Off-Campus Housing

Auburn, AL
Tuition (in-state)
$26,364 ($9,852)
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3 College Sophomore

Off-Campus Housing: The closer to campus the higher the rent and also the smaller the space for the most part. There are a lot of different options. The school transit stops at most complexes so it's not necessary to drive to school everyday which can reduce cost because you won't need a parking permit. Also the required meal plan is cheaper.

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College Freshman

Off-Campus Housing: I have on campus housing and I haven't experienced this yet.

4 Recent Alumnus

Off-Campus Housing: Pretty reasonable prices and a lot of choices near campus

4 College Sophomore

Off-Campus Housing: Plenty of options, whether walking or driving to campus.

5 College Sophomore

Off-Campus Housing: The school is very helpful with all housing

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  • 23rd
    Best Off-Campus Housing Options

Student Author OverviewWhat's This?

Jordan Luke
Mandeville, LA
Double major in English and Spanish
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Students at Auburn overwhelmingly prefer off-campus housing to on-campus housing. For the most part, it's convenient, relatively easy to obtain, and sometimes even cheaper than living in a dorm.

While off-campus housing is preferred, students still advise you to try living on campus for at least a year or so. When you do decide to get a place off campus, start looking early. Since off-campus housing is so popular, decent apartments, townhouses, and condos can fill up just as quickly as the dorms do.

Facts & Statistics

Undergrads Living Off Campus
Average Off-Campus Room & Board
Best Time to Look for a Place
No later then beginning of second semester
Popular Areas
  • 221 Armstrong
  • Creekside
  • Edge West
  • Logan Square
  • The Exchange
  • The Garden District
Average Rents
  • 1 BR: $350
  • 2 BR: $550
  • Studio: $285
Did You Know?
Don't worry about not being able to make it to class on time if you live off-campus-Tiger Transit has reliable day and night routes that travel between campus and almost every apartment complex in Auburn.

Student Polls

Rate the off-campus housing on the following topics    Based on 75 responses

Very poor
  • 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 75 responses

  • 0% Not worth the hassle or expense. Everyone just lives on campus.
  • 1% High prices and/or limited choices keep most students on campus.
  • 52% Price and availability can vary, but the added freedom is still worth it.
  • 47% 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 74 responses

  • 30% Not very helpful.
  • 0% The school does not allow students to live off campus.
  • 49% Somewhat helpful.
  • 22% Extremely helpful.
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