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Prairie Creek, Dallas

Alma Rd, Richardson, 75080, United States
per month
18.1 mi from City Center
( 6h 8m. 1h 13m. 23m)
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University of Texas | 2.2 mi
Richland College | 5.5 mi
Pay In Instalment
Coffee Bar
Nature Path
Gym & Fitness
Walking Trail
Free Group Classes
Leash-Free Bark Park

About the Property

Located at 3560 Alma Rd, Richardson, TX 75080, USA, Prairie Creek Dallas is a top-choice residence for students looking for high-quality off-campus living. Offering a variety of shared apartments, this student housing in Dallas is ideally situated near educational institutions such as The University of Texas at Dallas, Brookhaven College, and Richland College, streamlining students' daily commutes.

Dallas, a sprawling urban center nestled in the heart of Texas, beckons visitors with its unique blend of Southern hospitality, modern sophistication, and cultural diversity. As one of the largest cities in the United States, Dallas boasts a skyline punctuated by towering skyscrapers that symbolize its status as a vibrant economic hub. Yet, amidst the urban landscape, Dallas retains its distinct Texan charm, evident in its friendly locals, welcoming neighborhoods, and love for all things big and bold. Exploring Dallas reveals a tapestry of attractions, from historic landmarks like Dealey Plaza, the site of the JFK assassination, to the lively districts of Deep Ellum and Bishop Arts, where creativity thrives in the form of art galleries, boutiques, and live music venues. The city's culinary scene is equally diverse, offering a mouthwatering array of dining options ranging from traditional Texas barbecue joints to upscale eateries showcasing global cuisines.

Cultural enthusiasts will find plenty to admire in Dallas, home to world-class museums such as the Dallas Museum of Art and the Perot Museum of Nature and Science, which showcase impressive collections spanning centuries and continents. The performing arts scene flourishes in venues like the AT&T Performing Arts Center, where Broadway shows, symphony concerts, and ballet performances delight audiences year-round. With its warm climate, dynamic cultural landscape, and boundless opportunities for adventure, Dallas invites visitors to immerse themselves in the spirit of Texas hospitality and discover the countless treasures that await in this dynamic city of the Lone Star State.


Embrace the comforts of modern living at Prairie Creek Dallas, offering room types including a 2 Bedroom 2 Bathroom Apartment, a cozy 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom Apartment, or the spacious 3 Bedroom 2 Bathroom Apartment, each fully furnished to meet all your needs.

At Prairie Creek Dallas, you'll find a range of room and common amenities designed to elevate your living experience. Inside your Prairie Creek Apartments, enjoy sleek granite countertops, modern lighting, and energy-efficient stainless steel appliances. With nine-foot ceilings adorned with crown molding, built-in desks and shelving, and beautiful wood-style flooring, comfort and style are paramount. Step out onto your patio or balcony and appreciate the outdoor space. Convenience is key with an in-home washer and dryer and generous walk-in closets. Common amenities abound, including nature paths, resort-style swimming pools, and outdoor kitchens with gas grills for entertaining. Relax in the outdoor lounge by the fireplace or stay active in the newly-renovated fitness center offering free group classes. Take advantage of the resident lounge with WiFi, HDTVs, and a coffee bar, or get work done in the business center with WiFi. Let your furry friends roam free in the leash-free bark park, and rest assured of the safety and security of a gated, limited-access community.

Location and What's Hot?

Right next to the vibrant heart of Richardson, Prairie Creek Dallas student housing shines as a beacon of comfort and convenience for students. Students of The University of Texas, Brookhaven College, and Richland College will find commuting a breeze, with these educational institutions all within a comfortable vicinity.

