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5 Recent Alumnus

Local Area: DFW is one of the top metropolises in the USA. Very affordable and enjoyable.

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2 Recent Alumnus

Local Area: Not good. There's never anything to do unless you drive to downtown Dallas, Austin, or most of the students get together and drive to the Choctaw casino in Oklahoma. Nothing close. Except for an outlet mall...or going to see a Texas Rangers game.

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4 College Freshman

Local Area: This is DFW we're talking about here. Of course it's a great place to live!

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5 College Junior

Local Area: Dallas has everything! Cowboys, Rangers, Mavericks, Stars, Six Flags, tons of museums, beautiful lakes and parks, large shopping centers, extreme ethnic diversity and allllllllllllllll the food you could ever want.

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3 College Freshman

Local Area: Immediate area is mostly industrial. Can drive 10-15 mins and be in a lot of shopping. Not many churches in area (within 15 minutes)


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Student Polls

Rate the local atmosphere on the following topics    Based on 35 responses

Very poor
  • 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 33 responses

  • 67% City living at its finest. There's always something fun and interesting going on.
  • 6% Vibrant college town. There's no big city, but there are plenty of things to do off campus.
  • 3% Small town with plenty of charm.
  • 18% In or near a big city, but there's not much to do off campus.
  • 6% Painfully remote.

What is the proximity to other universities? Is there much interaction?    Based on 34 responses

  • 35% There are nearby schools that students often interact with.
  • 35% There are nearby schools, but students do NOT interact much.
  • 29% There aren't any nearby schools.

Can you see yourself living here after graduation?    Based on 34 responses

  • 47% Totally.
  • 44% Maybe, if I could find a good job.
  • 9% No way.



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