The end of the Spring semester will be over before you know it, so you better get a move on your off-campus housing plans for the next school year before it’s too late! Between your already hectic schedule and trying to meet up with your future roommates, things can get overwhelming. You’re new to this whole renting thing and, of course, you want the best place. But how can you be sure the property is reputable? That’s where College Pads comes in! We’ve combed through tons of landlords in New Brunswick to bring you the best of the best. Take a look at the top ten landlords for Rutgers University off-campus housing.Continue reading
After doing a year or two of hard time in the medium security correctional facility commonly referred to as “on-campus living”, students are itching for the freedom of living off-campus. No rules. No RA’s. No more shuffling down the hall in a towel to your room after a shower. Just freedom. But that freedom comes at a price: Rent.
While living off-campus is traditionally cheaper than living on-campus, that doesn’t mean that by choosing to live off-campus you’ll suddenly be paying thousands less in living expenses and start living like someone from Fancy Living Digest. What it actually means is that you’ll be paying a little less than you would in the dorms, but you’ll have more freedoms (and responsibilities).
Unfortunately for students across the nation, the cost of college is rising 8 times faster than the cost of wages (yikes) which makes paying for rent increasingly more difficult. Sure, there are a ton of ways to make sure you don’t end up having to sell a kidney (or two) to pay for next semester’s rent, like keeping what’s important in mind when you’re looking for your next place – I.e., lazy rivers, 24-hour fitness centers, indoor something-ball courts, and personal masseuses are not necessary amenities to have in your next rental.
However, when you attend any of our 10 campuses with super high rents, you’re going to be stuck.
- California State, Long Beach
- California State, Fullerton
- Rutgers University
- University of Michigan
- University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
- Cornell University
- University of Delaware
- Western Washington University
- University of Arizona
- Penn State University
While there are hundreds of different factors leading up to why these schools have the most expensive average rent prices for student renters, the main factors that affect the cost of rent include: Enrollment, Luxury Apartments, School Prestige, and Vacancy Rate. So let’s dive into the reasons why each campus is so expensive.
Whether you’re new to the fitness scene or consider yourself a gym rat, it’s easy to get stuck repeating the same workout routine over and over and over. Seriously, is anything more intimidating than trying out a new exercise when you have no idea if you’re doing it right? Yeah, we thought not.
While literally any exercise is better than no exercise, doing the same thing over and over can get boring. Check out our list of fitness classes to try at Rutgers University (and we highly recommend getting fitness from these, rather than from running around New Brunswick looking for Rutgers off-campus housing … we can help with that part) that will keep you from falling into a workout rut.