University of Arkansas, Fayetteville Off Campus Apartments
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University of Arkansas at Fayetteville, home of the red and white Razorbacks, is the flagship school of the University of Arkansas System. The way to succeed and make most of your college experience at U of A is to get involved on campus. Campus culture is very strong at Arkansas, with 350 student organizations and over 200 areas of study. Don’t just settle with the first exciting thing you discover; take the time to explore all the opportunities this school has to offer.
Renting in Fayetville
You won’t need any luck trying to find an apartment in Fayetteville. There are hundreds of places available to students; though most are apartment buildings, there are single-family houses here and there. You won’t have to look far to find your ideal college apartment. While freshmen are required to live on campus, 70% of all U of A students live off campus and for good reason, too. There’s a wealth of listings to choose from that are within a reasonable distance to campus, the town is safe enough for the late-night crawlers. Your feet and your bike will be enough to maneuver the streets all four years. A car may be a hassle, as parking is usually harder to find around densely-populated areas in Fayetteville.
If you are attending U of A, I hope you like the outdoors. The campus is just a short drive away from natural beauties such as the Ozark National Forest. The nearby Buffalo National River and Kings River are great places to go floating, and Beaver Lake is the place to be if you like fishing. For a relatively small town, Fayetteville has a diverse and lively atmosphere. At night, students flock to Dickens Street for bars, restaurants, and all that jazz, all within walking distance from campus. At U of A, you won’t have to travel far to live a little.
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Fayetteville, Arkansas, 72703
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What's the weather like in Fayetteville?
Fayetteville is a humid subtropical zone with residents getting to experience the full range of a seasonal climate. Summers are warm and mild with temperatures reaching into the 70s, while winters are cool with temperatures dipping into the 30s. Annual rainfall is just above the national average at 46" and is distributed evenly throughout the year.
What areas of Fayetteville are safe for walking around at night?
The areas in Fayetteville closest to the university and Wilson Park are very nice, safe areas of town with older houses centered around the main square of downtown. Walker Park is another safe alternative, with slightly less expensive housing. The historical district of town, including areas off Lafayette and Maple Streets also boast safe residences. Some other Fayetteville neighborhoods with low occurrences of crime include Goshen, Crossover Road, White Rock, and McNair.
How is the school system in Fayetteville?
Excellent. Fayetteville is served by the Fayetteville Independent School District. The district has three campuses, including Fayetteville High, Fayetteville Junior High, and Fayetteville Elementary. In 2009, the school district was rated "exemplary" by the Texas Education Agency. Compares to the state average of 15 children per classroom, Fayetteville ISD has only 11. The district is rated as 91.2 percent better than other school districts in Texas and 77.5 percent better than school districts across the country.
Is the cost of living in Fayetteville higher relative to surrounding areas or other cities?
The cost of living in Fayetteville is 9 percent lower than the US average. Johnson to the north and and Goshen to the northeast are 3 percent more expensive than Fayetteville each of them. To the southeast, Elkins is 5 percent cheaper than Fayetteville, and Black Oak is 17 percent cheaper than Fayetteville. West Fork to the south is 4 percent cheaper than Fayetteville, and Farmington to the southwest is 3 percent cheaper than Fayetteville.