If you’re a college student in Columbus Ohio, you’re probably looking for an apartment in a great location at the right price for next year. Luckily, some of our rentals are still available for the upcoming 2020-2021 school year. We’ve got the right apartment for you, whether you want to live alone or with friends.
Below are some of our hottest student apartments near The Ohio State University. Interested? Drop us a line at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Apartments Near The Ohio State University for Students Who Don’t Want Roommates
2188 – 2194 N. High St, $750/mo
This campus apartment is located in the heart of it all, in Columbus’ Old North right on High Street. This historic campus apartment features excellent walkability to cafes, bars, and restaurants such as Kafe Kerouac, Jimmy John’s, Buffalo Wild Wings, Starbucks, and The Little Bar. You’ll be hard pressed to find a more spacious apartment in this price range, with on-site laundry, to boot!
384 E. Maynard Ave. Unit 386-B, $775/mo
Located just north of campus in the Old North neighborhood of Columbus, this historic apartment is perfect for the Ohio State student who wants to live just steps away from off-campus gathering places like Suzi-Cue Pool Hall, Ruby Tuesday, and Café Bourbon Street.
What you’ll love about this place: its original hardwood floors and original wood doors are a truly rare find for apartments at this price point. Large windows offer plenty of sunshine, and the bathroom has been completely redone with large, modern tiles and a brand new sink and bath tub. This home is cozy for one person, easy to decorate, and features an updated kitchen.
440 E. Maynard Ave. Unit: C, $695/mo
This historic studio apartment is just off of North Fourth Street and is also a stone’s throw from ALDI, Lowes, and Rumba Café (which is a super fun spot for catching a beer and some live music!) You’ll love the hard wood floors, the stately decorative fireplace, and the freshly painted walls. What’s more, this apartment has on-site laundry so you don’t have to spend hours at the laundromat! You’ll swoon over the decorative built-in shelving with glasswork, and the multiple windows that let in tons of natural light through the apartment. This Columbus apartment is a steal for $695 per month!
328 Clinton St. Unit: D, $850/mo
Located in the Old North neighborhood of Columbus, this charming apartment is located in a prime spot for music lovers. Walk over to Rumba Café to see some live touring acts and great local bands, or head on over to Rambling House a couple of blocks away to see some good old fashioned folk bands. This spacious and bright campus apartment is only a quick 6 minute bike ride to The Ohio State University campus.
This 1 bedroom, 1 bathroom apartment welcomes pets and has laundry onsite. You’ll love the hardwood floors, the generous amount of sunlight that streams in through the large windows, and the sunroom with windows on all three sides. Be sure to check this one out before its gone!
330 Clinton St. Unit: 330CL-C, $850/mo
Also on Clinton Street is this historic pet-friendly apartment, just steps from the Ohio State campus. Enjoy onsite laundry, a unique floor plan, and newly-installed carpet that gives this apartment a fresh touch. You’ll enjoy hanging out in this spacious living room with four large windows, a decorative fireplace, and hardwood floors. Additionally, you’re soon to find that this is the cutest little kitchen you ever did see, with original cabinetry from the 1940s.
1448-1454 Indianola Ave. Unit: 1450 IN, $1,150/mo
This apartment is located on the southside of the Ohio State University and is perfect for students who like to live with a little swankiness. Everything in this apartment is brand new, featuring hardwood floors, new kitchen appliances and countertops, and a fresh, modern bathroom. You’ll love the in-unit washer and dryer, and the large windows that let in all the sunlight. This apartment is also close to downtown Columbus, and is perfect for someone who loves the industrial chic vibes of exposed brick and piping.
The location is in a sweet spot, too. Just a short walk away on North High Street is the Gateway Film Center, the Columbus Metropolitan Library, Lucky’s Stout House, Kroger, and North High Brewing Company. You’ll never be bored in this newly-renovated apartment!
Apartments Near the Ohio State University for Students Who Want Roommates
435 Alden Ave. Unit 443, $1,095/mo
This 2-bedroom apartment is the perfect chance for two friends to move in together for the upcoming school year! Located just off the Ohio State campus, this apartment is located in a historic row building that comes complete with a front porch of your own. Perfect for relaxing outside on warm nights!
As you step inside, you’ll notice the original hardwood floors, decorative fireplace, and large windows. Your pets are welcome in this apartment, which even comes with a fenced in backyard where Fido can get his wiggles out. In-unit washer and dryer hookups also mean you can do laundry right in the unit!
134 E. 8th Ave. Unit 134, $1,395/mo
This 2-bedroom apartment is perfect for students at the Ohio State University that want to become roomies! This freshly updated apartment is a short walk to everything Norht High Street has to offer: places to grab a quick bite, breweries where you can try craft beer with your friends, grocery stores, coffee houses, movie theaters, and more. This apartment is in a truly convenient location you’re sure to love.
As soon as you walk into this apartment, you’ll fall in love with the exposed brick walls and hardwood floors. The living room leads out to the second-story patio where you can enjoy relaxing on beautiful days. The open-concept floor plan makes the kitchen accessible to the living room for easy food prep, and the updated bathroom comes fully equipped with a washer and dryer.
Now, a bit about Lykens Companies…
With 20 years (and counting) of experience, Lykens Companies is just getting started on its mission to offer Columbus hundreds of premier apartments, rentals, and renovations. Each day, we are driving toward constantly expanding and improving our business and bettering Columbus, the city we love. For our renters, that means that they are connected to a proven business that strives to be the best. Our success isn’t an accident. We constantly work to improve our quality in the buildings we renovate, reimagine, and rent out. For you, that means the best units and the best service in the best locations.
As we invest our time, money, and energy into the Short North, Victorian Village, Italian Village, and other parts of Columbus’s urban core, it’s good to step back and see how much we’re able to impact our city. We renovate apartments, houses, or factories like the Wonder Bread Lofts. Most recently, the Budd Dairy project: a full scale reimagining of an old dairy factory into a Cameron Mitchell food hall.
If you’re looking to rent in Columbus, Ohio’s urban core, you’ve come to the right place.
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