Off-Campus Housing

Location
Normal, AL
Undergrads
3,771
Tuition (in-state)
$12,774 ($7,182)
Admission Difficulty
Average
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4 College Sophomore

Off-Campus Housing: It's something you have to really look into and do your research on. There is a lot of affordable places near the school and by malls

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4 College Sophomore

Off-Campus Housing: From what I've heard off campus living is pretty decent. But that's something you should experience yourself. Everyone experience is different.

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College Freshman

Off-Campus Housing: Haven't really paid attention to off housing.

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  • 333rd
    Best Off-Campus Housing Options

Student Author OverviewWhat's This?

There are plenty of apartments off campus that students can live in if they choose not to stay in the dorms or in AAMU's off-campus apartment complex, Normal Hills. Some students who live off campus say it's cheaper than living on campus. Unfortunately, if you receive financial aid from the school, you cannot use your scholarships, refund checks, Pell Grant, or any other financial assistance you are receiving from school to purchase an off-campus apartment. Most of the apartment complexes in Huntsville won't accept this form of payment.

Huntsville Place is the only apartment complex that will allow you to purchase an apartment with your financial aid. However, A&M won't assist you when you try to apply for this apartment because they want to encourage their students to stay on campus.

Facts & Statistics

Undergrads Living Off Campus
56%
Freshmen Living Off Campus
29%
Average Off-Campus Room & Board
$7,346
Best Time to Look for a Place
Whenever you know you want to move off campus
Popular Areas
Huntsville Place
Average Rents
  • 1 BR: $485
  • 2 BR: $650
  • 3 BR: $700

Student Polls

Rate the off-campus housing on the following topics    Based on 33 responses

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  • Availability
  • Cost
  • Ease of obtaining/process
  • Landlords
  • Parking
  • Proximity to campus
  • Proximity to public transportation
  • Proximity to shopping
  • Quality
  • Safety
  • Variety

What is the off-campus housing selection like near campus and is it worth it?    Based on 33 responses

  • 6% Not worth the hassle or expense. Everyone just lives on campus.
  • 6% High prices and/or limited choices keep most students on campus.
  • 67% Price and availability can vary, but the added freedom is still worth it.
  • 21% Totally worth it. It's easy to find a place, and prices are reasonable.

How helpful is the school in helping students find off-campus housing?    Based on 33 responses

  • 39% Not very helpful.
  • 6% The school does not allow students to live off campus.
  • 42% Somewhat helpful.
  • 12% Extremely helpful.
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