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Costing of Living

SchoolLocationCost of Living Index*Average
1-Bedroom
Apartment Rent
Housing
Index
Grocery
Index
Utilities
Index
Sales Tax
Purdue UniversityWest Lafayette, IN+90.4$69077.897.6101.67.00%
University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign 98.6 $725 93.6 98.2 114.1 8.75%
Louisiana State UniversityBaton Rouge, LA92.6$77590.899.680.99.00%
New York University New York, NY 136 $2,600 194.3 101.8 134.5 8.00%
Texas Tech UniversityLubbock, TX89$65079.795.566.27.75%
University of Arkansas Fayetteville, AR 86.1 $500 79.6 90.4 85.7 8.00%
University of IndianaBloomington, IN93.4$1,12577.498.389.76.00%
University of Miami Miami, FL 108.5 $1,325 113.4 108.7 99.8 7.00%
University of North CarolinaRaleigh, NC88.5$90069.399.8105.56.75%
University of Wisconsin Madison, WI 108.2 $800 109.8 99.9 108.2 5.50%
University of MichiganAnn Arbor, MI95$92510893.21076.00%
The Ohio State University Columbus, OH 89.1 $675 79.9 91.8 95.9 6.75%
University of MinnesotaMinneapolis, MN107.7$1,200112.9103.4101.57.78%
Massachusetts Institute of Tech. Cambridge, MA 143 $1,750 203.3 113.6 109 6.25%
Georgia Institute of Tech.Atlanta, GA96$90080.8105.194.78.00%
UNLV Las Vegas, NV 97.5 $625 86.6 100.3 89.3 8.10%
University of TexasAustin, TX95.5$1,00086.890.3938.25%
University of Arizona Tucson, AZ 95.9 $750 85.7 98.9 89.3 8.10%
University of ColoradoColorado Springs, CO96.1$587.5093.195.694.47.60%
University of California Los Angeles, CA 131.7 $1,450 194.4 108.5 104.2 9.00%
* US national average is 100%
+ Figures are averaged from both West Lafayette & Lafayette
++ Figures are averaged from both Urbana & Champaign