Franklin 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 FU apartment? Perhaps the options available from the Franklin University housing office no longer meet your needs and you would like to find a cheap apartment close to the FU campus. If so, you can search for off campus Franklin University apartments with MyNewPlace's college housing search.
Although Franklin 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.
FU apartments for rent are available close to campus and in other neighborhoods around Columbus, Ohio. Using our map based university apartment finder, you can find off campus housing near campus to ensure you can still make it to class on time.
We can help you find off campus FU apartments that will best suit your collegiate lifestyle; search Franklin University apartments by the number of bedrooms, price, neighborhood or a range of other amenities.
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What's the weather like in Columbus?
Columbus weather is in extremes. Hot humid summers and very cold winters. It's also in the zone that gets alot of strong spring and summer storms because of all the humidity build up. Makes things nice and green tho!
Why should I move to Columbus?
Columbus is such a great mid-western town with great mid-western values. It's got a great economy, terrific schools, and it's big but with a small town feel. Thing is that it's a reasonable place to live but it gives so much back with good schools and nice people.
Where in Columbus should I live if I'd like to walk or bike to work and to restaurants and bars from my apartment?
With many pedestrian-friendly neighborhoods, Columbus was ranked the 27th most walkable city in the U.S. by Prevention magazine. The Arena District is the city's revitalized, walkable downtown area with a mix of apartments, condos, restaurants, bars, theaters, and more. Some other pedestrian and bike-friendly Columbus neighborhoods with a walk score of 80 out of 100 or above include Brewery, Weinland Park, Italian Village, Victorian Village, and University.
How much should I expect to pay for utilities in Columbus each month, depending on the time of year?
With hot summers and cold winters, the cost of utilities in Columbus will vary throughout the year. Season isn't the only factor to consider; cost will also depend on the number of people in a household as well as the size of the house. For a family of five, expect to pay $150 to $200 in winter for gas, or $30 or so in the summer. With steady use of cooling, the summer electric bill could run as high as $250 a month.
Are there any quiet neighborhoods in Columbus?
Yes, there are many quiet neighborhoods in Columbus, and one of them is Mount Air. With mostly single-family, medium-sized dwellings, this predominantly owner-occupied neighborhood lies on the northern edge of the city. It's also suburban in terms of population density, a factor that may contribute to its tranquil nature. Other neighborhoods that share many characteristics with Mount Air, including its low noise levels, include Linwood, Riverlea, Upper Arlington, and Riverside Dr / Mc Coy Rd.