Texas A&M Off-Campus Housing Guide When to search

The busiest leasing time typically begins at the end of the fall semester, peaking in January, February and March. Those earliest to the party tend to get started as soon as November 1.

There is not a shortage of apartments within proximity to campus, but searching for the right place can be stressful and pricey. More and more luxury apartment complexes have popped up in College Station over the past five years. If youre willing to live with roommates or a bit further off campus, your expenses will drop considerably. There are several apartments and/or houses near the TAMU campus that four friends can occupy for less than $500/Rm per month.

Rent for a single bedroom typically ranges between $400 and $1500 per month.

Life in College Station, TX Where to Have Fun

Many students find themselves heading to the Northgate District for fun on a weekend night. Located North of the university, this area is widely considered to be the most vibrant and is a commercial and entertainment hotspot. Here you'll find live music venues, restaurants, bars, shopping and more.


Located in the heart of Texas, College Station boasts an impressive list of things to do and places to visit. The majority of the tourism is centered around the university itself as well as the citys history and culture. Here is a list of great places to visit/things to do:

  • Participate in one of the many Aggie traditions
  • Attend a game at Kyle Field
  • Visit the George Bush Presidential Library
  • Catch a concert at the Wolf Pen Creek Amphitheater
  • Take a trip to one of the citys museums/memorials


Choosing a place to eat can be near impossible when faced with all the options College Station has to offer. We've put together a list of the most popular restaurants near the TAMU campus to save you time and help narrow down the possibilities.


Though its mostly a metropolitan area, College Station offers a variety of activities to appease lovers of the outdoors. The city maintains more than 1,400 acres of parks and facilities throughout the community for recreational use. If youre trying to stay active, take advantage of the many athletic fields, hiking trails, swimming facilities and wildlife centers the city has to offer.


College Station is home to a variety of popular shopping destinations. The Post Oak Mall is only a short bus ride away, and contains a variety of department and retail stores. If youre looking for something a bit more unique, head downtown for boutiques and specialty shops. You might also want to stop by the Brazos Valley Farmers Market on a Saturday morning for some local food and crafts.