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4632 Locust Street Philadelphia, PA 19139

4632 Locust Street Philadelphia, PA 19139
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4632 Locust Street Philadelphia, PA 19139

4632 Locust Street Philadelphia, PA 19139

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4634 Sansom Street Philadelphia, PA 19139

4634 Sansom Street Philadelphia, PA 19139
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4634 Sansom Street Philadelphia, PA 19139

4634 Sansom Street Philadelphia, PA 19139

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4050 Powelton Avenue Philadelphia, PA 19104

4050 Powelton Avenue Philadelphia, PA 19104
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4050 Powelton Avenue Philadelphia, PA 19104

4050 Powelton Avenue Philadelphia, PA 19104

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4102 Baring Street Philadelphia, PA 19104

4102 Baring Street Philadelphia, PA 19104
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4102 Baring Street Philadelphia, PA 19104

4102 Baring Street Philadelphia, PA 19104

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430 North 39th Street Philadelphia, PA 19104

430 North 39th Street Philadelphia, PA 19104
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430 North 39th Street Philadelphia, PA 19104

430 North 39th Street Philadelphia, PA 19104

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514 North 40th Street Philadelphia, PA 19104

514 North 40th Street Philadelphia, PA 19104
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514 North 40th Street Philadelphia, PA 19104

514 North 40th Street Philadelphia, PA 19104

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Drexel Apartments For Rent

College Pads works hard to help college students search for houses and apartments near Drexel University. Whether you are looking for an apartment or house for rent in Philadelphia, College Pads is your number one resource to view all Drexel off-campus housing options.

Finding Drexel University off-campus housing has always been a chore. At 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 Drexel University apartment hunting guide below.

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When to Start Your Philadelphia, PA Rental Search

The number of searches for Drexel off-campus housing begins to climb as early as February and declined throughout the spring semester. While students at Temple typically start a bit earlier in the fall semester, Drexel students have the luxury of waiting until the second semester to find a place. To get the best apartments near Drexel University, students looking for housing in Philadelphia will want to begin their hunt as early as possible after winter break.

Rent Prices Near Drexel in Philadelphia, PA

Renting a place in Philadelphia near Drexel University can be reasonably priced when taking a few different things into account. Choosing to live in a larger apartment complex near campus is going to be more expensive, especially if you opt to live alone.

However, these places often come along with an attractive list of amenities. Some of these spots even offer furnished rooms so you don’t have to worry about lugging all your belongings across the country if you’re coming from out of town. Ballin’ on a budget? Finding a few roommates is going to save you half of what it would cost to live alone. Properties with more rooms are the first to be rented so make sure you start looking sooner rather than later.

Here’s a breakdown of Drexel University off-campus housing average rents per person, per bedroom:

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2

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4

$1,003

$1,218

$887

$587

$554


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Life at Drexel University

Many Drexel students will head to Old City where you can find several bars, dance clubs, and restaurants close to campus. Sansom Street is located right between Drexel and UPENN making this another popular student section of town to grab some grub or hit up a bar at night. If you want to get off campus, take the train to Manayunk. This upscale neighborhood is just fifteen minutes away from University City.

Indulge in the swanky pubs, restaurants, and shopping that this part of town has to offer. When you get back to 30th Street Station stop by Slainte. This spot is quickly becoming popular for students to drink at once they arrive back from the train.

Here are a few places you’ll want to check out:

Best Restaurants:

  • White Dog Cafe
  • CoZara
  • Baby Blue's BBQ
  • Zavino
  • World Cafe Live

Best Bars:

  • New Deck Tavern
  • Slainte
  • The Jug Handle Inn
  • Distrito
  • City Tap House

Things To Do in Drexel University

Throughout the year students are able to use the rec center on campus which was voted the best in Philly! Here students can workout, shoot some pool, and start a game of squash which is quickly becoming a favorite on campus. Join in a game of ultimate frisbee, every Thursday night at 11 pm students gather on the turf to play. Head to the sand courts to play some volleyball.

Looking to get further off campus? Tour, hike, bike, canoe, kayak, tube, camp, and fish the Schuylkill River. Nicknamed the “Revolutionary River” you can explore many landmarks of old Philadelphia and Valley Forge. Year round there are also a lot of cool festivals and activities going on so be sure to check that out!

Drexel is located in University City which is the heart of Philadelphia, making this part of town a prime location for getting places and exploring. Drexel offers students the chance to play 18 different Division 1 NCAA sports so get to a game and cheer on the Dragons!

Catch a movie at Campus Cinema, you don’t even have to leave campus and they even have a bar and lounge. Take advantage of the nearby parks for a day of adventure. From attending concerts to visiting a museum, or hopping on the train for a night out there’s a lot for everybody to enjoy.

Highlights include:

  • Explore the Mutter Museum
  • Shop the Drexel Farmers Market
  • Visit Independence Hall
  • Take the train to Chinatown

LANDLORDS NEAR Drexel University