Drug Safety

Atlanta, GA
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3 College Freshman

Drug Safety: I do not use drugs or smoke, but some of my peers do.

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Drug Safety: drugs are not present on campus at all, but students still do them.

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Drug Safety: Many of the students at Clark Atlanta University have been arrested for the possession of marijuana. Many are caught smoking in their dorm rooms or on different parts of campus. Alcohol consumption by students usually takes place in events such as homecoming and major campus activities. Many students tend to drink too much and have to be rushed to the hospital.

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Drug Safety: The campus officers make sure that all students are safe and away from frugs and alcohol.

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Drug Safety: The drug scene on campus is no different than high school.


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Rankings View more rankings . . .

  • 370th
    Least Peer-Pressured Students
  • 428th
    Best Schools for Non-Drinkers
  • 823rd
    Least Underage Drinkers
  • 853rd
    Most Drug-Free Campuses
  • 904th
    Most Social Drinkers

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Cierra Selby
Queens, Nyc
Business Administration and Marketing
Grad Year
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Liquor is the true king when it comes to prevalent drugs that are supposed to be banned on campus. Liquor is not a hard thing to obtain at Clark Atlanta University because other students are so willing to lend a helping hand. Students usually don't like going to the club totally sober, so a lot of the underage students get some of the upperclassmen on campus to purchase liquor for them from the local corner store. Due to the administration's strict policies, it is not advised to bring any type of liquor onto campus. Regardless of policy, it is not very difficult to sneak a bottle onto campus grounds.

Drug use is not a huge problem here at Clark Atlanta University. Students who choose not to smoke marijuana are never pressured or put down for choosing to stay away from the drug. CAU will make a home for the student that chooses to participate in the weed crowd and the student who likes to stay sober. Clark Atlanta is definitely not a school for students that are into study drugs, prescription drugs, or cocaine. CAU has extremely rare cases of reports of study drugs or prescription drug usage, and even rarer are reports of cocaine or crack usage.

Facts & Statistics

Alcohol-Related Referrals
Alcohol-Related Arrests
Drug-Related Referrals
Drug-Related Arrests
Most Popular Drugs
  • Alcohol
  • Marijuana
Drug Counseling Programs
University Counseling Center
210 Kresge Hall
(404) 880-8044

Student Polls

Name the most popular drugs on campus.    Based on 46 responses

  • 43% Marijuana
  • 39% Alcohol
  • 13% None
  • 3% Prescription painkillers (Vicodin, OxyContin)
  • 1% Cocaine
  • 1% Prescription "study drugs" (Adderall, Ritalin)
  • 0% Ecstasy
  • 0% Heroin
  • 0% Methamphetamine
  • 0% Other prescription drugs (barbiturates, Valium, Xanax)
  • 0% Psychedelics (LSD, mushrooms)
  • 0% Steroids

How would you describe the social drinking scene on campus?    Based on 46 responses

  • 11% Very noticeable. Most students take part.
  • 22% Pretty noticeable. Many students take part.
  • 22% Somewhat noticeable. Less than half of students take part.
  • 26% Barely noticeable. Very few students take part.
  • 20% Students don't drink on campus. Seriously.

How would you describe the drug scene on campus (not including alcohol)?    Based on 47 responses

  • 4% Very noticeable. Most students take part.
  • 21% Pretty noticeable. Many students take part.
  • 23% Somewhat noticeable. Less than half of students take part.
  • 28% Barely noticeable. Very few students take part.
  • 23% Drugs are not used on campus. Seriously.

How much access do underage students have to alcohol?    Based on 46 responses

  • 20% Practically unlimited.
  • 33% Somewhat abundant.
  • 24% Somewhat limited.
  • 24% Very limited.

How does peer pressure affect students' use of drugs and alcohol?    Based on 46 responses

  • 0% If you don't partake, you're left out.
  • 7% You'll definitely feel a little awkward if you don't drink.
  • 35% Most people partake in some form, but no one treats you differently if you don't.
  • 59% You can have a great social life without drugs or alcohol.
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