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Student Housing Abilene

Book your student housing in Abilene easily with Casita. For students, the city is one of Texas' and the United States' best-kept secrets. There are many student-friendly neighbourhoods with plenty of student housing options to choose from. Our student housing options include single rooms, shared rooms, flats, studios, en-suites, and more. Casita’s student homes have all the amenities you need, including Wi-Fi, on-site laundry, secure bike storage, an on-site gym, a games area, and many more. Simply contact our accommodation experts team, which is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week.


About Abilene

Abilene has everything, from a strong economy and a warm climate to many other fantastic places to visit. Choosing student accommodation in Abilene will allow you to feel the festive atmosphere each and every season: spring, summer, autumn, and winter. Abilene doesn’t miss a season without holding a bunch of festivals. 

Not only is the city’s atmosphere vibrant and its people friendly and welcoming, but it’s also home to a number of top-ranked universities and world-renowned learning institutions, whose high quality of education attracts both local and international students. 


Suburbs in Abilene

Abilene has plenty of suburbs where students can live and book their student housing. Student housing Abilene is relatively affordable and below the national average. Some of the neighbourhoods where students can live and easily commute to and from their respective universities include the following:


Buffalo Gap

This is one of the best Abilene suburbs for students to live. Not only is it affordable, but it’s also 20 minutes away from the city centre and is home to easy and accessible transportation links, thus making the daily commute an easy feat for students. 

Tuscola

This is yet another student-friendly suburb in Abilene. Students who book their student housing there have the perk of being close to their university, having access to transport links, and being relatively near the hustle and bustle of the city centre. 

Clyde

This suburb in Abilene has a high rate of higher education and is a perfect neighbourhood for students to live in the city. Similar to most Abilene suburbs, Clyde is easily accessible via several transport links, is close to the city centre, has affordable housing, and is a safe place to live in. 

Tye

Booking your student housing Abilene in Tye will be affordable and accessible. This neighbourhood grants you access to several of the city’s hotspots, hidden gems, transport links, schools, and stores. This is one of the closest suburbs to the city centre and is great for young professionals kickstarting their careers. 

Merkel

This is another suburb in Abilene with a relatively high rate of higher education, thus making it ideal for students looking for a place to call home in the city. Transportation is easily accessible and affordable in this suburb, and it’s just under 20 minutes away from the city centre. 


Life in Abilene

As a vibrant city with plenty of things to do and places to see, there is never a dull moment in Abilene. As a student in the city, you’ll get a lot of chances to explore the city, wander through parks and zoos, visit museums and galleries, and enjoy the city’s vast collection of seasonal festivals and events. 


Cost of Living in Abilene

The cost of living in Abilene is reasonably affordable. Abilene's housing expenses are 15% lower than the national average, and the utility prices are 5% higher than the national average. Transportation expenses like bus fares and gas prices are about the same as the national average. Grocery prices, however, are 11% lower than the national average. The estimated average cost of living in Abilene is around $3,305 a month.


Transportation in Abilene

Abilene is easily accessible by four major highways to get you anywhere you want. Taxis and buses are the main forms of transportation in Abilene. Abilene Regional Airport is the best option for you to land at, as it is the closest to the city.


Attractions in Abilene 

The city of Abilene is home to a variety of attractions and landmarks that cater to a wide range of interests. There are plenty of places to visit in the city, from museums and galleries to parks and open spaces. Here are some of the attractions in Abilene you should check out during your stay! 

Abilene Zoo

During your zoo visit, you will be surrounded by wonderful animals—more than 1,000 animals to be exact, representing 250 species. You can go to the exhibits: Giraffe Safari, where you can hand-feed the herd; the Wetlands Boardwalk; the Reptile House; the Pampas Exhibit; or Elm Creek Backyard, and even more new exhibits are yet to come. You could also ride the Safari Express Train, the Wildlife Carousel, or paddle around Zoo Lake in a swan boat. 

The Grace Museum

This attraction is located in the heart of downtown, in a historic building. With the different exhibits they offer, you will get to admire the best of Texas art, past and present, within the context of American art. 


Top Universities in Abilene 

The city of Abilene is home to several renowned universities and top-ranked institutions that are spread throughout its grounds. Both local and international students can get the privilege of receiving a high-quality education at any of the city’s institutions. Casita has student housing Abilene that are close to those institutions; check them out below! 


University of Texas at San Antonio

  • One Casita student housing option is available a public transport ride away.

  • North Star Transit Center is 17 minutes away.

  • Places of interest: The Grotto

Trinity University

  • One accommodation option is available a public transport ride away.

  • North Star Transit Center is 13 minutes away.

  • Places of interest: Brackenridge Park.

San Antonio College

  • An Abilene option is available a public transport ride away.

  • North Star Transit Center is 12 minutes away.

  • Places of interest: The Grotto.


Nearby Cities

Besides having facilities for student housing Abilene, Casita offers student housing in these other cities in the USA as well: Chicago, Berkeley, Columbia, Boston, Denver, Detroit, Washington, New York, Los Angeles, Orlando, San Francisco, Sacramento, Brooklyn, New Orleans, and New Haven.

Frequently Asked Questions

Check out these answers to common questions and go to Help Centre for more details.

When should I start looking for Abilene student housing?

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Starting your search for student housing in Abilene early is recommended. The earlier, the better. Also, Casita is there to help you with most of the steps; the room type, the amenities provided, the location, and the proximity to your university.

Are there short-term stays in Abilene?

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Yes, but you should check the availability of your Abilene student accommodation of choice during your desired period. You can also refer to a Casita accommodation expert to help you find accommodation that accepts short-term stays.

How much rent does a student pay for accommodation in Abilene?

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The average monthly cost for student housing in Abilene starts from around $530 to $1,300. This mainly depends on the room type, the provider, the location, and the amenities offered at the property.

How do I pay for my student room in Abilene?

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Payment can be made via net banking or through your debit card. We also have our own payment portal at Casita, where we can assist you with the entire payment process!

Can I pay my Abilene student housing rent in instalments?

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Yes, you can pay your rent in instalments. However, some providers may require you to have a USA guarantor. Refer back to your accommodation expert for further help on the matter.


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