Drug Safety

Location
Boone, NC
Undergrads
14,837
Tuition (in-state)
$18,107 ($6,059)
Admission Difficulty
Average
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4 College Sophomore

Drug Safety: People aren't very dangerous about what they partake in it, and other than the usual, stereotypical collegiate drunks, most tend to be very aware of the consequences and take proper precautions. Many are fine if you don't partake in the drugs, but there is certainly a slight pressure.

Policies are very strictly enforced.

3 College Sophomore

Drug Safety: It isn't a huge part but a lot of people do like to go off campus to nearby parties. You don't see it much on campus because of the strict enforcement.

College Sophomore

Drug Safety: Alcohol is pretty visible, especially during football season. Just don't act a fool and no one will bother you. Don't do drugs, they aren't going to help you out in life.

College Freshman

Drug Safety: I commute a pretty good distance to campus, and am not involved in much of the regular campus scene. It's hard for me to say, except from what I remember when I did spend more time there. Campus police and local police always seemed to handle things pretty well, and most people knew it.

3 College Freshman

Drug Safety: Not being a user myself, it doesn't bother me when people decide to experiment as long as they do it responsibly. When their experimentation gets out of hand, it puts others reputations and lives in danger.

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Rankings View more rankings . . .

  • 275th
    Most Social Drinkers
  • 870th
    Least Peer-Pressured Students
  • 1008th
    Least Underage Drinkers
  • 1061st
    Best Schools for Non-Drinkers
  • 1309th
    Most Drug-Free Campuses

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Facts & Statistics

Alcohol-Related Referrals
223
Alcohol-Related Arrests
136
Drug-Related Referrals
32
Drug-Related Arrests
90

Student Polls

Name the most popular drugs on campus.    Based on 65 responses

  • 40% Alcohol
  • 36% Marijuana
  • 12% Prescription "study drugs" (Adderall, Ritalin)
  • 8% Psychedelics (LSD, mushrooms)
  • 1% Ecstasy
  • 1% Cocaine
  • 1% Prescription painkillers (Vicodin, OxyContin)
  • 1% Other prescription drugs (barbiturates, Valium, Xanax)
  • 1% None
  • 0% Heroin
  • 0% Methamphetamine
  • 0% Steroids

How would you describe the social drinking scene on campus?    Based on 65 responses

  • 12% Very noticeable. Most students take part.
  • 43% Pretty noticeable. Many students take part.
  • 34% Somewhat noticeable. Less than half of students take part.
  • 8% Barely noticeable. Very few students take part.
  • 3% Students don't drink on campus. Seriously.

How would you describe the drug scene on campus (not including alcohol)?    Based on 66 responses

  • 5% Very noticeable. Most students take part.
  • 26% Pretty noticeable. Many students take part.
  • 50% Somewhat noticeable. Less than half of students take part.
  • 17% Barely noticeable. Very few students take part.
  • 3% Drugs are not used on campus. Seriously.

How much access do underage students have to alcohol?    Based on 65 responses

  • 12% Practically unlimited.
  • 45% Somewhat abundant.
  • 40% Somewhat limited.
  • 3% Very limited.

How does peer pressure affect students' use of drugs and alcohol?    Based on 65 responses

  • 3% If you don't partake, you're left out.
  • 5% You'll definitely feel a little awkward if you don't drink.
  • 58% Most people partake in some form, but no one treats you differently if you don't.
  • 34% You can have a great social life without drugs or alcohol.

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