Living on campus is very cost effective. The median gross rent for an off campus apartment in Roanoke is just under $700 per month (www.city-data.com). This usually does not include the cost of utilities, such as electricity and water, which can fluctuate month-to-month. Rental rates also do not usually include the cost of cable or internet. The cost to live in The Patrick Henry for the Fall 2013- Spring 2014 academic year is $2,835 per semester. The housing fee is a convenient flat rate that covers rent, water, sewer, trash, electricity, cable, high-speed internet and access to an on-site gym. The Patrick Henry is a 5 minute walk from Jefferson College of Health Sciences.
Paying for Housing
Often, there are a lot of questions related to funding for housing accommodations. Applying for financial aid in the form of loans, scholarships, grants, etc. can be a very tedious and complex process. If you have questions or concerns about how to pay for housing, it is best that you direct them either to the Financial Aid Office at (540) 985-8492 or the Bursar’s Office (540) 985-8272.