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John St, New York
0.5 mi from City Center
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Wall St, New York
0.7 mi from City Center
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E 40th St, New York
3.1 mi from City Center
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W 44th St, New York
3.4 mi from City Center
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Clark St, Kings County
1.9 mi from City Center
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2.2 mi from City Center
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John St, New York
0.4 mi from City Center
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E 7th St, New York
1.8 mi from City Center
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Loisaida Ave, New York
2.1 mi from City Center
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Stanton St, New York
1.5 mi from City Center
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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

How do students find housing in NYC?

It is a three-step, effortless process - select, pay, and book. After you shortlist the student housing in NYC from our catalog of more than 15,000+ options, you will be provided with services relating to student accommodation in NYC for free throughout the process. You can contact us for further queries and guidance; our experienced team will be more than happy to assist you.

How much is the cost of student housing in NYC?

There are several deciding factors for student accommodation in New York City. One of them being the location of the property. Apart from the locale, the rent also depends upon the amenities and facilities offered by the property. The room type also plays a role, whether a shared, en-suite or studio. With amber, you can choose the best student apartment that fits your budget. However, students can expect approx $495/week - $1500/week.

Which is the most popular student housing in New York City?

Bernard Brooklyn Home is one of the most popular student housing in NYC. It is also the top rated student accommodation option in the city.

What are the bills included in the rent?

This factor depends on the property you rent, but most of our listed student apartments in NYC have all the bills included. It is so you don't have to track numerous accounts together. The rent will include Wi-Fi and other facilities such as a gym, gaming room, cinema room, and other shared spaces. For more information on student apartments in NYC and its bills, contact our team of experts. You can make the rent payment via numerous modes, such as net banking or your debit card. We also have a payment portal where we can assist you with the process.

Can I avail of any student discount while booking my student accommodation in NYC?

Yes, students who book early can often avail of great student discounts and pay much lesser rent on their student accommodation in NYC. You can also avail of various discounts and cashback through group bookings.

Can I view my student housing in New York before booking?

Yes, if you wish to schedule a virtual viewing of the student property, you can contact our booking experts, who will be more than happy to arrange the virtual tour for you.

What are the different options available for student accommodation in New York City?

Student accommodation in New York City can be classified into three categories:

Shared: A shared room is where two or more students can share a single room, washroom, kitchen, and other shared spaces.

En-suite/ Private Room: An en-suite is where you get a private bedroom and bathroom, whereas a kitchen, living area and other common spaces are shared.

Studios: A studio is a self-contained unit with a bedroom, a kitchen, and a private washroom. Two students can book a single studio together. However, this is also subject to the student accommodation provider.

By contacting our expert team at amber, you can make well-informed decisions based on your liking and interests. You can pick between shared and private apartments depending upon your budget.

Where do most students live in New York?

To be closer to the top universities, most students find student housing in New York City in the Manhattan and Brooklyn areas.

I am a working professional; am I still eligible to stay in private halls in New York?

If you're a student, you can land suitable student apartments in NYC and live in private halls. Housing options for working professionals, too are available in New York. There are a few housing options for non-students that are subject to availability. Please connect with our booking experts to enquire.

How do I pay for my student housing in NYC?

You can make the payment for your student accommodation in NYC via numerous modes, including net banking or your debit card. We also have our own payment portal where we can assist you with the process. Watch this video for further information.

Student Accomodations in New York City

Student Housing in New York City

New York City has acquired the number one position for being the most decent city by the U.S. News and World Report. The city has the highest real estate prices worldwide, which makes searching for student apartments in NYC a tedious job. We, at amber, provide affordable student housing options. You can check out our student housing in New York City section to match your housing requirements in New York. Various student properties near New York University and Brooklyn Law School are structured to deliver exceptional services to residents and cost the same as the student halls. You will find many options for  student housing in NYC.

There are myriad options for student apartments in NYC, such as Harrington Housing, Downtown Manhattan, 92NY, 152 West 15th and The Seton Residence. More than one hundred thousand students come to the city every year with the motive to study and explore better opportunities. In addition to the many student apartment options available in the city area, there are many residence halls, dormitories, and affordable private en-suites to explore.

When not in your room, you can explore the city that is known for being the epicenter of endless opportunities, New York is notable for its flashy Broadway performances and the ever-blooming entertainment industry.

About New York City

New York City is a renowned capital of culture, art, and entertainment. It is the densest city in the United States, composed of five boroughs: Manhattan, Staten Island, Brooklyn, Queens, and the Bronx. The city lies in the core of the New York metropolitan region, which is the world's most populated megacities. It has about 20 million inhabitants and approximately 23 million in its metro area.

Known for stirring political and social debates worldwide, New York houses the headquarters of the United Nations, making it a significant hub that controls international diplomacy. The city and its surrounding metropolitan region serve as the primary entry point for legal immigrants to the United States.

Throughout the years, it has offered education institutes as legendary as its history.

