Drug Safety

Location
Tallahassee, FL
Undergrads
9,100
Tuition (in-state)
$17,726 ($5,785)
Admission Difficulty
Average
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4 College Senior

Drug Safety: No problems with drugs at our school

4 College Freshman

Drug Safety: No one pressures you to partake in the usage of drugs. It isn't visible.

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3 College Freshman

Drug Safety: Drug safety is regulated here. Many students do partake in alcohol but they are safe for the most part.

3 College Senior

Drug Safety: Frm my experience on campus i havent witnessed many students doing drugs. We have very strict rules on it which has minimized it alot. students arent peer pressured to use them if you choose to partake thats your personal decision.

3 College Freshman

Drug Safety: Many students on campus use drugs, but they dont really try to peer pressure their friends. It's your choice.

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Rankings View more rankings . . .

  • 137th
    Best Schools for Non-Drinkers
  • 164th
    Least Peer-Pressured Students
  • 403rd
    Least Underage Drinkers
  • 802nd
    Most Drug-Free Campuses
  • 1196th
    Most Social Drinkers

Student Author OverviewWhat's This?

Angel Neal
Hometown
Tampa, Fla
Major
Journalism/Magazine Production
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First and foremost, drugs and alcohol are not allowed or tolerated on FAMU’s campus. Students generally follow these rules, and drugs and alcohol are not noticeable on campus. Sure, some students may partake in these things off campus, but that happens at any university. In general, FAMU students take pride in their school and respect it enough not to break the rules. In addition, there is always security around, so students are more likely to get caught at FAMU.

Many students are not pressured to use drugs or drink, either. The students who do these things do it because it is their choice. However, if any students is caught violating the rules outlined, they will be penalized. The Department of Judicial Affairs is responsible for disciplining students. Penalties can include community service, a letter of reprimand, counseling, suspension, or even expulsion. So, students are advised not to participate in offenses that would harm themselves or their peers.

Facts & Statistics

Alcohol-Related Referrals
0
Alcohol-Related Arrests
0
Drug-Related Referrals
19
Drug-Related Arrests
12
Most Popular Drugs
  • Black & Milds
  • Marijuana
Drug Counseling Programs
Office of Counseling Services
101 Sunshine Manor
Tallahassee
(850) 599-3145
Counseling on a variety of topics, including alcohol and drug abuse

Student Polls

Name the most popular drugs on campus.    Based on 67 responses

  • 38% Alcohol
  • 36% Marijuana
  • 16% None
  • 4% Prescription "study drugs" (Adderall, Ritalin)
  • 3% Ecstasy
  • 1% Cocaine
  • 1% Prescription painkillers (Vicodin, OxyContin)
  • 1% Steroids
  • 0% Heroin
  • 0% Methamphetamine
  • 0% Other prescription drugs (barbiturates, Valium, Xanax)
  • 0% Psychedelics (LSD, mushrooms)

How would you describe the social drinking scene on campus?    Based on 67 responses

  • 4% Very noticeable. Most students take part.
  • 15% Pretty noticeable. Many students take part.
  • 13% Somewhat noticeable. Less than half of students take part.
  • 37% Barely noticeable. Very few students take part.
  • 30% Students don't drink on campus. Seriously.

How would you describe the drug scene on campus (not including alcohol)?    Based on 67 responses

  • 6% Very noticeable. Most students take part.
  • 10% Pretty noticeable. Many students take part.
  • 25% Somewhat noticeable. Less than half of students take part.
  • 40% Barely noticeable. Very few students take part.
  • 18% Drugs are not used on campus. Seriously.

How much access do underage students have to alcohol?    Based on 67 responses

  • 15% Practically unlimited.
  • 19% Somewhat abundant.
  • 31% Somewhat limited.
  • 34% Very limited.

How does peer pressure affect students' use of drugs and alcohol?    Based on 67 responses

  • 1% If you don't partake, you're left out.
  • 4% You'll definitely feel a little awkward if you don't drink.
  • 33% Most people partake in some form, but no one treats you differently if you don't.
  • 61% You can have a great social life without drugs or alcohol.
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