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University of Dubuque 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
93%
Undergrads in College Housing
Average Housing Cost
$4,750/ year
Poll
50%
of students say overall dorm quality is great.20 responses
Poll
54%
of students say the dorms' social atmosphere is great.39 responses

Food

Campus Food
C+
Based on meal plan cost and student reviews on the food.
Meal Plan Available
Yes
Average Meal Plan Cost
$4,700/ year
Poll
What are the best food options on campus?
Based on 57 responses
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  • Heritage Center
    30%
  • Peters Commons
    25%
  • The Wellness Bar.
    25%
  • Kwik Stop
    9%
  • Hardees
    7%
  • Jimmy Jones
    5%
55%
of students highly rate the dining facilities.20 responses

Campus Quality

Campus
B
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 18 responses
  • I love everything about my school and have a lot of campus pride.
    11%
  • I like mostly everything about my school, but there are some things I wish were different.
    61%
  • The school community is okay-we're all just here for an education, nothing more.
    22%
  • I hate my school and have no school spirit.
    6%

Safety

Safety
B
Based on crimes on campus, local area crime rates, and student reviews.
Poll
95%
of students say they feel extremely safe and secure on campus.22 responses
Poll
How does peer pressure affect students' use of drugs and alcohol?
Based on 17 responses
  • You can have a great social life without drugs or alcohol.
    29%
  • 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.
    6%
Poll
How visible are the campus police on campus?
Based on 18 responses
  • Extremely present and willing to assist students.
    28%
  • There if you need them but not overbearing.
    61%
  • Just there to bust up parties or give out parking tickets.
    11%

Sports

Poll
How popular are varsity sports on campus?
Based on 34 responses
  • Almost everything on campus revolves around them.
    15%
  • Varsity sports are a big part of campus life.
    59%
  • Varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life.
    26%
Men's Varsity Sports
Tennis, Golf, Lacrosse, Track and Field: X-Country, Basketball, Baseball, Track and Field: Outdoor, Wrestling, Soccer, Track and Field: Indoor, Football
Women's Varsity Sports
Golf, Tennis, Track and Field: X-Country, Lacrosse, Volleyball, Basketball, Softball, Soccer, Track and Field: Outdoor, Track and Field: Indoor

Clubs & Activities

Clubs Offered
Music
Poll
What are your favorite campus events or traditions?
Based on 11 responses
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  • Intramural sports
    64%
  • Movie night
    18%
  • March of the spartans
    9%
  • The flash mobs in the Quad
    9%

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 26 responses
  • Lots of options Wednesday-Saturday.
    15%
  • Some decent frat/house parties, weekends only.
    31%
  • Good parties are few and far between.
    27%
  • Parties? What parties?
    27%
Poll
What is the biggest party event of the year?
Based on 18 responses
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  • Homecoming
    50%
  • Foam Party
    28%
  • I heard that this was fun. The others blew.
    11%
  • Paint Party
    6%
  • Silent Disco
    6%

Greek Life

Men in Fraternities
Women in Sororities
47%
of students say Greek life is pretty low-key and has little effect on the social scene.30 responses
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