Drug Safety

Location
Providence, RI
Undergrads
8,857
Tuition
$27,156
Admission Difficulty
Average
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3 College Sophomore

Drug Safety: The drug and alcohol usage at JWU is pretty average compared to other colleges. It is a dry campus do there is no drinking on campus at all.

1 College Freshman

Drug Safety: Most of the bars and clubs offer underage drinking. The cops will raid the bar/club but won't make any arrests or changes. The safety guards are usually never around and when they are they have been seen smoking pot out in the open with the students right outside of mcnulty. I have seen many females alone and crying half naked. A few have been in hysterics crying because they had a bad trip. There have been many fights because of drug deals gone wrong. It is a very nasty scene here at Johnson and Wales Providence campus. Very bad and dangerous scene to be apart of.

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5 College Freshman

Drug Safety: there is no peer pressure and policy enforcement is strict

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3 College Junior

Drug Safety: it's not bad, alcohol policy at some of the residence halls are a little unreasonable though

4 College Freshman

Drug Safety: I haven't done any drugs or drank any alcohol (except for culinary reasons), but I don't feel left out at all.

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Rankings View more rankings . . .

  • 283rd
    Most Social Drinkers
  • 383rd
    Least Underage Drinkers
  • 627th
    Least Peer-Pressured Students
  • 1050th
    Best Schools for Non-Drinkers
  • 1244th
    Most Drug-Free Campuses

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Facts & Statistics

Alcohol-Related Referrals
301
Alcohol-Related Arrests
0
Drug-Related Referrals
106
Drug-Related Arrests
21

Student Polls

Name the most popular drugs on campus.    Based on 85 responses

  • 35% Alcohol
  • 34% Marijuana
  • 8% Prescription "study drugs" (Adderall, Ritalin)
  • 7% None
  • 4% Cocaine
  • 4% Ecstasy
  • 2% Heroin
  • 2% Psychedelics (LSD, mushrooms)
  • 2% Prescription painkillers (Vicodin, OxyContin)
  • 2% Steroids
  • 1% Methamphetamine
  • 1% Other prescription drugs (barbiturates, Valium, Xanax)

How would you describe the social drinking scene on campus?    Based on 84 responses

  • 20% Very noticeable. Most students take part.
  • 29% Pretty noticeable. Many students take part.
  • 25% Somewhat noticeable. Less than half of students take part.
  • 18% Barely noticeable. Very few students take part.
  • 8% Students don't drink on campus. Seriously.

How would you describe the drug scene on campus (not including alcohol)?    Based on 85 responses

  • 4% Very noticeable. Most students take part.
  • 20% Pretty noticeable. Many students take part.
  • 31% Somewhat noticeable. Less than half of students take part.
  • 32% Barely noticeable. Very few students take part.
  • 14% Drugs are not used on campus. Seriously.

How much access do underage students have to alcohol?    Based on 84 responses

  • 10% Practically unlimited.
  • 33% Somewhat abundant.
  • 31% Somewhat limited.
  • 26% Very limited.

How does peer pressure affect students' use of drugs and alcohol?    Based on 84 responses

  • 1% If you don't partake, you're left out.
  • 6% You'll definitely feel a little awkward if you don't drink.
  • 40% Most people partake in some form, but no one treats you differently if you don't.
  • 52% You can have a great social life without drugs or alcohol.
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