Housing in Durham
You can use off-campus housing to help find accommodations and roommates, or contact the following apartment complexes that are popular with our students:
Near East & Central Campus:
Near West Campus:
Please secure housing before you arrive.
Durham has an affordable standard of living. But, you should expect your living expenses for the first month to exceed the average due to relocation costs. Below are some estimates, though this list is not complete and expenses could vary considerably.
|Airport taxi||$35 - 40|
|Hotel (one night)||$70 - 150|
|Car rental (one week)||$175 - 250|
|First month's rent||$400 - 1,200|
|Deposit for apartment (refundable)||$400 - 1,200 (usually one month's rent)|
|Deposit for electricity (refundable)||$100 - 250 (Duke Energy)|
|Furniture||$200 - 1,000+|