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Saint Joseph's 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 Costs
$14,524/ year
Poll
61%
of students say overall dorm quality is great.67 responses
Poll
63%
of students say the dorms' social atmosphere is great.120 responses

Food

Campus Food
C-
Based on meal plan cost and student reviews on the food.
Meal Plan Available
Yes
Average Meal Plan Cost
$5,284/ year
Poll
What are the best food options on campus?
Based on 148 responses
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  • Hawk Wraps
    16%
  • DB
    16%
  • Landmark
    14%
  • The Subway
    12%
  • Starbucks
    9%
  • Campion Food Court
    8%
  • DB!!!!!!
    6%
26%
of students highly rate the dining facilities.70 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 70 responses
  • I love everything about my school and have a lot of campus pride.
    37%
  • 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.
    9%
  • I hate my school and have no school spirit.
    1%

Safety

Safety
B-
Based on crimes on campus, local area crime rates, and student reviews.
Poll
81%
of students say they feel extremely safe and secure on campus.73 responses
Poll
How does peer pressure affect students' use of drugs and alcohol?
Based on 51 responses
  • You can have a great social life without drugs or alcohol.
    33%
  • 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.
    12%
  • If you don't partake, you're left out.
    2%
Poll
How visible are the campus police on campus?
Based on 61 responses
  • Extremely present and willing to assist students.
    26%
  • There if you need them but not overbearing.
    51%
  • Just there to bust up parties or give out parking tickets.
    20%
  • Not very visible.
    2%
  • We have campus police?
    2%

Sports

Poll
How popular are varsity sports on campus?
Based on 100 responses
  • Almost everything on campus revolves around them.
    7%
  • Varsity sports are a big part of campus life.
    62%
  • Varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life.
    31%
  • No one pays attention to varsity sports.
    0%
Men's Varsity Sports
Golf, Tennis, Basketball, Soccer, Baseball, Lacrosse, Rowing, All Track Combined
Women's Varsity Sports
Tennis, Basketball, Softball, Field Hockey, Soccer, Lacrosse, Rowing, All Track Combined

Clubs & Activities

Clubs Offered
Music
Poll
What are your favorite campus events or traditions?
Based on 76 responses
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  • Basketball Games
    20%
  • The Hawk
    16%
  • Christmas dinner
    16%
  • Late Night Mass
    11%
  • Thanksgiving dinner
    9%
  • Service immersion programs
    9%
  • Hawkapalooza
    7%

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 69 responses
  • Tons of raging parties almost any night of the week.
    3%
  • Lots of options Wednesday-Saturday.
    26%
  • Some decent frat/house parties, weekends only.
    36%
  • Good parties are few and far between.
    20%
  • Parties? What parties?
    14%
Poll
What is the biggest party event of the year?
Based on 26 responses
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  • Made in America
    35%
  • Spring Concert
    23%
  • St. Patty's Day
    23%
  • Aaron Carter Concert
    12%
  • Syllabus week
    8%

Greek Life

Men in Fraternities
Women in Sororities
59%
of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join.81 responses
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