If you’re from out of town, it’s important to explore all of your housing options before deciding on a place to live.
Luckily, Cookeville is a really cheap place to find housing. According to this site, Cookeville’s cost of living is decently lower than the U.S. average. In addition, Cookeville’s housing costs are even lower, with an average of $526 rent for a 1-bedroom apartment. But it’s important to know what will suit you best.
Some students choose to stay on-campus due to the convenience of location, safety, and low-maintenance upkeep. Alcohol and smoking are prohibited, and students who choose to stay over semester breaks can make special housing arrangements with an additional daily charge.
Tech Village Apartments
Students can also choose to live in a Tech Village Apartment, which is designed to feel more like an apartment and less like a dorm room. The rates are also a bit cheaper than the residence halls, ranging from $1,370 for a two-bedroom split between 4 people to $5,480 for a two-bedroom for one person.
Finding Housing Off-Campus
Many students choose to live in apartments or houses off-campus due to the high availability of affordable options. It’s important to figure out what kind of place you’re looking for by determining your preferences:
- Price range
- Number of bedrooms and bathrooms
- Proximity to campus
- Pets/no pets
- Utilities included/not included in rent
- Washer/Dryer hookups or laundry service availability
- Roommates/no roommates
- Wi-fi/internet availability
- Other preferences
The following are some resources available for Cookeville housing: