College in the United States is expensive, in no small part because American students often choose to move away from home and live on, or near, campus.
These costs of living can contribute to the financial struggles college students face. One study found that 36% of college students are considered food and housing insecure, meaning they do not get enough to eat or struggle to find stable housing.
Unsurprisingly, when students are forced to worry about when their next meal will be or where they will sleep at night, their academic performances suffer. But a great college town has the potentialto offer students a safe and affordable place to study and live.
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