Off-Campus Housing

Location
Rexburg, ID
Undergrads
15,235
Tuition
$3,770
Admission Difficulty
Very Easy
Branch Campus Of
Brigham Young University
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5 College Junior

Off-Campus Housing: I lived on-campus for two years, and not I live off-campus. I love the atmosphere and I feel very independent.

3 College Student

Off-Campus Housing: Housing tends to be relatively expensive.

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5 College Freshman

Off-Campus Housing: The housing is great! I've loved my managers. They're all willing to listen and help with any bumps that come along the way. The apartments are nice and clean!

3 College Freshman

Off-Campus Housing: We follow the same rules as on-campus housing, and everywhere here is relatively cheap compared with anywhere else in the world.

3 College Freshman

Off-Campus Housing: Most everyone good, but clean checks and white gloves are a pain. And the rules are the same off campus as on campus

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  • 2nd
    Best Off-Campus Housing Options

Student Author OverviewWhat's This?

Jenica Sparks
Hometown
Olympia, Washington
Major
Communications
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Most students prefer off-campus housing because it brings a little more independence and allows for a more diverse living arrangement between upper- and lowerclassmen. Many students will sign a contract for dorms their first couple of semesters, and then they have a chance to visit some of the apartments and decide on one where they would like to live. Some students prefer living with friends and sign contracts as groups, and others sign up to be with a random group of roommates to meet new people.

Most of the apartments are similar in setup, with three rooms and one bathroom area with two toilets, two showers, and two sinks. There are options for a single room, but the majority of students opt to have shared rooms because of the lesser cost. The higher-priced apartments usually have more options for shared rooms and more modern appliances and design, as well. Typically, women’s housing is better kept than men's housing. But all student-approved housing has regular "clean checks" that ensure students are keeping their apartments clean. The apartments also enforce the Honor Code when students sign their semester/two-semester contract. Students can also save a little money by signing a contract for two semesters instead of one.
 

Facts & Statistics

Undergrads Living Off Campus
94%
Average Off-Campus Room & Board
$4,000
Best Time to Look for a Place
You'll want to start living at the apartment around one to two months before the semester.
Popular Areas
The apartments across the street from campus
Average Rents
3 BR: $1,100

Student Polls

Rate the off-campus housing on the following topics    Based on 174 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 175 responses

  • 1% Not worth the hassle or expense. Everyone just lives on campus.
  • 2% High prices and/or limited choices keep most students on campus.
  • 41% Price and availability can vary, but the added freedom is still worth it.
  • 57% 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 175 responses

  • 6% Not very helpful.
  • 1% The school does not allow students to live off campus.
  • 29% Somewhat helpful.
  • 65% Extremely helpful.

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