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Baylor University Apartments and Houses for Rent

Are you looking for Baylor 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 University in Waco, TX, and find the perfect place for your next year of studies. Filter by the number of bedrooms, bathrooms, unit type & more. Rent College Pads works directly with landlords in Waco to make the process of finding your perfect home much easier.

Finding apartments near Baylor University has always been difficult. At Rent College Pads 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 rental apartment hunting guide in the tab above!

Renting Apartments Near Baylor University

If you want to live in the best college apartments near Baylor University in Waco, TX, you’re going to want to start your search as early as September. The Baylor off-campus housing hunt tends to get pretty competitive in October. If you get started on your Baylor rental search sometime in September, you’ll (finally) be ahead of the game.

Rent Prices in Waco, TX

Fortunately for you, and your wallet, rent prices in Waco aren’t too crazy. However, living with a buddy or two will save you a few hundred bucks on rent. But, these housing options tend to go first, so if you want roommates be sure to give yourself some extra time.

If you choose to live alone it will cost you a tad more. But, you’ll more than likely be able to hold off your hunt until late September or early October. Be aware that apartments have started to go later in the year as more luxury student housing complexes have been built in Waco.

Here’s the Baylor off-campus housing breakdown of the average rent cost per person, per bedroom:

1BR 2BR 3BR 4BR
$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
Baris
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