Comparing Expenses For Living On Campus vs. Off Campus
Living On Campus
|Per Month||Double Shared Bath||Double Private Bath||Single Shared Bath||Single Private Bath|
|Per Month||Holly House Studio||Holly House 1 Bdrm||Holly House 2 Bdrm|
Living On Campus Notes:
* Monthly rent cost for campus housing are the Housing Rates per room type, divided by a four (4) month period.
**** Holly House food expense is represented by the cost of the Holly House Block 15 Meal Plan divided by a four (4) month period. If you choose not to select a meal plan, or to select a meal plan of lower value your monthly costs will be lower.
Living Off Campus
|Per month||Efficiency||1 bdrm||2 bdr/1 bath|
Living Off Campus Notes:
* Please be advised that rent costs are averages for the whole of Miami-Dade county. The cost of rent within individual neighborhoods of Miami may be substantially lower or higher than the figures represented above.
** Utilities are averages per square feet. (The average cost of electricity per kWh is $0.116 for the Miami areas. This information was cited from the Bureau of Labor Statistics; "Average energy prices in Miami- Fort Lauderdale - September 2011.")
*** Cable and Internet costs are basic prices for these services. Special promotions, bundles, or added features are not reflected in these costs.
**** Food costs are national averages derived from the United States Department of Agriculture, for moderate food expense of males between 19-50 years of age.