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Off-Campus Rental Cost Comparison Chart

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Comparisons for the 2013-14 Academic Year

City Studio 1 Bdrm 2 Bdrm 3 Bdrm 4 Bdrm
Brighton $1200-1400 $1500-1800 $1800-2500 $2600-3200 $3200-4000
Brookline $1450-1800 $1750-2000 $1950-2200 $2550-3000 $3200-4000
Newton $1000-1500 $1200-2000 $1400-2800 $2000-3500 $2500-5000
Watertown $900-1100 $1100-1700 $1300-2000 $1750-2400 $2300-2900

*These prices are based on averages.

 

*Furnishings are generally not included

In some cases, a price change can be made based on the number of occupants.

Please check what utilities are included. A typical apartment rental includes the heat and hot water in cost.

In an apartment within a house or in a full house, all utilities are extra.

Living Situation Approximate
Monthly Rent
Living Alone:  
   Studio $1200-1800 /month
   One-bedroom $1500-2000 /month
   Two-bedroom $1800-2500 /month
   Three-bedroom $2550-3200 /month
   Four-bedroom $3200-4000 /month
Living with Others:  
   Private bedroom $800-950 /month
   Shared bedroom $500-750 /month
   Room in a home: $600-1000 /month
On-Campus Housing Comparison
  • Room: $1110/month (average on-campus apartments per person "without meal plan," for 9 months)
  • Room: $1476/month (average on-campus apartments per person "with meal plan," for 9 months)