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
Safe stays and flexible bookings + cancellations with Unilodgers Pandemic Shield. Read more
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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
Safe stays and flexible bookings + cancellations with Unilodgers Pandemic Shield. Read more
Student-certified: on Trustpilot

The world's largest student housing provider

Why should you book your student housing with us?

Finding and booking your student home can be overwhelming, and we are committed to making it safe and easy. That is why over 5 million students from over 177 countries trust us each year to find a place suitable to their needs!

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Get the lowest prices, plus Unilodgers exclusive offers that guarantee a sweet deal on every booking

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Our easy system lets you do everything on your own. However, if you need any help, our Personal Student Advisors (who are real people, not bots!) are there to help you. From the day you start looking, until the day you move out, we offer 24x7 support.

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No service charges or hidden fees - the rent is all you pay.

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With over 1.5 million student rooms, we have something to suit every preference. Studios, private rooms, shared apartments, shared rooms - we’ve got them all.

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Student Housing in Chicago, IL

Book one of 50000+ student housing in Chicago IL starting at US$795/month. Offers up to US$350 with Unilodgers, the world's largest student housing provider. No booking fee. Free cancellation. With the majestic skyscrapers, famous museums and some of the best universities in the country, Chicago is easily oe of the best cities to live in for students. At Unilodgers, you’ll find tons of options student housing in Chicago that include ensuites, studios, and shared rooms. Our student apartments in Chicago includes shared spaces for you to meet new people like kitchens, clubhouses, outdoor courtyards, etc. If you’re looking for short term accommodation in Chicago, we also have some great student housing in Chicago IL for short term stays! Here are all the types of student apartments you’ll find on Unilodgers:

  • Shared rooms

    : Students share a bathroom, kitchen, and common space
  • Private rooms

    : Offer a personal study space and shared common kitchen and living room
  • Studio flats

    : Offer complete privacy with a sleeping area, study space, bathroom, and kitchen
  • Entire apartments

    : Offer a bedroom, study space, ensuite bathroom, and wardrobe.

About Chicago

Popular for its skyscrapers, its beautiful waterfront, urban parks, museums, the music and food scene, Chicago is nothing less than a dream fro students. Be it the Millenium Park, the Navy Pier, or the Cloud Gate, Chicago is one city that will never dissapoint you. Every corner of this city beams with art, music and good vibes! For the history and art buffs, the city has the famous Field Museum, Museum of Contemporary Art and the City Gallery. Looking for some quiet time in the middle of the city life? Head over to the Grant Park or the scenic Chicago Riverwalk for a quiet walk. Looking for something to do with the gang? Take a trip to 360 Chicago in the evening for stunning panoramic views of the twinkling city of Chicago from top!  

Travelling In Chicago

Travelling in Chicago is a walk in the park thanks to its public transit services. These train and bus services connect the entire city and let you access every corner of it with great ease. The best part? You can reach your university with the public transit services in just a few minutes. Our student housing in Chicago IL are located very close to bus and train stops for you to easily hop on and reach your uni in a just a matter of minutes!

Student Living Chicago

Our apartments for rent in Chicago near UIC are well equipped with all the amenities and facilities students need. Say hello to gaming areas, theatres, gyms, saltwater pools, and more. Many of our properties incorporate utilities into your monthly rent too (like cable, trash, water, sewer, and Internet), so you don’t have to worry about paying individual bills. At our student apartments near Illinois Institute of Technology Chicago, you are sure to never run out of things to do!

So what are you waiting for? A luxurious student life awaits you at our student housing in Chicago IL! Book your room now.

Ready to book your student apartment in Chicago? Here’s why booking with Unilodgers is the smart way to do it.

  • No ifs, no bots: Our Personal Student Advisors are real people, available 24x7 to guide you through anything
  • Save for a rainy day: With ‘lowest price promise’ and the best deals on every property, we master the art of bargaining.
  • Easy to look, easy to book: Our simple online interface takes all the fuss out of finding and booking your student housing.
  • No secrets. We promise: You pay the rent, and nothing but the rent - we don't do commissions, booking fees, or hidden charges.
  • There’s one for everyone: In pants and in student housing, "one size fits all" never works. We offer you a variety of options such as choosing an entire place, a shared apartment, or a private room - whatever suits your needs.
  • We ❤ students: We ensure that all properties listed with us are comfortable, welcoming, and suitable for a student’s lifestyle

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About Chicago

No matter if you're going to the University of Chicago or the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, there are a lot of amazing things to do in the Chicago area. 

Indulge in some aromatic coffee with your buddies at Cafe Mustache or The Wormhole Coffee, treat yourself with some good food at Oriole or Monteverde Restaurant & Pastificio, and enjoy drinks at Maria’s Packaged Goods & Community Bar or Delilah’s Chicago. 

Don’t forget to check out the city’s top attractions like Millennium Park, Willis Tower, Navy Pier, and The Art Institute of Chicago. If you’re a theatre lover, you’re in for a treat. The plays here are simply amazing. The Chicago Theatre and the James M. Nederlander Theatre are some of the best in the city.

Frequently Asked Questions

What’s the average rent for student accommodation in Chicago?

On average, apartments for rent in Chicago IL is for about $1200 per month. With Unilodgers, you can find options starting at just $800 per month. 


How can I find affordable student accommodation in Chicago?

To find student apartments Chicago that has everything you want and fit 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 Chicago?

Chicago has many vibrant and trendy neighbourhoods that are close to its many college campuses, as well as fun to live in. Students especially like University Village and Wicker Park, where you can find a variety of comfortable and affordable student housing options.


What are the different types of student accommodations available in Chicago?

The best apartments in Chicago 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 Chicago?

Yes, some of the student accommodations on Unilodgers do offer short-term stays. 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 Chicago?

Yes, we have a lot of great value deals and bonus add-ons available with our apartments near Chicago IL. For details, you can visit the property page and look at the offers listed. 


What’s the best mode of transportation in Chicago?

The best way to get around Chicago is to take the bus and the commuter rail when it comes to zooming around the city of Chicago. Both these options will have you connected to all parts of the city.


What anti-Covid measures are in place for accommodations in Chicago?

Many of our Chicago accommodation 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 to shortlist properties that offer the facilities you are looking for. 


Do these accommodations provide WiFi to all residents?

Many of our accommodations 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 rooms for rent in Chicago IL ensure your security with features like CCTV and secure door entry. Many of them 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 Chicago accommodations 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.