2013-2014 Room & Board Rates
2014-2015 Rates will be available in January 2014
Room & Board at the French House is very reasonable in comparison to other options on and off campus and less expensive than the UW Residence Halls. The French House is funded, in part, through “The Friends of the French House” and strives to keep costs at a minimum. Rates are established so that living at the French House does not represent an added cost to students. In fact, The French House is less expensive in most cases. In addition, we believe that the quality of life and especially the quality of our meals at the French House easily exceed that of other similar options in Madison.
The French House’s 13 single and 10 double rooms are comfortably furnished and air-conditioned. There is a formal living room, a large dining room, two TV lounges, a library, a study room, and on-site laundry. Residents also enjoy three delicious & healthy meals per day Monday – Friday and brunch on Saturdays and Sundays (all while classes are in session).
Single room: $8,302 (academic year), $4,400 (semester)
Double room: $7,402 (academic year), $3,935 (semester)
Parking: $200 (fall), $215 (spring). Parking is limited. Please contact us about availability.
Room & Board includes a furnished room (regular twin bed, drawers, shelves, desk), three 3 healthy, home-made meals per day, Monday-Friday and brunch on Saturdays & Sundays, 2 formal end-of-semester dinners, activities, outings to francophone related events, Internet (wired and WiFi), and Dish Network in two lounges (with European, French and Francophone programming).
Compare us to other options in Madison
UW-Madison Residence Halls: Estimate based on published rates for 2013-2014. Rates typically increase by 4-7% per year.
Single room: $9,158-$9,980
$7,876-$8,698 (academic year) plus $1,282 for meals (average* amount spent per student)
Double room: $8,336-$8,673
$7,054-$7,391 (academic year) plus $1,282 for meals (average* amount spent per student)
*Average food amount does not include any meals or snacks purchased outside the UW Residence Halls network (local restaurants, snack bars, etc.).
Private Residence Halls such as The Langdon, The Towers, The Statesider:
Rates vary from roughly $600 to $1300 per person, per month, plus meals (with a 9, 10 or 12 month lease).
Private Apartments: These are the 2011-2012 average rates published by the UW-Madison Campus Area Housing resource. Most apartments are unfurnished are require a 12 month lease. Of course, food, internet, cable, and often utilities are extra.
One bedroom: $764/month
Two bedroom: $1,127/month
Three bedroom: $1,170/month
Four bedroom: $2,080/month