A Look at College Students Back-to-School Shopping Plans
OnCampus Research, the research division of the National Association of College Stores, recently asked college students across the country about their back-to-school shopping plans and here’s what we found.
Happy-Go-Lucky College Students? Not so Much; Students Struggle with Stress
Many people remember their college years as the most carefree time of their life, but apparently that’s not the way students see it. Not today’s students, anyway. In a recent Student Panel survey conducted by OnCampus Research, college students report that their current stress...
Students hold down debt but are concerned about finances
A March 2017 Student Panel monthly survey by NACS OnCampus Research shows last year’s trend on student finances is still in force: A significant number of college students do manage to stave off debt by tapping into a variety of sources to pay for their education and living expenses, including grants/scholarships and working.
Price, Service, and Discounts Guide Student Shopping Behaviors
Mass market retailers, like Walmart and Target, remain the most popular shopping destinations among college students, with 87% indicating they shop at discount stores at least once a month, and 24% shopping there on a weekly basis. This is followed closely by grocery stores with 83% visiting them at least once a month.