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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

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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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 & Apartments San Diego, CA

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Housing Options in San Diego, CA

Looking for affordable student housing in San Diego? Prepare your lessons in the study spaces or chill down in the communal spaces. With Unilodgers, you get to choose from 4000+ student room options with amenities that will make university life better. Choose comfortable and budget-friendly student apartments in San Diego to live starting from US$1705 per month only. Also, all the places of utility such as hospitals, banks, and supermarkets are just a short walk away! Here are the types of furnished rooms available on Unilodgers:

  • Ensuites
  • Studios
  • Shared Rooms
  • 1 and 2 bedroom flats

If you’re looking for student apartments near Rady School Of Management, San Diego Community College District, San Diego State University, Southern States University, or the University Of California, San Diego we’ve got tons of options for you. Specifically designed for you to feel at home, and fully loaded with all the amenities, these student homes will give you the ultimate student living experience. Scroll down and see your options for the best student houses!

Living in San Diego as a Student

  • Cost of living: The city's cost of living is close to the national average, attracting a large number of students from all over the world. To give you an idea a meal at a restaurant would cost you about $15.

  • Student-friendly locations: This city has tons of student-friendly and safe areas that also happen to be around various colleges. Along with being loaded with great restaurants, these areas also have all essential shops and markets within walking distance. Some of these are Mid City, Pacific Beach, and College West.  

  • Rent for students: We understand the needs of a student. Keeping that in mind, our student flats in San Diego start from US$1705 per month and have offers up to US$100 to make it affordable and convenient.

Student Life in San Diego, CA

Be it heavenly beaches, adventures like surfing, beautiful parks, or rich culture, San Diego, CA has it all. The city will astonish you with its history, art, and gorgeous Californian sun. Here is all you should be doing in the city:

  • Beaches: The biggest perk of living in this city is its gorgeous beaches. Go out for a surfing adventure or just soak in the ol’ Californian sun. Some of the best beaches here are La Jolla Cove, Coronado Island, Coronado Beach, and Black's Beach.

  • Museums: If you’re someone who loves exploring the history and culture of cities, you’re in for a treat! The city has tons of museums and art centers for you to explore. Visit the USS Midway Museum, Old Town San Diego State Historic Park, Maritime Museum of San Diego, and Museum of Us.

  • Restaurants and Cafes: Students living in San Diego are truly heavenly with so many affordable restaurants and cafes serving mouth-watering food from all over the world. Visit Oscars Mexican Seafood for the best Mexican in town, Homestyle Hawaiian for some delicious Hawaiian food, and Pho Point Loma & Grill to taste the best Vietnamese food you’ll ever have.

Student Travel in San Diego

  • Metropolitan Transit System: The San Diego Metro rail and bus is a convenient way to get around all corners of the city. One-way fare of the rapid MTS (bus and rail) costs $2.50 for regular routes and $5 for MTS Rapid Express.

  • Biking and walking: The city has tons of signed routes and cycling lanes for you to get around. The city is also pedestrian-friendly and has lots of safe pathways for you to walk around. For more details on trails and routes, you can visit the official San Diego website.  

  • Student Discount: You can avail of the student discount in MTS with a college pass. These can either be monthly for $ 57.60 or semester-wise for $178 and can be applied for with a valid student ID.

So what are you waiting for? Book a room, already! Didn’t we tell you, Unilodgers will make it super-easy to find your perfect student flats in San Diego!

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Frequently Asked Questions

What’s the average rent for student housing in San Diego?

On average, our student housing in San Diego rent for about 1200 per month. With Unilodgers, you can find options starting at just $700 per month. 

How can I find affordable student apartments in San Diego?

To find student apartments in San Diego CA  that have everything you want and fit your budget, you can use Unilodgers’ search filters. You can choose the type of student apartment, the location, as well as the maximum rent. 

What are some of the most popular neighbourhoods for students in San Diego?

Some neighbourhoods in San Diego are off the charts when it comes to student life and night life. Some areas that you absolutely have to check out are College West, Mid City, and Little Italy.

What are the different types of student accommodation available in San Diego?

Our student accommodation in San Diego CA offers 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 student rooms that you can share with friends.

Does Unilodgers have short-term stays in San Diego?

Yes, some of the student housing in San Diego CA on Unilodgers do offer short-term stays. You can filter these student houses using the Tenancy Duration filter and find what you’re looking for.

Does Unilodgers have any offers on student flats in San Diego?

Yes, we have a lot of great value deals and bonus add-ons available with our student halls in San Diego. For details, you can visit the property page and look at the offers listed. 

What’s the best mode of transportation to get around San Diego?

The best way to get around your student townhomes in San Diego is through the metropolitan bus system. The San Diego Trolley system is also a great way to get around certain parts of the city.

What anti-Covid measures are in place for off-campus housing in San Diego?

Many of our off-campus apartments in San Diego 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 student property page. Alternatively, you can use the Pandemic Shield filter options to shortlist properties that offer the facilities you are looking for.

Do these student homes provide WiFi to all residents?

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

Are these student rentings secure?

Our student housing for rent in San Diego CA ensures 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 of our student condos for rent in San Diego 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 student property pages.