Sweet UMKC Apartments That’ll Keep You Comfy After Class

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While there’s nothing quite like living in a dorm room at the University of Missouri in Kansas City and getting that classic college experience, there’s also no replacement for living in your first apartment. Whether you’re going at it alone or enjoying the company of a roommate or two, reveling in city life away from the prying eyes on campus will give you something to talk about for years to come! Of course, just wanting something doesn’t make it happen. But don’t get overwhelmed yet! Finding your perfect apartment right near UMKC doesn’t have to be hard. Here are just some of the awesome places we have for you, categorized by which campus you wanna be close to!


UMKC Volker Campus

All of these impressive digs are located within 20 minutes of UMKC’s Volker Campus in South Kansas City!

Elegant kitchen with hardwood floors & stainless steel appliances in The 4700

Elegant kitchen with hardwood floors & stainless steel appliances in The 4700

The 4700 The 1-2 bedroom apartments at The 4700 provide upscale apartments in a historic locations only minutes away from the famous Country Club Plaza and UMKC’s Volker Campus. Each apartment offers a number of desirable features, including a modern kitchen with stainless steel appliances and granite countertops, hardwood floors, laundry hookups, and balconies with Plaza views. The building also offers secure access and a fitness center for resident convenience.

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

 

Spacious bedroom at The Fountains at Lindenwood apartment

Spacious bedroom at The Fountains at Lindenwood apartment

The Fountain at Lindenwoods The 1-3 bedroom apartments at The Fountains at Lindenwoods offer a mix of different floorplans, including normal apartment layouts and a few duplexes. These spacious homes have recently undergone a few upgrades, meaning that your maintenance complaints should be at all time lows! Each apartment has a number of lovely features, including kitchens with modern appliances, balconies, fireplaces, and oversized windows. Residents can enjoy the community’s many features, including a free laundry center, fitness center, business center, swimming pool, and club house.

Drive to Campus: 13 minutes

 

Bright & airy Nob Hill Apartment with spacious deck

Bright & airy Nob Hill Apartment with plush carpeting & spacious deck

Nob Hill Apartments & Townhomes The 1-3 bedroom homes at Nob Hill Apartments & Townhomes are nestled on over 30 acres of finely manicured land, providing a whimsical woodsy feel despite being only minutes away from city and I-435. These spacious apartments offer modern kitchens, security systems, balconies, walk-in closets, central air, and a convenient utilities package. Residents get to take advantage of the community amenities, including the swimming pool, clubhouse, private parking, and communal laundry areas. Kitties and puppies are also welcome!

Drive to Campus: 14 minutes

 

Intimate living room with fire place & huge windows in Stonehaven South Apartment

Intimate living room with fire place & huge windows in Stonehaven South Apartment

Stonehaven South Apartments The cozy 1-3 bedroom homes at Stonehaven South Apartments provide relaxing retreats away from the hustle and bustle of the city, while still allowing easy access. Only minutes away from UMKC’s Volker Campus and a variety of other destinations like the Plaza, these apartments are ideal for those that love to visit the city, but don’t love living in the thick of it. Each home features open floor plans with large closets, modern kitchens, gas-burning fireplaces, and airy patios or balconies. Members of the community can take advantage of the area’s many amenities, including a 24-hour fitness center, swimming pool, barbecue areas, and a business center with internet access!

Drive to Campus: 14 minutes


UMKC Hospital Hill Campus

These urban cribs are all located within 20 minutes of UMKC’s Hospital Hill Campus right in the heart of the KC!

909 Walnut

Upscale 909 Walnut apartment with wide open windows & hardwood floors

909 Walnut The 1-2 bedroom homes at 909 Walnut provides first class housing in Missouri’s tallest residential building. Each of these fabulous apartments offers upscale features, including gorgeous kitchens with granite counter tops, huge windows, hardwood floors, and designer inset lighting. Each community member can enjoy access to the fitness center, as well as a 16,000 square foot rooftop garden with panoramic skyline views. If you’ve been searching for a building with a distinctly cosmopolitan feel, look no further than 909 Walnut!

Drive to Campus: 7 minutes
Bike to Campus: 11 minutes

 

Courthouse Lofts

Courthouse Lofts The 1-2 bedroom Courthouse Lofts are situated in Downtown Kansas City, providing residents with easy access to some of the best attractions in the area, including River Market and the Power and Light District. Each apartment features upscale kitchens with stainless steel appliances, breakfast bars, central air, in-unit laundry, and ample storage space. The building also gives residents access to garage parking and the fitness center.

