Knockout Apartments for OSU Students to Drool Over!

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Large Madison Park bedroom with huge windows and bright interiors

There are so many different apartment buildings surrounding OSU that it can seem impossible to find the right one. The key to finding the best apartment for you is making a list of priorities. What matters most to you? Proximity to OSU? Closeness to clubs and bars? An out-of-this-world amenities package? Once you’ve decided what factors matter most, you can begin narrowing down your search and finding exactly what kind of apartments you want.

Luckily, ABODO is here to help get you started. Here are some of the best apartments located less than 25 minutes away from OSU. Find the priority of your choice and start searching!


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Close to it All

Awesome apartments for students that want to live close to all the best bars, restaurants, and shopping in Columbus.

Beautiful Cove and Point Condo living room with decorative fireplace and private patio

Beautiful Cove and Point Condo living room with decorative fireplace and private patio

The Cove and Points Condos The 2-3 bedroom condos at Cove and Point may offer calming views of the Olentangy River, but it’s also only steps away from some of the area’s best restaurants and bars. If you’re looking for the illusion of country living and the conveniences of city slickin’, then this is the place for you! Of course, the condos are nothing to sneeze at either. They boast gorgeous private balcony, hardwood floors, garages, laundry hookups, and fireplaces. This is a great place for a grad student or multiple students who want a classy place with a prime locale!

Drive to Campus: 4 minutes
Bike to Campus: 6 minutes

 

The Farber House

Lovely Farber House apartment with brick fireplace

Farber House The 1-bedroom apartments at Farber House are perfect for students looking to be close to nightlife and restaurants. You can also enjoy gorgeous views of the topiary garden and Downtown right outside your window!  The apartments themselves certainly aren’t shabby either, with beautiful historic features like fireplaces, hardwood floors, spacious floor plans. The rent price certainly isn’t bad considering the apartment’s prime downtown location and the fact that water, waste disposal, heat, and natural gas are included in the price tag.

Drive to Campus: 11 minutes
Bike to Campus: 22 minutes

 

Spacious Georgetown Apartment with big windows and intuitive layout

Spacious Georgetown Apartment with big windows and intuitive layout

Georgetown Apartments These charming 1-3 bedroom apartments at Georgetown enjoy an appealing location only a few minutes away from some of the best shopping in the area at Kroger Marketplace, The Polaris Fashion Place, and Graceland Shopping Center. You can easily enjoy the Clintonville and Worthington Farmer’s Markets as well, which are only a few miles away by car. Despite its great location, the neighborhood itself is still on the quiet side and would be best suited to a grad student. The apartments are roomy, and include both private decks and in-unit laundry. The building itself provides residents with secure building access, as well as an outdoor pool and convenient proximity to a bus line.

Drive to Campus: 11 minutes
Bike to Campus: 22 minutes

 

Open and bright La Grande Jatte apartment living space with gorgeous hardwood floors

Open and bright La Grande Jatte apartment living space with gorgeous hardwood floors

La Grand Jatte The classic yet modern 1-bedroom apartments at La Grand Jatte are nestled away in one of the nicest, yet party-friendly neighborhoods near OSU. Residents can easily walk to some of the best restaurants and bars in the area while still enjoying a fantastic living space. Each apartment includes a spacious floor plan, large windows, hardwood floors, new appliances and fixtures. You can even joy gorgeous views of downtown and a beautiful topiary garden right from your apartment window! The building also provides covered parking, on-site laundry, and easy-to-pay rent with waste disposal, heat, and natural gas included. 

Drive to Campus: 8 minutes
Bike to Campus: 21 minutes

 

Huge windows and industrial interior in Lofts on High

Huge windows and industrial interior in Lofts on High

Lofts on High The 1-bedroom Lofts on High have a homey, yet urban feel and enjoy a great location along busy High Street. Some of the finest nightclubs and restaurants in town are only a hop, skip, and a jump away! Each loft contains a decidedly modern layout with sky-high ceilings and huge windows that let tons of natural light spill in. The kitchens are also incredibly modern, with stainless steel appliances and generous counter space. Residents can also take advantage of the community swimming pool during the warm months.

