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
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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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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.

The rent, the whole rent, and nothing but the rent.

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

All. The. Choices.

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 New York City, NY

About student housing in New York City

With tons of choices of student housing in New York 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 New York City that fall in your budget from apartments starting from US$1210 per month on Unilodgers.

Looking for off-campus housing near the City University of New York, Columbia Business School, Columbia University, Fordham University, Hofstra University, NYU Stern School Of Business, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute or the State University Of New York At New Paltz? You’ve landed at the right place! With us, you’ll be able to choose from the best options of student housing in New York City that has been designed for your ultimate comfort. So scroll down and browse through student homes to book the one that fits all your needs.

Living in New York City as a Student

  • Cost of living: The city that never sleeps might not be very budget-friendly, but when it comes to student living, you’ll be able to find restaurants, shops and accommodations of all ranges. To give you an idea of the cost of living, if you go out for a meal at an inexpensive restaurant, you’d be spending about $20.
  • Student-friendly locations: You will find tons of student-friendly and safe neighbourhoods in the Big Apple. These areas are also well-facilitated with some of the best cafes, restaurants and all the essential shops, pharmacies and more.   
  • Rent for students: The city offers a large range of affordable student housing options. You get the safest accommodations with spacious rooms and a comfy stay starting at just US$1210 and with offers up to US$300 with Unilodgers.

Student Life in New York City

Best known for being a hub of tourism, monuments and the best nightlife, there is nothing you can’t do in this city. Marvel at the iconic Statue of Liberty, the Empire State Building or hang out at the famous red steps at Times Square. There’s just never a dull moment here. Here is a list of all the things you can do in New York:

  • City parks: The city might be a concrete jungle, but you cannot miss the iconic parks and gardens that form the lungs of the city. Get some food and drinks and enjoy the sun with your gang in parks like Central Park, Prospect Park, The High Line, Brooklyn Bridge Park, Inwood Hill Park and The Battery.
  • Museums: The city houses some very iconic museums that are known all across the world. Explore the world-famous art museums like The Metropolitan Museum of Art, The Museum of Modern Art, Whitney Museum of American Art and Solomon R, Guggenheim Museum.
  • Monuments: You can’t miss the popular monuments and skyscrapers in this city. Explore the Statue of Liberty, the Empire State Building, One World Observatory for panoramic views of the city at night, Top Of The Rock, World Trade Park and explore the most happening place on earth- the Times Square.
  • Restaurants and cafes: The city is not just home to world-class dining and food, but it also has tons of affordable restaurants and cafes serving the most delicious local and multi-cuisine food. Some of the best ones are Casa Barilla, Los Mariscos, and Corner Bistro.

Student Travel in New York City

  • Subway and local bus: The city has a huge network of subway trains and local buses to get you to any corner very conveniently. A one-way fare is just $2.75 each and $6.75 for express buses. You can also use the Metro Card or a contactless OMNY card for payment.
  • Biking and walking: The city has tons of bike-friendly lanes and walkways for you to use. You can easily get around the city on a bike and save yourself lots of $$.
  • Student discount: You can get a student metro card for discounts on the subway and local buses. A new metro card has to be applied for each semester.

All set to begin your student life? Take the first step towards it with us. Scroll down and book the best student accommodation in New York City.