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Uncovering University Dating

Last Update : May 29, 2019

University is a great time for discoveries: from new friends to new lovers, many movies have pictures of the fascinating romantic habits that can appear during university times.

Some couple met at university and stayed together in a healthy, long-term relationship, whereas for other singles, university was the perfect time to get experienced in the art of loving.

In our newest infographic, we will delve into university dating to undercover university student’s dating habits! Check it out here!

College Romance: Traditional Dating versus Casual Dating

More or less 70% of university students have had a hookup experience. College is indeed one of the best times to meet singles and start the dating adventure!

However, if we take a closer look at gender preferences, it seems that 63% of male students prefer to be in a serious relationship and 83% of female students prefer a long-term commitment.

It seems that despite the great advantages of casual dating, a majority of students are looking for a meaningful relationship.

Not strange when people claim that it is during university times when true friendships will be created. A time during which 63% of females hope to meet their future partner in college.


Online dating in college

Online dating has managed to conquer many territories, the university included.

According to our infographic, 79% of students prefer to meet singles through mutual friends, but the online dating word seems to be starting to get quite popular as well with 41% of student knowing someone who has met their partner through a dating site and 4% expect to meet potential dates through a dating app.

Among the most popular apps, Tinder is the clear winner. with 84.4% of fans among university students, followed by Bumble, OkCupid and Coffee meets Bagel.

The Hook-up Culture in College

Do university men and women have different a different vision about casual dating?

50% of male students feel quite positive towards casual dating, with a mere 26% of regret after hooking-up.

On the feminine side, things seem to be rather the contrary: only 26% of female students feel positive towards hooking-up with a 49% of regret the day after.

How was your college romantic experience?