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Off-Campus Housing


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4 College Sophomore

Off-Campus Housing: There are many close places to live and they are not isolated so a social life is well managed

1 College Sophomore

Off-Campus Housing: There is literally no off campus housing. The area is just too expensive. If you want to live off campus, you're only real option is going a few minutes across the border into New York state. The campus residence halls are nice and worth the cost. Almost every one lives on campus so there really isn't a point to living off campus. It's only really a few of the fraternity houses that are off campus.

2 College Freshman

Off-Campus Housing: Iff you go to Ramapo almost everyone lives on Campus. Bergen county in extremely expensive to live in therefore everyone stays on campus. There are a couple frat houses off campus in New York but other than that everyone dorms.

2 College Freshman


1 College Freshman

Off-Campus Housing: Again this campus is in the middle of nowhere, so finding off campus housing is impossible, and your options are not great. Also proximity is not very close and very expensive.


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Aside from commuters whose families live in the surrounding area, there is little to no off-campus housing available to students. Mahwah is an upper-class area and property tends to be expensive; finding housing that is on a student's budget is next to impossible.

Students that elect to live off campus would do well looking in areas farther from Mahwah and braving a longer commute. Ramapo College does not have any official off-campus housing available at special or discounted prices; housing is guaranteed on campus for all four years for students in good academic and disciplinary standing. Students would be advised to live on campus, as it is the best deal in the area.

Facts & Statistics

Undergrads Living Off Campus
Freshmen Living Off Campus
Average Off-Campus Room & Board
Best Time to Look for a Place
Popular Areas
None-Mahwah is too expensive to be popular for a college student's budget.
Average Rents
  • 1 BR: $900
  • 2 BR: $1,800
  • 3 BR: $2,100
Did You Know?
Sometimes, the College sets up students in hotels.

Student Polls

Rate the off-campus housing on the following topics    Based on 66 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 64 responses

  • 2% Totally worth it. It's easy to find a place, and prices are reasonable.
  • 22% Price and availability can vary, but the added freedom is still worth it.
  • 33% High prices and/or limited choices keep most students on campus.
  • 44% 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 67 responses

  • 4% Extremely helpful.
  • 24% Somewhat helpful.
  • 61% Not very helpful.
  • 10% The school does not allow students to live off campus.
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