What are the Essential Features of Student Accommodations Available in the U.S.
Posted: Feb 14, 2020
The United States of America commonly U.S. is home to major Atlantic Coast cities like New York, capital Washington, DC, midwestern metropolis Chicago and has been enrolling large numbers of students each year. The United States is home to major universities like California Institute of Technology (CalTech), Stanford University, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Princeton University and the top-ranked Harvard University. With these universities andmore in line, there are ample opportunities to excel academically through enrollment in major universities.
The United States has been ranked first in the world for imparting quality education by U21, a network of research-intensive universities in the year 2018. The United States has many competitive private and public institutions of higher education. The majority of the world's top universities listed by different ranking organizations are in the U.S. The country also has several local community colleges with more flexible admission policies, lower tuition fees and shorter academic programs.
With some much to impart, the country faces the grave challenge of having to accommodate such a large number of the student population. To solve this problem there are property providers in the U.S. emerging with their list of purpose-built student accommodation USA (PBSA) as the best solution to accommodate a large number of the student population in the US. Here are the 4 main attributes and essential features of student accommodation for university students in the United States.
While planning for a student life in the U.S, Students have the options to choose from campus halls, purpose-built student accommodation (PBSAs), and private student accommodations. Out of the three, PBSAs are the best option with its strategic location, easy accessibility to public transport and rooms that are designed with student-specific needs in mind. There are accommodations offering a variety of floor plan options that include two, three, four, five, and six-bedrooms along with private bathrooms. Not just this a fully-equipped room stay comes with plenty of on-site amenities like an expansive clubhouse, games room, TV lounge, swim-up movie screen on the pool deck, and more. The rooms have designer interiors, tasteful furniture, with access to a high-quality living room so that the students feel right at home and keep their homesickness at bay.
Public Transport Accessibility
When it comes to availing transport facilities, the mass transit system in the U.S accounts for 9% of total U.S. work trips with an increase in ridership on Amtrak which is known to be the national intercity passenger rail system which has shown a rise by 37% between 2000 and 2010 including the rise in ridership on light rail system. Out of the 50 world busiest passenger airports, 16 are in the United States including the busiest, Hartsfield–Jackson Atlanta International Airport, the fourth-busiest Los Angeles International Airport, and the sixth-busiest O'Hare International Airport in Chicago. The accommodation available in the US is ready accessibility with bus stops, train stations situated nearby alongside airports that are within quick accessible limits.
The student specific accommodations available in the U.S. are specifically built for students to ensure they stay at a place which will help them save a lot on daily commute, have accessibility to public transport to other places in and around the country and the residing U.S. city and also be able to visit local eateries, supermarkets, and also stay near hospitals and ATMs for urgent financial needs. The location of the accommodation are planned in a way that these have close proximity to major university campuses in the residing U.S. city, can spot bus stops, train stations and Airport nearby or take less travel time to reach, and also take less time to travel around the city in the United States.
Best Eateries near Accommodations
The United States is home to popular Italian restaurants like Pane & Vino to savor some home like pasta, the most famous Mon Ami Gabi on the Las Vegas strip famous for the brunch they offer and Hog Island Oyster Company in San Francisco for their must-try fresh oysters in a variety of styles ideal for lunch or dinners. Students staying in student accommodation Raleigh can grab a bit of their favourite pizzas at Gumby’s Pizza, those living in student accommodation Urbana can have a couple of drinks at Murphy’s Pub, located just a short drive away from prominent student residences and students in Philadelphia can have pizzas and other Italian cuisines from Savas Brick Oven Pizza, which is just a 3-minutes’ walk from the accommodation.
The aforementioned information given above will certainly help students find their dream student accommodation USA. Students should, therefore, pay heed to these points and features to look for in student accommodation in the many US cities ideally suited for students to pursue their higher studies.
Angela Taylor is the Marketing Expert. Having studied at Western Michigan University, Usa, she is now committed to helping South Asian students have a smooth transition into life abroad.