Status of Students’ Boarding Houses in the University of Eastern Philippines, Laoang Campus

  • Martin L. Nobis, Jr.


Student boarders’ satisfaction has been regard as the most important indicator in evaluating student-housing quality and services.  This study determined the status of students’ boarding houses in the University of Eastern Philippines Laoang Campus.  The respondents were students residing in boarding houses using universal sampling.  The research design employed is a descriptive method, using a survey questionnaire, and the statistical tools used are frequency counts, percentages, and mean.  Findings revealed that the respondents were in their late teenage years, there were more females, most were still single, majority has a family income of 5000-below, and most were BSEd.  Only few completed the needed requirements, has a distance 1kilometer-below from the school, has 4-5 room occupants, has a monthly rental of 401-500, students’ boarders were allowed to used charcoal in cooking, additionally, open well as the source of water supply, almost all used manual flush in their comfort room, not all were allowed to used available appliances, and garbage was collected by disposal team.  The respondents were satisfied in terms of the residential satisfaction according to specific attributes but encountered problems such as lack and unsafe water supply, and no abode policies and contracts executed.


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How to Cite
NOBIS, JR., Martin L.. Status of Students’ Boarding Houses in the University of Eastern Philippines, Laoang Campus. Asian Journal of Research in Education and Social Sciences, [S.l.], v. 4, n. 1, p. 113-126, mar. 2022. Available at: <>. Date accessed: 04 july 2022.