Drive to Campus: 5 minutes
Bike to Campus:  6 minutes

 

Spacious living room with private patio in River and Ravine apartment

Spacious living room with private patio in River and Ravine apartment

River and the Ravine The 1-3 bedroom River and the Ravine apartments have a very walkable location right on High Street, only minutes away from some of the city’s favorite restaurants and nightclubs. The apartments themselves are also nothing to sneeze at, with roomy floor plans, private patios, laundry hookups, and kitchens with modern appliances. When you don’t feel like taking advantage of the nearby attractions on High Street, enjoy the community fitness center and swimming pool.

Drive to Campus: 6 minutes
Bike to Campus: 4 minutes


Generous Amenities Package

Luxurious homes for the student that wants to live the high life in their new apartment.

Stylish Andover Park living room with oversized windows

Stylish Andover Park living room with oversized windows

Andover Park Lounge in the lap of luxury in the 1-2 bedrooms apartments at Andover Park. This building spoils residents with their beautiful homes and large amenities package. Each apartment features a modern kitchen, generous floor plans, oversized windows, convenient in-unit laundry, and designer fixtures that will make you feel like you’ve finally found where you belong! The building also allows residents to enjoy the high life with 5-star features like a fitness center, Vegas-style swimming pool, tanning salon, screening room, and business center. Those with cars can enjoy either covered or surface parking at a nominal fee. Andover’s prime location only a short drive away from Columbus’ best clubs and restaurants is nothing sneeze at either!

Drive to Campus: 11 minutes

 

Quiet and peaceful Bradford at Easton living room with oversized windows

Quiet and peaceful Bradford at Easton living room with oversized windows

The Bradford at Easton The 1-3 bedroom at The Bradford at Easton are an ideal option for grad students looking to escape the hustle and bustle of Columbus, but still easily commute to campus for school or downtown for the occasional night out. Each cozy home offers an intuitive floor plan, huge windows that let in a lot of natural light, convenient in-unit laundry, adorable private balcony, and modern kitchen spaces. The building itself doesn’t skimp on the amenities, providing residents with a fitness center, clubhouse, swimming pool, coffee bar, and conference center. Some townhome-style houses in this community even offer covered garages.

Drive to Campus: 15 minutes

 

Gorgeous Dennison kitchen with fine finishes

Gorgeous Dennison kitchen with fine finishes

The Dennison Located in the scenic Victorian Village neighborhood, the 1-2 bedroom apartments at The Dennison offer elegant living at its finest. Each apartment contains designer finishes that were carefully curated by the building’s owners to create the refined atmosphere that you deserve. Each kitchen offers hardwood floors, quartz countertops, and top-end appliances. The building offers a generous amenities package, including secure building access, rooftop terrace, and gorgeous views of Goodale Park. This is a great option for grad students and those living with a partner.

Drive to Campus: 6 minutes
Bike to Campus: 7 minutes

 

Top-notch designer kitchen with stainless steel appliances and breakfast bar in Seneca apartment

Top-notch designer kitchen with stainless steel appliances and breakfast bar in Seneca apartment

The Seneca These studio-2 bedroom apartment at The Seneca are affordably opulent and located right in downtown Columbus! Not only does each apartment offer spacious floor plans with designer fixtures, but the building itself also offers a fantastic amenities package that is sure to make all your friends turn green with envy! Residents can enjoy the fitness center, business center, clubhouse, TV Lounge, Tanning Center, and Yoga Room. You can also feel safe and secure thanks to the building’s controlled access.

Drive to Campus: 7 minutes
Bike to Campus: 19 minutes

 

Classy Taylor House apartment with designer fixtures and hardwood floors

Classy Taylor House apartment with designer fixtures and hardwood floors

Taylor House The classy 1-2 bedroom apartments at Taylor House are an impressive option for luxurious residential living. Each spacious apartment features brand new kitchens with designer lighting and breakfast bars, convenient in-unit laundry, huge walk-in closets, hardwood flooring, and relaxing private balconies. The Taylor House amenities package offers more far more than other buildings at a fair price. Some of these head-turning features include: a fitness center with climbing wall, vegas-style swimming pool, tanning salon, outdoor lounge with fire pit, outdoor kitchen areas with gas grills, dog park, Starbucks coffee bar, and computer lounge. The community also holds regular events like wine tastings and pool parties for residents, making it tighter-knit than your average apartment building.

