2007 Graduate Student Housing Survey. A Joint Venture of the Graduate School and Graduate Student Organization . What did they tell us mattered most?. Having a Private Room Price of the Stand Alone Rent Overall cost of utilities Having a landlord respond to problems Funding Stability.
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A Joint Venture of the Graduate School and Graduate Student Organization
These items are rank-ordered. Each scored an average of 8 or higher on a 10-point Likert scale, indicating “Extremely Important or Higher” on average.
Each of these items scored between a 6 and 7.9 on a 10-point Likert Scale.
Each of these items scored less than a 6 on a 10-point Likert Scale.
These average numbers do not include the costs of food, clothing, books, travel, auto maintenance or gasoline, and any other typical expenses
Percentages based on 410 respondents. Of the respondents 4.39% declined to answer this question.
Special Note: Graduate students preferred to live in all of the neighborhoods around the Connective Corridor, but only a few chose this as a preferred response. Focus groups suggested to us that the Corridor is such a new concept as a neighborhood, renters are currently unsure if it will fit their needs but are optimistic it could serve as a viable new territory for housing expansion
With their current landlords?
- Not as upset as we thought
- They gave their current landlords a 3.77 rating out of 5 when asked to rate their overall level of satisfaction with their current landlords.
Dem. Republic of Congo
United StatesThe Whole World Responded
Graduate Students representing each of these countries of origin gave us data about their rental and buying habits for housing.
Numbers based on a study of graduate student zip codes provided by the Graduate Enrollment Management Center
U. of Rochester has managed to keep its end-user housing costs between $514-$770 dollars per month