Off-Campus Housing

Location
Lock Haven, PA
Undergrads
4,638
Tuition (in-state)
$16,390 ($8,564)
Admission Difficulty
Average
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3 College Senior

Off-Campus Housing: I don't live off-campus, so I can't speak personally. I just know that some houses are near campus and some are Downtown (far from campus).

4 College Junior

Off-Campus Housing: There are many selections available for off campus housing. There are townhouse, apartments, houses, etc. open for students to rent. The sizes of all of these living options vary and there is a decent amount of each size. Cost also varies, mostly depending on the size and the quality. It's great to live off campus and experience your own freedom.

Recent Alumnus

Off-Campus Housing: I commuted to school each day, so I have never needed off-campus housing.

3 College Sophomore

Off-Campus Housing: Off campus living is good for some one who wants more freedom.

5 College Junior

Off-Campus Housing: Of course off campus is the best because you don't have to worry about being told what to do by RA's. The cost is excellent and proximity to campus most are convenient. You will find a lot of landlords are easy going you just have to be careful.

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  • 254th
    Best Off-Campus Housing Options

Student Author OverviewWhat's This?

regan gaenzle
Hometown
Sinking Spring
Major
Communications
Grad Year
2014
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Off-campus living is not that expensive at Lock Haven. It's worth it to live off campus because it’s not that costly—plus, it gets students ready for the real world and more accustomed to living on their own. Overall, the houses and apartments around "the Haven" are not far from campus, with a majority of them being within walking distance.

There is a lot of apartment availability if one chooses to live off campus. Evergreen Commons is a suite-style apartment complex owned by the University. This complex has two- and four-bedroom suites available for students. The proximity to campus is not far at all. The campus is small to begin with, and the walk to campus is beautiful. Overall, living off campus is cheap, convenient, and there are many options from which to choose.

Facts & Statistics

Undergrads Living Off Campus
58%
Freshmen Living Off Campus
15%
Average Off-Campus Room & Board
$8,182
Best Time to Look for a Place
As soon as possible. There is an application form, and it will be entered into a raffle for campus village housing.
Popular Areas
  • Evergreen Commons
  • North Fairview Street
  • West Main Street
Average Rents
  • 1 BR: $450
  • 2 BR: $550

Student Polls

Rate the off-campus housing on the following topics    Based on 40 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 39 responses

  • 0% Not worth the hassle or expense. Everyone just lives on campus.
  • 8% High prices and/or limited choices keep most students on campus.
  • 72% Price and availability can vary, but the added freedom is still worth it.
  • 21% 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 39 responses

  • 36% Not very helpful.
  • 0% The school does not allow students to live off campus.
  • 62% Somewhat helpful.
  • 3% Extremely helpful.
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