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 Nevada—​Las Vegas

Las Vegas, NV

95%
University of Houston—​Clear Lake

Houston, TX

95%
California State University—​Fresno

Fresno, CA

95%
Indiana University—​South Bend

South Bend, IN

95%
California State University—​Sacramento

Sacramento, CA

94%
Boise State University

Boise, ID

94%
California State University—​Dominguez Hills

Carson, CA

94%
California State University—​Fullerton

Fullerton, CA

94%
Florida Atlantic University

Boca Raton, FL

94%
Indiana University-​Purdue University—​Fort Wayne

Fort Wayne, IN

94%
Indiana University-​Purdue University—​Indianapolis

Indianapolis, IN

94%
Indiana University Southeast

New Albany, IN

94%
Florida International University

Miami, FL

93%
Madonna University

Livonia, MI

93%
Georgia Gwinnett College

Lawrenceville, GA

93%
Youngstown State University

Youngstown, OH

93%
California State University—​Stanislaus

Turlock, CA

92%
Cleveland State University

Cleveland, OH

92%
Farmingdale State College—​SUNY

Farmingdale, NY

92%
Mercy College

Dobbs Ferry, NY

92%
Regis University

Denver, CO

92%
University of Missouri—​Kansas City

Kansas City, MO

92%
University of Missouri—​St. Louis

St. Louis, MO

92%
University of New Orleans

New Orleans, LA

92%
Upper Iowa University

Fayette, IA

92%
Wichita State University

Wichita, KS

92%
California State University—​San Bernardino

San Bernardino, CA

91%
New York Institute of Technology

Old Westbury, NY

91%
Cameron University

Lawton, OK

90%
Fort Hays State University

Hays, KS

90%
Post University

Waterbury, CT

90%
Robert Morris University

Chicago, IL

90%
Rogers State University

Claremore, OK

90%
Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology

Flushing, NY

90%
University of Central Oklahoma

Edmond, OK

89%
Alverno College

Milwaukee, WI

89%
Eastern Oregon University

La Grande, OR

89%
Southern Utah University

Cedar City, UT

89%
University of Nebraska—​Omaha

Omaha, NE

89%
University of Texas—​Arlington

Arlington, TX

89%
University of Washington

Seattle, WA

89%
Wayne State University

Detroit, MI

89%
Academy of Art University

San Francisco, CA

88%
California State Polytechnic University—​Pomona

Pomona, CA

88%
Corcoran College of Art and Design

Washington, DC

88%
Missouri Southern State University

Joplin, MO

88%
Montana Tech of the University of Montana

Butte, MT

88%
San Francisco State University

San Francisco, CA

88%
University of Texas—​San Antonio

San Antonio, TX

88%
Western New Mexico University

Silver City, NM

88%

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