Where To Live

There are many options for where to hang your hat.

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Housing Data

50%

live in West University

75%

live with a roommate, partner or spouse

$1,820

average 2 bedroom apt

65%

commute by car

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Top Neighborhoods Where Students Live

 
Neighborhood Description
West University Place West University Place is popular for students since it's located right next to campus. As with any college town, there's always something to do here and a lot of your classmates, as well as other graduate students, will most likely live nearby.
Montrose Originally imagined as a strictly residential neighborhood, Montrose has morphed into Houston's most eccentric spot with neon-lit tattoo parlors, 24-hour drive-thrus, and covered bungalows. Renters love the area for being full of topnotch restaurants/bars as well as arts and cultural venues. 
Midtown Midtown is a jam-packed area that hosts a lot of young professionals/grad students looking to enjoy the city's best nightlife options. Renters here thrive on living in a vibrant, exciting neighborhood and you can really feel the energy when you walk the streets.
River Oaks River Oaks is a residential community that's home to many grad students. The apartments here are very nice and there are plenty of dining options nearby, making it ideal for grad students who want to be close to class but not within the campus bubble.

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