Yale Off-Campus Housing


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Apartments Near Yale University

College Pads works hard to help college students at Yale find the best off-campus housing options in New Haven near campus. Whether you are looking for an apartment or house for rent, College Pads is your number one resource for Yale Off-Campus Housing.

Finding apartments at Yale 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 Yale University apartment hunting guide above.


When To Start Searching For Apartments Near Yale

After you’ve had ample time to celebrate, there’s one more thing you have on your to-do list. For Yale students looking for off-campus housing, the best time to start searching for housing is in December. This is the month that begins the growth trend towards the peak number of students searching for housing in March. To avoid fending off against other eager house hunters, it might be in your best interest to save yourself the trouble and beat the rush by searching in December.

Rent Prices in New Haven, CT

With such high tuition costs, students sometimes have to get creative in the ways they save money. Whether it’s splitting that order of wings with a friend or scolding your roommate on the duration of time they spend in the shower fulfilling their pop idol dreams. Whatever the case, trying to save that extra penny is a top priority. If you’re looking for the most cost-effective option for housing in New Haven, rooming with 3 other individuals is ideal. With the lowest price of $615 per person, this the best option for you if you’re looking to save money. A close alternative would be rooming with 2 other individuals for $617.67 per person. If you’d like to save money while rooming with the least amount of people possible, this would be our top recommendation for you.

Here’s a breakdown of the average prices per bedroom in New Haven, CT for off-campus housing:

Studio 1 2 3 4
$1,145 $1,437 $1,805 $1,853 $2,461

New Haven is home to a variety of great restaurants and bars. Whatever you’re looking, chances are that New Haven has it, especially if what you’re looking for is Italian food. New Haven seems to be quite plentiful in those, so if you’re looking for good pasta or pizza, New Haven is the place for you!

Here are a few of our top recommendations:

  • Da Legna 
  • Caseus
  • L’Orcio
  • Frank Pepe Pizzeria Napoletana
  • ROÌA Restaurant and Café
  • Mamoun’s Falafel Restaurant

Best Bars

  • Barcelona Wine Bar New Haven
  • Prime 16
  • Oak Haven Table & Bar
  • Box 16 American Bar & Grill
  • Elm City Social

If you’re like us, you’re always looking for new ways to entertain yourself without breaking the bank. If that’s the case for you too, here are a few activities you might want to consider that cost little to no money. Whether it’s for a lazy Sunday or to help re-energize yourself after a long semester of studying, these recommendations are sure to help you keep your busy bee status without spending the honey. Did I say, honey? I BEElieve I did. Oh, the puns.

  • Go on a hike at East Rock Park
  • Take an outdoor nursery tour at Marsh Botanical Garden
  • Walk along the pier at Wharf Park
  • Go fishing at Lake Saltonstall
  • Book a spot on the New Haven’s Ghost Walk at New Haven Green