Public Transportation in Hyde Park is somewhat limited. The Dutchess County LOOP Bus has a route that stops in Hyde Park and goes between Poughkeepsie and Tivoli. There is an Amtrak train that stops in Poughkeepsie. The Metro-North Railroad connects Poughkeepsie to NYC with its Hudson Line. There are taxis that can be called for travel in Hyde Park, and car rental services, but in general, if you are planning to live or go to school in Hyde Park, NY, owning a car is recommended. The CIA in Hyde Park has about 1,700 students living in on-campus housing, which is a little more than half of its students. The Hyde Park Heights apartments are about $875/month for a 1 bedroom. There are houses and condos also for rent in Hyde Park, though more housing is available in Poughkeepsie. Pleasant Valley is also within close driving distance of CIA, and has 1 bedrooms in the $850/month price range.
We currently have apartments near Culinary Institute of America available for rent. If you're not sure how much an apartment will cost, the table below shows the average price by size.