Apartments Near Baylor University


Baylor University Apartments For Rent

Are you looking for Baylor University off-campus housing? Find affordable properties close to school and everything else Waco, TX has to offer. Use our map feature to explore apartments near Baylor and find the perfect pad for your next year of studies. Filter by the number of bedrooms, bathrooms, unit type & more. All listings are verified and a short distance from campus.

Finding apartments at Baylor University has always been a chore. At Rent College Pads we are fixing that. All of our off-campus housing options have been verified and approved by our diligent team of campus managers. We even follow up with you and the landlord to make sure you have found your perfect house. Because there are so many options to consider before making a responsible renting decision, check out our Baylor University University apartment hunting guide below.

If you’re a student attending Baylor University and want to find the best spot to live off campus, you will want to start your hunt as early as September, as the search for housing really takes a jump around October. If you want to find the perfect place, we suggest starting the search as early as possible so that you have the biggest pool of options!

Rent prices in Waco aren't too pricey. If you opt to live alone, you’re going to have to fork over some more cash monthly, but having a part-time job can help you with costs. Deciding to live with a roommate or two will save you a few hundred bucks on rent, putting more money in your pocket for fun activities.

Here’s a breakdown of Waco apartments and houses average rents per person, per bedroom:


$910 $615 $400 $385


Check out our list of top rated landlords near Baylor University to begin your search.

  • University Edge Waco

Offering anywhere from two to four spacious bedroom apartments, University Edge Waco provides Baylor students with all of the great community and apartment amenities they need to live comfortably.

  • Luxe at 1300

Luxe at 1300 redefines luxury living. Located in the center of 150 acres of countryside, but also close to Baylor’s campus and downtown Waco, prospective residents can choose from one or two bedroom apartments. 

  • Heritage Quarters

Heritage Quarters is located close to the Baylor campus and downtown Waco, so whether you’re spending a late night at the library, or a late night on the town, Heritage Quarters is always close by.

  • The Union

With an incredibly close location to campus, tools to help you make the grade, and community events that help you stay connected, there’s no doubt that The Union is a great choice for any Baylor student looking for off-campus housing.

  • Enclave at the Stadium

Enclave at the Stadium is here to be your home away from home. With new renovations and upgraded utility packages, Enclave is dedicated to providing you with housing that takes away from the stress of college life.

  • University Place Apartments

University Place Apartments is located next door to Baylor University. The complex offers attractive apartments, excellent management, and everything you need is just a short walk, fast bike ride, or free shuttle away.

  • Aspen Heights

With the option of three or four-bedroom units, Aspen Heights strives to provide you with the best apartment that fits all of your needs.

  • University Rentals

Have a hard time getting up in the morning? University Rentals is conveniently located right across the street from Baylor University, so feel free to roll out of bed ten minutes before you have to be in your seat.

  • Oso Verde

When you choose Oso Verde, you’ll be met with a lavish and luxurious living experience. Each of their one to five bedroom apartments are carefully designed with the college student in mind.

  • The Domain at Waco

Find your home at The Domain. The Domain offers a luxurious and upscale student living experience just minutes away from Baylor.

The area surrounding Baylor University offers plenty of opportunities to meet up with friends for some food and drinks. With options so vast, it’s hard to decide what places you and your friends are going to want to hit up. We compiled a list of some Baylor student favorite, so be sure to check em’ out!


Best Restaurants:

Bubba’s 33
Jake’s Texas Tea House
Kitok’s Restaurant
Friday’s Seafood and More LLC


Best Bars:

Hemingway’s Watering Hole
Bare Arms Brewing
Klassy Glass Wine Bar
Dancing Bear Pub
The Backyard Bar Stage and Grill

Waco offers tons of outdoor activities and sites to behold. Cameron Park has trails, playgrounds, rivers, and even a zoo; you could easily spend the entire day there! Other outdoor options include Waco Mammoth National Monument, Bledsoe-Miller Park, or Dewey Park, just to name a few.

If you would rather stay on campus, check out Baylor’s recreation center. The Center offers a number of open fields to hang out at or exercise on in addition to an indoor gymnasium, a marina, and even a trail to run or bike on. If you are looking for a fun, new sport to learn, Baylor offers various intramural sports. From Spikeball, Ultimate Frisbee, Wallyball, Home Run Derby, Cornhole, to Boat Racing, there is something for everyone!

Coming to Baylor University means enjoying the lively sporting events, participating in Greek Life, or simply hanging with friends outside enjoying the beautiful Texas weather. Sporting events are free to all Baylor students, so expect them to be packed. Arrive early and tailgate all of the games with friends!

If sports aren’t your thing, there are tons of other student events held on campus. Listen to some live music at the Common Grounds, partake in activities at the Baylor Marina, or head down to the Waco Farmer’s Market any Saturday out of the year. The University also offers over 250 different student organizations. Whether it be joining Baylor University Golden Wave Band or joining the Ultimate Frisbee team, there is bound to be something for everyone! Dallas isn’t too far away, either, so take a weekend and head over to the city for some fun!

Highlights include:

Tailgating the Baylor Bear’s sporting events
Drinking coffee and listening to live music at Common Grounds
Hiking in Cameron Park
Canoeing on Brazos River

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