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Off-Campus Housing


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3 College Junior

Off-Campus Housing: I can't really speak to this one, but I have friends that live off-campus and they say it's a good experience and still close to campus.

College Sophomore

Off-Campus Housing: I currently live at home since I live close to the university, but friends that live on off campus facilities seem to enjoy their living arrangements off campus.

3 College Junior

Off-Campus Housing: It's not anything special overall. I do like how fresh Al's food is and I'm not a big fan of Moe's. Those two places are the only establishments I have ate at off campus.

3 College Freshman

Off-Campus Housing: I'm not really sure about of campus housing, I have not really looked into it. But I have heard through rumors that it is somewhat expensive.

3 College Freshman

Off-Campus Housing: I have not had to find off campus housing yet but from what I can see the off campus housing seems to be okay. I know that UAB does offer some assistance for students looking for a place to live.


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Facts & Statistics

Average Off-Campus Room & Board

Student Polls

Rate the off-campus housing on the following topics    Based on 86 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 87 responses

  • 26% Totally worth it. It's easy to find a place, and prices are reasonable.
  • 61% Price and availability can vary, but the added freedom is still worth it.
  • 10% High prices and/or limited choices keep most students on campus.
  • 2% 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 89 responses

  • 15% Extremely helpful.
  • 49% Somewhat helpful.
  • 36% Not very helpful.
  • 0% The school does not allow students to live off campus.
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