Off-Campus Housing

Location
Haverford, PA
Undergrads
1,205
Tuition
$41,830
Admission Difficulty
Very Hard
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College Junior

Off-Campus Housing: I dont know much about off campus housing

College Freshman

Off-Campus Housing: 99% live on campus. I'm not very familiar with the off campus housing

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College Freshman

Off-Campus Housing: Everyone lives on campus and there is always something going on,so you'll want to!

1 person found this useful Report
3 Recent Alumnus

Off-Campus Housing: Off Campus Living – It is very to difficult to live of campus at Haverford.

College Sophomore

Off-Campus Housing: Who Uses Off Campus Apartments? Not Us. To be honest, I do not know a lot about off-campus housing at my school. I have only met one Haverford student who lives off campus. I am assuming that it is quite expensive, especially since we are in Haverford County but it would be relatively convenient if the student had a car.

I think a lot of Haverford's students do not get their own apartments off campus because we already have on-campus apartments. The school apartments use to be actual apartments for residents in area, so it is as good as any apartment that a college student can afford in Haverford, PA.

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  • 1294th
    Best Off-Campus Housing Options

Student Author OverviewWhat's This?

Kira E. Jones
Hometown
Moorestown, NJ
Major
Undecided
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Very few Haverford students ever live off campus during their time at school. Rent is high on the Main Line, and Haverford's housing more than meets student needs. Every year, there are maybe two or three people who decide to live off campus; these are typically seniors with only a few credits needed to graduate. For the rest of the student population, living off campus means paying high prices (the local area is very upscale) and being cut off from a large part of the social atmosphere that Haverford has to offer. Sufficiently said, this is not a school to attend if you want to live off campus.

But let's say that for some reason you did want to move off campus. How expensive is very expensive? The Radwyn on the Main Line Apartments in Bryn Mawr cost $975-$1,005 per month for a one-bedroom flat. If you think a roomie might help you out a bit, plan on splitting $1,115-$1,220 per month or $1,310 for your two bedroom flat. You can do a little better on price if you look in the Ardmore area at complexes like Saint George's Apartments and 101 Mill Creek Apartments. A one-bedroom apartment starts at about $780-$895 a month. On top of these rents, there are the added costs of gas, electric, water, cable, phone, and other bills. Oh yeah, and food and furniture, too. If these properties are a little bit out of your price range, consider this difference-at least there you can bring your cat.

Facts & Statistics

Undergrads Living Off Campus
1%
Average Off-Campus Room & Board
$13,290
Popular Areas
  • Ardmore
  • Upper Darby
Average Rents
  • 1 BR: $800
  • 2 BR: $1,100
  • 3 BR: $1,450

Student Polls

Rate the off-campus housing on the following topics    Based on 7 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 9 responses

  • 89% Not worth the hassle or expense. Everyone just lives on campus.
  • 0% High prices and/or limited choices keep most students on campus.
  • 11% Price and availability can vary, but the added freedom is still worth it.
  • 0% 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 9 responses

  • 78% Not very helpful.
  • 0% The school does not allow students to live off campus.
  • 22% Somewhat helpful.
  • 0% Extremely helpful.
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