University of Rio Grande is on a 170-acre campus in the rural setting of Rio Grande, Ohio.
University of Rio Grande has many clubs, organizations, and activities for students to join – including chorus, theater groups, a campus newspaper, a radio station and more.
Interested in Greek life? University of Rio Grande has fraternities and sororities.
University of Rio Grande has the Student Government. In fact, more students participate in the Student Government than any other on-campus activity.
Other popular student organizations at University of Rio Grande include Honoraries, Bible studies, ENACTA.
The University of Rio Grande community comes together each year for Community Service Day, Homecoming and Founders' Day.
This table offers information on housing at University of Rio Grande.
|Guaranteed Housing||Yes||No special consideration for freshman|
|Co-ed Housing Available||Yes|
|Housing for Students with Disabilities||No|
|Percentage of Students Living On-Campus||––||17%|
|Spots Available in On-Campus Housing||––||630|
|Number of Students Living On-Campus||––||381|
|Percentage of Students Living Off-Campus||––||83%|
University of Rio Grande offers housing for students. Students are not required to live on campus. First year students are given no special consideration for on-campus housing.
Most University of Rio Grande students live off campus. In 2022, 17% of undergrads at University of Rio Grande lived in some kind of on-campus housing and 83% of students lived off-campus or commuted to University of Rio Grande. There are 630 spots available in on-campus housing for all 2,106 undergraduates. In the 2021-2022 school year, 381 students chose to live in campus housing. On the weekends, about 20% students stay on-campus. First year students are allowed to park a car on campus.
University of Rio Grande offers coed housing.
At University of Rio Grande 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 University of Rio Grande:
|Sport||Men's Intramural||Women's Intramural||Men's Division||Women's Division||Men's Scholarships||Women's Scholarships|
|Basketball||√||√||Intercollegiate Sport||Intercollegiate Sport||√||√|
|Soccer||√||√||Intercollegiate Sport||Intercollegiate Sport||√|
|Track And Field||Intercollegiate Sport||Intercollegiate Sport||√||√|
|Cross Country Running||Intercollegiate Sport||Intercollegiate Sport||√||√|
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.
University of Rio Grande is patroled 24 hours a day by trained security. The University of Rio Grande campus has emergency telephones or alarms for students to use anytime of day or night.
University of Rio Grande offers late-night transportation or safety escorts for students.
Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit University of Rio Grande, take U.S. Route 35 to Rio Grande, OH. If you need to fly, book your flight to Huntington Tri-State airport.
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