Local Atmosphere

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Athens, AL
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4 College Senior

Local Atmosphere: Great atmosphere. College town, but great Southern charm.

4 College Senior

Local Atmosphere: Beautiful area, very welcoming people.

4 College Senior

Local Atmosphere: It's close by to lots of attractions.

4 College Senior

Local Atmosphere: Athens is a great area, but considered "small town". Not for everyone, but I love it.

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3 College Junior

Local Atmosphere: Its a small town with a small town feel.

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Rate the local atmosphere on the following topics    Based on 56 responses

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  • Cost of living
  • Dining
  • Friendliness of locals toward students
  • Museums/cultural attractions
  • Nightlife
  • Parking
  • Parks and recreation
  • Professional sports
  • Safety
  • Scenery
  • Shopping
  • Transportation

What is the local atmosphere like at your school?    Based on 59 responses

  • 2% Painfully remote.
  • 15% In or near a big city, but there's not much to do off campus.
  • 53% Small town with plenty of charm.
  • 24% Vibrant college town. There's no big city, but there are plenty of things to do off campus.
  • 7% City living at its finest. There's always something fun and interesting going on.

What is the proximity to other universities? Is there much interaction?    Based on 58 responses

  • 28% There aren't any nearby schools.
  • 28% There are nearby schools, but students do NOT interact much.
  • 45% There are nearby schools that students often interact with.

Can you see yourself living here after graduation?    Based on 58 responses

  • 12% No way.
  • 62% Maybe, if I could find a good job.
  • 26% Totally.

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