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Discover Columbia

Home to the Greek Revival building, the South Carolina State House and also being the primary city of the Midlands region of the state, Columbia is the capital city of South Carolina. The city is located approximately 13 miles (21 km) northwest of the geographic center of South Carolina and is based on the confluence of the Saluda River and the Broad River merging at Columbia to form the Congaree River. The city is an ideal study destination for university students who secure enrollment in University of South Carolina, the state's flagship university and the largest in the state, also home to the largest United States Army installation for Basic Combat Training known as Fort Jackson.

Student Housing Columbia

Under PBSAs, and the newly launched marketplace for the U.S, the organization offers four key room types – shared and en-suite rooms, studios and apartments. All of these are fully-furnished and come equipped with modern amenities like an onsite gym, fully-functional kitchen, laundry room, cinema, and games rooms, strong and effective internet connectivity, parking facilities, etc. The onsite amenities are included in the bill along with utility bills of water, gas and electricity.

Student Life Columbia

Students opting for these private student accommodation in Columbia, should be able to compare and book the best student accommodation after going through property descriptions and online consultation. This will help in making a more informed decision. Aspirants can browse for city information of where they can get the most affordable deal in rental student accommodation Columbia and how far is the university campus and other places of interest in the city.

Explore Columbia

Popular city attractions in Columbia include the Columbia Museum of Art, Riverbanks Zoo & Garden, a park spread over huge acres of land with animal enclosures and botanical gardens. The Robert Mills House, which dates back to 1823, consists of a museum surrounded by ornate gardens. Columbia has a humid subtropical climate with cool to mild winters and hot and humid summers. The area averages 55 nights below freezing, subject to temporary cold spells during the winter.

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Q. How will I be able to rent student accommodation in Columbia?

A. You simply have 3 easy steps to follow as given below: Select your favourite accommodation Pay the security deposit if required Thereafter, booking is confirmed for you. Don’t worry if you are stuck in the process as our experienced staff are there to provide all needed guidance.

Q. What are the different types of student accommodation in Columbia?

A. The type of accommodations available at University Living are student specific homes that are known as purpose-built student accommodation (PBSA) offering strategic locations close to universities. There are living space options like shared and private living with rooms designed to perfection. Students get to choose studios, en-suite rooms, and apartments. There are accommodations available for short-term stays when students visit the city for summer schools and exchange programs.

Q. When should I book my student home for September intake?

A. It is better you book student accommodation as soon as you can so that you are open to more choices and best offers on room bookings. Book your room for 6 months to avoid last minute hassles.

Q. What are the different types of student rooms in Columbia?

A. The major room types are: Sharing: Shared rooms are where 2 or more students can share a single room, washroom, kitchen, and other communal spaces. En-suite/Private: This is where you will get a private bedroom and bathroom, while the kitchen and living areas are mostly shared. Studios: A self-contained unit with a bedroom and cooking space with attached washrooms. Two people can also book one studio to share but it is solely at the provider's discretion.

Q. Can I get discounts for student housing in Columbia?

A. Of course, discounts are available for you but are available for those who book accommodations as early as possible. There are additional cashbacks and discounts available on group bookings.

Q. Are the bills included in the rent?

A. Most of the accommodation providers include utility bills in the rent, so you don’t have to worry about paying additional. However, this depends on provider to provider whether rent includes Wi-Fi, water, gas, electricity, and other facilities such as a gym, laundry, cinema room, games room, and use of other communal spaces.

Q. What if I don’t like my accommodation after moving in?

A. Although all our accommodations meet all your needs and preferences, still if you want to change then you can replace it with another choice. It should be done within 30 days of your booking by paying a one-time fee of £250.

Q. What are the best areas for students to live in Columbia?

A. Student life in Columbia can be fascinating but what is important is to choose the right accommodation in the right student area. Columbia is home to the best student neighborhoods like National Guard Road, Southern Drive, and Campus view Drive to name a few.