Off-Campus Housing

Location
Undergrads
5,131
Tuition (in-state)
$26,690 ($8,790)
Admission Difficulty
Average
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College Senior

Off-Campus Housing: I have not looked into off-campus housing with the school. I simply stayed at home and commuted.

3 College Sophomore

Off-Campus Housing: the apartments off campus are okay. there are plenty of them, but they tend to be expensive and not as good quality.

3 College Senior

Off-Campus Housing: There is a lot of houses close to campus but with a high price

4 College Junior

Off-Campus Housing: Living off campus is much cheaper than staying in campus housing.

4 College Sophomore

Off-Campus Housing: Off campus housing is the way to go. Lots of great amenities and perks for college students. Reasonable pricing and good value.

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  • 321st
    Best Off-Campus Housing Options

Student Author OverviewWhat's This?

Laura Thomas
Hometown
Canton, GA
Major
Business Management
Grad Year
2012
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After freshman year, most students move off campus, generally to an apartment complex. Apartments offer more space than the dorms, and you are not required to buy a meal plan. Rent for apartments is all pretty similar, with some being more affordable than others and others being more expensive than expected. The plus side to apartment complexes in Milledgeville is that most of them come completely furnished, including appliances. However, if you are one with plenty of spare furniture at home, renting a house may be a better option for you.

Houses offer even more space with generally lower rent. You are almost guaranteed to find housing off campus, but if your heart is set on living somewhere specific, then you better sign a lease early because chances are someone else has their heart set on it, as well. Students are able to walk to campus from almost every apartment complex, and there are plenty of houses within walking distance, too.

Facts & Statistics

Undergrads Living Off Campus
62%
Freshmen Living Off Campus
1%
Average Off-Campus Room & Board
$10,280
Best Time to Look for a Place
It is probably best to start looking for next year's housing during the beginning to middle of the second semester. Several apartment complexes will offer discounts depending on how early you sign a lease.
Popular Areas
  • College Station Apartments
  • Magnolia Park Apartments
  • The Bellamy
  • The Grove
Average Rents
  • 1 BR: $520
  • 2 BR: $900
  • 3 BR: $800

Student Polls

Rate the off-campus housing on the following topics    Based on 45 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

How helpful is the school in helping students find off-campus housing?    Based on 44 responses

  • 18% Extremely helpful.
  • 36% Somewhat helpful.
  • 45% Not very helpful.
  • 0% The school does not allow students to live off campus.

What is the off-campus housing selection like near campus and is it worth it?    Based on 44 responses

  • 18% Totally worth it. It's easy to find a place, and prices are reasonable.
  • 66% Price and availability can vary, but the added freedom is still worth it.
  • 16% High prices and/or limited choices keep most students on campus.
  • 0% Not worth the hassle or expense. Everyone just lives on campus.
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