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Off-Campus Rental Cost Comparison Chart

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Comparisons for the 2014-15 Academic Year

City Studio 1 Bdrm 2 Bdrm 3 Bdrm 4 Bdrm
Brighton $1200-1400 $1400-1800 $1800-2400 $2500-3200 $3000-4000
Brookline $1300-1700 $1750-2000 $2100-2600 $2800-3200 $3250-3900
Newton $1300-1700 $1500-1900 $1800-2400 $2500-3100 $2800-4500
Watertown $900-1100 $1100-1700 $1600-2100 $2000-3000 $2500-3200

*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 $1200-1700 /month
   One-bedroom $1500-2000 /month
   Two-bedroom $1800-2600 /month
   Three-bedroom $2500-3200 /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