Drive to Campus: 7 minutes
Bike to Campus: 11 minutes

 

Gillham Living Room

Cozy Gillham House living room with airy open floor plan & breakfast bar

Gillham House The studio-1 bedroom apartments at Gillham House is one of the ultimate student-friendly options in the area. Each apartment offers surprisingly upscale features, including kitchens with stainless steel appliances and granite counter tops, breakfast bars, hardwood floors, and central air. Members of the community have access to a laundry center, as well as free internet. This building also welcomes your furry friends with open arms!

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

 

Jazz District Apartments

Open floor plan of Jazz District Apartment with tons of natural light flooding in through oversized windows

Jazz District Apartments The Jazz District Apartments offer 1-3 bedroom homes minutes away from the Hospital Hill Campus, in addition to Downtown, Crown Center, and the Country Club Plaza. Each of these apartments is equipped with secure access, allowing you to feel safe on a day-to-day basis. Each home also boasts desirable features like a kitchen with modern appliances, beautiful vaulted ceilings, central air, balconies, and in-unit laundry. Community members can take advantage of the convenient garage parking, as well as the fitness center.

Bike to Campus: 7 minutes
Drive to Campus: 4 minutes

 

Longfellow Heights Living Room

Spacious open floor plan of Longfellow Heights Apartment with designer track lighting & plush carpeting

Longfellow Heights Nestled in a secure gated community, the 1-3 bedroom apartments at Longfellow Heights offer safe retreats only minutes away from UMKC’s Hospital Hill campus, as well as other local attractions like the Crown Center. These apartments offer a host of features to make you more comfortable, including a kitchen with modern appliances, spacious walk-in closets, and in-unit laundry. Residents of this community can also enjoy amenities outside of the comfort of their own homes, including off-street parking, swimming pool, and barbecue area.

Walk to Campus: 4 minutes
Bike to Campus: 2 minutes

 

Professional Building Lofts

Sleek industrial Professional Building Loft apartments with modern kitchens & roomy floor plans

Professional Building The recently renovated 1-2 bedroom Professional Building apartments offer a more urban side of downtown living in the Kansas City. Situated right in the heart of the city, this gorgeous building offers a bangin’ location near some of the KC’s hottest bars and entertainment areas. The modern finishes like wood floors, huge windows, and upscale kitchens with stainless steel appliances create a decidedly sophisticated feel that’s difficult to find in this price range. Each resident can also enjoy the building’s on-site fitness center, rooftop deck, and communal lounge.

Drive to Campus: 6 minutes
Bike to Campus: 10 minutes


The In-Betweeners

These are the apartments that are sandwiched right between UMKC’s Volker and Hospital Hill campus, allowing for an easy commute to either location!

 

Colorful Bellerive bedroom with huge windows & plentiful natural light

Colorful Bellerive bedroom with huge windows & plentiful natural light

Bellerive The studio-2 bedroom homes at Bellerive seamlessly combine historic hotel glamour with modern luxury to create an upscale living space that would appeal to almost anyone! Each of these spacious apartments have been renovated to keep up with the times, but still retain their original magic. Some of the apartment features include designer kitchens with stainless steel appliances, wide open floor plans, plush carpeting, large closets, huge windows, and central air. The building’s amenities reflect the sumptuousness of the building, including a pool, fitness center, game room, TV lounge, movie theater, and coffee bar. It may also come as a surprise that this building welcomes pets!

Drive to Hospital Hill Campus: 5 minutes
Drive to Volker Campus: 6 minutes

 

Bright & spacious Clyde Manor living room with wide windows & plush carpeting

Bright & spacious Clyde Manor living room with wide windows & plush carpeting

Clyde Manor Each 1-2 bedroom apartment at Clyde Manor has been recently renovated to bring this classic 1920’s building into the modern era, while still retaining its Jazz Age elegance. Aside from its gorgeous Art Deco exterior and fabulous rep, the building also offers apartments that are fully equipped with roomy floor plans, premium kitchens, central air, plush carpeting, and even free internet! Residents of the building can also enjoy a fat amenities package, which includes use of the laundry center, swimming pool, fitness center, extra storage, and gated parking. Be sure to bring a furry friend with you, as well!

Drive to Hospital Hill Campus: 5 minutes
Drive to Volker Campus: 6 minutes

 

 

Elegant Gillham Park Row Kitchen with stainless steel appliances & hardwood floors

Elegant Gillham Park Row Kitchen with stainless steel appliances & hardwood floors

Gillham Park Row The 2-bedroom apartments at Gillham Park Row are sleek and modern, offering both unique design and practical qualities. Each apartment provides residents with beautiful kitchens, stainless steel appliances, in-unit laundry, central air, hardwood floors, airy balconies, and lovely views of the park. Residents can also enjoy a few other conveniences, including off-street parking and bike storage. Believe it or not, it does get better. These homes are also pet friendly!

