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Southern Arkansas 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
Undergrads in College Housing
Average Housing Cost
$3,836/ year
Poll
54%
of students say overall dorm quality is great.35 responses
Poll
62%
of students say the dorms' social atmosphere is great.53 responses

Food

Campus Food
B-
Based on meal plan cost and student reviews on the food.
Meal Plan Available
Yes
Average Meal Plan Cost
$3,040/ year
Poll
What are the best food options on campus?
Based on 71 responses
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  • Chic-fil-a
    31%
  • Subway
    25%
  • Grilled works
    15%
  • Java City
    15%
  • Sandwich line
    10%
  • Blue & Gold Cafeteria
    3%
50%
of students highly rate the dining facilities.36 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 34 responses
  • I love everything about my school and have a lot of campus pride.
    26%
  • 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.
    12%
  • I hate my school and have no school spirit.
    3%

Safety

Safety
B+
Based on crimes on campus, local area crime rates, and student reviews.
Poll
88%
of students say they feel extremely safe and secure on campus.42 responses
Poll
How does peer pressure affect students' use of drugs and alcohol?
Based on 27 responses
  • You can have a great social life without drugs or alcohol.
    44%
  • Most people partake in some form, but no one treats you differently if you don't.
    56%
Poll
How visible are the campus police on campus?
Based on 32 responses
  • Extremely present and willing to assist students.
    38%
  • There if you need them but not overbearing.
    47%
  • Just there to bust up parties or give out parking tickets.
    3%
  • Not very visible.
    9%
  • We have campus police?
    3%

Sports

Poll
How popular are varsity sports on campus?
Based on 52 responses
  • Almost everything on campus revolves around them.
    8%
  • Varsity sports are a big part of campus life.
    52%
  • Varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life.
    40%
Men's Varsity Sports
Golf, Basketball, Rodeo, Baseball, All Track Combined, Football
Women's Varsity Sports
Golf, Volleyball, Basketball, Rodeo, Softball, All Track Combined

Clubs & Activities

Clubs Offered
Music
Poll
What are your favorite campus events or traditions?
Based on 33 responses
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  • Homecoming Week
    24%
  • Club Meetings
    21%
  • Greek Week
    15%
  • Silent Countdown Game
    12%
  • Dances in the Mule Barn hosted by Greek life
    9%
  • Football Games
    9%
  • Feeding Frenzy
    3%

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 18 responses
  • Lots of options Wednesday-Saturday.
    17%
  • Some decent frat/house parties, weekends only.
    28%
  • Good parties are few and far between.
    28%
  • Parties? What parties?
    28%
Poll
What is the biggest party event of the year?
Based on 7 responses
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  • After the Greek Show
    43%
  • Rush Week
    43%
  • After the Henderson basketball game
    14%

Greek Life

Men in Fraternities
Women in Sororities
48%
of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join.40 responses
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