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Hawks Ridge

100 Hawk Ridge Rd Iowa City, IA 52246
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Hawks Ridge

100 Hawk Ridge Rd Iowa City, IA 52246

$1019 - $2156

Available: Now
  • 26 mins

    To Campus

  • S - 4 Bed

    Beds

  • $1019 - $2156

    Price

  • Now

    Availability

Walk Time To Campus: 26 mins

The Banks

104 E 7th St Coralville, IA 52241
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The Banks

104 E 7th St Coralville, IA 52241

$1319 - $2756

Available: Now
  • 30+ mins

    To Campus

  • S - 4 Bed

    Beds

  • $1319 - $2756

    Price

  • Now

    Availability

Walk Time To Campus: 30+ mins

24 N Gilbert St Iowa City, IA 52245 USA

24 N Gilbert St Iowa City, IA 52245 USA
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24 N Gilbert St Iowa City, IA 52245 USA

24 N Gilbert St Iowa City, IA 52245 USA

$3600

Available: Now
  • 7 mins

    To Campus

  • 7 Bed

    Beds

  • $3600

    Price

  • Now

    Availability

Walk Time To Campus: 7 mins

336 S Dodge St Iowa City, IA 52240

336 S Dodge St Iowa City, IA 52240
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336 S Dodge St Iowa City, IA 52240

336 S Dodge St Iowa City, IA 52240

$2000

Available: Now
  • 17 mins

    To Campus

  • 4 Bed

    Beds

  • $2000

    Price

  • Now

    Availability

Walk Time To Campus: 17 mins

532 S Dodge St Iowa City, IA 52240

532 S Dodge St Iowa City, IA 52240
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532 S Dodge St Iowa City, IA 52240

532 S Dodge St Iowa City, IA 52240

$2400 - $2750

Available: Now
  • 20 mins

    To Campus

  • 4 - 5 Bed

    Beds

  • $2400 - $2750

    Price

  • Now

    Availability

Walk Time To Campus: 20 mins

613 E Court St Iowa City, IA 52240

613 E Court St Iowa City, IA 52240
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613 E Court St Iowa City, IA 52240

613 E Court St Iowa City, IA 52240

$2800

Available: Now
  • 16 mins

    To Campus

  • 6 Bed

    Beds

  • $2800

    Price

  • Now

    Availability

Walk Time To Campus: 16 mins

534 S Lucas St Iowa City, IA 52240

534 S Lucas St Iowa City, IA 52240
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534 S Lucas St Iowa City, IA 52240

534 S Lucas St Iowa City, IA 52240

$2800

Available: Now
  • 21 mins

    To Campus

  • 5 Bed

    Beds

  • $2800

    Price

  • Now

    Availability

Walk Time To Campus: 21 mins

536 S Dodge St Iowa City, IA 52240

536 S Dodge St Iowa City, IA 52240
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536 S Dodge St Iowa City, IA 52240

536 S Dodge St Iowa City, IA 52240

$2875

Available: Now
  • 20 mins

    To Campus

  • 5 Bed

    Beds

  • $2875

    Price

  • Now

    Availability

Walk Time To Campus: 20 mins

607 S Johnson St Iowa City, IA 52240

607 S Johnson St Iowa City, IA 52240
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607 S Johnson St Iowa City, IA 52240

607 S Johnson St Iowa City, IA 52240

$1590

Available: Now
  • 19 mins

    To Campus

  • 3 Bed

    Beds

  • $1590

    Price

  • Now

    Availability

Walk Time To Campus: 19 mins

618 Bowery St Iowa City, IA 52240

618 Bowery St Iowa City, IA 52240
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618 Bowery St Iowa City, IA 52240

618 Bowery St Iowa City, IA 52240

$3600

Available: Now
  • 19 mins

    To Campus

  • 6 Bed

    Beds

  • $3600

    Price

  • Now

    Availability

Walk Time To Campus: 19 mins

University of Iowa Apartments

Hey, University of Iowa students. Are you looking for an amazing studio apartment crash-pad? Or are you hunting for a house to share with all of your closest friends? Either way, don’t worry: you found us, which means you’re in the right place! No matter what you’re looking for, College Pads works hard to help college students find the best University of Iowa off-campus housing has to offer. Whether you’re looking for UIOWA off-campus housing or apartments near campus in Iowa City, College Pads is your number one resource for dealing with all the annoying nuts and bolts of leasing an apartment in college. Browse our selection of UIOWA off-campus housing and you’ll have a stellar pad in no time. 

Finding the best University of Iowa off-campus housing used to be a chore. You’d go around the neighborhood, jotting down landlord phone numbers in a college-ruled notebook and hoping they’d pick up when you called. College Pads is committed to fixing that. All of our off-campus apartments and houses for rent in Iowa City 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’ve found your perfect house. Because there are so many options to consider before making a responsible off-campus housing decision, check out our UIOWA off-campus housing hunting guide in the navigation bar above.

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University of Iowa Off-Campus Housing Guide

Renting University of Iowa Off-Campus Housing

Students tend to start their search for UIOWA off-campus housing only a month or two after the beginning of the fall semester. There’s usually a surge of students contacting landlords about 3+ bedroom houses in the months of October and November - a full 10 months before the next academic year rolls around! If you're hoping to secure a place for you and a few friends, you'll want to get started in October. If you'd prefer a studio or one-bedroom apartment in Iowa City, it won't hurt to relax for a bit and resume your search after Winter Break.

