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University of Nebraska - Lincoln Campus Life

Housing

Dorms
A-
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
39%
Average Housing Cost
$6,594/ year
Poll
72%
of students say overall dorm quality is great.116 responses
Poll
65%
of students say the dorms' social atmosphere is great.273 responses

Food

Campus Food
A-
Based on meal plan cost and student reviews on the food.
Meal Plan Available
Yes
Average Meal Plan Cost
$4,450/ year
Poll
What are the best food options on campus?
Based on 413 responses
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  • Union or downtown restaurants
    16%
  • Husker Hoagies
    13%
  • Athletes dining center, or sandwich bar in Selleck
    11%
  • Training Table
    10%
  • CPN
    9%
  • Husker Heroes
    9%
  • Raising Canes
    8%
66%
of students highly rate the dining facilities.131 responses

Campus Quality

Campus
A
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 117 responses
  • I love everything about my school and have a lot of campus pride.
    34%
  • I like mostly everything about my school, but there are some things I wish were different.
    53%
  • The school community is okay-we're all just here for an education, nothing more.
    9%
  • I hate my school and have no school spirit.
    4%

Safety

Safety
B-
Based on crimes on campus, local area crime rates, and student reviews.
Poll
87%
of students say they feel extremely safe and secure on campus.164 responses
Poll
How does peer pressure affect students' use of drugs and alcohol?
Based on 97 responses
  • You can have a great social life without drugs or alcohol.
    36%
  • Most people partake in some form, but no one treats you differently if you don't.
    47%
  • You'll definitely feel a little awkward if you don't drink.
    15%
  • If you don't partake, you're left out.
    1%
Poll
How visible are the campus police on campus?
Based on 129 responses
  • Extremely present and willing to assist students.
    12%
  • There if you need them but not overbearing.
    55%
  • Just there to bust up parties or give out parking tickets.
    20%
  • Not very visible.
    12%
  • We have campus police?
    2%

Sports

Poll
How popular are varsity sports on campus?
Based on 249 responses
  • Almost everything on campus revolves around them.
    43%
  • Varsity sports are a big part of campus life.
    52%
  • Varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life.
    5%
Men's Varsity Sports
All Track Combined, Baseball, Basketball, Football, Golf, Gymnastics, Tennis, Wrestling
Women's Varsity Sports
All Track Combined, Basketball, Beach Volleyball, Bowling, Golf, Gymnastics, Rifle, Soccer, Softball, Swimming and Diving, Tennis, Volleyball

Clubs & Activities

Clubs Offered
Campus Ministries, Dance, Drama/Theater, International Student Organizations, Literary Magazine, Model UN, Radio Station, Student Government, Newspaper, Film Society, Television Station
Music
Choral Groups, Concert Band, Jazz Band, Marching Band, Music Ensembles, Musical Theater, Opera, Pep Band, Symphony Orchestra
Poll
What are your favorite campus events or traditions?
Based on 202 responses
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  • Memorial Stadium
    23%
  • The Cornhuskers
    18%
  • Big Red Event
    13%
  • Get rec'
    10%
  • "No Place Like It"
    8%
  • Homecoming
    7%
  • The support that is given to every activity!
    6%

Party Scene

Party Scene
A
Based on access to bars and student reviews on the party scene.
Poll
What is the party scene like on campus?
Based on 148 responses
  • Tons of raging parties almost any night of the week.
    2%
  • Lots of options Wednesday-Saturday.
    49%
  • Some decent frat/house parties, weekends only.
    27%
  • Good parties are few and far between.
    6%
  • Parties? What parties?
    16%
Poll
What is the biggest party event of the year?
Based on 100 responses
Report
  • Football Games
    83%
  • Halloween
    8%
  • Homecoming parade
    3%
  • It all depends on the week
    3%
  • December Holiday Parties
    2%
  • Graduation
    1%

Greek Life

Men in Fraternities
19%
Women in Sororities
24%
47%
of students say that Greek life is pretty big.219 responses
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