APARTMENTS Apartments are usually the best option for students who will spend a semester or more in Austin. We recommend that you find a roommate! It will make the rent more affordable and it will be good for your Austin experience and your language-learning! There are several ways to find an apartment in Austin:
DORMITORIES Dormitories are the most popular choice of housing for students at AIA. Typically you share a room with another student, but it is also possible to have a private room. Please see the list below for dormitories in Austin. The Dobie Center Amenities: free wi-fi, fitness center, mall with food court and movie theater, basketball and volleyball courts, cafeteria, computer lab, and month-to-month contracts Price range: $8420-$15030/ 9 months, includes meals www.dobiecenter.com
The Castilian Amenities: indoor swimming pool, t.v and piano lounge, tanning beds, center, study lounges, and laundry facilities Price range: $8600- $14,200/ 9 months www.thecastilian.com
University Towers Amenities: walk-in closets, private balconies, housekeeping service, computer lab, swimming pool, cafeteria, game room, fitness center, and month-to –month contracts Price range: $1030-$1135/month, includes meals www.universitytowers.com
Scottish Rite Dormitory (women only) Amenities: cafeteria, fitness center with classes, library and study hall,social activities; and a swimming pool Price range: $9600- $12,500/ 9 months www.srd.org
Hardin House (women only) Amenities: meal service, housekeeping, fitness rooms, T. and lounge areas, cable TV, wi-fi or cable internet by subscription, and a swimming pool Price range: $12,500-$14,700/ 9 months www.hardinhouse.com
CO-OPS A co-op is a type of housing that is owned and managed by its members, usually people who live there. It is often cheaper than living in a dorm or apartment, but you will need to help with chores or cooking at the house. Here is a list of co-ops in Austin.