Living Arrangements of Full-Time Undergraduates by Sector, 2015-16

One-third of full-time undergraduate students live on campus. One quarter—including half of all public two-year college students—live with their parents.

Figure 14A: Living Arrangements of Full-Time Undergraduate Students by Sector, 2015-16

Notes & Sources 

NOTES: Includes full-time undergraduate students who attended one institution in 2015-16. Percentages may not sum to 100 because of rounding.

SOURCES: NCES, NPSAS 2016; calculations by the authors.

  • In 2015-16, 58% of undergraduates enrolled at private nonprofit four-year institutions and 36% of those at public four-year institutions lived in campus housing. Five percent or less of those attending public two-year and for-profit institutions lived on campus.