Off-Campus Housing

Location
Macon, GA
Undergrads
443
Tuition
$19,000
Admission Difficulty
Average
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3 College Freshman

Off-Campus Housing: No one is allowed to live off campus at Wesleyan College unless your permanent address is less than 30 miles away.

College Sophomore

Off-Campus Housing: The only people who really live off campus are the non-traditional students.

College Sophomore

Off-Campus Housing: No Off-Campus – Our school encourages people to live on campus. It's really unfortunate because there are lofts downtown Macon that some of us would love to live in. So there's not really much to report. No off-campus living means no opinions about it.

College Junior

Off-Campus Housing: No Idea – Usually traditional students must live on-campus unless they have a close relative about 30-minutes from campus. Other than this, I have no idea in this field since I am an international student.

College Senior

Off-Campus Housing: Not Typically Allowed – Wesleyan requires all of its students to live on campus, unless they are planning on living with their parents within a certain radius of the school.

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  • 1273rd
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Student Author OverviewWhat's This?

Francesca Landsman
Hometown
Marietta, GA
Major
Spanish
Grad Year
2013
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Not many Wesleyannes live off campus, as the school encourages students to reside in the dorms and apartments on campus. The students who do live off campus are generally nontraditional students, students who live with a close relative nearby, or students who are married or pregnant. 

Not having off-campus housing options is both a burden and a blessing. Because most people live on campus, this arouses a sense of unity and community. However, many students feel that being forced to live on campus is a pain in that the room and board fees consistently go up every year, burning a hole through their pockets. Plus, the dorms aren't necessarily up-to-date when it comes to having wireless access and other amenities. 

Facts & Statistics

Undergrads Living Off Campus
18%
Freshmen Living Off Campus
10%
Average Off-Campus Room & Board
$12,000
Average Rents
  • 1 BR: $350
  • 2 BR: $685

Student Polls

Rate the off-campus housing on the following topics    Based on 16 responses

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Excellent
  • 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 20 responses

  • 35% Not worth the hassle or expense. Everyone just lives on campus.
  • 20% High prices and/or limited choices keep most students on campus.
  • 45% Price and availability can vary, but the added freedom is still worth it.
  • 0% 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 20 responses

  • 30% Not very helpful.
  • 40% The school does not allow students to live off campus.
  • 20% Somewhat helpful.
  • 10% Extremely helpful.
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