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Great Schools For Students with Children: New York

Updated on October 31, 2012

The face of a college student is much different than it was 10 or 20 years ago. More singleparents, married students and older students are entering the arena. Universities have made living on campus a possibility with family housing. Here is a list of schools that offer such housing in New York and New Jersey.

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Cornell University, 300 Day Hall, Ithaca, NY 14853, USA
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Cornell University

Fast Facts

  • Located in Ithaca, NY
  • Founded in 1865
  • Ivy league university
  • Over 7 schools of study
  • Distance learning opportunities
  • Over 700 acres campus
  • One of the top 10 schools

Housing Facts

  • studio, 1 and 2 bedroom floor plans
  • Furnished and unfurnished units
  • Within 10 min walk to the campus
  • Utilities included
  • Community center
  • Fitness room
  • Swimming pool

A marker400 Riverside Drive, Johnson City, NY 13790 -
400 Riverside Dr, Johnson City, NY 13790, USA
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Davis College

Fast Facts

  • Located in Johnson City, NY
  • Established in 1900
  • Christian based university
  • Online programs
  • Small class sizes
  • 10 Biblically based programs
  • Online Learning options
  • Women and men's basketball teams

Housing Facts

  • Small community
  • Only 3 married student buildings
  • Recreation lounge
  • Low cost
  • On campus


A marker1 Lomb Memorial Drive Rochester, NY 14623-5603 -
1 Lomb Memorial Dr, Rochester, NY 14623, USA
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Rochester Institute of Technology

Fast Facts

  • Located in Rochester,NY
  • Established in 1829
  • 1,300 acre campus
  • Active athletic community
  • over 200 student lead clubs
  • Over 100 degree options
  • Online study options

Housing Facts

  • Over 1,000 units
  • 1,2,3 and 4 bedroom floorplans
  • Apartment and townhouses
  • Basketball courts
  • Playgrounds
  • Picnic and BBQ area
  • Furnished and unfurnished units
  • Low cost
  • Easy access to campus

A marker101 Nicolls Rd, Stony Brook, NY 11794 -
101 Nicolls Rd, Stony Brook, NY 11790, USA
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Stony Brook University

Fast Facts

  • Located Stony Brook, NY
  • Established 1957
  • 1,039 acre campus
  • Short train ride to manhattan
  • Over 60 majors
  • Over 70 minors
  • Distance education

Housing Facts

  • 1 and 2 bedroom units
  • Child care on site
  • Playgrounds
  • Basketball and volleyball courts
  • Fitness center
  • Computer center
  • Laundry facilities
  • Unfurnished units

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249 University Ave, Rutgers University, Newark, NJ 07102, USA
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Rutgers University

Fast Facts

  • Located in Newark, NJ
  • Established in 1766
  • Three campuses in New Jersey
  • 28 schools of study
  • 40 majors
  • 1,990 acre campus
  • 14:1 student teacher ratio
  • Online courses

Housing Facts

  • One and two bedroom room units
  • Duplex and apartments
  • Furnished, Semi-furnished and unfurnished units
  • Laundry facilities
  • Low cost
  • Child care on campus
  • Summer camps avalible

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      Dianna Mendez 4 years ago

      All quality schools that any parent would be proud to send their child. Thanks for the information. My vote is with Cornell.

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      luvintkandtj 4 years ago from USA

      Thanks for the comment. Your right these are all quality schools. It's great that these schools recognize the need for family housing

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