As the name implies, University City encompasses the area surrounding the Washington University campus. This area is largely populated by college students, which inspires the neighborhood culture to flourish. There are a wide variety of restaurants in the area, varying from Indian to Vietnamese. The shopping here is also incredibly eclectic, including some unique art galleries and bookstores. Not surprisingly, this is a great neighborhood for the avid learner, boasting 14 libraries and the University itself. University City offers many different apartment and single-home options that are friendly to college renters.
If you're not sure how much an apartment will cost, the table below shows the average price by size.