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The University of Alabama in Huntsville 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
25%
Average Housing Cost
Poll
49%
of students say overall dorm quality is great.41 responses
Poll
55%
of students say the dorms' social atmosphere is great.83 responses

Food

Campus Food
A-
Based on meal plan cost and student reviews on the food.
Meal Plan Available
Yes
Average Meal Plan Cost
$2,920/ year
Poll
What are the best food options on campus?
Based on 102 responses
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  • Definitely Chic-Fil-A! But the cafeteria is good.
    25%
  • Charger Cafe / Wow Cafe
    17%
  • Sandella's Flatbread
    15%
  • Papa John's.
    13%
  • Cafeteria, especially on Wednesday
    11%
  • Dunkin Donuts
    11%
  • Boar's head sandwiches
    9%
58%
of students highly rate the dining facilities.45 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 48 responses
  • I love everything about my school and have a lot of campus pride.
    31%
  • I like mostly everything about my school, but there are some things I wish were different.
    50%
  • The school community is okay-we're all just here for an education, nothing more.
    17%
  • I hate my school and have no school spirit.
    2%

Safety

Safety
B
Based on crimes on campus, local area crime rates, and student reviews.
Poll
85%
of students say they feel extremely safe and secure on campus.53 responses
Poll
How does peer pressure affect students' use of drugs and alcohol?
Based on 30 responses
  • You can have a great social life without drugs or alcohol.
    60%
  • Most people partake in some form, but no one treats you differently if you don't.
    23%
  • You'll definitely feel a little awkward if you don't drink.
    17%
Poll
How visible are the campus police on campus?
Based on 40 responses
  • Extremely present and willing to assist students.
    30%
  • There if you need them but not overbearing.
    45%
  • Just there to bust up parties or give out parking tickets.
    23%
  • Not very visible.
    3%

Sports

Poll
How popular are varsity sports on campus?
Based on 80 responses
  • Almost everything on campus revolves around them.
    4%
  • Varsity sports are a big part of campus life.
    35%
  • Varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life.
    53%
  • No one pays attention to varsity sports.
    9%
Men's Varsity Sports
Tennis, Basketball, Lacrosse, Ice Hockey, Soccer, Baseball, All Track Combined
Women's Varsity Sports
Tennis, Basketball, Volleyball, Softball, Soccer, Lacrosse, All Track Combined

Clubs & Activities

Clubs Offered
Campus Ministries, Dance, Drama/Theater, International Student Organizations, Model UN, Student Government, Newspaper
Music
Choral Groups, Concert Band, Jazz Band, Music Ensembles, Musical Theater, Opera, Pep Band
Poll
What are your favorite campus events or traditions?
Based on 30 responses
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  • Week of Welcome
    43%
  • Intramural sports
    17%
  • Sporting events
    13%
  • Student made functions
    13%
  • Charger Madness
    7%
  • Charger Stomp
    3%
  • Homecoming
    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 36 responses
  • Tons of raging parties almost any night of the week.
    3%
  • Lots of options Wednesday-Saturday.
    6%
  • Some decent frat/house parties, weekends only.
    50%
  • Good parties are few and far between.
    25%
  • Parties? What parties?
    17%
Poll
What is the biggest party event of the year?
Based on 10 responses
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  • WoW events. Frat/Soro Parties. Fall Formal.
    90%
  • Other
    10%

Greek Life

Men in Fraternities
7%
Women in Sororities
8%
62%
of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join.66 responses
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