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Off-Campus Housing


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3 College Freshman

Off-Campus Housing: The cost is worth living off-campus but then you have to pay for parking at school and housing is hard to find right by our school.

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4 College Sophomore

Off-Campus Housing: The cost is about reasonable, better than on-campus housing depending on where you choose to live. The apartment complex I live in offers a shuttle service on week days. The shuttle picks us up from the apartment and has two drop off and pick up locations that are the same year round. This is beneficial for me because I can take the subway through the Mayo buildings to get to my classes and stay warm during the winter time.

3 College Junior

Off-Campus Housing: not a lot of help from the school to find off campus housing

3 College Freshman

Off-Campus Housing: Wide variety of apartments and homes. Being a college town there are a lot of house apartments because so many people live/work near Mayo Clinic and IBM. Rochester is full of students, with UMR, RCTC, and all of the education programs at Mayo Clinic, which results in a lot of student-friendly housing options.

4 Niche User

Off-Campus Housing: The off-campus housing is much more affordable than the apartments on campus and since UMR is located downtown it is very easy to find housing sites nearby.


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Average Off-Campus Room & Board

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 11 responses

  • 27% Totally worth it. It's easy to find a place, and prices are reasonable.
  • 73% Price and availability can vary, but the added freedom is still worth it.
  • 0% High prices and/or limited choices keep most students on campus.
  • 0% 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 9 responses

  • 11% Extremely helpful.
  • 11% Somewhat helpful.
  • 78% Not very helpful.
  • 0% The school does not allow students to live off campus.
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