The cost for “Room & Board” on an application form indicates the estimated amount you will likely to spend on your housing and food.
Cost is a crucial factor when it comes to your selecting a destination for your college education. You may spend a lot more money on living if you choose a college located in a major city and save a bundle if your school is in a rule area. Here are some tips and related articles for saving more on your college costs.
- Understanding Estimated cost of living in the U.S. cities and towns
- Estimated costs for international students 2015-16
- 31 ways to cut your college costs as an international student
- Budgeting During College Days
Related reading on living on-campus and off-campus housing:
- Students Speak: What Life in the Dorm Really Like
- 7 things to consider before moving off campus
- Roommates problems and Apps for finding a roommate
- What regulations should I follow if I live on-campus?
- Dorm room change: what if I don’t like my roommates?
- Furniture, facilities, utilities: what should you look out for if you live off-campus?
- What if my landlord would not return my deposit after I move out?
Related reading: Tips on Saving More.