Off-Campus Housing

Fort Worth, TX
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3 College Freshman

Off-Campus Housing: Well I live on campus (cuz I have to) so I don't really have a review...

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Off-Campus Housing: I have not experienced off-campus housing

4 College Freshman

Off-Campus Housing: Tons of off-campus housing is available at varying distances in different types of neighborhoods

4 College Freshman

Off-Campus Housing: The grand marc is the way to go.

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College Freshman

Off-Campus Housing: I do not live off campus. But my friends really enjoy living off campus


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  • 133rd
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Marley Hutchinson
Greenwood Village, CO
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TCU offers a variety of off-campus living arrangements for students. We all know that dorm life is part of the college experience, and all freshmen and sophomores are required to live on campus. After that, however, if the dorm life is too expensive or not your style, off-campus housing is always a suitable alternative. University apartments are individually leased, so it’s possible that neighboring students could pay different rent and abide by different rules.

Living off campus gives students more freedom and responsibility. With that, however, comes rent and other living expenses. Convenience and parking are important issues, especially for students who do not live on campus. Off-campus apartments and houses may be somewhat inconvenient at times, but many TCU students enjoy the independence that off-campus housing brings to the table.

Facts & Statistics

Undergrads Living Off Campus
Average Off-Campus Room & Board
Popular Areas
University Apartments
Average Rents
  • 1 BR: $650
  • 2 BR: $800
  • Studio: $450

Student Polls

Rate the off-campus housing on the following topics    Based on 60 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 61 responses

  • 2% Not worth the hassle or expense. Everyone just lives on campus.
  • 8% 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.
  • 28% 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 60 responses

  • 20% Not very helpful.
  • 3% The school does not allow students to live off campus.
  • 62% Somewhat helpful.
  • 15% Extremely helpful.
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