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Off-Campus Housing


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3 College Senior

Off-Campus Housing: I don't know much about off-campus housing.

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4 College Freshman

Off-Campus Housing: We have some students that are in town students that live in apartments that are owned by BJU. I don't know much about them though...

3 College Senior

Off-Campus Housing: I'd rather live on campus, close to classes and events. Living off requires lots of time shopping, making meals, traveling ...

3 College Freshman

Off-Campus Housing: I do not live off campus, so I'm not sure.

3 College Freshman

Off-Campus Housing: there are lots of places that i have seen in town. there are good options downtown that can get pricey.


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It is not hard to find off-campus housing. In fact, Greenville has nice and affordable apartments. Unfortunately, the majority of students cannot enjoy this opportunity since BJU only allows students 23 years of age and older to live off campus. The off-campus students (or townies) say that it is worth it to move off campus since they do not have to follow the residence hall rules. The bedtime rule makes resident students want to rent their own apartment. However, there are benefits to living on campus. The students have easier access to labs and work. There are pros and cons to living on and off campus, but the majority of students would choose off-campus housing.

Greer is a popular area where many townies find their apartments. It is only 15 minutes away from campus, and traffic tends to be fast. 

Facts & Statistics

Undergrads Living Off Campus
Freshmen Living Off Campus
Average Off-Campus Room & Board
Best Time to Look for a Place
Popular Areas
  • Greenville
  • Greer
Average Rents
  • Studio: $449
  • 1 BR: $528
  • 2 BR: $611
  • 3 BR: $830

Student Polls

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

  • 20% Totally worth it. It's easy to find a place, and prices are reasonable.
  • 37% Price and availability can vary, but the added freedom is still worth it.
  • 30% High prices and/or limited choices keep most students on campus.
  • 13% Not worth the hassle or expense. Everyone just lives on campus.

How helpful is the school in helping students find off-campus housing?    Based on 61 responses

  • 16% Extremely helpful.
  • 33% Somewhat helpful.
  • 21% Not very helpful.
  • 30% The school does not allow students to live off campus.
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