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Apartments for rent near UCLA

UCLA is in the heart of Westwood Village, which is also the center of West Los Angeles. There are a lot of apartments near UCLA located within 5 miles from campus.

Even though the public transportation system is not well developed throughout Los Angeles, it is pretty easy to commute to and from school from apartments near UCLA. Either school shuttles or city buses can transport along the road, so you really don’t even need a car.

Midvale Plaza apartments near UCLA in Westwood Village

Midvale Plaza is locating on Midvale Avenue on the west side of UCLA campus. It is less than 1 mile from campus, so walking to school takes only about 10-15 min.

It is a company owned apartment complex with a leasing office on property, which will take care of all the lease signing, maintenance and other affairs related to the apartment. The best offer from this apartment is that they match roommates for you, which means you don't need to rent the entire apartment and look for roommates after. Of course, if you would like to have your own bedroom and bathroom, you still have the choice not to share.

  • Rent cost: average $975- $1,950 per person per month, the more people you are living with, the less you spend generally.
  • Commute: 10-15 minute walk to school or 5 min by bus.

Lindbrook Manor Apartment Studio near UCLA in Westwood Village

Lindbrook Manor apartment Studio is a highly demanding community. It offers elegant city living adjacent to the UCLA Campus and Medical Center, it locates right off the campus, so walking to school is totally doable, and shopping and dining are all close by. The community is also providing family town homes, but they are normally occupied and rarely come to market. So if you see any vacancy of this community, go ahead book it quick, because it will be gone soon!

  • Rent cost: average studio is around $1,850 per person per month, the more people you are living with, the less you spend generally.

  • Commute: 5 minute walk to school or by shuttle.

Apartments near UCLA in Culver City

Culver City is located in Southeast of UCLA, about a 30 min drive from campus. Apartments in Culver City are less competitive than those in Westwood Village, and since it is easy enough to commute to school, it’s considered as affordable apartments near UCLA.

Living in Culver City is very convenient, with plenty of shopping, and entertainment.

  • Rent cost: average $700 to $1200 per person per month, the more people you are living with, the less you spend generally.

  • Commute: 30 minute drive to UCLA campus.

Apartment near UCLA in Santa Monica

Santa Monica is a very famous city in Los Angeles. The ocean, restaurants and shopping make Santa Monica a very attractive city to people all over the world.

In Santa Monica, you can see all kinds of diversity, restaurant, culture, lifestyle, etc. You will have a great experience finding yourself there. Santa Monica is a great city for UCLA students who want to live off campus, driving to school is only about 15 minutes and if you are living with several friends, it is very affordable.

  • Rent cost: average $800 -$1700 per person per month, the more people you are living with, the less you spend generally.
  • Commute: 15 minute drive to school depending on traffic. You'll take PCH to school directly.