King’s named as the most unaffordable university for accommodation

Average rental property is said to be £5,953 PCM


King’s College London has been named the worst UK university for student accommodation affordability.

Sellfasthouse.co.uk have revealed that the average rental property around King’s campuses could set you back £5,953 per month.

King's cost over £2,590 more than runner-up UCL and over £5000 more than the University of Sheffield who topped the ranking of most affordable student accommodation, with an average rent of £863 per month.

These statistics are based on figures taken from the home.co.uk property search tools.

Data from Zoopla found that there are currently 838 rental properties within a 1 mile radius of King’s.

With a student body of approximately 18,200 undergraduates, this means 21 students are left battling it out for a single property.

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