Drive to Hospital Hill Campus: 5 minutes
Drive to Volker Campus: 6 minutes

 

Expansive living room at The Hamilton with oversized windows & plush carpeting

Expansive living room at The Hamilton with oversized windows & plush carpeting

The Hamilton The recently renovated 1-2 bedroom apartments at The Hamilton provide students with luxurious living only a hop, skip, and a jump away from both campuses. Recently renovated, each home boasts spacious floor plans, designer kitchens with granite countertops and stainless steel appliances, Hyde Park views, wide windows that welcome large amounts of light into each space. The building even offers residents a wide variety of amenities to enjoy, including gated parking, bike storage, fitness center, laundry room, business center, and communal TV lounge.

Drive to Hospital Hill Campus: 6 minutes
Drive to Volker Campus: 7 minutes

 

Roomy Six40 studio with large windows and plush carpet

Roomy Six40 studio with large windows & plush carpet

Six40 Situated only a few miles from each campus, as well as local attractions like the Plaza, the 1-bedroom apartments at Six40 offer relaxed and intimate spaces right in the heart of prime urban living. Though modest, these apartments still offer luxurious features that make life a little more easy and beautiful for students including kitchens with modern appliances, plush carpeting, and wide windows. Residents can gain access to the building’s private parking area and laundry center. Cats and dogs are also welcomed with open arms! The most attractive feature of Six40 by far is its location right near the highway, downtown, and bustling Westport.

Drive to Hospital Hill Campus: 6 minutes
Drive to Volker Campus: 7 minutes

 

Bright & airy Valentine Apartment with huge windows & upscale finishes

Bright & airy Valentine Apartment with huge windows & upscale finishes

Valentine Apartments The 1-2 bedroom Valentine Apartments provides students with spacious homes convenient to both of UMKC’s campuses, as well as the local bus line. Each apartment features a lovely kitchen with modern appliances and breakfast bar, central air, a smart thermostat, and a rent package that includes water and trash removal. Though not necessarily targeted towards the college crowd, the building offers certain perks and amenities that are sure to pique the interest of most students, including a fitness center, covered parking, laundry room, business center, and secure building access to help you feel safe and sound.

Drive to Hospital Hill Campus: 8 minutes
Drive to Volker Campus: 7 minutes

 

Large living room & dining area with huge windows & colorful decor

Large living room & dining area with huge windows & colorful decor

Westport Central The studio-1 bedroom apartments Westport Central merge the iconic architecture of the 1940’s with modern finishes that students are sure to appreciate. Each home offers unique open floor plans with wide windows that welcome in natural light, lending an airy feel to each and every space. Each apartment has designer kitchens with granite counter tops and stainless steel appliances, as well as spacious closets and plush carpeting. The building offers access to a fitness center, laundry center, free internet, and a bus stop only a few steps away!

Drive to Hospital Hill Campus: 7 minutes
Drive to Volker Campus: 8 minutes

 

Elegant Windemere apartment living room with hardwood floors & accent wall

Elegant Windemere apartment living room with hardwood floors & accent wall

Windemere The cozy studio-1 bedroom apartments at Windemere boast many designer features like imported Turkish tile, luxury wood cabinets, and impeccable kitchens while still retaining the charm of the original 1920’s architecture. Each recently renovated home features ample square footage, hardwood floors, modern kitchens with breakfast bars, and large closets. Residents can also enjoy the on-site fitness center, laundry rooms on each floor, TV Lounge, and extra storage space. There is even a bus stop nearby for easy access to the entire city!

Drive to Hospital Hill Campus: 6 minutes
Drive to Volker Campus: 8 minutes

 

Luminous white room of a Yankee Hill apartment with hardwood floors & fireplace

Luminous white room of a Yankee Hill apartment with hardwood floors & fireplace

Yankee Hill The 2-bedroom apartments at Yankee Hill are very large and still retain the historic charm of the original building, which is characterized by its lovely red brick exterior. Located right in Midtown close to a bus line, these apartments offer not only a convenient location, but also awesome features like modern kitchens with stainless steel appliances, free internet, built-in bookshelves, sun rooms, hardwood floors, and spacious closets. Residents gain access to the building’s swimming pool and private parking area. This building is animal friendly as well!

Drive to Hospital Hill Campus: 6 minutes
Drive to Volker Campus: 6 minutes


 

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