat/house parties, weekends only.
    14%
  • Good parties are few and far between.
    31%
  • Parties? What parties?
    38%
Poll
What is the biggest party event of the year?
Based on 8 responses
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  • Hanging out in my dorm
    50%
  • When students go to a live Convention
    25%
  • Illest of Ill or Senior Shows
    13%
  • Worst of ringling
    13%

Greek Life

Men in Fraternities
Women in Sororities
90%
of students say they don't have Greek life.29 responses
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