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University of Alaska Fairbanks Campus Life

Housing

Dorms
C
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 Costs
$8,530/ year
Poll
36%
of students say overall dorm quality is great.50 responses
Poll
47%
of students say the dorms' social atmosphere is great.95 responses

Food

Campus Food
C
Based on meal plan cost and student reviews on the food.
Meal Plan Available
Yes
Average Meal Plan Cost
$4,390/ year
Poll
What are the best food options on campus?
Based on 124 responses
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  • Subway
    25%
  • The falafel place in the Wood Center
    16%
  • Coffee!
    13%
  • Sushi
    12%
  • Mongolian Grill
    10%
  • Pizza
    8%
  • Dine 49
    7%
22%
of students highly rate the dining facilities.54 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 52 responses
  • I love everything about my school and have a lot of campus pride.
    23%
  • I like mostly everything about my school, but there are some things I wish were different.
    56%
  • 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.
    4%

Safety

Safety
C+
Based on crimes on campus, local area crime rates, and student reviews.
Poll
86%
of students say they feel extremely safe and secure on campus.58 responses
Poll
How does peer pressure affect students' use of drugs and alcohol?
Based on 40 responses
  • You can have a great social life without drugs or alcohol.
    45%
  • Most people partake in some form, but no one treats you differently if you don't.
    43%
  • You'll definitely feel a little awkward if you don't drink.
    10%
  • If you don't partake, you're left out.
    3%
Poll
How visible are the campus police on campus?
Based on 46 responses
  • Extremely present and willing to assist students.
    28%
  • There if you need them but not overbearing.
    52%
  • Just there to bust up parties or give out parking tickets.
    9%
  • Not very visible.
    7%
  • We have campus police?
    4%

Sports

Poll
How popular are varsity sports on campus?
Based on 95 responses
  • Almost everything on campus revolves around them.
    4%
  • Varsity sports are a big part of campus life.
    37%
  • Varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life.
    53%
  • No one pays attention to varsity sports.
    6%
Men's Varsity Sports
Skiing, Track and Field: X-Country, Basketball, Ice Hockey
Women's Varsity Sports
Skiing, Basketball, Swimming, Track and Field: X-Country, Volleyball

Clubs & Activities

Clubs Offered
Music
Poll
What are your favorite campus events or traditions?
Based on 41 responses
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  • Anything put on by the Student activities board.
    29%
  • Concerts
    27%
  • Starvation gulch
    22%
  • Popcon
    15%
  • GSA meetings
    7%

Party Scene

Party Scene
C
Based on access to bars and student reviews on the party scene.
Poll
What is the party scene like on campus?
Based on 50 responses
  • Tons of raging parties almost any night of the week.
    0%
  • Lots of options Wednesday-Saturday.
    12%
  • Some decent frat/house parties, weekends only.
    18%
  • Good parties are few and far between.
    34%
  • Parties? What parties?
    36%
Poll
What is the biggest party event of the year?
Based on 33 responses
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  • Springfest
    33%
  • Starvation Gulch
    30%
  • The fires in the beginning of the fall semester.
    21%
  • "Case Day" now known as SpringFest's Lottanobooza
    9%
  • Case Day
    6%
  • Graduation
    0%
  • Halloween
    0%

Greek Life

Men in Fraternities
Women in Sororities
49%
of students say they don't have Greek life.73 responses
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