Residential learning communities

Learning Community

Enrich your living experience

Destine yourself for success by joining a Residential Learning Community. By living with others who share your academic major or special interests and participating in activities organized by your Residential Learning Community, you will build strong connections with students, faculty, and staff. Residential Learning Community residents have the highest freshman retention rates and are more likely to persist toward graduation.

See our students success rates

Our 2011 first-year retention rates:

  • Learning Community participants: 81%
  • Freshman Connections residence: 74%
  • Off-campus freshmen: 61%

So do our GPAs:

  • Learning Community participants: 3.07
  • Freshman Connections residence: 2.80
  • Off-campus freshmen: 2.69 

Residential Learning Community FAQs
Have a question? Visit our FAQs page.