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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 Iowa City

With tons of choices of student housing in Iowa City, it certainly is a challenge to find the perfect student home. But not with Unilodgers! With us, you get to choose from 5000+ student housing options which include furnished ensuites, studios, shared rooms, student halls, and 1 and 2 bedroom student flats that offer amenities students love- all in one place! You can choose from tons of student apartments in Iowa City that fall in your budget from apartments starting from US$594 per month.

Looking for off campus housing near the University Of Iowa? We have your back with the best options of student housing in Iowa City that are fully equipped with amenities like parking spaces, games room, outdoor courtyard, and much more. Get ready to live a student life full of luxury, scroll down and choose your student house!

Living in Iowa City as a Student

  • Cost of living: The cost of living in this city is well below the national average and it is thus an affordable city to live in for students. To give you an idea, a regular cup of coffee would cost you $4.14.

  • Student-friendly locations: The city is filled with great student-friendly and safe neighborhoods. These areas are well equipped with all the essential services, restaurants, and markets within walking distance. Some of these areas are Roosevelt, Longfellow, and Wood.  

Rent for students: The city is one of the most budget-friendly locations in the US, and with Unilodgers finding the best student apartment is a breeze. Our affordable flats in Iowa City start just from US$594 per month and have offers up to US$100.

Student Life in Iowa City

The city is known for its beautiful lakes, nature reserves, parks, and museums. Soak in the sun on a quiet picnic or explore the rich history and culture of the city- either way, you’ll never be bored here. Here’s a list of everything you need to experience in Iowa City:

  • Parks and Gardens: Perfect for a quiet day out or a quick hike in the outdoors, the city’s parks are really the best. Visit Coralville Lake or Terry Trueblood Recreation Area for a refreshing walk in the woods.

  • Museums: Explore the rich history and culture of the city with the various museums here. Visit the Herbert Hoover Presidential Library, Old Capitol Museum, University of Iowa Stanley Museum of Art, and University of Iowa Museum of Natural History.

Restaurants and Cafes: The city is full of affordable restaurants serving mouth-watering food from around the world. Some of the top ones are Oasis Falafel, Hamburg Inn, La Regia Taqueria and Z'Marik.

Student Travel in Iowa City

  • Local Buses: You can access all corners of the city with great ease with the local buses in the city. One-way fare is $1 for adults.

  • Biking and walking: The city has tons of safe biking routes and walkways for pedestrians. You can easily rent or buy a bike from here and get around the city in an eco-friendly and cost-effective way.

  • Student discounts: You can avail student discounts on the local bus by getting the University of Iowa student U-Pass for 12 months for $240.

All set to begin your student life in the city? Start with booking the best student townhomes for yourself!

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much does housing for students in Iowa city cost?

Student apartments in Iowa City rent out to about $606 per month on average. You can find student housing in Iowa City with Unilodgers starting from $429 per month.

How can I find affordable student accommodation in Iowa City IA?

You can find tons of affordable options of student apartments in Iowa City IA on Unilodgers. To view the options that fit in your budget, use the filters on top of the page and choose the type of apartment, the location and the maximum rent.

What are some of the most popular neighbourhoods for students in Iowa City?

Iowa City is full of some very student-friendly neighbourhoods that are also situated near the major universities in city Some of these areas are Coralville, Longfellow, and Roosevelt.  Other than being home to some of the best houses for rent in Iowa City IA, these areas also have some of the best cafes, pubs and restaurants in all of city!

What are the different types of student accommodations available in Iowa City IA?

You can find various types of student apartments for rent in Iowa City IA on Unilodgers. These include both private and shared spaces. If you don’t like to share your space, you will also find 1 bedroom apartments. And if you’re looking for a place to share with your friends, you can also find some great apartments aswell.

Does Unilodgers have short-term stays in Iowa City IA?

Yes, Unilodgers has many short-term student housing in Houston TX. All you need to do is use the filter on top of the page to see your options.

Does Unilodgers have any offers on accommodation in Iowa City IA?

Yes, Unilodgers has tons of value deals and bonus add-ons available on student rental properties in Iowa City IA. To view these offers in detail, you can visit the individual property pages.

What’s the best mode of transportation in Iowa City IA?

To get around Iowa City IA, you can use the Iowa city bus services. The bus service takes you around all corners and the centre of the city and is also super affordable. So you can use the public transit options here and save yourself some money!

What anti-COVID measures are in place at student accommodations in Iowa City IA?

Most of our student places for rent in Iowa City are covered under the Pandemic Shield. This shield protects you from the COVID uncertainties and ensures your safety at the accommodation with measures like deep cleaning, social distancing markers, temperature checks, staff PPE kits, etc. To see more detail about the Pandemic Shield, visit the property pages.  

Do these accommodations provide WiFi to all residents?

Most of our Iowa City accommodation for students include the WiFi in rent or provide it at no extra cost. For more details, please check the property pages.

Are these accommodations secure?

Your safety and security is the top most priority at the student housing in Iowa city on Unilodgers. Your safety is assured with features like CCTV and secure door entry at these accommodations. Most of these student apartments also have on-site staff to keep you safe. For more details about these features, please check the property pages.

What all is included in the rent?

Most of the student accommodation in Iowa city include electricity, water, and gas in the rent. Some of these accommodations also include WiFi and insurance in rent. To check the specific inclusions, please visit the property pages.