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Haven at Elgin

2.60 miles
3719 Elgin St, Houston, TX 77004, United States
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Mac4460 Houston (Texas)


3.73 miles
4460 S MacGregor Way, Houston, TX 77021, United States
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Global Houston

6.89 miles
2519 Scott St, Houston, TX 77004, United States
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Altitude Houston (Texas)


4.08 miles
4971 Martin Luther King Blvd Houston, TX 77021
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Life tower Houston (Texas)

Life tower

4.32 miles
6919 Main St, Houston, TX 77030, United States
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Uniti Montrose Houston (Texas)
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Uniti Montrose

2.20 miles
701 Richmond Ave., Houston, TX 77006, United States
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Everything about Student Accommodation Houston

Houston is the fourth most populous city located in Texas in the south of the United States. The city is situated near Galveston Bay and the Gulf of Mexico. With so many things to add to Houston, it is also known for its booming economy and various industrial contributions. That's why Houston is known as the “Energy capital of the world”. It is also home to NASA's Johnson Space Center, where the Mission Control Center is located. When it comes to education, Houston doesn't stand behind it. The city has some famous educational institutes around the world. With many cultural attractions and several sports events, Houston has sure a lively atmosphere that attracts all kinds of people.

Everything about Student Accommodation Houston

When it comes to student residence in Houston, there are several neighborhoods that provide a vibrant atmosphere. Students, on their study abroad journey to Houston, can choose to live in any of these areas according to their preferences and budget. Starting from the West University neighborhood which is in close proximity to to Rice University. Students can choose to live here as it is located conveniently within the campus of the university. Next is the Rice Village, which is also near the Rice University campus and provides a friendly environment. Montrose is another affordable area for students with artsy vibes and a friendly LGBTQ+ community. Midtown has a perfect transportation link to the various universities and provides a range of affordable student apartments in Houston. All you have to do is to plan and choose according to your budget and needs.

Various Types of Student Accommodation in Houston

The choice of student accommodations in Houston is endless. Whether you want to stay in any of the residence halls or dorms in an on-campus student housing or need private apartments, you’ll get unbounded options in Houston. If privacy and safety is the topmost priority in your list then, off-campus accommodations are the best. These housing options generally include PBSAs that are student-friendly and provide full safety and security. Here you can either rent a studio, an ensuite room, or any of the shared rooms if tight on a budget. You’ll get all the facilities from private bathrooms to private kitchens where you can peacefully cook and can even save a lot of money on meals.

Explore Houston

Certainly, Houston is a stunning city that has something to offer to everyone. Whether you are an art lover, a foodie, or a geek, Houston welcomes everyone with open arms to explore. If you are someone who is fascinated by astronomy and space, then NASA’s Jhonson Space Centre is a must-visit. Aesthetes can surely head to Houston’s Museum District Centre which hosts some notable museums. Shopaholics are in for a treat as The Galleria in Houston is one of the largest shopping centers in the US. Houston doesn’t leave the Green Panthers behind. The Buffalo Bayou Park boasts some of the best skyline views of the city along with various outdoor activities. Also, just when you get tired of exploring the city, try out some of the best culinary options here from Tex-Mex to BBQ to international cuisines.

Famous Universities in Houston

Offering a diverse range of academic programs, Houston owns lot many prestigious universities. We can think how vast is the education horizon of this city with endless opportunities for the students. Starting from Rice University, it is a private research university and is known for its strong emphasis on research. Next is the famous University of Houston, a public institution that provides a wide range of graduate, undergraduate, and doctoral degrees. Lastly, one of the largest and oldest is the Texas Southern University, which is a black university. It also offers a comprehensive range of programs in various fields, including law, business, education, and health sciences.

Student Life in Houston

The student life is always humming with diverse cultures and events in Houston. Since the city hosts so many renowned universities, students studying here get numerous opportunities to grow. Students can experience a lively atmosphere with numerous art galleries and museums. They can even comprehend networking skills and garn a lot of opportunities. What else after education? Houston hosts events like the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo, the Houston International Festival, and the Houston Restaurant Weeks, which students can enjoy to the fullest. Not to deny that sports fanatics will never get bored of the city as it has its own professional teams in various sports and gives a thrilling experience.

Cost of Living in Houston

The cost of Living in any city usually counts for the student living cost, transportation cost, food cost, medical bills, and other essential expenses for a single individual. So, the cost of living in Houston is around $2200 to $2500 per month for international students.

What makes Houston Unique?

Houston is known as the Space City because it's where NASA's manned spaceflight program is controlled. This alone makes Houston stand out from other cities. Houston has a diverse food scene, which offers exciting culinary adventures. The city has a unique charm displayed through its major rodeo festivals and one-of-a-kind parades that you won't find anywhere else.

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Q. How can I rent student accommodation in Houston?

A.Booking of rooms at University Living is done by following 3 easy steps: a) Choose your student accommodation. b) Pay initial security deposit if required. c) Confirm your booking. In all these steps for your convenience, you will be provided free guidance from our experienced team.

Q. What are the different types of accommodation?

A.University Living offers private accommodation close to universities with fewer restrictions and more options. Take your pick from shared and private rooms, studios, and apartments. We also offer short-term stays for students in summer school and exchange programmes.

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

A.It is better to book a student home as early as possible because you will get more choices and best offers on room bookings. 6 months in advance can be considered an ideal time to book accommodation so don’t wait for the last minute.

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

A.Of course, students who book early often get good discounts and pay less rent for their student housing. You can also avail cashbacks and discounts on group bookings.

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

A.The major student room types are:Sharing: This is where 2 or more students share a single room, washroom, kitchen, and other communal spaces.Ensuite/Private: This includes a private bedroom and bathroom, while the kitchen and living areas are shared.Studios: This is a self-contained unit with a bedroom and cooking space along with a private washroom. Two students may book a single studio together, subject to the policies of the accommodation provider.

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

A.We try our best to find accommodation that meets all your needs. If you still don’t like your accommodation due to unforeseen circumstances, we will try to replace your room within 30 days for a one-time fee of £250.

Q. Where do I report any issues with my accommodation?

A.In case of any issue which you might report, please contact the on-site maintenance office or reception of your respective accommodation.

Q. Do I have to vacate my student room during holidays?

A.Never. Your room belongs to you until your tenancy period ends.