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Off-Campus Housing


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3 College Freshman

Off-Campus Housing: Some of the residences of Holly Springs are not friendly.

3 College Senior

Off-Campus Housing: Finding a house or apartment in Holly Springs is hard. Most of the places are either filled or the rent is too much. But all the apartments are walking distance from the campus.

3 College Freshman

Off-Campus Housing: Holly Springs is very small so everyone knows each other,we don't really have too much to worry about.

2 College Sophomore

Off-Campus Housing: Our school have on-campus dormitory. I feel we need off campus apartments for students who need to work and provide for themselves, like myself. the living off campus is fare but very rare and available to students.

2 College Freshman

Off-Campus Housing: Not Worth It – To me living off campus is a waste. The apartments are too far from the school and are not in there best condition. The better housing you would have to drive and not everyone has a car to do so.


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Off-campus housing is affordable, but it's not always in the best condition. It's best to have two or three roommates to split the rent to reduce costs. Some of the houses are too far from campus and would not be an affordable move for students who do not have cars. The houses or apartments are not always in the best neighborhoods, either, which is especially rough for those who have children.

For women that enroll at Rust and do have children, they have the option to stay off campus or in the special dorms for women who have children, which are somewhat off campus. These mothers have the option to their own dorm rooms and privacy. This is a good option to have because a child should not stop students from going to college. There are day care and bus systems for children, too.

Facts & Statistics

Undergrads Living Off Campus
Freshmen Living Off Campus
Average Off-Campus Room & Board
Average Rents
  • 1 BR: $400
  • 2 BR: $800

Student Polls

Rate the off-campus housing on the following topics    Based on 10 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 10 responses

  • 10% Totally worth it. It's easy to find a place, and prices are reasonable.
  • 30% Price and availability can vary, but the added freedom is still worth it.
  • 40% High prices and/or limited choices keep most students on campus.
  • 20% 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 10 responses

  • 0% Extremely helpful.
  • 30% Somewhat helpful.
  • 60% Not very helpful.
  • 10% The school does not allow students to live off campus.
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