Higher Education: Dorms
Schools are spending millions on plush residence halls, looking for an edge in recruiting.
The 72-year-old Landis Hall underwent an $18-million renovation in 2006. The old rooms, which had common bathrooms, were replace with suite-style units. [Photo: Florida State University]
Florida State University, Tallahassee
Floor plans: Singles, singles with bath, doubles, doubles with bath, triples, triples with bath and quads with bath
Rates: $2,600 to $3,250/semester
Notable: Located in the center of FSU's main campus, Landis Hall combines historical charm with modern convenience. The 72-year-old building underwent an $18-million renovation five years ago that eliminated communal bathrooms in favor of suite-style living and added modern amenities like smart classrooms and wireless internet access.
Landis Hall [Photos: Florida State University]