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Aspen Court Apartments

1101 East Grand Avenue Carbondale, IL 62901 USA
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Aspen Court Apartments

1101 East Grand Avenue Carbondale, IL 62901 USA

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Available: Now
  • 28 mins

    To Campus

  • 1 - 4 Bed

    Beds

  • $Ask

    Price

  • Now

    Availability

Walk Time To Campus: 28 mins

Meadow Ridge Townhomes

600 E Campus Dr Carbondale, IL 62901 USA
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Meadow Ridge Townhomes

600 E Campus Dr Carbondale, IL 62901 USA

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Available: Now
  • 15 mins

    To Campus

  • 3 - 4 Bed

    Beds

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    Price

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    Availability

Walk Time To Campus: 15 mins

Campus Colonial - 902 W Mill St

902 W Mill StCarbondale, IL 62901
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Campus Colonial - 902 W Mill St

902 W Mill StCarbondale, IL 62901

$1425 - $1700

Available: 2021-08-05
  • 13 mins

    To Campus

  • 3 - 5 Bed

    Beds

  • $1425 - $1700

    Price

  • 2021-08-05

    Availability

Walk Time To Campus: 13 mins

Campus Colonial - 904 W Mill St

904 W Mill St Carbondale, IL 62901 USA
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Campus Colonial - 904 W Mill St

904 W Mill St Carbondale, IL 62901 USA

$1425 - $1700

Available: Now
  • 13 mins

    To Campus

  • 3 - 5 Bed

    Beds

  • $1425 - $1700

    Price

  • Now

    Availability

Walk Time To Campus: 13 mins

Campus Colonial - 906 W Mill St

906 W Mill St Carbondale, IL 62901 USA
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Campus Colonial - 906 W Mill St

906 W Mill St Carbondale, IL 62901 USA

$1350 - $1500

Available: Now
  • 13 mins

    To Campus

  • 3 - 5 Bed

    Beds

  • $1350 - $1500

    Price

  • Now

    Availability

Walk Time To Campus: 13 mins

Campus Colonial - 617 E Campus Dr

617 E Campus Dr Carbondale, IL 62901 USA
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Campus Colonial - 617 E Campus Dr

617 E Campus Dr Carbondale, IL 62901 USA

$1740

Available: 2021-07-30
  • 17 mins

    To Campus

  • 4 Bed

    Beds

  • $1740

    Price

  • 2021-07-30

    Availability

Walk Time To Campus: 17 mins

607 W Cherry St

607 W Cherry St, Carbondale, IL 62901, United States
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607 W Cherry St

607 W Cherry St, Carbondale, IL 62901, United States

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  • 17 mins

    To Campus

  • 3 Bed

    Beds

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    Availability

Walk Time To Campus: 17 mins

210 S Springer St

210 S Springer St, Carbondale, IL 62901, United States
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210 S Springer St

210 S Springer St, Carbondale, IL 62901, United States

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  • 22 mins

    To Campus

  • 1 Bed

    Beds

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Walk Time To Campus: 22 mins

Campus Square Apartments

609 E Campus Dr Carbondale, IL 62901 USA
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Campus Square Apartments

609 E Campus Dr Carbondale, IL 62901 USA

$595

Available: 2020-12-01
  • 30+ mins

    To Campus

  • 2 Bed

    Beds

  • $595

    Price

  • 2020-12-01

    Availability

Walk Time To Campus: 30+ mins

408 S Poplar St

408 S Poplar St, Carbondale, IL 62901, United States
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408 S Poplar St

408 S Poplar St, Carbondale, IL 62901, United States

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Available: Now
  • 17 mins

    To Campus

  • Studio

    Beds

  • $Ask

    Price

  • Now

    Availability

Walk Time To Campus: 17 mins

Apartments Near Southern Illinois University

College Pads works hard to help college students at Southern Illinois University find the best off-campus housing options around Carbondale. Whether you are looking for SIU apartments like Quadrangle Apartments or houses for rent off Poplar Street, College Pads is your number one resource for SIUC off-campus housing.

Finding apartments near SIU in Carbondale 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 SIU apartment hunting guide below.

