Hotel Is Home for 500 Rutgers Students This Year

August 10, 2009

Rutgers University had to house hundreds of students temporarily in local hotels last year because of campus overcrowding. This year, about 500 students will call a nearby Crowne Plaza home for the entire academic year, The Philadelphia Inquirer reported, as enrollments and retention increase. Rutgers is one of many public universities seeing booms in enrollments, driven both by the economy and heightened price sensitivity by students and families.

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