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University of Notre Dame 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
100%
Undergrads in College Housing
Average Housing Costs
$14,358/ year
Poll
72%
of students say overall dorm quality is great.65 responses
Poll
88%
of students say the dorms' social atmosphere is great.138 responses

Food

Campus Food
A
Based on meal plan cost and student reviews on the food.
Meal Plan Available
Yes
Average Meal Plan Cost
Poll
What are the best food options on campus?
Based on 259 responses
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  • South Dining Hall
    21%
  • Au Bon Pain
    15%
  • Reckers
    15%
  • Einsteins Bagel Bros
    12%
  • Starbucks
    8%
  • Huddle Food Court
    7%
  • Subway
    5%
90%
of students highly rate the dining facilities.67 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 67 responses
  • I love everything about my school and have a lot of campus pride.
    54%
  • I like mostly everything about my school, but there are some things I wish were different.
    36%
  • The school community is okay-we're all just here for an education, nothing more.
    6%
  • 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
100%
of students say they feel extremely safe and secure on campus.81 responses
Poll
How does peer pressure affect students' use of drugs and alcohol?
Based on 64 responses
  • You can have a great social life without drugs or alcohol.
    31%
  • 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.
    20%
  • If you don't partake, you're left out.
    2%
Poll
How visible are the campus police on campus?
Based on 67 responses
  • Extremely present and willing to assist students.
    27%
  • There if you need them but not overbearing.
    63%
  • Just there to bust up parties or give out parking tickets.
    4%
  • Not very visible.
    3%
  • We have campus police?
    3%

Sports

Poll
How popular are varsity sports on campus?
Based on 121 responses
  • Almost everything on campus revolves around them.
    43%
  • Varsity sports are a big part of campus life.
    55%
  • Varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life.
    2%
  • No one pays attention to varsity sports.
    0%
Men's Varsity Sports
Golf, Tennis, Basketball, Ice Hockey, Fencing, Soccer, Swimming and Diving, Baseball, Lacrosse, All Track Combined, Football
Women's Varsity Sports
Golf, Tennis, Basketball, Volleyball, Softball, Fencing, Swimming and Diving, Soccer, Lacrosse, Rowing, All Track Combined

Clubs & Activities

Clubs Offered
Music
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What are your favorite campus events or traditions?
Based on 108 responses
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  • Football Games
    28%
  • The Fighting Irish
    19%
  • Other dorm events (signatures, sports, etc. )
    14%
  • SYR Hall Dances
    14%
  • Dorm Parties
    6%
  • Keenan Revue
    6%
  • Bookstore Basketball Tournament
    4%

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 74 responses
  • Tons of raging parties almost any night of the week.
    1%
  • Lots of options Wednesday-Saturday.
    47%
  • Some decent frat/house parties, weekends only.
    31%
  • Good parties are few and far between.
    18%
  • Parties? What parties?
    3%
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What is the biggest party event of the year?
Based on 46 responses
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  • Game days are insane
    30%
  • Pig Tostal
    26%
  • Not just one, parties/events all year
    22%
  • Off-Campus Parties are the best
    9%
  • Antostal
    4%
  • Wake Week
    4%
  • Carroll Christmas!
    2%

Greek Life

Men in Fraternities
0%
Women in Sororities
0%
100%
of students say they don't have Greek life.68 responses
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