Tracking the dorm shortfall
Surging enrollment has outpaced schools' ability to house students both in Boston and nationwide. Use the search fields below to compare the difference between full-time students and dorm capacity (dorm gap) across US colleges and universities. Some schools point out, however, that not all students want or require on-campus housing.
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note: dorm gap is how many more students there are than beds
DATA: US Department of Education
Todd Wallack, Russell Goldenberg / Globe Staff