Southern Illinois University Off-Campus Housing Guide

When To Start Searching For SIU Apartments & Houses

For students looking for houses near SIU Carbondale for rent, January is the ideal time to start. Due to the rising number of searches for SIUC off-campus housing between the months of January and April, the best time to start your searching SIU apartments or houses will be right after winter vacation. After a decline in searches from May to August, the number of people looking for off-campus housing begins to rise again in September. But don't get too stressed out at the start of the school year.

Rent in Carbondale, IL

Overall, the average rent prices for off-campus SIU apartments or houses is pretty affordable for students. In general, the further away from campus housing is, the more luxurious and expensive apartments in Carbondale will be. However, these expenses tend to be accompanied by an impressive array of amenities and updated appliances.

In comparison to the other listed properties, studio apartments seem to be lacking in this area. Therefore, we recommend searching for other housing options. With all around low rent prices and the properties being close to campus, finding housing in this area seems to be an almost effortless task. This enables students to be more selective when it comes to securing their housing options.

For more information, here's a breakdown of apartments and houses in Carbondale based on the average rent per person and bedroom:

How much do studio apartments near SIU cost?
The average rent for a studio apartment in Carbondale, IL is $433.

How much do 1 bedroom apartments near SIU cost?
The average rent for a 1 bedroom apartment in Carbondale, IL is $527.

How much do 2 bedroom apartments near SIU cost?
The average rent for a 2 bedroom apartment in Carbondale, IL is $294.

How much do 3 bedroom apartments near SIU cost?
The average rent for a 3 bedroom apartment in Carbondale, IL is $327.

How much do 4 bedroom apartments near SIU cost?
The average rent for a 4 bedroom apartment in Carbondale, IL is $344.

How much do 5 bedroom apartments for rent in SIU cost?
While there will be some differences in price points depending on if you’re looking for a 5 or a 10 bedroom rental, the average rent for a 5+ bedroom apartment in Carbondale, IL is $330.


LANDLORDS NEAR Southern Illinois University

Life at Southern Illinois University

When looking for a place to eat, students at SIU tend to visit the Student Center. Here students can enjoy a variety of foods from Subway, McDonalds, Chick-fil-a, and Sbarro. Due to the lack of variety in the residence hall dining areas, most seem to prefer this option. Aside from the Student Center, there are many different types of off-campus restaurants within walking distance of campus such as Fat Patties, Newell House, and Fujiyama Japanese Steakhouse.

Included below are a few resources that include all off-campus restaurants located in the Carbondale area. Out of all the listed restaurants and bars, here are the ones you will not want to miss.

Best Restaurants:

  • Quatro's Deep Pan Pizza
  • Harbaugh's Cafe
  • Longbranch Cafe & Bakery
  • Sabor de Mel
  • Thai Taste

Best Bars:

  • Cellar
  • PK's
  • Social House
  • Hangar 9
  • Pinch Penny Pub

Features in Carbondale, IL

Carbondale features two national parks, the Shawnee National Forest and Crab Orchard National Wildlife Refuge, each containing a wide variety of fauna and flora. The Shawnee National Forest contains 273,000 acres that feature wilderness trails, waterfalls, and archaeological sites and the Crab Orchard National Wildlife Refuge has 44,000 acres with areas to swim, boat, and hunt.

Things To Do in Carbondale, IL

If you're looking for an area with history and culture, Carbondale is the place for you. In addition to having two national parks, Carbondale offers a wide variety of outdoor recreational activities, boutiques, and community events. If you find yourself more interested in enjoying the weather in leisurely outdoor activities, you might want to consider visiting one of Carbondale's many parks. Here you can enjoy swimming, boating, fishing, hunting, camping, hiking, and more. Aside from the many different options for outdoor activities, local events, such as the Irish Festival attract visitors from all over the area.

If hot spots for recreational activities aren't what you're looking for, Carbondale has many more sites that are worth checking out.

Highlights include:

  • Golf at the Hickory Ridge Family Golf Center
  • Attend the Duquoin State Fair
  • Visit the University Mall
  • Watch a basketball game at the SIU Arena
  • Wine tasting at the Honker Hill Winery

LANDLORDS NEAR Southern Illinois University