Known as the “City of Oaks” thanks to its beautiful oak tree-lined streets, Raleigh, North Carolina, is one of the greatest cities on the East Coast. With affordable housing, plenty of job opportunities, universities, restaurants, and close proximity to the beach and mountains, Raleigh has it all.
If you’re gearing up to attend college in this exciting city, you’re going to need the perfect Raleigh student housing. There’s plenty of amazing student apartments within close proximity to an array of college campuses, so all you need to do is decide where you’d like to live and let Unilodgers take care of the rest!
Location is key when searching for Raleigh student apartments. While all of our properties are located close to campus, if you’re attending North Carolina State University or William Peace University, you may want to look at the West Raleigh and Method neighborhoods. If you’ll be heading to Shaw University, check out West Raleigh, Oberlin Village, and Method. And if you’re attending Meredith College, then Method neighborhood is your best bet for a quick commute.
At the end of the day, all of the neighborhoods in Raleigh have something unique to offer, so you really can’t go wrong. Although many students get around by car, Raleigh has the GoRaleigh bus system with routes throughout the city. Students can also utilize the school shuttle services to get about.
Once you’ve decided which neighborhood you’ll call home, it’s time to think about what you need in terms of your Raleigh student housing. Unilodgers offers a variety of partially and fully furnished housing options and floor plans including: shared rooms, where students share a bathroom, kitchen, and common space; private rooms with a personal study space and shared common kitchen and living room; studio flats for complete privacy with a sleeping area, study space, bathroom, and kitchen; or an entire apartment with a bedroom, study space, ensuite bathroom, and wardrobe.
When you’re not busy studying, you’ll love the amazing property features that most of the student apartment complexes have (like gyms, rooftop terraces, gaming lounges, cinema rooms, and more). All Raleigh student apartments offer modern living spaces, laundry facilities, Wifi, on-site security, and more, so you feel safe and comfortable while away at school.
Don’t have time to worry about utility bills? We don’t blame you! That’s why most rental prices also include utilities like cable, Wifi, trash, and more, so you can focus on what’s really important: school. Just be sure to check each apartment listing prior to leasing to review the amenities included in your monthly rent, since each complex differs.
If you’re heading off to Raleigh solo and need a roomie, we can help with that too. Just mention that you need someone to share your living space and we’ll find the best roommate for you. Now that you know all about Raleigh student apartments, where are you going to live?
Searching for Raleigh Student Housing? 6 Reasons to Book With Unilodgers:
- 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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Raleigh, the capital city of North Carolina, is the perfect mix of big-city hustle and Southern charm. Known for being easy on students’ wallets, this city is full of opportunity.
Interstate highways and transportation systems make accessing Raleigh easy; and it’s centrally located on the East Coast, halfway between Florida and New York City in case you want to catch a flight out of town. Raleigh is also close to the beautiful beaches of Wilmington and Outer Banks, as well as the scenic Blue Ridge Mountains to the west or Pinehurst to the south.
As home to 12 traditional universities and colleges and numerous satellite campuses and for-profit institutions of higher education, the Raleigh area is a hub for higher-ed. Among the traditional colleges are North Carolina State University, a major research center; a private women's college; a law school; three seminaries; and two historically Black universities.
When you’re not busy at school, you have to take a walk through the five acres of sunflowers at Dorothea Dix Park, treasure hunt at the Raleigh Flea Market, or try one of the more than 350 beers on tap at the Raleigh Beer Garden. Whatever you like to do, you won’t regret spending your college years in one of North Carolina’s best cities.