Research has shown that the student who lives on-campus earn a higher grade point average than their counterparts over the course of their academic career. Further, the graduation rate among those who live on campus compared to those who do not is generally higher.
In addition to a higher degree of academic success, students who live on campus tend to have a greater connection to the University, are more involved with the community, and take advantage of the services and extra-curricular activities more often than their commuting counterparts. And then there are the friendships and bonds you will make living in on-campus housing. Isn't your time and energy worth the experience?
Still unsure? Here is a list of reasons why living in on-campus housing helps complete anyone's college experience:
Convenience and Value
The time spent commuting to and from the campus is time that could be spent in class, studying for exams, preparing papers, making friends and memories. Living on campus provides you with a fully furnished room, a telephone, a meal plan and access to all the University and City of Lowell have to offer.