Louisiana State Off-Campus Housing Guide When to search
If you desire to get an off-campus house or apartment in Baton Rouge the best time to start looking is in the late fall or early spring. Most campuses have a pretty defined season during which students need to find a place for next year, but Baton Rouge apartments and houses can basically be found all year long. More and more, students are waiting until the end of the second semester to find a place, as a lot of good deals pop up around that time.
If you want to get the apartment or house of you and your roommates' dreams, you can start looking as early as November or as late as February. The more people you have, the earlier you should get started, just to make sure you don't miss out on a great place.
Average Rent for Baton Rouge Apartments and Houses
Renting on the houses or apartments near LSU's campus seems to be reasonably priced when you are living with some friends. Studio and one bedroom apartments here typically tend to be a bit more expensive. If you have to opportunity to live with some friends or classmates, you could save on some cash every month.
Below is a breakdown of Prices for Louisiana State Off-Campus Housing:
Life in Baton Rouge Where to Have Fun
Things to Do
There is an abundance of things you can do at LSU, but here are a few to get you started! No ifs, ands, or buts, you have got to go to an LSU sporting event, no matter the sport it sure is an experience. Other than sports if you are looking for some amazing music or beer festivals, LSU has the hookup. Here are some events you won't want to miss:
- LSU Tigers Game
- Groovin on The Grounds
- Bayou Bash Recruiting Party
- Mardi Gras (Baton Rouge)
Bars and Dining
Whether you just want to grab a beer with some friends or eat some delicious food these bars never seem to disappoint. If you are partying in LSU you've got to hit up Tigerland, a neighborhood filled with fun college bars and a hell of a social scene. As always when you're out and about in any city be aware of your surroundings and be safe. But above all have fun!
- The Chimes
- The State Bar
- Parrain's Seafood Restaurant
- Pluckers Wing Bar
- Best wings on campus
- LSU Voodoo BBQ Bar & Grill
- Tons of Bar Games
- 44 Beers on tap
Enjoy being outdoors and on a cool body of water? Get your ski, kayaking, or paddle boarding on at one of Baton Rouges six lakes! Or try something different and head out on one of Baton Rouges swamp or air boat tours. It'll blow your mind.