Student Apartment Search

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Student Apartment Search

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You may encounter two different types of leases in your student housing search. A "joint lease" is the traditional lease that you're probably most familiar with. Some properties offer an "individual lease". The type of lease properties on For Rent University offer are clearly marked by color and icon, as illustrated below.

Apartment Type:

Individual Lease: The lease terms and conditions are set per person. You will share common living areas with roommates, but you are only respnsible for your personal lease agreement. Typical of roommate matching.

Joint Lease: The lease terms and conditions are joint and several liability. This is when two or more parties are equally responsible for the lease terms and conditions. All roommates are equally obligated to the lease agreement. Typical where you have your own roommates.

If you select 1 bedroom apartment +, you will receive search results that show one bedroom apartments and up.


Enter the maximum monthly amount you want to spend on an apartment. If you enter $400, your search will return apartments that are $400 a month and below.


Enter the distance in miles (anywhere from 0-15 miles) you want to be from campus.