Meanwhile, Portland Community College enrollment this fall grew by 15%, putting the number of students enrolled there over the 40,000 mark.
- Neither of these schools provide much on-campus housing.
- Students tend to look for housing within a mile of campus.
In Corvallis, Oregon State University's enrollment is up over 1,500 students and with over 80% of students living off campus vacancies in that city have dropped to under 1.5% within a mile of campus.
To top it off, virtually no new apartment projects are scheduled to be constructed in the south valley for the next couple of years.