Local Atmosphere

Location
Hammond, IN
Undergrads
5,535
Tuition (in-state)
$15,336 ($6,789)
Admission Difficulty
Average
Branch Campus Of
Purdue University
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2 College Junior

Local Atmosphere: Too much local crime for my liking

3 College Junior

Local Atmosphere: The town itself is not very exciting. However, the town right down the road has many shopping areas and restaurants, which is nice.

3 College Freshman

Local Atmosphere: It's good the temp is fairly good sometimes cold and hot can't complain and I really don't know what type of sports are played there

2 College Junior

Local Atmosphere: pretty safe neighborhood. Not to many recreation, shopping, or other areas of attractions. attitude towards students is positive

3 College Junior

Local Atmosphere: The local atmosphere is okay can can alot of traffic on certain day events/holidays.

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Student Polls

Rate the local atmosphere on the following topics    Based on 51 responses

Very poor
Excellent
  • 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 47 responses

  • 9% Painfully remote.
  • 36% In or near a big city, but there's not much to do off campus.
  • 21% Small town with plenty of charm.
  • 26% Vibrant college town. There's no big city, but there are plenty of things to do off campus.
  • 9% 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 47 responses

  • 28% There aren't any nearby schools.
  • 32% There are nearby schools, but students do NOT interact much.
  • 40% There are nearby schools that students often interact with.

Can you see yourself living here after graduation?    Based on 47 responses

  • 36% No way.
  • 47% Maybe, if I could find a good job.
  • 17% Totally.

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