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University of the Incarnate Word Campus Life

Housing

Dorms
grade B minus
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
45%
Undergrads in College Housing
17%
Average Housing Cost
$7,520 / year
Poll
49%
of students say overall dorm quality is great. 80 responses
Poll
52%
of students say the dorms' social atmosphere is great. 160 responses

Food

Campus Food
grade B+
Based on meal plan cost and student reviews on the food.
Meal Plan Available
Yes
Average Meal Plan Cost
$5,304 / year
Poll
What are the best food options on campus?
Based on 238 responses
  • Chick Fil A
    30%
  • Cafeteria food
    14%
  • Sammy's sandwhiches
    14%
  • Food you make at home.
    12%
  • Starbucks
    11%
  • Finnagans
    9%
  • Java on the hill
    8%
50%
of students highly rate the dining facilities. 113 responses

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Campus Quality

Campus
grade A minus
Based on quality of housing, food services, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Life
grade A minus
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 86 responses
  • I love everything about my school and have a lot of campus pride.
    47%
  • I like mostly everything about my school, but there are some things I wish were different.
    45%
  • The school community is okay-we're all just here for an education, nothing more.
    7%
  • I hate my school and have no school spirit.
    1%

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Safety

Safety
grade B
Based on crimes on campus, local area crime rates, and student reviews.
Poll
89%
of students say they feel extremely safe and secure on campus. 95 responses
Poll
How does peer pressure affect students' use of drugs and alcohol?
Based on 67 responses
  • You can have a great social life without drugs or alcohol.
    58%
  • Most people partake in some form, but no one treats you differently if you don't.
    40%
  • You'll definitely feel a little awkward if you don't drink.
    1%
Poll
How visible are the campus police on campus?
Based on 72 responses
  • Extremely present and willing to assist students.
    28%
  • There if you need them but not overbearing.
    53%
  • Just there to bust up parties or give out parking tickets.
    13%
  • Not very visible.
    4%
  • We have campus police?
    3%

Sports

Poll
How popular are varsity sports on campus?
Based on 174 responses
  • Almost everything on campus revolves around them.
    9%
  • Varsity sports are a big part of campus life.
    40%
  • Varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life.
    47%
  • No one pays attention to varsity sports.
    5%
Men's Varsity Sports
Baseball, Basketball, Fencing, Football, Golf, Soccer, Swimming and Diving, Tennis, Track and Field: Indoor, Track and Field: Outdoor, Track and Field: X-Country
Women's Varsity Sports
Basketball, Fencing, Golf, Soccer, Softball, Swimming and Diving, Synchronized Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field: Indoor, Track and Field: Outdoor, Track and Field: X-Country, Volleyball

Clubs & Activities

Clubs Offered
Campus Ministries, Dance, Drama/Theater, International Student Organizations, Literary Magazine, Radio Station, Student Government, Newspaper, Television Station
Music
Choral Groups, Concert Band, Jazz Band, Marching Band, Music Ensembles, Pep Band, Symphony Orchestra
Poll
What are your favorite campus events or traditions?
Based on 72 responses
  • Light the Way
    61%
  • FIESTA
    26%
  • VIVA UIW
    13%

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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 118 responses
  • Tons of raging parties almost any night of the week.
    3%
  • Lots of options Wednesday-Saturday.
    15%
  • Some decent frat/house parties, weekends only.
    8%
  • Good parties are few and far between.
    29%
  • Parties? What parties?
    45%
Poll
What is the biggest party event of the year?
Based on 57 responses
  • Light the Way
    47%
  • Cardinal Crawl
    21%
  • Alamohieghts night
    11%
  • The team sport parties
    7%
  • Halloween
    5%
  • Graduation
    4%
  • Homecoming
    2%

Greek Life

Men in Fraternities
No data available  
Women in Sororities
No data available  
54%
of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join. 158 responses

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