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Campus Housing

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1 Recent Alumnus

Campus Housing: unsafe unsafe unsafe was gang raped in my dorm room

5 College Student

Campus Housing: I have heard great things!

4 College Freshman

Campus Housing: I live in the residential village in Olwell Hall and I love my room!

3 College Freshman

Campus Housing: I like living on campus. It very much is my home. However, the students are absolutely atrocious. Loud, unclean, obnoxious, partying all the time. It's impossible to get peace and quiet at nights. It's like living with a bunch of ancient Pagans.

3 College Freshman

Campus Housing: I have never had any problems with housing. When there are problems, they will get fixed with relative speed.

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There is not much on-campus housing at Westminster, but the school is trying to add more. The freshman-only dorms are Carleson and Hogle, and they are not bad to live in. Sometimes drunk kids trash them, and they get dirty over the weekend, but you meet so many people that it's like a little family.

As a student gets older, there are more living options for him or her. There are three apartment-style housing options on campus: Olwell, Stock, and Behnken. These have kitchens and bathrooms, and a living area in addition to single bedrooms. However, because these units house between two and six students, it can sometimes feel like you're living with a crowd. Upperclassman students are also eligible to live in either the Century or Villa Darvi apartments.

Facts & Statistics

On-Campus Housing Available?
Yes
Campus Housing Capacity
809
Average Housing Costs
$4,764
Types of Housing Offered
  • Apartments for single students
  • Coed dorms
  • Off-campus school-owned houses and apartments
  • Special housing for disabled students
Freshmen Required to Live on Campus?
Yes
Undergrads Living On Campus
26%
Freshmen Living On Campus
71%
Number of Dormitories
2
Number of Campus-Owned Apartments
6
Best Freshman Dorms
Hogle Hall
Best Upperclassman Dorms
Stock Hall
Worst Freshman Dorms
Carleson Hall
Worst Upperclassman Dorms
Olwell Hall
What You Get
  • Bed
  • Desk and chair
  • Dresser
Available for Rent
Refrigerators and televisions

DormitoriesWhat's This?

Carleson Hall
Floors: 3
Number of Occupants: 100-249
Bathrooms: Communal
Coed: Yes
Residents: Freshmen
Room Types: Doubles
Special Features: Community kitchens, computer lab, laundry facilities, social lounge, wireless Internet; located about the resource center
Hogle Hall
Floors: 3
Number of Occupants: 100-249
Bathrooms: Communal
Coed: Yes
Residents: Freshmen
Room Types: Doubles
Special Features: Community kitchens, computer lab, laundry facilities, social lounge, wireless Internet

Campus-Owned ApartmentsWhat's This?

Behnken Hall
Floors: 3
Bathrooms: Private
Coed: Yes
Residents: Upperclassmen
Room Types: Two- to six-bedroom apartments (singles)
Special Features: Units include air conditioning, full kitchen, furnished living areas; complex features community room, computer lab, laundry facilities, wireless Internet
Century Apartments
Floors: 2
Bathrooms: Private
Coed: Yes
Residents: Upperclassmen
Room Types: One-bedroom apartments (doubles)
Special Features: Units include full kitchen, furnished living areas, wireless Internet; complex features laundry facilities, parking
These apartments are a gender-neutral housing option.
Olwell Hall
Floors: 3
Bathrooms: Private
Coed: Yes
Residents: Upperclassmen
Room Types: Two- to six-bedroom apartments (singles)
Special Features: Units include air conditioning, full kitchen, furnished living areas; complex features community room, computer lab, laundry facilities, wireless Internet
Stock Hall
Floors: 4
Bathrooms: Private
Coed: Yes
Residents: Upperclassmen
Room Types: Two- to six-bedroom apartments (singles)
Special Features: Units include air conditioning, full kitchen, furnished living areas; complex features community room, computer lab, laundry facilities, wireless Internet
Villa Darvi Apartments
Floors: 2
Bathrooms: Private
Coed: Yes
Residents: Upperclassmen
Room Types: One-bedroom apartments (doubles)
Special Features: Units include full kitchen, furnished living areas, wireless Internet; complex features laundry facilities, parking
Gender-neutral housing; a lot of international students choose to live in these apartments.
Westminster on the Draw
Bathrooms: Private
Coed: Yes
Residents: Upperclassmen
Room Types: Three- to five-bedroom apartments (singles)
Special Features: Units include full kitchen, furnished living areas, laundry machines

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  • Appropriate level of rule enforcement
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