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Xavier University 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
Average Housing Costs
$11,730/ year
Poll
78%
of students say overall dorm quality is great.59 responses
Poll
70%
of students say the dorms' social atmosphere is great.103 responses

Food

Campus Food
A-
Based on meal plan cost and student reviews on the food.
Meal Plan Available
Yes
Average Meal Plan Cost
$5,540/ year
Poll
What are the best food options on campus?
Based on 177 responses
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  • Cafeteria
    23%
  • Currito
    19%
  • Subway
    16%
  • Ryan's Pub
    11%
  • THERE NEEDS TO BE MORE FOOD OPTIONS ON CAMPUS
    10%
  • Coffee Emporium
    9%
  • University Station
    7%
75%
of students highly rate the dining facilities.61 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 55 responses
  • I love everything about my school and have a lot of campus pride.
    42%
  • 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.
    5%
  • I hate my school and have no school spirit.
    0%

Safety

Safety
C+
Based on crimes on campus, local area crime rates, and student reviews.
Poll
90%
of students say they feel extremely safe and secure on campus.63 responses
Poll
How does peer pressure affect students' use of drugs and alcohol?
Based on 49 responses
  • You can have a great social life without drugs or alcohol.
    41%
  • Most people partake in some form, but no one treats you differently if you don't.
    43%
  • You'll definitely feel a little awkward if you don't drink.
    14%
  • If you don't partake, you're left out.
    2%
Poll
How visible are the campus police on campus?
Based on 51 responses
  • Extremely present and willing to assist students.
    45%
  • There if you need them but not overbearing.
    47%
  • Just there to bust up parties or give out parking tickets.
    4%
  • Not very visible.
    2%
  • We have campus police?
    2%

Sports & Activities

Men's Varsity Sports
Tennis, Golf, Track and Field: X-Country, Basketball, Swimming, Track and Field: Indoor, Track and Field: Outdoor, Soccer, Baseball
Women's Varsity Sports
Golf, Tennis, Basketball, Volleyball, Track and Field: X-Country, Swimming, Soccer, Track and Field: Indoor, Track and Field: Outdoor
Poll
How popular are varsity sports on campus?
Based on 96 responses
  • Almost everything on campus revolves around them.
    22%
  • Varsity sports are a big part of campus life.
    73%
  • Varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life.
    5%
  • No one pays attention to varsity sports.
    0%
Poll
What are your favorite campus events or traditions?
Based on 57 responses
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  • The Crosstown Shootout
    39%
  • Club Day
    16%
  • Muskies After Dark
    16%
  • The Pig Roast
    14%
  • Decorating campus for Christmas
    5%
  • SAC Events
    5%
  • Service - Community Action Day
    5%

Party Scene

Party Scene
B-
Based on access to bars and student reviews on the party scene.
Poll
What is the party scene like on campus?
Based on 57 responses
  • Tons of raging parties almost any night of the week.
    0%
  • Lots of options Wednesday-Saturday.
    5%
  • Some decent frat/house parties, weekends only.
    33%
  • Good parties are few and far between.
    42%
  • Parties? What parties?
    19%
Poll
What is the biggest party event of the year?
Based on 34 responses
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  • Pig Roast
    56%
  • Xavier Fest
    26%
  • Welcome Week
    18%
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