Brandeis University Off Campus Apartments
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Has the time come for you to get out of the dorm and move into an off campus BDU apartment? Perhaps the options available from the Brandeis University housing office no longer meet your needs and you would like to find a cheap apartment close to the BDU campus. If so, you can search for off campus Brandeis University apartments with MyNewPlace's college housing search.
Although Brandeis University student housing may be very conveniently close to campus, moving to an off campus apartment can be a great way to save money, put some distance in between yourself and an RA, get accustomed to living in your own apartment and building up rental history.
BDU apartments for rent are available close to campus and in other neighborhoods around Waltham , Massachusetts. Using our map based university apartment finder, you can find off campus housing near campus to ensure you can still get to all the BDU Judges games and make it to class on time.
We can help you find off campus BDU apartments that will best suit your collegiate lifestyle; search Brandeis University apartments by the number of bedrooms, price, neighborhood or a range of other amenities.
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I've got dogs. What are the best places in Waltham for being outdoors with pets?
Located on Waltham's Mill Street, the beautiful grounds of the Beaver Brook Reservation are considered by many locals to be an unofficial dog park. The clean and picturesque park offers its visitors walking trails, wooded areas, open fields, picnic areas, restrooms, and a playground and sprinkler system for little ones. Located on Moody Street in downtown Waltham sits the award winning Lizzy's Ice Cream. While you enjoy some quality time with your pup on the dog friendly patio, be sure to try Lizzy's yummy homemade ice cream with unique flavors like Charles River Crunch and spicy Mad Dog Mango sherbet.
What do people do for fun in Waltham?
Nestled in the heart of downtown, Waltham's lively Moody Street is the city's arts and entertainment hub. Labeled Waltham's "Restaurant Row", this neighborhood offers visitors an impressive array of quality shops, eateries, and bars, including the famed Watch City Brewing Company. The city also boasts a dynamic culture with an assortment of sophisticated cultural destinations like the Charles Museum of Industry, the Waltham Symphony Orchestra, and the modern Rose Art Museum. Outdoor culture abounds in Waltham as well, including Riverwalk- a 1.5-mile hiking and biking trail along the banks of the Charles River, and Prospect Hill Park, with 254 acres of woodlands for hiking and picnicking. Over twenty additional parks throughout the city provide plenty of outdoor spaces where residents can play tennis, baseball, softball, basketball, soccer, and more.
How is the school system in Waltham?
The Waltham public school system includes six elementary schools, two middle schools, and one senior high school. Because Massachusetts has a very strong public education system, the Waltham public schools aren't exceptional relative to the rest of the state, but they are when compared to the rest of the country. The Waltham School District is rated as better than 27.9 percent of school districts in Massachusetts--but also better than 87.2 percent of school districts in the US.
Does Waltham have a good school system?
It depends on how you look at it. Public education in Waltham is provided by the Waltham School District. With 10 schools serving close to 5,000 students, this district was rated better than 27.9 percent of school districts in Massachusetts and 87.2 percent of school districts in the country, making it below average compared to the rest of the state but excellent compared to the rest of the United States. As far as higher education is concerned, Waltham is also home to Bentley University, Brandeis University, and the Center for Digital Imaging Arts at Boston University.
How much are utilities in Waltham?
Compared to the rest of the country, the cost of utilities in Waltham is 46 percent higher than the US average, which is quite a bit higher than the US average. This difference might be attributed to the climate, which features hot, humid summers and cold, snowy winters. Given those conditions, air conditioning is necessary in summer months just as heat is used frequently in the wintertime. On average, gas and electric combined should amount to about $250 a month. Cable should run between $75 and $100 a month, and water will cost about $40 a month.