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California State University Dorms

bravo49bravo49 2 replies27 threads New Member
Hi all,

which California State University (CSU) has the best dorms and college campus experience? Preferably in northern California.

Thanks!
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  • ucbalumnusucbalumnus 85067 replies758 threads Senior Member
    San Luis Obispo, Sonoma, Humboldt, and Monterey Bay are among the CSUs where most frosh live on campus (a proxy for residential versus commuter students). However, this does not say anything about the quality of the dorms or other aspects of the experience at those campuses versus other CSUs.

    See the Campus Life tab for the school's entry at http://www.collegedata.com to see the percentage of frosh living in the dorms.
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  • artloversplusartloversplus 8661 replies255 threads Senior Member
    CSUEB had just completed a new dorm, you might want to look into it.
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  • WoanderingWoandering 2241 replies54 threads Senior Member
    Just wanted to say that Sac State's dorms are pretty big.
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  • takeitallintakeitallin 3352 replies26 threads Senior Member
    All of Channel Islands dorms are very new and very nice. It is still a newer campus but is in a gorgeous setting.
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  • NCalRentNCalRent 6537 replies14 threads Senior Member
    Best dorms is pretty subjective. In N Cal, Sonoma, Chico and Humboldt are by far the most residential CSUs. Others like Sac have dorms but, most students live elsewhere and drive to campus each day. Take a tour, talk to some students and see what you think.

    One observation about shiny new dorms. They look great but are configured differently than the classic residence hall and the social interaction is different. The suite set up in many new dorms is more apartment style, more semi-private space but, the default door (to the hall) position is closed - rather than open in the old cinder-block style structures.
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  • elefish92elefish92 578 replies31 threads Member
    Sonoma has the best housing in the CSU System, hands down.
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