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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

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About student housing in Tampa

Choose from tons of options of student housing in Tampa with Unilodgers. We are here to make your student life easy with the most affordable housing options including ensuites, studios, shared rooms, student halls and student flats offering the best amenities. Our student apartments in Tampa start from US$550 and fit under every budget.

With us, you will be able to find student apartments near University of South Florida that are also well equipped with all the facilities you’ll ever need. Our student housing in Tampa, FL has been designed to make you feel at home. Looking to have some great coffee? Head over to the coffee bar on site. Want to do something fun with the gang? Head over to the outdoor BBQ for a party! Whatever you need, our off campus housing in Tampa has it. So scroll on, and choose the one made just for you!

Living in Tampa as a Student

  • Cost of living: As compared to other cities in the US, this is an affordable city for students to live in. To give you an example of the cost of living in the city, a regular cappuccino would cost you around $3.98 and a meal at a restaurant would cost you about $15.

  • Student-friendly locations: The city is filled with some great student-friendly areas. For students looking for student housing near USF that also offer the best of facilities in the nearby areas, University Park and University Square are the best areas in the city. You will also find all the essential shops and markets within walking distance here along with being close to some of the best cafes and restaurants in the city.

  • Rent for students: Find the best and the most affordable student homes in Tampa, FL with us starting from US$550 and offering upto US$350 to save you some money while you study in the city.

Student Life in Tampa

Tampa is a city full of surprises. Be it the beautiful parks, The Florida Aquarium, Adventure Island or Tampa Riverwalk, you will never be dissapointed or run out of things to do in this city. Here are a few things you must do:

  • Parks: Be it amusement parks or gardens, the city is filled with them. Go to Busch Gardens Tampa Bay- an African-themed amusement park & zoo, ZooTampa at Lowry Park- Lauded zoo with interactive exhibits or Weedon Island Preserve- a nature park with walking trails.
  • Museums: The best way to get to know about the history and culture of this city is by boosting its museums. If you’re someone who is amazed by science, you must visit the Museum of Science & Industry. And if you’re more into getting to know about the art scene of the city, the Henry B. Plant Museum and Tampa Musuem of Art is a must visit.
  • Restaurants, Cafes and Markets: The city also serves some amazing, lip-smacking culinary dishes. Some of the best restaurants you can go for a meal are Datz, Ulele and Wright’s Gourmet. For some delicious coffee, visit Zeal Coffee Roasters, Ginger Bread and Buddy Brew.

Student Travel in Tampa

  • Buses: To get around the city you can use the bus services that will help you access all the corners of the city with great ease. The fares with discounts for a one-way ticket is $1.75 to $2.

  • Biking and walking: This city is one of the best cities for biking and walking thanks to the many waterfront areas through the bay. The city has some great biking routes and is also pedestrian-friendly. For a bonus, this will also help you stay fit on the go!

  • Student discounts: Students can purchase a HART card for a 25% discount on the regular fare with a student ID on the local bus services.

So get ready to live the best student life in Tampa with us! Scroll away to see the best student houses!

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Frequently Asked Questions

Is it expensive to live in Tampa?

On average, student housing in Tampa is available for around $650 per month. With Unilodgers, you can find options starting at just $565 per month. 


How do I find a good apartment in Tampa?

To find student apartments in Tampa that has everything you want and fits your budget, you can use Unilodgers’ search filters. You can choose the type of apartment, the location, as well as the maximum rent. 


What is the best area to live in Tampa, Florida?

Drew Park and University Square are two areas that you absolutely need to check out. They have everything from a great student vibe, bars, restaurants, to live music. For real though this place has it all.

What are the different types of student accommodation available in Tampa?

Our student housing in Tampa, FL 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 apartments that you can share with friends. 

Does Unilodgers have short-term stays in Tampa?

Yes, some of the student living in Tampa 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 student rooms in Tampa?

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

What’s the best mode of transportation in Tampa?

The bus service in Tampa is an absolute blessing and is the best way to get around to any part of the city! Buying/renting a cycle is also a great way to get around the city and keep fit.


What anti-COVID measures are in place at student flats in Tampa?

Many of our student apartments in Tampa, FL properties 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 student houses provide WiFi to all residents?

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

Are these student homes secure?

Our luxury student apartments in Tampa 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 apartments in Tampa, FL for students 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.