With renowned sites and lively nightlife, the location of Prairie Creek Villas is truly unmatched for any collegiate resident. Just a short stroll away from Prairie Creek Dallas, you'll find a diverse selection of dining options to tantalize your taste buds. From the savory flavors of Rodeo Goat to the fresh seafood at Flying Fish, there's no shortage of culinary delights. Those in search of a good brew and snacks can head over to Pax & Beneficial Coffee - Plano, while coffee enthusiasts will adore the aromatic blends at

Black Rifle Coffee Company. Students can play golf at the Canyon Creek Country Club on weekends to relax and unwind. Students can also shop from the PGA Tour Superstore if they require a golf ball or other things required to play golf. If you're living in Prairie Creek Dallas, you're never far from the essentials with grocery stores like Whole Foods Market and Green Vine Market for fresh produce and daily needs. Healthcare is readily accessible at Methodist Richardson Medical Center, ensuring peace of mind for you and your family. Embrace the tranquility of nature with a stroll through Prairie Creek Park or indulge in the local culture at attractions like The North Texas Automotive Museum. Students can also visit the Texas Pool if they wish to visit a public swimming pool. It's not just about the rooms and amenities at Prairie Creek Apartments. It's about a lifestyle that fuses convenience with culture, making it the perfect Dallas student housing.


Transitioning to life in the city is seamless, thanks to the well-connected location of Prairie Creek Dallas. Residents have the advantage of diverse modes of transportation right at their doorstep. Nearby, CityLine/Bush Station provides swift access to the DART Rail for far-reaching destinations, while major bus routes are serviced at Plano @ Accent - E - NS, making regular commutes convenient. Additionally, significant road links bring the whole of Dallas within reach, perfect for weekend excursions or academic pursuits. Whether you're heading to a lecture or exploring the city, Prairie Creek Dallas student housing positions you perfectly for a hassle-free journey every time.

Pet policy

Pets are allowed.

Room Types

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Common Amenities
Two Resort-Inspired Swimming Pools
Outdoor Lounge with a Fireplace
All-New Resident Lounge with WiFi
Coffee Bar
Leash-Free Bark Park
Newly-Renovated Fitness Center

Cancellation Policies (2)

  • Early termination by students
    Termination of the tenancy contract before the end date is allowed.
  • Cooling Off Period
    This property does not offer cooling-off period.

Payment Policies (4)

  • Security Deposit
    This property requires security deposit.
  • Pay In Instalment
    This property offers 12 flexible instalment plans.
  • Mode Of Payment
    Payment via easy transaction modes.

Frequently Asked Questions

Does the property management have a fitness center?

Yes, the property management has a modern fitness center with free group fitness classes.

Does the property management have a dog park?

Yes, the property management is a pet-friendly apartment community with a leash-free bark park.

What floor plans are available?

The property offers one, two, and three-bedroom apartments. They have a number of spacious floor plans to choose from, with or without an attached garage.

Does the property have EV charging stations?

No, the property does not have electric vehicle charging stations.

Do apartments come with washer and dryer?

Yes, apartments come with in-home, full-size washer and dryer sets in select apartment homes.

How do you add privacy to your apartment patio?

Easy ways to enclose your patio or balcony for added privacy would be either to hang up outdoor curtains or install bamboo roll-up blinds. Mesh screens are also helpful to keep out bugs and keep your furry friends safer in your outdoor space.

Where is the property located?

The property is located at 3560 Alma Road, Richardson, TX 75080. They're conveniently located off of President George Bush Turnpike and I-75.

What major employers are near the property?

The property is located near employers like Texas Instruments, Blue Cross Blue Shield, RealPage, Geico, and more.

What school district is the property located in?

The property is zoned for Richardson ISD.

What are the closest airports?

The property is 20 miles from Dallas Love Field (DAL) Airport.

How far away is the University of Texas at Dallas?

University of Texas at Dallas is located only 3 miles away.

Where is Richardson, Texas?

Richardson is an inner suburb of Dallas located 15 miles NNE of Downtown Dallas. Approximately two-thirds of the city is located in Dallas County, while the northeastern portion of the city is in Collin County.

Is Richardson a good place to live?

Yes, Richardson is considered a good place to live with a strong employment rate, low crime rate, and high-quality education system. It's also home to a variety of restaurants, coffee shops, parks, and entertainment options for its residents.

Do they run credit and background checks?

Yes, they conduct a third-party screening that looks at credit history, rental history, and criminal background.

Are guarantors accepted?

Yes, they accept guarantors.

Is the security deposit refundable?

Yes, security deposits are refundable contingent upon any damage to the apartment home beyond normal wear and tear.

Are there any specials or discounts?

They do run special offers from time to time.

Is renters insurance a requirement?

Yes, renters insurance is required.

