McAllen is a growing area due to the economic growth they've been experiencing over the years. Look for apartments as soon as you can because you are not only competing with other students but people coming to the area for work as well. With the gulf within an hour's drive many people don't mind living in McAllen and commuting so you want your application to standout from all the rest.
Finding an apartment can be hard, especially when there are so many choices. Adding a filter can help narrow your search. With our Quick Filters below, you can search by a price and amenities. After following one of these links, be sure to check out the advanced search filters and then sign up for an Email Alert so you can receive new listings that match your needs.
Applicants need to have completed and detailed applications turned in as soon as possible. Be prepared to put down the deposit and first month's rent as soon as possible if you want to have a chance at beating the competition. Spring and summer will be competitive times due to local industries hiring,.
McAllen does have public transportation. Metro McAllen is the city's public transportation system. You can find information about local fares by going to www.mcallen.net/metro. While McAllen is an average size town, having your own means of transportation will be a lifesaver when it comes to getting around or visiting areas around McAllen.
For an average size town, McAllen has a lot of the features you'd find in the bigger cities. Exercise enthusiasts can sign up for Tai Chi in the Park. Art is an major part of McAllen so you will find various artist groups as well as live entertainment. Get a sense of the local culture and history by visiting the museum.