From the curriculum to the alumni, universities in New York City are among some of the best in the world. NYU ranks among the top 30 higher education institutions in the world, whereas the Brooklyn Law School ranks among the 120 best law schools in the world, rivaling the top ones in France & Italy.

New York City itself ranks 3rd globally in the list of the best cities (Resonance, 2024). All this accumulates to make the city one of the best for students aiming for higher education.

Best student housing in New York City

New York City has more to offer than what meets the eye. From the safe neighborhood of Lower Manhattan to art galleries, bookshops, and boutiques of Dumbo, and from the famous Midtown to easy-going Queens, NYC is always buzzing. All these areas are also closer to the best universities within the city. With amber, students can choose their comfortable and affordable student accommodation in New York City. Some of the worth-mentioning student housing in NYC include the following:

1.  Harrington Housing Downtown Manhattan

2. Columbia Heights Waterfront

3. The Seton Residence

4. Third Ave

5. The Reserve

6. New York Friends Home

7. 85 2nd Avenue

8. 230 Sullivan Street

9. 401 E 34th

10. E 7th St

Cost of Living in New York City

Apart from the rent of apartments and student housing in NYC, the cost of living will also be a part of the expenses for students.

1. Food and Groceries - $471.34/ month

2. Gas & Electricity (Utility bills) -  $163.07/ month

3. Internet & Phone Bills - $66.43/ month

4. Dinner at a restaurant - $100/ meal  Inexpensive Restaurant - $25/ meal

5. Travel & Conveyance - $127/ month if you get a monthly MetroCard

6. Clothing and Shoes - $200-$300 every time you decide to shop

Student Travel in New York City

Properties for student housing in New York City can be selected based on nearby commute options. The city itself has a strong transport network used by millions of students and professionals across the city. As a student traveling across the city, you can choose Rapid Transit, Railways, and Buses. Rapid Transit metros are one of the popular modes of transportation within the city. Apart from these, you can always take the Yellow Taxis, although that might be a slightly costlier alternative.

1. Rapid Transit -  Travelling in New York is an easy task, given its well-laid metro and subway plan. There is mass transit in New York City, which runs 24 hours a day. The nation's two-thirds of rail riders live in the New York City metropolitan area.

2. Railway - If you wish to go sightseeing in New York, the most economical way to travel is by railway. Nearly all of New York's subway system is open 24 hours a day.

3. Buses - The well-established system of buses in New York is also a very convenient way to move around in the city area. The Port Authority Bus Terminal is where about 7000 buses operate with 200,000 commuters daily.

The average fare of a subway and buses around the city is around $2.90 a day. Using a MetroCard reduces the hassle of having the change. And you can get a MetroCard at around $1 which you can refill at regular intervals.

Apart from this, you can also choose to pay with OMNY, the contactless payment system that offers you additional perks for choosing it.

Student Lifestyle in New York City

Getting bored when you're in NYC is out of the question. If you are in New York, it is a must for you to go and watch a Broadway show. You must stop at Paulie Gee's Slice Shop, as pizza is a must in New York City. You can visit the Metropolitan Museum of Art, take a stroll across the Brooklyn Bridge or visit Central Park and go to Wollman Rink or the Lasker Rink and try ice skating. The city is known to have the most impressive skylines in the entire world. You can get a panoramic view of the city by braving the Empire State Building or other skyscrapers.

New York includes steakhouses, delis, and pizza joints. You can try Tavern on the Green if you're in Central Park. If you prefer sweets, you can grab one of the best cheesecakes from Veniero's Pasticceria & Caffe, based in the East Village since 1894. You will find the best pizza in NYC at Lucali in the Brooklyn area. New York is also known for its delicious bagels; you can try them by visiting the Bagel Oasis or Absolute Bagels.

Where the day can be spent checking out the restaurants and cafes, the nights can be dedicated to touring around Times Square, attending a standup comedy show at Comedy Cellar, or enjoying a Broadway show. Check out this blog to learn about some amazing things to do in New York.

Tourist Attraction in New York City

Apart from top universities, New York City has a lot to offer. From tourist attraction places to museums and art galleries, none of your weekends will be spent in boredom. If you wish to take a trip across NYC, then here are so some of the famous spots in New York that could be closer to your student accommodation in NYC:

1. Statue of Liberty

2. Central Park

3. Metropolitan Museum of Art

4. Broadway and the Theater District

5. Empire State Building

Top Universities in New York City

New York City is at the center when it comes to higher education. 3 of its Universities make it to QS ranking of the top 20 universities across the world. Apart from STEM, NYC is also home to some of the most prestigious arts & film universities in the world. And the best part is that you can find student apartments in NYC close to these universities. Listed below are some of the top education institutes within the city.

1. New York University

2. Brooklyn Law School

3. Columbia University

4. Thomas Jefferson University

5. University in Pennsylvania

6. Drexel University

7. Juilliard School

8. CUNY Hunter College

9. City University of New York

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