Housing and Dining Preferences Survey
A. Housing Preferences
  First-Year Soph. Junior Senior Ada ALL
No. surveyed 686 652 378 624 220 2,560
No. responded 442 511 284 414 103 1,754
Response rate 64.4% 78.4% 75.1% 66.3% 46.8% 68.5%
           
1. Level of interest in1            
Single room 4.29 4.64 4.60 4.65 3.07 4.47
Double room 2.89 2.07 1.62 1.61 1.21 2.06
Suite 3.61 3.66 3.65 3.68 2.37 3.58
Co-op living 1.98 2.55 2.71 2.80 2.28 2.48
Apartment 2.15 2.85 3.25 3.19 3.24 2.84
Off-campus housing 1.38 1.84 2.33 2.44 3.10 2.01
Other 1.26 1.63 2.26 1.74 3.66 1.78
             
2. Would choose2            
Single room 52.3% 52.0% 50.9% 51.6% 19.8% 50.0%
Double room 18.4% 6.7% 1.4% 0.5% 1.0% 7.0%
Suite 23.6% 25.5% 22.3% 19.6% 5.2% 22.0%
Co-op living 1.6% 4.3% 6.0% 7.1% 5.2% 4.6%
Apartment 3.2% 8.7% 13.1% 12.7% 27.1% 10.0%
Off-campus housing 0.7% 2.8% 5.7% 7.8% 32.3% 5.5%
Other 0.2% 0.0% 0.7% 0.7% 9.4% 0.9%
             
1 Data shown are means. Actual responses ranged from 1 (not at all likely to request) to 5 (highly likely
to request).
2 Data shown are response frequencies.
Sources: Housing and Dining Preferences Survey, Fall 2002; Office of Institutional Research.