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University of Utah Campus Life

Housing

Dorms
B-
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
15%
Average Housing Cost
$5,118/ year
Poll
58%
of students say overall dorm quality is great.182 responses
Poll
49%
of students say the dorms' social atmosphere is great.330 responses

Food

Campus Food
B+
Based on meal plan cost and student reviews on the food.
Meal Plan Available
Yes
Average Meal Plan Cost
$4,749/ year
Poll
What are the best food options on campus?
Based on 652 responses
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  • Food trucks!
    20%
  • The Pie
    15%
  • The little restaurants in some of the buildings.
    13%
  • Panda Express
    12%
  • Einstein Bagels
    11%
  • Jamba Juice
    10%
  • Crimson View
    6%
59%
of students highly rate the dining facilities.200 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 184 responses
  • I love everything about my school and have a lot of campus pride.
    33%
  • I like mostly everything about my school, but there are some things I wish were different.
    58%
  • The school community is okay-we're all just here for an education, nothing more.
    9%

Safety

Safety
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.225 responses
Poll
How does peer pressure affect students' use of drugs and alcohol?
Based on 157 responses
  • You can have a great social life without drugs or alcohol.
    60%
  • Most people partake in some form, but no one treats you differently if you don't.
    30%
  • You'll definitely feel a little awkward if you don't drink.
    8%
  • If you don't partake, you're left out.
    3%
Poll
How visible are the campus police on campus?
Based on 183 responses
  • Extremely present and willing to assist students.
    7%
  • There if you need them but not overbearing.
    52%
  • Just there to bust up parties or give out parking tickets.
    13%
  • Not very visible.
    21%
  • We have campus police?
    7%

Sports

Poll
How popular are varsity sports on campus?
Based on 348 responses
  • Almost everything on campus revolves around them.
    16%
  • Varsity sports are a big part of campus life.
    74%
  • Varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life.
    9%
  • No one pays attention to varsity sports.
    1%
Men's Varsity Sports
Tennis, Golf, Skiing, Basketball, Swimming and Diving, Baseball, Football
Women's Varsity Sports
Tennis, Skiing, Gymnastics, Basketball, Track and Field: X-Country, Volleyball, Softball, Soccer, Swimming and Diving, Track and Field: Indoor, Track and Field: Outdoor

Clubs & Activities

Clubs Offered
Campus Ministries, Dance, Drama/Theater, International Student Organizations, Literary Magazine, 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 270 responses
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  • Free food days
    20%
  • BYU-Utah Game
    19%
  • Crimson Night!
    16%
  • Homecoming Week
    9%
  • Football Games
    9%
  • Red Fest
    8%
  • Info fairs on the union lawn
    7%

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 195 responses
  • Tons of raging parties almost any night of the week.
    1%
  • Lots of options Wednesday-Saturday.
    27%
  • Some decent frat/house parties, weekends only.
    34%
  • Good parties are few and far between.
    15%
  • Parties? What parties?
    23%
Poll
What is the biggest party event of the year?
Based on 116 responses
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  • Football game against BYU
    42%
  • Crimson Night the first week of Fall semester
    34%
  • The Grand Kerfuffle
    6%
  • Any registered frat party (Pike, Sigep, or Sigchi)
    6%
  • Institute Parties
    3%
  • Beta parties
    3%
  • Any home football game
    2%

Greek Life

Men in Fraternities
6%
Women in Sororities
8%
55%
of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join.277 responses
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