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This list was compiled by the Office of Student Activities at the Columbus State Community College. It is for your convenience and should not be considered an endorsement for the apartments. Please note that the above items are subject to change. Contact each company for up to date information. Utilities are NOT included unless otherwise noted.

Columbus State does not provide dorms or on-campus student housing.

Housing List


Quick Resources

Ohio State University Off-Campus & Commuter Housing - Find housing close to OSU and Columbus State, with the ability to search by price, bedrooms, property type and more. - Find a roommate without resorting to Craigslist.

CampusCribz: College student rentals and college roommate matching

Columbus State does not maintain a list of students searching for roommate at this time. 

Property Owners

F&W Properties - Owns 5 buildings(25-50 units per building) within 5 blocks of Columbus State

The Abigail - Urban lofts located next to CCAD, near Columbus State

University Manors - Apartments near OSU, near Columbus State by bus

Apartment Finders

ABODO - Apartments near Columbus State Community College - Local rental resource - Apartments near Columbus State Community College page - Top Apartments for Rent - College properties

JustRentToOwn: Find Rent-to-Own Houses - Apartments & houses for rent, listed by neighborhood in Ohio

Movoto - Guide to Living in Columbus, Real Estate and Property Listings

RentOwn: Rent to Own Homes - Real estate information with rental affordability and neighborhood data

Zumper: Apartments and Houses for Rent

Other Services

Ohio Consumers Counsel - Consumer information on utilities such as water, electricity or gas.

CORT - Furniture Rentals and Housing Info for Off-Campus Student Living

Zumper: Apartments and Houses for Rent

JustRentToOwn: Find Rent-to-Own Houses

RentOwn: Rent to Own Homes

CPO Management Services

CPO Management Services is a tenant-endorsed, community based management company that is dedicated to meeting the needs of residents and the community. Through our 501(c)3 non-profit foundation, we link residents to community resources to help stabilize their lives.

Scholar House (low-cost housing for students)

Community Properties of Ohio offers a program called Columbus Scholar House (CSH). CSH is located at 17th Ave. and Long St., and has 10 units of subsidized housing that have been designated specifically for full-time students enrolled in college and maintaining a minimum 2.5 GPA. The student must be income qualified for Section 8 Housing. Please contact Kimberly Rhyan ( to receive a referral.

Scholar House flier

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