Rent Prices in Iowa City, IA

Though living near the University of Iowa in off-campus housing has its perks, rent can get tend to get pricey, especially if you want to live by yourself. Generally, you'll be able to find two to four bedroom places for under $600 per person. If your budget is tight, keep in mind that living with roommates and/or sharing a room can drop your rent considerably.

Here's a breakdown of average rents around the University of Iowa per person, per bedroom:

How much do studio apartments near the University of Iowa cost?
The average rent for a studio apartment in Iowa City, IA is $1,531.

How much do 1 bedroom apartments near the University of Iowa cost?
The average rent for a 1 bedroom apartment in Iowa City, IA is $851.

How much do 2 bedroom apartments near the University of Iowa cost?
The average rent for a 2 bedroom apartment in Iowa City, IA is $545.

How much do 3 bedroom apartments near the University of Iowa cost?
The average rent for a 3 bedroom apartment in Iowa City, IA is $617.

How much do 4 bedroom apartments near the University of Iowa cost?
The average rent for a 4 bedroom apartment in Iowa City, IA is $571.

How much do 5 bedroom apartments for rent near the University of Iowa 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 Iowa City, IA is $568.

Check out our list of top rated landlords near the University of Iowa to begin your search:

Big Ten Property Mangement

Big Ten Property Management serves the University of Iowa Campus Community in Iowa City, IA, Coralville, IA, North Liberty IA area. Big Ten Property Management offers diligent comprehensive property management services to their clients and provides one of the best places to live for renters.

Big Ten offers a vast knowledge of and insight into the local Iowa City rental market in all areas of the industry. Big Ten Property Management believes in providing the highest level of service through hard work, integrity, and honesty when dealing with tenants & investors. The principal owners of Big Ten Property Management have been committed to these principles and the management of real estate in Iowa City, Coralville, North Liberty, and surrounding areas for more than 10 years.

Prestige Properties

Prestige Properties tout their rentals as having the charms of the past, while providing modern day comforts and amenities. The properties are all within an 11 block radius of campus making your commute easy.

Southgate Companies

Southgate Companies has what you’re looking for. With 600+ apartments available in the Iowa City market, you will definitely be able to find what you’re looking for.

Westwinds Real Estate Services

Professional. Personal. Practical. These are the first words that greet you on the Westwinds website and that’s what the company is all about. The team’s dedicated service and staff are interested in helping YOU find your next place to live.

AM Management

AM Management has been serving the area for 40+ years with 30+ of those years being focused on student living. Their planning and developing shows no signs of slowing down as they have a wide range of different properties available for all types of students.

AIC by Hodge Construction

AIC is happy to help you find what you’re looking for in the friendly neighborhood of Iowa City. Their professional management staff will help guide you as you sort through a wide variety of houses with varying amenities and layouts. As their website says, When You’re Here, You’re Home.

Aspire at West Campus

Located right on the University of Iowa campus, Aspire offers prime living arrangements for students. Including in the housing is a community center with fitness facilities, walking/biking trails nearby, and a Campus stop right outside the buildings. Oh, there’s also complimentary cable and internet so you’ll have no problem lounging around in your downtime.

Hawk’s Ridge

With fully furnished apartments and unmatched amenities, you will find everything you need with Hawk’s Ridge. Spa and Sauna, 24-hour fitness center, an indoor basketball court and much more will have you enjoying your collegiate years in style.

Watts Group

The Watts group, starting in 1994 prides themselves on blending top-notch expertise with astounding customer services. The group rentals team works hard to assure that each tenant has a positive rental experience.

Kacena Real Estate Management

Kacena Real Estate Management or K-REM was founded in 1993 and they include many different properties. The staff is dedicated to finding a home tailored to you.

Heritage Property

Heritage Property prides themselves on serving the Iowa City community with a nice variety of available housing options. Heritage Property prides themselves on having 24-hour phone support in addition to having non-smoking regulations on all properties.

Above Photo Credit To Phil Roeder

 

 


LANDLORDS NEAR University of Iowa

Life at University of Iowa

If there are two things students at the University of Iowa excel at besides academics, it's eating and drinking. Don’t let your classmates down: keep the tradition alive! A lot of restaurants offer student discounts, and you can always find drink specials at bars around town. Here are some of the most popular and student-friendly spots to eat and drink around campus.

  • The Union Bar
  • Short's Burgers & Shine
  • Brother's Bar & Grill
  • Oasis Falafel
  • The Summit

Outdoors/Recreation

If you're hoping to stay active and explore the outdoors, the University of Iowa's Outdoors program is a great resource. The program offers students the opportunity to participate in a variety of adventure-based learning activities, including rock climbing, camping and much more. Similarly, students can visit the Macbride Nature Recreation Area, a 485-acre peninsula managed by the University. The park features a number of hiking and skiing trails, campsites and plenty of wildlife.

Things To Do in Iowa City, IA

Hours of studying and tedious term papers can test the sanity of any college student. Fortunately, every student deserves a break, and there isn't a shortage of things to do or places to see in order to relax, unwind, and make the most out of your University of Iowa experience.

Highlights Include:

  • Go to a BIG 10 game at Kinnick Stadium
  • Unwind on the Pentacrest
  • Visit Rusty the Giant Sloth at the Museum of Natural History
  • Satisfy your sweet tooth at Molly's Cupcakes
  • Attend an event at the Iowa Memorial Union

 

LANDLORDS NEAR University of Iowa