Racial Differences in How College Students Spend Their Day

The American Time Use Survey conducted by the Bureau of Labor Statistics offers statistics by race on how college students spend their time. The data shows that, on average, African-American students sleep slightly longer than white college students. Black students work an average of 3 hours each day compared to 2.6 hours per day for white college students.

White students spend 4.6 hours per day participating in sports or leisure activities while black students spend 3.9 hours per day in these activities. White college students also spend more time eating than do black students.