Cornell Arms Apartments has three floor plans, with one- and two-bedroom apartments ranging from $680-$880. Utilities are included in the rent, so don’t worry about fluctuating bills. It’s across from the Horseshoe, which means restaurants like Carolina Café, Tios, Which Wich and Miyo’s are practically at your doorstep. With a home this close to campus, there’s no need to worry about a pricey garage spot. That’s right. Try to get me now, USC Parking Services!
42 Magnolia Luxury Apartments
This community is in a great location for those familiar with late nights in Five Points and is only minutes from the Vista and the Village at Sandhills. You can quickly hit popular stores and restaurants like the Columbia Mall, IHOP, Chipotle and Publix. A single apartment costs $725; add another roommate or two, and your rent drops to around $500 per person.
Elmwood Park Neighborhood
Ever dreamed of living in a brick home with hardwood floors, crown molding and antique furniture? Find your perfect setup in Elmwood Park. Because it’s farther from campus, houses are usually cheaper and larger than ones in the Shandon neighborhood. On average, you’ll make a seven-minute commute to campus. Your neighbors will mostly consist of young professionals and families, but there are several students that live in the area as well. Located conveniently near I-20, it’s a quick ride to Harbison Boulevard for plenty of shopping, food and entertainment.
Capitol Places, within walking distance from the Vista, is comprised of four buildings on Main Street and boasts historic character that you won’t find in an average apartment complex. They offer furnished and unfurnished apartments, designed for the modern tenant seeking an urban lifestyle. A three-bedroom apartment goes for around $500 per person. Each tenant gets a free gym membership at Gold’s Gym, so you can still get your sweat on if the Strom is packed.