Apartments Near MNSU Mankato


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Mankato Apartments For Rent

Rent College Pads is revolutionizing the way students find apartments for rent in Mankato, MN near MSU. We work hard to make sure that you find the best apartments near MNSU Mankato, and we do it by providing the kinds of resources that other listings sites can’t.

Before we existed, finding apartments near MNSU Mankato was a chore. Students were forced to do tedious research on Mankato apartments for rent when they could’ve been studying or hanging out with friends. What a waste of time! Thanks to Rent College Pads, that’s a thing of the past. Whether you’re looking for houses or apartments for rent in Mankato, MN, we’ve got you covered.

All of our MSU listings have been verified and approved by our diligent team of campus managers. We even follow up with you and your landlord to make sure you’re getting the best deal! Make sure to check our Mankato student housing guide in the navigation bar above to learn more about renting and living in Mankato, MN.


When you’re searching for apartments for rent in Mankato, MN near MSU, you’re going to want to start your search in September. Houses will go before apartments, so if you want to live in a flat, duplex or something similar, start searching early! If you’re looking for an apartment, you’ve got a little more time, but don’t wait too long.

Rent Prices in Mankato, MN

Rent prices in Mankato are very reasonable. You won’t have much trouble finding a place for under $500 if you live with at least one other person, so find a friend and go in on a place together to save a buck! Make sure to check out our roommate finder feature in our map page’s navigation bar if you’re in need of someone to room with.

Here's a breakdown of average rents per person, per bedroom:

Studio 1BR 2BR 3BR 4BR
$775.00 $728.00 $460.00 $410.00 $408.00

Whether you’re a freshman experiencing their first few days of college or a senior on the verge of graduating (in which case, why are you on this site?), there’s something all college students can agree on: spending too much on food is a pain. After all, all food pretty much does the same thing, right? Even if that’s your mindset, we promise you don’t have to sacrifice quality for price when it comes to eating in Mankato. That’s why we’ve put together a list of bars and restaurants for you to visit when you’re not getting free home-cooked meals from your parents!

Best Restaurants:

  • La Bamba Mexican Taco House
  • Weggy’s On Campus
  • Pagliai’s Pizza
  • Vero’s Tacos
  • Burrito Wings

Best Bars:

  • Johnny B’s Sports Bar
  • Pub 500
  • Buster’s Sports Bar Grill & Catering
  • The Boulder Tap House - Mankato

Things To Do

You’ve heard of Mankato… but have you heard the legend of Mount Kato? It might not technically be a legend, but Mount Kato is a great place for adventurous outdoor-lovers to hike and be immersed in nature. It’s also a great place for winter sports activities when the snow’s falling! Other great outdoor excursions include visiting the Seven Mile Creek and checking out the Red Jacket Trail for an unforgettable bike ride.