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Over 1.5 million student rooms across the US, UK, Ireland, & Australia
The world's largest student housing provider
Trusted by students in 177+ countries
24x7 personalised support, Lowest price guaranteed, No booking fee, Free cancellation
Student-certified: on Trustpilot

The world's largest student housing provider

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About student housing in Blacksburg

Choose from tons of options of student housing in Blacksburg, VA with Unilodgers. We are here to make your student life easy with the most affordable housing options including furnished ensuites, studios, shared rooms, student halls, and 1 and 2 bedroom student flats offering the best amenities. Our student apartments in Blacksburg start from US$685 per month and fit under every budget.

If you’re looking for off campus housing near The Virginia–Maryland College Of Veterinary Medicine or Virginia Tech, we’ve got you covered with the best options for student housing in Blacksburg, VA. Our student accommodations have been designed for your ultimate comfort and are fully loaded with amenities like WiFi, parking spaces, games room, cinema room, common areas, and more. Scroll down to take the first step towards the student life of your dream and choose the student townhome that suits all your needs!

Living in Blacksburg as a Student

  • Cost of living: Blacksburg is quite a pocket-friendly city to live in for students. If you’re wondering about the living cost for students here, let us give you an idea. If you go out for a meal at a restaurant, it’d cost you about $15.

  • Student-friendly locations: You’ll find many safe and student-friendly areas in the city. All of these are fully equipped with essential services and markets within walking distance. Some of these areas are Shenandoah, Kabrich Crescent, and Hethwood - Prices Fork.

Rent for students: The city is one of the most budget-friendly locations in the US, and with Unilodgers finding the best student accommodation is a breeze. Our affordable student flats in Blacksburg start just from US$685 per month and have offers up to US$100.

Student Life in Blacksburg

The city is full of some very beautiful gardens, parks, nature reserves, and has a rich history and amazing local art. Here is everything you need to experience when in the city:

  • Parks and Gardens: For the outdoorsy folks, the city has tons of parks and gardens to hike, picnic and bike. Visit the Hahn Horticulture Garden, Heritage Community Park and Natural Area, and Nellies Cave Park.

  • Museums: The city has a rich history, culture and some great budding artists. Explore the same in museums and art centres like Moss Arts Center, William Preston's Smithfield, St. Luke and Odd Fellows Hall, and Perspective Gallery.

Restaurants and Cafes: The city also has tons of affordable restaurants serving mouth-watering food from all around the globe. Try restaurants like Avellinos Italian Restaurant & Pizzeria and Zeppoli's Italian Restaurant and Wine Shop for delicious Italian, and Abby's Restaurant for authentic American cuisine.

Student Travel in Blacksburg

  • Local Buses: You can easily get across the city with the help of the wide network of local buses here. A monthly pass for the bus rides is $8.

  • Biking and walking: Get around the city in an eco-friendly way with bikes or on foot. The city has tons of safe pathways and biking routes.

  • Student Discounts: Fares for college students are pre-paid. All you need to do is present a valid student ID card to ride the local buses.

All set to start your exciting new student life? Begin with booking your new student house with us!

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Frequently Asked Questions

What’s the average rent for student accommodation in Blacksburg VA?


On average, Blacksburg accommodation rents for about US$800 per month. With Unilodgers, you can find options starting at just US$632 per month.

How can I find affordable student accommodation in Blacksburg VA?


To find houses for rent in Blacksburg VA that has everything you want and fits your budget, you can use Unilodgers’ search filters. You can choose the type of apartment, the location, as well as the maximum rent.

What are some of the most popular neighbourhoods for students in Blacksburg VA?


Apartments in Blacksburg VA have many distinct, contemporary neighbourhoods that are close to its many college campuses, as well as fun to live in. Students especially like Hethwood- Prices Fork, Kabrich Crescent and Shenandoah where you can find a variety of comfortable and affordable apartments for rent in Blacksburg.

What are the different types of student accommodations available in Blacksburg VA?


Homes for rent in Blacksburg VA offer a wide range of options. You can choose shared or private rooms where you will share common spaces such as kitchens, bathrooms, and living rooms. Alternatively, if you prefer more privacy, you can opt for a studio flat. You can also find many apartments that you can share with friends.

Does Unilodgers have short-term stays in Blacksburg VA?


Yes, some of the student residence on Unilodgers do offer short-stay accommodation for rent in Blacksburg VA. You can filter these accommodations using the Tenancy Duration filter and find what you’re looking for.

Does Unilodgers have any offers on accommodation in Blacksburg VA?


Yes, we have a lot of great value deals and bonus add-ons available with our homes for budget accommodation in Blacksburg VA. For details, you can visit the property page and look at the offers listed.

What’s the best mode of transportation in Blacksburg VA?


No matter which neighborhood you choose, Blacksburg is walkable and has great 24/7 public transport. With a variety of buses and taxis you have will always have a smooth way of getting around the city.

What anti-COVID measures are in place at student accommodations in Blacksburg VA?


Many of our Blacksburg VA rental properties are covered under Unilodgers’ Pandemic Shield, which  protects you from any COVID-related uncertainties. The features of Pandemic Shield include deep cleaning, social distancing markers, temperature checks, staff PPE kits, and more. For accurate details on what Pandemic Shield facilities are offered at a particular property, you can refer to the property page. Alternatively, you can use the Pandemic Shield filter options or shortlist properties that offer the facilities you are looking for.

Do these accommodations provide WiFi to all residents?


Many of our Blacksburg accommodation offer WiFi at no extra cost, or include it in the rent. For details, you can check the property pages.

Are these accommodations secure?

Our properties ensure your security with features like CCTV and secure door entry. Many of our student housing Blacksburg VA also have on-site staff to keep you safe. You can find specific details about security features on individual property pages.

What all is included in the rent?


Many accommodations for rent in Blacksburg VA include utilities such as electricity, water, and gas in the rent, while some also offer WiFi and insurance at no extra cost. However, for specific rent inclusions, please refer to the property pages.