Off-Campus Housing

Granville, OH
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3 College Junior

Off-Campus Housing: Denison is a 4 year residency school, so all students live on campus. The only exception are a hand-full of student thats live within a certain mile radius away from school, even then some of those students decide to live on campus.

3 College Freshman

Off-Campus Housing: It is just better to stay on campus, you save much more money and you are near your classes.

2 College Freshman

Off-Campus Housing: There's pretty much no off-campus living. There's a chance that you might be able to get a place off-campus, but it's very slim because everything is residential. Everyone lives on campus because any place they usually would be able to find wouldn't be in Granville and would be too far to be worth it. However, if you are able to find a place, they're usually cheaper than living on campus.

College Freshman

Off-Campus Housing: 98% of the college kids stay on campus. There isn't much accommodation available off campus

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College Junior

Off-Campus Housing: There isn't off-campus housing. This is actually pretty nice and allows the community to grow closer. It can be a turn off to some, however, who do not like the small community atmosphere.


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  • 1355th
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Student Author OverviewWhat's This?

Eleni Karahalios
Chicago, Illinois
Economics, English Writing and Psychology
Grad Year
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Denison University is a residential campus, which means the administration strongly encourages—and pretty much forces—you to live on campus all four years. Apart from a few exceptions (married students, single parents, students 25 years of age or older, or students living with parents within a 25-mile radius of campus), everyone lives together on the same campus. Some of the benefits of residential housing include not having to worry about finding a place to live, rent, or lease, which can be a huge hassle. Denison will always provide you with housing. Additionally, it would be extremely inconvenient to live off campus, since so much of Denison's culture is based on the fact that everyone lives on the hill. It would definitely hinder your experience of the community and caring feel of Denison if you were to live off campus. Living on the hill all four years really makes Denison feel like your second home, since you live, go to class, make memories, and have fun all in the same place.

Facts & Statistics

Undergrads Living Off Campus
Freshmen Living Off Campus
Average Off-Campus Room & Board
Average Rents
  • 1 BR: $450
  • 2 BR: $670
  • 3 BR: $825

Student Polls

Rate the off-campus housing on the following topics    Based on 17 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 25 responses

  • 84% Not worth the hassle or expense. Everyone just lives on campus.
  • 12% High prices and/or limited choices keep most students on campus.
  • 0% Price and availability can vary, but the added freedom is still worth it.
  • 4% 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 29 responses

  • 7% Not very helpful.
  • 93% The school does not allow students to live off campus.
  • 0% Somewhat helpful.
  • 0% Extremely helpful.
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