Common Sleep Problems in College Students

According to a poll by the National Sleep Foundation (NSF), more than half of the country's young adults report "waking up feeling unrefreshed" (55%), and the percentage of young adults suffering from significant daytime sleepiness (33%) is comparable to that of shift workers (29%), a notoriously sleepy group who try to remain alert at times when their brains are naturally inclined to sleep.

Three Most Common Causes of Sleepiness In College Students
Making a Change

You can take control of the quality of your sleep by improving your sleep environment and making sure that sleep becomes a health priority. See also “Sleep Hygiene: Tips for a Good Night’s Sleep.” If you continue to experience problems with sleep and/or its potential consequences, you are encouraged to consult with a health care professional.