Off-Campus Housing

Location
Montevallo, AL
Undergrads
2,319
Tuition (in-state)
$18,070 ($9,280)
Admission Difficulty
Easy
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College Sophomore

Off-Campus Housing: I've never lived off campus so I can't recommend anything

3 College Junior

Off-Campus Housing: I don't know how it's like. I'm transferring in from junior college and living in a dorm for the year.

3 College Senior

Off-Campus Housing: It really honestly is not that bad. The school does not help you find it though.

3 College Freshman

Off-Campus Housing: I used to have a campus apartment and it was pretty awful. The landlords signed me into a lease that had weird conditions to it (which, I admit, I should have read more carefully before signing), the appliances were full of insect larvae upon check in and they don't actually CLEAN the apartments before you move in. Also, the walls are paper thin...

1 College Junior

Off-Campus Housing: I was horrified when I did walk throughs here, there was garbage in the parking lots and up the walkways. It was like no one cared about anything. Then when we got inside some of the occupied units I couldn't believe they would show me these apartments in that state, I was horrified and I am sure they saw it on my face. One unit had a pile of garbage inside which made me think they would definitely have a bug problem. These units were 1 bedrooms for over $500, in a small town? Really? It was terrible, and the whole time I was not nearly close enough to campus to ever bike or walk, the closer we got the worse the conditions got. I would recommend living the next town over and commuting.

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Facts & Statistics

Average Off-Campus Room & Board
$6,604

Student Polls

Rate the off-campus housing on the following topics    Based on 22 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 22 responses

  • 5% Not worth the hassle or expense. Everyone just lives on campus.
  • 0% High prices and/or limited choices keep most students on campus.
  • 73% 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 21 responses

  • 52% Not very helpful.
  • 0% The school does not allow students to live off campus.
  • 33% Somewhat helpful.
  • 14% Extremely helpful.
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