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4 College Freshman

Campus Housing: It's really expensive and made me go over my financial aid amount.

5 College Sophomore

Campus Housing: Specific people in the housing office can be difficult to work with at times, but once you learn to surpass them and go straight to the people of power, they are really helpful. Dorms are generally nice depending on which one you want. Parliament are the nicest freshman dorms, and IVA are the best upperclassmen dorms.

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3 College Sophomore

Campus Housing: The campus housing is bit difficult to deal with but not terrible.

3 College Junior

Campus Housing: I do not live on campus

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3 College Senior

Campus Housing: Campus housing should be less expensive for students.


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All full-time freshmen are required to reside in University housing. Algonquin Hall is a suite-style building available to both upperclassmen and freshmen. Glades Park Towers is the newest residence hall, specifically designated for students who will be taking college courses for the very first time. It's a suite-style residence hall consisting of both double and single rooms. The University Village Apartments accommodate more than 500 upper-division undergraduate and graduate students. In general, first-year college students are not eligible to reside in the apartment community. The apartments offer both studio efficiency and four-bedroom apartments. Indian River Towers is a suite-style residence hall featuring both double and single rooms, and is open to both upperclassmen and freshmen. Located adjacent to the barbeque pits and sand volleyball court, IRT offers unique amenities such as a two-story lofted lobby area and a furnished sun deck. Heritage Park Towers is a suite-style residence hall for both freshmen and upperclassmen. All dorms have unlimited Ethernet Internet, cable TV hookups, laundry facilities, computer labs, study lounges, and multi-purpose rooms with large-screen TVs. Heritage Park Towers, Indian River Towers, and the University Village Apartments also offer a community kitchen.

The dorms at Florida Atlantic University are, by far, some of the nicest and most spacious around. All are very new in comparison to other universities and are in equal vicinity to key points of the University. Indian River Towers, although the oldest of the dorms, is the best pick because the rooms are larger and each suite includes its own furnished living room. Even the student apartments are a great option for upperclassmen because not only do they include their own kitchen, but they are also still within walking distance from campus.

Facts & Statistics

On-Campus Housing Available?
Campus Housing Capacity
Average Housing Costs
Types of Housing Offered
  • Apartments for single students
  • Coed dorms
  • Theme housing
Freshmen Required to Live on Campus?
Undergrads Living On Campus
Freshmen Living On Campus
Number of Dormitories
Number of Campus-Owned Apartments
Best Freshman Dorms
Glades Park Towers
Best Upperclassman Dorms
University Village Apartments
Worst Freshman Dorms
Algonquin Hall
Worst Upperclassman Dorms
Algonquin Hall
What You Get
  • Bed
  • Desk and chair
  • Dresser

DormitoriesWhat's This?

Algonquin Hall
Bathrooms: Suite
Coed: Yes
Residents: Freshmen and upperclassmen
Room Types: Singles
Business Professional Woman's House
Number of Occupants: <20
Bathrooms: Communal
Coed: No, women only
Residents: Freshmen and upperclassmen
Room Types: Singles
Glades Park Towers
Floors: 7
Bathrooms: Suite
Coed: Yes
Residents: Freshmen
Room Types: Singles, doubles
Special Features: First Year Studying Housing Program (FYSH)
Heritage Park Towers
Floors: 7
Bathrooms: Suite
Coed: Yes
Residents: Freshmen and upperclassmen
Room Types: Singles, doubles
Indian River Towers
Bathrooms: Suite
Coed: Yes
Residents: Freshmen and upperclassmen
Room Types: Singles, doubles

Campus-Owned ApartmentsWhat's This?

University Village Apartments
Floors: 2
Bathrooms: Private
Coed: Yes
Residents: Upperclassmen
Room Types: Apartments
Special Features: First-year students are not eligible to live in this building.

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