If you’re a student at Ohio University, or you’re thinking of attending, it’s important to find the best places to live near campus. Athens, Ohio is a great town with plenty of neighborhoods that are perfect for students.

In this article, we’ll go over some of the best places to live and why they’re so great for students. We’ll also provide tips on how to find rental properties in these areas. Read on to find out some of the best places to live near Ohio University!

Neighborhoods to Look At Near Ohio University for Off-Campus Housing

Some of the best places to look at near Ohio State University are in uptown Athens—the most popular (and convenient) area for students.

There are plenty of coffee shops, restaurants, and bars in uptown Athens that make it a great place to hang out with friends. It’s also within walking distance to the campus green, so you won’t have to worry about parking or taking the bus. Here are just some of the neighborhoods that are close to campus in uptown Athens that are great for students and usually have plenty of off-campus student housing available:

  • Court
  • Congress
  • High
  • Mill
  • Oak
  • Palmer
  • State
  • Kurtz
  • Putnam

Court, Congress, and High Neighborhoods

All three of these neighborhoods are conveniently located near campus and have a lot to offer students. Located in uptown Athens, Ohio, these neighborhoods are close to the hub of Athens’ social scene and eateries while also being close to the Ohio University campus. Most of the city’s restaurants and bars can be found on Court Street with apartments located nearby.

The student housing available in these neighborhoods includes both houses and apartments, so if you’re looking for an off-campus apartment, these are great places to start your search.

Other Neighborhoods

Though just slightly further from campus, the other neighborhoods mentioned above, such as Mill, Oak, Putnam, etc., are all great locations for still remaining close to campus while also near the heart of the famous fest season at Ohio University.

During fest season, students will want to be close to the many activities and parties going on in Athens’ neighborhoods surrounding OU. If you’re looking for more student housing options, these neighborhoods rank highly on the list of desirable housing for students needing close proximity to campus and a thriving social scene.

How to Find Off-Campus Housing Close to Ohio University Campus

The easiest way to find available off-campus student housing in these neighborhoods is to check out the properties available through Wharton Rentals. We have a wide variety of rental properties that are perfect for students, including apartments and houses to suit your needs.

Our property finder makes it easy to view housing listings that are currently available, so you don’t have to waste your time scrolling through listings that are already taken, and you can also sort listings by address and type (apartment, house, etc.).

We’ll be able to help you find the best places to live near Ohio University. Contact us today to learn more.

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