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
Southern California Institute of Architecture

Los Angeles, CA

100%
St. Joseph's College New York

Brooklyn, NY

100%
SUNY Empire State College

Saratoga Springs, NY

100%
Thomas Edison State College

Trenton, NJ

100%
University of Baltimore

Baltimore, MD

100%
University of Hawaii—​West Oahu

Kapolei, HI

100%
University of Houston—​Downtown

Houston, TX

100%
University of Maine—​Augusta

Augusta, ME

100%
University of Maryland—​University College

Adelphi, MD

100%
University of Michigan—​Dearborn

Dearborn, MI

100%
Utah Valley University

Orem, UT

100%
California State University—​Chico

Chico, CA

99%
Aquinas College

Nashville, TN

98%
CUNY—​Queens College

Flushing, NY

98%
Hawaii Pacific University

Honolulu, HI

97%
Weber State University

Ogden, UT

97%
New Jersey City University

Jersey City, NJ

96%
University of Michigan—​Flint

Flint, MI

96%
CUNY—​City College

New York, NY

96%
California State University—​Los Angeles

Los Angeles, CA

95%
Mid-​Continent University

Mayfield, KY

95%
Molloy College

Rockville Centre, NY

95%
St. Francis College

Brooklyn Heights, NY

95%
University of Colorado—​Denver

Denver, CO

95%
University of Nevada—​Las Vegas

Las Vegas, NV

95%

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