Cairn University is on a 115-acre campus in the suburban setting of Langhorne, Pennsylvania, not far from Philadelphia.
There are many activities and organizations for Cairn University students to join – including chorus, theater groups, a campus newspaper, and more.
Interested in Greek life? Cairn University does not have fraternities or sororities.
Cairn University has the Ascend (outdoor adventure club). In fact, more students participate in the Ascend (outdoor adventure club) than any other on-campus activity.
Other popular student organizations at Cairn University include Chi Beta Sigma (Social Work Club), Enactus (Business), Mu Kappa (Missionary Kids Association) and Student Visual Arts Society.
Cairn University students' favorite campus events are Homecoming, Hoedown and Christmas Celebration.
This table offers information on housing at Cairn University.
|On-Campus Housing||Yes||Required for senior|
|Guaranteed Housing||Yes||Guaranteed for freshman|
|Co-ed Housing Available||No|
|Housing for Students with Disabilities||Yes|
|Percentage of Students Living On-Campus||––||62%|
|Spots Available in On-Campus Housing||––||510|
|Number of Students Living On-Campus||––||459|
|Percentage of Students Living Off-Campus||––||38%|
Cairn University offers housing. Students are required to live on campus through senior year. First year students are guaranteed on-campus housing.
The majority of Cairn University students live on campus. In 2022, 62% of undergrads at Cairn University lived in some kind of on-campus housing and 38% of students lived off-campus or commuted to Cairn University. There are 510 spots available in on-campus housing for all 762 undergraduates. In the 2021-2022 school year, 459 students chose to live in campus housing. First year students are allowed to park a car on campus.
At Cairn University there are a variety of athletic options for students interested in joining a sports program.
Intercollegiate sports are the highest tier of college sports and can be very competitive. Intercollegiate teams are regulated by the NCAA, funded by the university, and compete against teams from other universities. The division of a sports team depends on the size of the university, funding, and competition level. An intercollegiate school team will be Division I, II or III, with Division I being the highest level.
Club sports are not regulated by the NCAA and are a great option for students not interested in trying out for an intercollegiate team. Club sports are usually student run but can also be funded by the university.
Intramural sports are the most casual and informal. Intramural sports are often free and require very little time commitment.
Let's take a look at the athletic options available at Cairn University:
|Sport||Men's Intramural||Women's Intramural||Men's Division||Women's Division||Men's Scholarships||Women's Scholarships|
|Basketball||√||√||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Soccer||√||√||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Volleyball||√||√||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Cross Country Running||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
College is like a home away from home. Whether you're walking to class or coming back from late-night studying (or partying!), it's important to feel safe on campus.
Cairn University is patroled 24 hours a day by trained security. The Cairn University campus has emergency telephones or alarms for students to use anytime of day or night. The school also has student security patrols.
Cairn University offers late-night transportation or safety escorts for students. Dorms can only be accessed with secure key cards so that students can feel confident that they are safe in on-campus housing.
Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit Cairn University, take Interstate 95 to Langhorne, PA. If you need to fly, book your flight to Philadelphia International airport.
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