Most Campus Commuters

Sharing a shoebox-sized dorm room with a relative stranger is not part of the college experience for all students. At a few of the universities on this list, commuting is the only option, as some urban schools and several rural schools don't offer on-campus housing. Students at many of the other schools listed below may opt to live at home and avoid costly room and board fees or share off-campus housing for a little more space and independence. These colleges reported the highest percentage of their students who were commuters for the 2012-2013 academic year.

School Students who live off-campus
University of Washington

Seattle, WA

Wayne State University

Detroit, MI

Academy of Art University

San Francisco, CA

California State Polytechnic University—​Pomona

Pomona, CA

Corcoran College of Art and Design

Washington, DC

Missouri Southern State University

Joplin, MO

Montana Tech of the University of Montana

Butte, MT

San Francisco State University

San Francisco, CA

University of Texas—​San Antonio

San Antonio, TX

Western New Mexico University

Silver City, NM


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