Is this a pet-friendly apartment community?

Yes, it is a pet-friendly apartment community.

Are aggressive breeds accepted?

Certain aggressive breeds, including mixed breeds, are restricted.

Can they address emergency maintenance requests?

Yes, they can address emergency maintenance requests.

Can I make a noise complaint about a neighbor?

Yes, you can make a noise complaint.

Can I make changes to my apartment?

Certain changes are allowed, please check the lease agreement.

Can the property management enter a resident’s apartment home?

Yes, they have the right to enter a resident’s apartment home under certain circumstances.

When is rent due?

Rent is due on the first of each month.

How do I pay rent?

You can pay rent online through their resident portal and mobile app.

Are there late fees for late rental payments?

Yes, there are late fees for late rental payments.

Is there a penalty for breaking a lease?

Yes, our early termination policy is defined in your lease agreement. However, there are some exceptions to this through our guarantees.

Can I sublet my apartment to someone?

No, we do not permit short-term renting or subletting of any sort in our community. Homestay services such as Airbnb or VRBO are also prohibited.
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Student Accomodations in Dallas

Dallas Student Housing

You can find everything from budget-friendly to modest Dallas off campus housing. All of the student housing in Dallas TX is made to match the needs and requirements of the students. They have something to offer everyone. Although from the variety of options for student housing, amber provides you with a good list of accommodations based on students' preferences and likes, as the city houses all the widely acclaimed universities like Southern Methodist University, Dallas Baptist University, and more, the student community is growing.

Ranging from chic student housing in the Dallas city center to budget-friendly student housing, the city offers accommodations for everyone. Residences, private halls of residence, and private housing are the different types of public Dallas student housing options. Student apartments in Dallas are affordable, comfortable, and chic, and the property configurations include en-suites, studios, and apartments for rent in Dallas. At amber, we are committed to making your search for a home in Dallas easier for you. Some of our famous student housing in Dallas TX alternatives include Cross Creek Apartments, The Village Apartments, and La Valencia, among others.

About Dallas

Dallas is the most populated city in the US state of Texas. It is also celebrated as the fourth-largest metropolitan area in the country, home to 7.5 million people. With this, it also has many colleges and universities in its vicinity, famous for being exceptional institutions worldwide. There are universities such as UT Southwestern Medical Centre, Texas Woman's University, Paul Quinn College, the University of North Texas at Dallas, and many more. All the areas within the city vary from the other, making it easier for everyone to get something that matches their interests!

Every year, many tourists plan to visit Dallas with their families during summer to enjoy the city's cultural attractions and bustling nightlife. The gardens, beaches, top-tier museums, fine-dining restaurants, shopping destinations, etc. There are hundreds of reasons to fall in love with this magnificent and massive city known as Dallas. Based on the data, the city also has a record for the highest salaries paid to workers throughout the US. This is caused by the major corporations based in and around the town. The USA is the world's third or fourth-largest country by total area and is slightly smaller than the entire continent of Europe. Most of the country is located in central North America between Canada and Mexico.

Best Student Housing In Dallas

Even though Dallas is a lovely place to live, a few spots in the city will make you love the city and make your stay more memorable. As the primary factor for any student apartments for rent in Dallas is its location and distance from the university, students often consider sustainability, lifestyle, and commuting services before choosing an ideal student housing in Dallas TX option. We have the best choices for student apartments in Dallas TX. Choosing an ideal student apartment for rent in Dallas can be tedious as one has to consider ease of commute, amenities in the area, sustainability, and, of course, the right price range. The city center location of the area makes it a popular choice for students for Dallas student housing. Here are some of the best picks for student housing in Dallas TX:

1. The Atlantic Highland Park

2. Cross Creek Apartments

3. Tribeca On The Creek Apartments

4. Princeton Court

5. The Biltmore

6. The Village

7. Lofts at Mockingbird Station Apartments

8. Canyon Creek

9. La Valencia

10. Prairie Creek Villas

Cost of Living

Living in Dallas student housing comes with a slightly higher cost compared to many other US regions. Nevertheless, managing expenses becomes more feasible with savvy shopping. To facilitate budget planning, we've outlined estimated costs for various items. Creating a budget can enhance your financial efficiency, making apartments for rent in Dallas Texas, more affordable. Here are the approximate costs associated with living in the city, apart from the rent for your Dallas student housing:

