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Off-Campus Housing

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3 College Junior

Off-Campus Housing: I don't use it but the area around campus is decent, and even though because its CT I'm sure a group of students could get a decent place in the area

2 College Freshman

Off-Campus Housing: There is no deticated areas for off campus housing. Difficult to find houses for rent.

College Freshman

Off-Campus Housing: I leave on campus and have little knowledge of off-campus living

3 College Junior

Off-Campus Housing: It really depends on what your preferences are

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College Freshman

Off-Campus Housing: I've only lived on campus at UNH because I'm a freshman.

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The Office of Residential Life has a database that students can use to search for off-campus apartments. Living off campus as an upperclassman can offer many benefits. Students can still have involvement on campus with the events that are scheduled, but they also have the luxury of living with their friends in an off-campus location where it can be closer to jobs or internships they may be taking. Most if not all of the houses and apartments that do get rented out are also at a discount for the students of the University so that they can still afford it.

Facts & Statistics

Undergrads Living Off Campus
44%
Freshmen Living Off Campus
15%
Average Off-Campus Room & Board
$11,000
Best Time to Look for a Place
For most students that leave for the summer, the best time would be during the spring semester before they plan on living off campus. Otherwise, summer would probably be one of the best times as it is right before and students can start moving in before school starts.
Popular Areas
  • Campbell Avenue
  • Savin Place
  • Whitney Avenue in New Haven
Did You Know?
The Office of Residential Life has an online database of apartments to rent. Students can go to the Residential Life website and view up-to-date listings.

Student Polls

Rate the off-campus housing on the following topics    Based on 77 responses

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  • 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 78 responses

  • 5% Totally worth it. It's easy to find a place, and prices are reasonable.
  • 77% Price and availability can vary, but the added freedom is still worth it.
  • 15% High prices and/or limited choices keep most students on campus.
  • 3% 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 77 responses

  • 18% Extremely helpful.
  • 57% Somewhat helpful.
  • 25% Not very helpful.
  • 0% The school does not allow students to live off campus.

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