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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 Tuscaloosa

Looking for student apartments in Tuscaloosa? When you’re not busy at school or exploring the town, enjoy amenities like screening rooms for a movie, marathon weekends, lounges, study rooms, on-site laundry services, maintenance teams, and much more. With Unilodgers, you get to choose from 11500+ student rooms options with amenities that will make university life better. Choose comfortable and budget-friendly student housing in Tuscaloosa starting from US$499 per month only on Unilodgers. Here are the type of student rooms available on Unilodgers:

  • Ensuites
  • Studio
  • Private room
  • 1 and 2 bedroom flats

If you’re looking for off-campus housing near Shelton State Community College or The University Of Alabama, we’ve got you covered with the best student apartments in Tuscaloosa near these universities. Our student accommodations are designed keeping in mind your comfort and for you to feel right at home. So go ahead, and scroll down to find the student house that fits your budget, and needs.

Living in Tuscaloosa as a Student

  • Cost of living: The city is a moderately expensive city to live in as a student. To give you an idea, a meal at an inexpensive restaurant would cost you about $12.
  • Student-friendly locations: The city is full of some great, student-friendly areas. These areas are well-facilitated with all the essential shops and services within a walking distance and are situated near the major universities.  
  • Rent for students: Our affordable flats to rent in Tuscaloosa start from US$499 and have offers up to US$100. With Unilodgers you need not worry about the amenities and bills as everything is included in the rent.

Student Life in Tuscaloosa

This city is known for its magical mansions, museums and beautiful parks. If you’re a fan of exploring architecture, history, are an outdoorsy person or just a foodie- you will love this city! Here is a list of all the things you can do here:

  • Gardens and parks: Explore the beautiful parks and gardens of the city and go hiking, camping or just for a fun picnic with the gang! Some of the best ones are Lake Lurleen State Park, Lake Tuscaloosa, and Lake Lurleen.
  • Museums: Explore the magical museums and mansions of this city and get a feel of the old-world charm. Some of the must-visit places are Battle-Friedman House & Gardens, Alabama Museum of Natural History, Paul W. Bryant Museum, and Moundville Archaeological Park.
  • Restaurants and cafes: You will find tons of affordable restaurants in this city serving delicious food from all around the world. Some of the best ones are Hooligans Restaurant, River, and DePalma's Italian Cafe. 

Student Travel in Tuscaloosa

  • Local bus: You can get around the city on the local bus very conveniently and at a very minimal cost. A one-way fare is just $1.
  • Biking and walking: If you love being outdoors and staying fit on the go, you must make use of the amazing and safe biking lanes and walkways of the city. Rent or buy a bike or walk around the city like a local!
  • Student Discount: Students can ride the local bus absolutely free. All they need to do is present a valid UA ID.

Ready to take your first step towards student life? We’ll help you out with the best options of student homes! Scroll down and book away.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What’s the average rent for student accommodation in Tuscaloosa?

On average, student apartments in Tuscaloosa rent for about US$379 per month. With Unilodgers, you can find options starting at just  US$500 per month.

How can I find affordable student accommodation in Tuscaloosa?

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

What are the different types of student accommodations available in Tuscaloosa?

Our student apartments in Tuscaloosa AL 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 Tuscaloosa?

Yes, some of the student accommodations 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 accommodation in Tuscaloosa?

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

What’s the best mode of transportation in Tuscaloosa?

The best way to get around Tuscaloosa is by hopping on a bus. It is the most cost-effective way for students to get around the city.  Our student living in Tuscaloosa is situated close to public transit for a hasslefree travelling experience.

What anti-COVID measures are in place at student accommodations in Tuscaloosa?

Many of our student apartments in Tuscaloosa AL 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 accommodations provide WiFi to all residents?

Many of our student houses for rent in Tuscaloosa AL offer WiFi at no extra cost, or include it in the rent. For details, you can check the property pages.

Are these accommodations secure?

Our student apartments for rent in Tuscaloosa AZ 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 student homes for rent in Tuscaloosa AL 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.