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On-campus housing is not available for SOE students at any of our three locations, but there are many options for those needing a place to live close to our buildings in Baltimore, Columbia and Rockville.

Please note public transportation is not available from the Homewood Campus to the Columbia Center or the MCC. In most programs, students are expected to travel to different campuses for classes. Traveling time during the non-rush hours between Homewood and Columbia is 35 minutes and 40 from Columbia to the MCC in Rockville, MD (approximate times - depending on routes of travel).

JHU Off-Camus Housing

SOE students may visit the Off-Campus Housing website at This office only has information about rentals near the Homewood Campus in Baltimore.


Please note - these resources are not affiliated with Johns Hopkins University; they are provided as a source of reference and do not offer any discounts or special accommodations for JHU students.

Johns Hopkins Off-Campus Housing Website (Baltimore listings)
The Johns Hopkins Gazette (classifieds - Baltimore City & County listings)
Explore Howard County (rentals in Columbia Center area - click on real estate for rent)
The Baltimore Sun (rentals) (interactive website that will help you explore Baltimore city neighborhoods - rental and sales)


Apartments for Teachers at discounted prices in Baltimore

Union Mill in the Hamden neighborhood, Baltimore – space for teachers and non-profit
Millers Court in South Charles Village neighborhood, Baltimore – discounts for teachers

Apartment complexes

Apartments surrounding the Homewood Campus - (site supported by JHU Off Campus Housing)

Apartment complexes in the area (Baltimore City/County - site supported by the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine)


If you are interested in sharing an apartment with a roommate, you are welcome to post a request to the SOE Facebook site under the discussions tab or send a tweet our way at @jhueducation, and we’ll RT to our followers. You can also submit a classified ad to the SOE Tuesday Announcements at or to the JHU Gazette newspaper. 

Renters should, as always, exercise caution in selecting landlords and roommates.

** If you would like crime statistics for a certain neighborhood in the Homewood campus area, please call the JHU Investigative Unit at 410-516-6629. Also, there is a "Community Safety Walk through the Charles Village (Homewood Campus area)" - for more information visit their website at: