Off-Campus Housing

Towson, MD
Tuition (in-state)
$19,754 ($8,132)
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College Junior

Off-Campus Housing: I did not use the resources at my school to find my off-campus housing.

3 College Freshman

Off-Campus Housing: Towson Place and University Village are really expensive, that's all I know

3 College Senior

Off-Campus Housing: It is easier if you have a car not a lot of availability walking distance.

5 College Freshman

Off-Campus Housing: I lived off campus at The Colony at Kenilworth. Average landlords, kind of unhelpful if you have a problem, but if you keep on them, eventually your problem will get fixed. They were understaffed when I lived there. Not sure how they are now. I loved my apartment. Private entrances. All front doors are outside, like mini-townhouses. I could hear my neighbors upstairs, but most apartments are like that. I would liver there again. Really close to campus and Towson nightlife. Shuttle will take you to class (free).

3 College Senior

Off-Campus Housing: Not bad good for students though sometimes it can be annoying that there are people partying on a Tuesday night. But that could happen anywhere, so I would say its not bad off-campus housing.


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  • 230th
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Student Author OverviewWhat's This?

Louise Salbego
Baltimore, MD
English Literature
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Living off campus is a choice that many Towson students make. There are many wonderful apartment complexes in proximity to the campus, but living in private homes is becoming more and more common. And students love that their options tend to be affordable and convenient. Believe it or not, though, no matter how much students love living off campus, many end up missing the dorms.

One of the best reasons for living off campus is that the majority of nearby apartments are filled with Towson students, which makes living off campus a more comfortable experience. And, although students interact with other students living off campus, this does not take away from the independent stance of living away from the dorms. Every apartment complex is different from the other—some are more like a traditional home, while other complexes tend to party a little more. The choice is yours.

Facts & Statistics

Undergrads Living Off Campus
Average Off-Campus Room & Board
Best Time to Look for a Place
Right after spring break
Popular Areas
  • Glenmont
  • Kenilworth
  • Millennium Colony
  • Towson Woods
  • University Village
Average Rents
  • 1 BR: $550
  • 2 BR: $700
  • 4 BR: $950
  • Studio: $500

Student Polls

Rate the off-campus housing on the following topics    Based on 91 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 91 responses

  • 2% Not worth the hassle or expense. Everyone just lives on campus.
  • 7% High prices and/or limited choices keep most students on campus.
  • 71% Price and availability can vary, but the added freedom is still worth it.
  • 20% 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 91 responses

  • 19% Not very helpful.
  • 0% The school does not allow students to live off campus.
  • 57% Somewhat helpful.
  • 24% Extremely helpful.
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