Living Expenses

Are you looking for a roommate, or prefer the privacy of a house or rental apartment? We have you covered! There are several off-campus housing options within walking distance to the university. Whether you are looking for privacy, or a cost sharing arrangement with roommates, Rolla offers just what you need to feel at home. When deciding on housing, it is important to consider your monthly expenses, lifestyle and personal preferences.

A breakdown of the average* monthly living expenses:
  • Shared apartment or house: $150-250 per person
  • Single Occupancy apartment or house: $500-1000+
  • Food and Personal expenses: $150-250
  • Transportation: Taxi services are typically around $5 per trip in the city of Rolla

* based on information from current graduate students