STUDENT SPENDING HABITS

$24,967,910 are spent on food services and drinking places.

$7,150,549 are spent on performing arts companies.

$1,420,124 are spent on motor vehicle retail stores.

$3,086,117 are spent on fitness and recreation sports centers.

$10,228,320 are spent on food and beverage retail stores.

$1,194,632 are spent on general merchandise retail stores.

$1,535,058 are spend on furniture and home furnishing retail stores.

$1,329,594 are spent on sporting goods, hobby, book and music retail stores.

 

SUMMARY OF VISITOR SPENDING

$8,278,932 are spent during commencement.

$1,297,432 are spent during Soar.

$488,453 are spent during homecoming.

$787,053 are spent during Parents' Weekend.

 

$3,430,454 are spent during open house.

$1,170,300 are spent during WOW.

$387,329 are spent from visiting athletics teams.

SCAN0313.jpg

47.7% of students will stay in SLO over the summer.

TYPES OF VISITOR SPENDING

  • 6% on incidentals.
  • 43.2% on lodging.
  • 13% on gas.
  • 36.9% on food.
  • 0.6% on bus/car rentals.

NUMBER OF TIMES A YEAR THAT A STUDENT HAS VISITORS

  • 47.3% of students have 2 to 3 visitors.
  • 3.5% of students have 11 or more visitors.

STUDENT SPENDING

STUDENT SPENDING BY CATEGORY

  • 40% from rent.
  • 17% from grocery stores.
  • 11% from restaurants, food services, and bars.
  • 10% from performing arts, spectator sports, and other recreation.
  • 9% from miscellaneous.
  • 7% from transportation.
  • 4% from health, personal care, sporting goods, and fitness centers.
  • 2% from physicians, labs, clinics, and dentists.
  • $179.2 mil from living off campus in rentals.
  • $22.4 mil from living on campus.
  • 5.3% mil from living at home.