Drive to Campus: 4 minutes
Bike to Campus: 27 minutes


For the Penny Pincher

Apartments for the student looking to find cheap apartments that don’t compromise on quality.

Intimate Clintonville Commons apartment with modern kitchen and roomy closet space

Intimate Clintonville Commons apartment with modern kitchen and roomy closet space

Clintonville Commons The historic studio-2 bedroom apartments at Clintonville Commons are perfect for the penny pincher and outdoorsmen (and women) alike! Located only a short drive away from the gorgeous Park of Roses and Olentangy Bike Way. OSU isn’t far away either. Don’t have a car? You’re in luck! There’s a COTA bus stop right across the street from the building. Each apartment is newly renovated with updated windows, modern kitchens, and large windows that welcome in natural light. The building is secure, offers off-street parking, and provides an on-site laundry room for residents. All of these features are included despite the small price. Studios run around $529, while 2 bedrooms run around $719.

Drive to Campus: 6 minutes
Bike to Campus:  13 minutes

 

Sophisticated Hampton Woods apartment with open and airy floor plan

Sophisticated Hampton Woods apartment with open and airy floor plan

Hampton Woods  The spacious 1-2 bedroom homes in Hampton Woods are a roomy option for apartment searchers. These apartments are best suited to a student with a car who is willing to commute a little longer than many others. Of course, your commute will pay off in rent price and space! Each home includes a spacious floor plan, ample closet space, and a private patio for your enjoyment! The building itself offers some fabulous amenities for the price, including a fitness center, wellness center, huge community room, business center with free wi-fi, private library, and on-site beauty/barber shop. Not bad considering a 1-bedroom place only costs $569!

Drive to Campus: 18 minutes

 

King Apartments

Cozy King Apartment bedroom with wide open window

King Apartments The affordable studio-1 bedroom King Apartments offer a cozy setting right down the way from OSU! The building has many convenient amenities, including laundry room, private parking, and secure building access. They are also kitty friendly. A studio costs only $529 and a one bedroom costs around $619. Not a bad price for a place with newly renovated windows and central air conditioning!

Drive to Campus: 6 minutes
Bike to Campus: 9 minutes


Pet Friendly Establishments

Perfect apartments for the OSU student searching for an ideal apartment that will also lovingly accept little Fluffy.

Large Madison Park bedroom with huge windows and bright interiors

Large Madison Park bedroom with huge windows and bright interiors

Madison Park The 1-2 bedroom apartments at Madison Park offer pet-friendly homes with a few superb amenities  – a combo that can be difficult to find in Columbus! The typical Madison Park home offers an intuitive floor plan with large windows, in-unit laundry, and modern kitchen. The building itself welcomes residents to enjoy their complimentary membership to the Sawmill Athletic Club, off-street parking, and access to the DVD library. Cats and small dogs are welcomed with open arms at Madison Park!

Drive to Campus: 6 minutes
Bike to Campus:  25 minutes

 

Roomy open floor plan in Village West apartment

Roomy open floor plan in Village West apartment

Village West The 1-2 bedroom townhomes at Village West are comfortable and welcome both cats and dogs. The homes’ open floor plans, modern kitchens, designer lighting, large closets, and private patios create a welcoming atmosphere. Residents can take advantage of the community’s fitness center, clubhouse, and swimming pool. If you’re looking for privacy and nearness to some great restaurants and coffee shops, then Village West is the place to look!

Drive to Campus: 7 minutes
Bike to Campus: 9 minutes

 

Large Wake Robin Apartment with open floor plan and private patio

Large Wake Robin Apartment with open floor plan and private patio

Wake Robin Apartments The practical yet cozy 1-3 bedroom apartments at Wake Robin Apartments are perfect for the pet lover that is searching for a blend of homeyness and hotel-grade amenities. Each apartment offers comfortable apartments with private balconies, all nestled in a building that offers a community fitness center, clubhouse, and splash park! Wake Robin’s location also isn’t shabby, considering they’re located only a few minutes away from I-270 and I-71, putting the entire city right at your fingertips. This building welcomes both doggies and kitties.  

Drive to Campus: 14 minutes


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