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 Baltimore

Baltimore, MD

University of Hawaii—​West Oahu

Kapolei, HI

University of Houston—​Downtown

Houston, TX

University of Maine—​Augusta

Augusta, ME

University of Maryland—​University College

Adelphi, MD

University of Michigan—​Dearborn

Dearborn, MI

Utah Valley University

Orem, UT

California State University—​Chico

Chico, CA

Aquinas College

Nashville, TN

CUNY—​Queens College

Flushing, NY


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