Off-Campus Housing

Location
Ann Arbor, MI
Undergrads
27,046
Tuition (in-state)
$40,392 ($12,994)
Admission Difficulty
Hard
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3 College Student

Off-Campus Housing: Everything off campus looks super old...

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2 College Junior

Off-Campus Housing: Expensive/low quality housing is the result of limited supply.

2 College Sophomore

Off-Campus Housing: There aren't enough options for all the students to find decent housing; it is expensive and the majority of the houses available are old, falling apart, and dirty.

5 College Sophomore

Off-Campus Housing: Most students leave school provided housing and the additional freedom is great. Can be quite costly depending on location

3 College Sophomore

Off-Campus Housing: Rent in Ann Arbor is expensive. However, because of that, off-campus houses and apartments are in good condition and landlords are very accommodating. Additionally, there are several co-ops just off campus.

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  • 55th
    Best Off-Campus Housing Options

Student Author OverviewWhat's This?

Linda Tell
Hometown
Syosset
Major
International Studies
Grad Year
2015
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Many students choose to live off campus after their freshman year. There is a variety of off-campus housing options—both houses and apartments, all within a reasonable proximity from campus. The closer the location, the higher the price—though, all prices are relatively cheap. Students who live off campus report being very happy about their decision and their new-found freedom. Many streets are completely occupied by students, and they sometimes hold block parties, which are open to the public. The main drawback about off-campus housing is the distance from grocery stores. If you live off campus and you don't own a car, your best bet is to purchase a dorm meal plan.

Facts & Statistics

Undergrads Living Off Campus
66%
Freshmen Living Off Campus
3%
Average Off-Campus Room & Board
$9,752
Best Time to Look for a Place
Early fall
Popular Areas
Anywhere near campus, especially South Campus
Average Rents
  • 1 BR: $750
  • 2 BR: $1,100
  • 3 BR: $1,200
  • 4 BR: $1,500

Student Polls

Rate the off-campus housing on the following topics    Based on 147 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 148 responses

  • 1% Not worth the hassle or expense. Everyone just lives on campus.
  • 7% High prices and/or limited choices keep most students on campus.
  • 70% Price and availability can vary, but the added freedom is still worth it.
  • 23% 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 148 responses

  • 37% Not very helpful.
  • 0% The school does not allow students to live off campus.
  • 53% Somewhat helpful.
  • 9% Extremely helpful.
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