Off-Campus Housing

Location
Greensboro, NC
Undergrads
2,056
Tuition
$32,470
Admission Difficulty
Easy
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3 College Junior

Off-Campus Housing: Guilford is not helpful with living off campus. They would prefer you to live on campus. But offcampus is cheaper if you live near by like I do.

2 College Student

Off-Campus Housing: Most of the students live on campus and off campus housing is limited.

3 College Freshman

Off-Campus Housing: good options for apartments but it's hard to be off campus without a car.

2 College Junior

Off-Campus Housing: I stay on campus so I am unsure about the off-house campus But one of my freinds stays off campus and I stayed there over the summer and it was really nice, close to campus and quiet.

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4 College Senior

Off-Campus Housing: There seem to be a lot of off-campus housing within walking distance to the college.

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Rankings View more rankings . . .

  • 983rd
    Best Off-Campus Housing Options

Student Author OverviewWhat's This?

Elizabeth C. Laird
Hometown
Florida
Major
English/Philosophy
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With freshman class numbers increasing in recent years, Residential Life has been forced to grant more requests due to a lack of adequate on-campus housing. There is affordable living in a lovely setting close to campus, such as in the neighborhoods of Friendly Hills and Madison Woods. If you are searching for a historic, beautiful house in a large off-campus college community, you only have to travel a bit farther.

Generally, students find it easier and beneficial to stay involved with the Guilford community by living on campus. The alternative houses and the student apartments are similar to more independent living situations, but without the hassle of having to keep track of all the bills. However, those who do live off campus are happy and pleased with their decision and accommodations. If you're an independant person, then living off campus is a practical option.

Facts & Statistics

Undergrads Living Off Campus
23%
Freshmen Living Off Campus
7%
Popular Areas
  • College Hill
  • Friendly Hills
  • Madison Woods
Average Rents
  • Studio: $450
  • 1 BR: $550
  • 2 BR: $650

Student Polls

Rate the off-campus housing on the following topics    Based on 16 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 16 responses

  • 12% Not worth the hassle or expense. Everyone just lives on campus.
  • 19% High prices and/or limited choices keep most students on campus.
  • 62% Price and availability can vary, but the added freedom is still worth it.
  • 6% 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 16 responses

  • 69% Not very helpful.
  • 0% The school does not allow students to live off campus.
  • 25% Somewhat helpful.
  • 6% Extremely helpful.
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