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Facilities Plays a Key Role in Student Enrollment

WHAT STUDENTS LOOK FOR IN PICKING A COLLEGE…………………

A recent study by the Association of Higher Education Facilities Officers shows the extent to which students are concerned about campus facilities and their upkeep. Following are facilities that the survey’s respondents deemed “extremely important” or “very important” when they were selecting a college:

Facilities for major
73.6%
Library
53.6%
Sophisticated technology
50.9%
Classrooms
49.8%
Residence halls
42.2%
Exercise facilities
35.6%
Bookstore
34.6%
Open space
34.4%
Student recreation facilities
32.3%
Science/engineering facilities
29.6%
Dining halls
28.6%
Performing-arts center
21.8%
Student union
21.3%
Visual-arts center
15.3%
Intramural-sports facilities
14.8%
Varsity-athletics facilities
14.2%
SOURCE: Association of Higher Education Facilities Officers

Go to this “unscientific” poll and let us know how you think your facilities stack up. We will publish the results in 1 month

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