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University of Texas - Permian Basin 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
21%
Average Housing Cost
$7,812/ year
Poll
77%
of students say overall dorm quality is great.39 responses
Poll
61%
of students say the dorms' social atmosphere is great.70 responses

Food

Campus Food
B+
Based on meal plan cost and student reviews on the food.
Meal Plan Available
Yes
Average Meal Plan Cost
$3,770/ year
Poll
What are the best food options on campus?
Based on 67 responses
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  • My kitchen
    30%
  • Chartwells
    21%
  • The Student Activity Center
    13%
  • I just try to eat whenever I can
    12%
  • My grandmother, friends and church
    7%
  • Wednesday free lunches provided by BSM
    7%
  • Where ever there is free food.
    7%
48%
of students highly rate the dining facilities.40 responses

Campus Quality

Campus
B
Based on quality of housing, food services, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Life
B-
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 41 responses
  • I love everything about my school and have a lot of campus pride.
    32%
  • I like mostly everything about my school, but there are some things I wish were different.
    49%
  • The school community is okay-we're all just here for an education, nothing more.
    20%

Safety

Safety
B
Based on crimes on campus, local area crime rates, and student reviews.
Poll
96%
of students say they feel extremely safe and secure on campus.47 responses
Poll
How does peer pressure affect students' use of drugs and alcohol?
Based on 25 responses
  • You can have a great social life without drugs or alcohol.
    48%
  • Most people partake in some form, but no one treats you differently if you don't.
    48%
  • If you don't partake, you're left out.
    4%
Poll
How visible are the campus police on campus?
Based on 30 responses
  • Extremely present and willing to assist students.
    47%
  • There if you need them but not overbearing.
    33%
  • Just there to bust up parties or give out parking tickets.
    13%
  • Not very visible.
    7%

Sports

Poll
How popular are varsity sports on campus?
Based on 64 responses
  • Almost everything on campus revolves around them.
    5%
  • Varsity sports are a big part of campus life.
    47%
  • Varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life.
    41%
  • No one pays attention to varsity sports.
    8%
Men's Varsity Sports
Track and Field: X-Country, Basketball, Swimming, Tennis, Baseball, Soccer
Women's Varsity Sports
Track and Field: X-Country, Swimming, Tennis, Volleyball, Basketball, Softball, Soccer

Clubs & Activities

Clubs Offered
Campus Ministries, Dance, Drama/Theater, International Student Organizations, Literary Magazine, Student Government, Film Society
Music
Choral Groups, Concert Band, Jazz Band, Marching Band, Music Ensembles, Musical Theater, Pep Band, Symphony Orchestra
Poll
What are your favorite campus events or traditions?
Based on 16 responses
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  • The ones with giveaways! Free food & scholarships!
    44%
  • Homecoming and Club Week
    38%
  • Sports Matches
    19%

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 40 responses
  • Some decent frat/house parties, weekends only.
    10%
  • Good parties are few and far between.
    28%
  • Parties? What parties?
    63%
Poll
What is the biggest party event of the year?
Based on 8 responses
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  • Homecoming
    88%
  • Birthdays
    13%

Greek Life

Men in Fraternities
Women in Sororities
42%
of students say Greek life is pretty low-key and has little effect on the social scene.57 responses
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