1. Food & Groceries: $100 - $300/month

2. Transportation: $100 - $125/month

3. Utility Bills: $155 - $160/month

4. Internet and Phone Bills: $60 - $70/month

5. Miscellaneous: $50 - $100/month

Student Travel In Dallas

Aside from excellent options for Dallas student housing, the city also boasts a robust transit system, seamlessly linking its diverse neighborhoods and ensuring a convenient commute for daily travelers. Despite the city's car-centric culture, public transportation stands out as the optimal and cost-effective choice, particularly for students. The well-established network provides an efficient and reliable means of navigating Dallas, enhancing accessibility and reducing the reliance on personal vehicles. Here are a few popular modes of transportation available for students:

1. Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART)

It is the country's most comprehensive light rail system and efficiently navigates the city with 72 miles and around 120 bus routes. It provides easy access to major job centers in Dallas, its surrounding suburbs, and DFW International Airport. It accepts cash and coins and costs about $2.50 for a single-ride, one-way trip. This makes traveling from your Dallas student housing to anywhere in the city very easy and simple.

2. Trinity Railway Express (TRE)

This is a rail line laid between the Dallas and Fort Worth regions. The line runs northwest with around ten regular station stops. It is a rapid transit system that operates Monday to Saturday and is generally closed on Sundays. The fare varies from your location to your destination distance. But on average, it costs around $2.50 for a one-way journey and $5 to acquire an all-day pass. To travel through these two, you can also consider purchasing a DART pass, saving you from buying a ticket every day.

3. Bus

Students can catch a bus from the nearest bus stop near their Dallas student housing and can explore the city. The routes are well-connected, which makes exploring and navigating the city easy!

4. Cycling

You can also explore local parts of the city via cycling, which is good for your health and the environment! It's a win-win! In addition, most Dallas student housing properties come with secure and dedicated cycle/bike storage facilities for added convenience.

Student Lifestyle And Living In Dallas

After finding some of the best student housing Dallas options, you'll find a thriving arts district and high-end shopping in Uptown, Highland Park, and North Park Center. It is a city brimming with exciting, notable attractions, museums, restaurants, boutiques, and parks. The Dallas food scene is vastly underappreciated. There are Michelin-starred chefs in restaurants all over the city. And now, the level has been elevated as the James Beard Awards have taken a keen interest in Dallas' culinary development in recent years, including nine nominations in 2022. If you're a food lover, you can choose from the various options as various new places with exceptional food have come into existence.

The famous sites from over a decade ago are well-established and known for their quality food. You can enjoy your food at Loro and Terry Black's or Sweetgreen and Sadelle's. The city also houses a few prominent historical museums around the US. You can visit the Nasher Sculpture Center. The city also houses the Dallas Museum of Art and the Crow Museum of Asian Art. You must visit the Perot Museum of Nature and Science to learn about nature and science phenomena. Dallas boasts a thriving arts and cultural scene, with world-class museums like the Dallas Museum of Art and the Perot Museum of Nature and Science, offering students a chance to immerse themselves in art, science, and history. For sports enthusiasts, Dallas is a haven, being home to the iconic Dallas Cowboys and the Dallas Mavericks, providing exciting games and events to cheer for.

Dallas Tourist Attractions

Dallas is known for its various museums, art galleries, cafes, and restaurants. The city also offers some extravagant tourist attractions which students can visit to explore the city's culture. Here are some of the most famous tourist attractions you can visit from your Dallas student housing:

1. John F. Kennedy Memorial Plaza

2. Six Flags Over Texas

3. Dallas Zoo

4. The Dallas World Aquarium

5. Klyde Warren Park

6. Reunion Tower

Universities in Dallas

Dallas is a city filled with various universities, and these colleges make Dallas a fascinating option for students. These universities not only offer an all-rounded education, but also help in personal development. Some famous universities in Dallas include:

1. Southern Methodist University

2. Dallas Baptist University

3. The University of Texas at Dallas

4. The Art Institute of Dallas

5. Amberton University

6. Richland College

7. Arlington Baptist University

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