Living on campus provides many advantages including convenience, the opportunity to develop strong social connections, and being included in a community that supports educational and personal growth in a safe, supportive environment.
In addition to the advantages, according to national research, living on campus also increases student satisfaction and success related to the University experience. This research suggests that students living on campus are more likely to:
A paramount benefit related to living on campus is the opportunity provided for self-discovery and personal development. Other areas that living on campus positively impacts are:
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