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Local Area

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1 College Senior

Local Area: If you want to fall asleep to gunshots every night, go to this college.

2 College Senior

Local Area: The immediate vicinity is a largely low-income area that is not generally safe for students to explore at night. Other areas of town are nice, but distance is a limiting factor.

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4 College Freshman

Local Area: It's usually a good place students don't go off campus a lot but there are restaurants and other businesses and parks students frequent.

2 College Junior

Local Area: There isn't much to do off campus. The biggest attractions would probably be the local theater or mall (to use the term "mall" loosely). Shreveport isn't too far east on the highway, and students sometimes find things to do there or in Dallas (which is a couple hours west). Most locals in the area don't really know much about the school and they seem to view it almost as a sort of cult.

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3 College Freshman

Local Area: Its a pretty nice place.

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Student Polls

Rate the local atmosphere on the following topics    Based on 21 responses

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  • 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 21 responses

  • 10% City living at its finest. There's always something fun and interesting going on.
  • 14% Vibrant college town. There's no big city, but there are plenty of things to do off campus.
  • 10% Small town with plenty of charm.
  • 43% In or near a big city, but there's not much to do off campus.
  • 24% Painfully remote.

What is the proximity to other universities? Is there much interaction?    Based on 22 responses

  • 14% There are nearby schools that students often interact with.
  • 59% There are nearby schools, but students do NOT interact much.
  • 27% There aren't any nearby schools.

Can you see yourself living here after graduation?    Based on 22 responses

  • 23% Totally.
  • 36% Maybe, if I could find a good job.
  • 41% No way.
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