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University of Massachusetts - Dartmouth Campus Life

Housing

Dorms
grade 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
No data available  
Undergrads in College Housing
56%
Average Housing Cost
$9,030 / year
Poll
32%
of students say overall dorm quality is great. 56 responses
Poll
49%
of students say the dorms' social atmosphere is great. 113 responses

Food

Campus Food
grade C
Based on meal plan cost and student reviews on the food.
Meal Plan Available
Yes
Average Meal Plan Cost
$5,034 / year
Poll
What are the best food options on campus?
Based on 136 responses
  • Birch
    38%
  • Wendys
    16%
  • Commuter cafe
    15%
  • Mondo's
    13%
  • 2mato
    6%
  • Sono
    4%
  • Maple Ridge
    3%
29%
of students highly rate the dining facilities. 72 responses

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Campus Quality

Campus
grade D+
Based on quality of housing, food services, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Life
grade 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 51 responses
  • I love everything about my school and have a lot of campus pride.
    16%
  • 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.
    24%

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Safety

Safety
grade B minus
Based on crimes on campus, local area crime rates, and student reviews.
Poll
68%
of students say they feel extremely safe and secure on campus. 69 responses
Poll
How does peer pressure affect students' use of drugs and alcohol?
Based on 42 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.
    57%
  • You'll definitely feel a little awkward if you don't drink.
    10%
  • If you don't partake, you're left out.
    5%
Poll
How visible are the campus police on campus?
Based on 51 responses
  • Extremely present and willing to assist students.
    25%
  • There if you need them but not overbearing.
    43%
  • Just there to bust up parties or give out parking tickets.
    25%
  • Not very visible.
    6%

Sports

Poll
How popular are varsity sports on campus?
Based on 120 responses
  • Almost everything on campus revolves around them.
    5%
  • Varsity sports are a big part of campus life.
    24%
  • Varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life.
    61%
  • No one pays attention to varsity sports.
    10%
Men's Varsity Sports
Baseball, Basketball, Football, Golf, Ice Hockey, Lacrosse, Soccer, Swimming and Diving, Tennis, Track and Field: Indoor, Track and Field: Outdoor, Track and Field: X-Country
Women's Varsity Sports
Basketball, Equestrian, Field Hockey, Lacrosse, Sailing, Soccer, Softball, Swimming and Diving, Tennis, Track and Field: Indoor, Track and Field: Outdoor, Track and Field: X-Country, Volleyball

Clubs & Activities

Clubs Offered
Dance, Drama/Theater, International Student Organizations, Literary Magazine, Model UN, Radio Station, Student Government, Newspaper, Yearbook
Music
Choral Groups, Concert Band, Jazz Band, Music Ensembles, Symphony Orchestra
Poll
What are your favorite campus events or traditions?
Based on 31 responses
  • Corsair Olympics
    26%
  • The AIDS benefit
    26%
  • Relay For Life
    19%
  • Wine tasting
    10%
  • NERF WAR
    6%
  • Shake the Ship
    6%
  • Art gallery shows
    3%

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Party Scene

Party Scene
grade B
Based on access to bars and student reviews on the party scene.
Poll
What is the party scene like on campus?
Based on 79 responses
  • Tons of raging parties almost any night of the week.
    3%
  • Lots of options Wednesday-Saturday.
    33%
  • Some decent frat/house parties, weekends only.
    20%
  • Good parties are few and far between.
    24%
  • Parties? What parties?
    20%
Poll
What is the biggest party event of the year?
Based on 25 responses
  • Halloween
    24%
  • Homecoming
    24%
  • I don't party
    12%
  • Mid semester mayhem
    12%
  • Aloha Ball
    8%
  • Graduation
    8%
  • Fall Family Festival
    4%

Greek Life

Men in Fraternities
No data available  
Women in Sororities
No data available  
51%
of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join. 92 responses

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