Student Housing Atlanta
Atlanta is home to world-renowned universities, making it an eye-catcher for local and international students to stay there. Booking student accommodation in Atlanta will be a choice that you will never regret as it’ll open a lot of fun doors ahead of you. Behind these doors of fun, tons of festivals are waiting for you. Whether it’s spring or summer, many festivals are held each year. Casita has numerous rooms in the city, check out multiple room types in our accommodation options or ask for private lets. Casita offers you a wide range of student housing in Atlanta for you to choose from according to your needs, budgets, and preferences.
Atlanta, also known as ATL, The Big Peach, or The City in a Forest, is the capital of the U.S. state of Georgia. It played an important part in both the Civil War and the 1960s Civil Rights Movement. Atlanta History Center chronicles the city's past, and the Martin Luther King Jr. National Historic Site is dedicated to the African-American leader’s life and times.
The city is a great place to live with a low cost of living and an abundance of things to do. With a relatively young population, a bustling city centre packed with urban parks and amenities, and famously walkable neighbourhoods, Atlanta has a distinct culture all its own. Also, this city has walkable neighbourhoods, award-winning restaurants, historical charm, and subtropical, sunny weather and is easy to fall in love with, attracting people from all over the country.
Suburbs in Atlanta
Atlanta has plenty of suburbs and areas for students to call home during their study period there. The best suburbs to live in during your stay in Atlanta include Sandy Springs, Johns Creek, Alpharetta, and Milton.
Sandy Springs is home to over 950 acres of parks and natural green areas and sits about 15 miles from downtown. Our student housing University House Midtown is located nearby and is five minutes away from Georgia State University.
Johns Creek is the area between Alpharetta and Duluth. Many of the streets in Johns Creeks have “Ferry” in the name, as the area used to be rife with ferry crossings. There are excellent school systems, relatively affordable rents, and a degree of security for its residents at Johns Creek.
Alpharetta is a classic Atlanta suburb that has seen an explosion of development in the past 30 years. The cost of living can be high compared to other suburbs because of the excellent public schools, community amenities, and attractions, but many find the lifestyle so appealing that they rarely feel the need to leave Alpharetta.
Milton was farmland but has recently been developed into a suburb. It’s not unusual to see horses out in pastures as you drive the rolling hills, as there are legitimate farms in Milton. It’s been rated as having the highest quality of life in Atlanta.
Life in Atlanta
Atlanta is a global centre for higher education. There are 57 colleges and universities in the Atlanta region. Atlanta is 7th in student enrollment among America's largest urban areas and 6th in annual college graduates (at the bachelor's level or higher). This high concentration of academic activity adds to Atlanta’s vibrant, forward-thinking atmosphere. Atlanta's got many diverse attractions. The city is home to CNN, The World of Coca-Cola, Centennial Olympic Park, the Georgia Aquarium, and the National Center for Civil Rights.
Cost of Living in Atlanta
The cost of living in Atlanta, GA is 18% higher than the state average and 5% higher than the national average. Also, Atlanta, GA housing is 12% more expensive than the U.S. average, while utilities are about 15% less pricey. A single person estimated monthly costs are $1,064 without rent. Living in Atlanta is more suitable for students studying at Georgia State University and Emory University.
Transportation in Atlanta
Atlanta's transportation system is a complex infrastructure of several systems, including 47.6 miles of heavy rail, 91 bus transit routes, 1,600 licensed taxis, a comprehensive network of freeways, the world's busiest airport and over 45 miles of bike paths. MARTA, Atlanta's public transportation system, is the best way to get around. You can take the Red or Gold train from Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL), which is about 10 miles south of downtown, for $2.50 per person.
Attractions in Atlanta
Atlanta is a city with plenty to offer. The city’s famous attractions, landmarks, and tourist destinations feature everything from museums and galleries to parks and natural scenery. Whatever you might be into, there is definitely a place for you to enjoy it in Atlanta!
Atlanta Botanical Garden
A 30-acre garden with a conservatory and fountains playing host to concerts, cocktail parties and more. The garden's mission is to develop and maintain plant collections for the purposes of display, education, conservation, research, and enjoyment.
The Georgia Aquarium is one of the world's largest aquariums, with permanent exhibits, interactive galleries, and animals galore. It exhibits hundreds of species and thousands of animals across its seven major galleries, all of which reside in more than 11 million US gallons of water.
Martin Luther King, Jr. National Historical Park
It is a national park encompassing King's birth home, Ebenezer Baptist Church, and his final resting place.
World of Coca-Cola
The World of Coca-Cola is a museum, located in Atlanta, Georgia, showcasing the history of the Coca-Cola Company. Visitors tend to spend around two hours exploring all the exhibits in the museum. Learning about Coke's humble beginnings and how it evolved into an iconic brand is an enjoyable and educational experience for everyone.
Top Universities in Atlanta
There are several universities and educational institutions in Atlanta that offer high-quality education and are located close to our student housing. Here are some of the best and world-renowned universities.
Georgia State University is a public research university in Atlanta, Georgia. Founded in 1913, it is one of the University System of Georgia's four research universities. Georgia State has been ranked the nation's number 1 public university for excellence in undergraduate teaching by the USA. Casita offers two accommodation options and the Atlanta bus station is only five minutes away.
The Georgia Institute of Technology, commonly referred to as Georgia Tech or, in the state of Georgia, as Tech or The Institute, is a public research university and institute of technology in Atlanta, Georgia. Casita offers two accommodation options and the West Peachtree St at Peachtree Pl bus station is five minutes away.
Emory University is a private research university in Atlanta, Georgia. Founded in 1836 as "Emory College" by the Methodist Episcopal Church and named in honour of Methodist bishop John Emory, Emory is the second-oldest private institution of higher education in Georgia. Casita offers two accommodation options nearby this university.
Spelman College is a private, historically black, women's liberal arts college in Atlanta, Georgia. It is part of the Atlanta University Center academic consortium in Atlanta. Casita offers two accommodation options near this university.
Besides having facilities for student accommodation in Atlanta, Casita offers student accommodation in these USA cities as well: Ventnor City, Brigantine, Pleasantville, and Ocean City.