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Begin Looking for a Place to Live


Begin Looking for a Place to Live

This page will provide you with information about housing near the University of New Haven.

Some important information to keep in mind: The average monthly rent for a one-bedroom apartment in this area of Connecticut ranges from $750+ to $1,000+ per month. Expect to pay more than $1,000 for a 2-bedroom apartment and $1,400+ to 1,650+ for a luxury apartment. One bedroom apartments usually house 1 to 2 people, and 2-bedroom apartments usually house 2-3 people. 

New International Undergraduate Students

International Undergraduate Students can choose to live on or off campus.

  1. If you prefer to live on campus, you will need to submit your housing deposit along with your enrollment deposit. Please contact the Office of International Admissions, for information about housing availability and the application process or
  2. If you prefer to live off campus, follow the helpful tips in the next section.

New International Graduate Students (and undergraduates who want to live off campus)

At this time, graduate students are not provided housing on the UNH campus. However, we have some great off-campus resources to help aid in your search for housing!

  1. Search our Jump Off Campus apartment database to look for an apartment or to find a roommate. You will also find Tenant Resources and Area information in the Student/Tenant section.
  2. For information on off-campus living, West Haven city ordinances, etc. please review the UNH Off-Campus Living Guide (PDF).
  3. Contact the Office of Residential Life (ORL) by email at or 203-932-7076, if you have any questions regarding off-campus housing. The University's Office of Residential Life (ORL) maintains listings of off-campus accommodations including apartments, houses and private rooms in the immediate area for those who are interested.


What do I need to do to complete Step 8?
  • If you've already secured housing for the upcoming academic year, you may skip this step.
  • If you still need housing for the upcoming academic year, check out the resources listed on this page to help you begin to secure housing. 
  • When you're done with this step, click the sign below to move ahead to Step 9.
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  1. Questions?

    If you have questions about finding housing near UNH, please contact your admissions representative or use the contact information provided on this page.
  1. Not ready to complete this step?

    You may skip ahead using the navigation in the box, or go back to the Road Map for New International Students.