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American Time Use Survey
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Charts by Topic: Students

Time use on an average weekday for full-time university and college students
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  • On an average weekday, full-time university and college students spent 3.5 hours engaged in educational activities, 2.3 hours working, 8.8 hours sleeping, and spent 4.0 hours in leisure and sports activities. (These data are averages for 2011 to 2015).

Percent of university and college students doingeducational activities, by hour of day on weekdays
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  • Participation in educational activities by full-time university and college students is at its peak just before lunchtime on an average weekday. (These data are averages for 2011 to 2015).

Average hours per school day spent by high school students in various activities
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