by Tiffany Smith
According to Niche, a site developed to help students navigate their college search and find the best fit, the following MSIs rank among the best dorms in America as of 2017. The results were based on factors such as student surveys, housing costs, housing capacity, and student housing crime rates. Check out the following schools that know just how to make a student feel at home!
1) Angelo State University (HSI)—San Angelo, Texas
Students from Angelo State University ranked the quality of their campus housing as a 4.1 out of 5. The housing costs are around $7,702 on average with a housing capacity of 51%. This school also has 0 crimes reported! See a full list of their extravagant resident halls here.
2) University of Texas of the Permian Basin (HSI)—Odessa, Texas
Students from the University of Texas of the Permian Basin ranked their dorm life as 4.1 out of 5. The average housing costs are $8,904 with a housing capacity of 44%. This school also has a total of 0 reported crimes. Find details on their resident halls and rooms here.
3) Point University (PBI)—West Point, Georgia
The dorms at Point University has an average ranking of 4.2 out of 5. The average housing cost is $6,600 and the university houses 45% of their undergraduate population. There are no crimes reported by the college to date. Find out more about their student housing here.
4) Nova Southeastern University (HSI)—Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Students from Nova Southeastern University ranked their dorm life as a 4 out of a 5 point scale. The average housing cost is $10,874 and the university houses approximately 47% of the undergraduate student body. There are no crimes reported by the college to date. Read about Nova Southeastern University’s housing options here.
5) University of California, Merced (AANAPISI/HSI)—Merced, California
The students at University of California ranked the University of California – Merced dorm life as 4.1 out of 5. Their average housing costs is $15,646 with a small housing capacity of 29%. They also have a zero percent crime rate. Read all about their living options here.
Check out Niche’s full list of schools with the best housing here!