Milwaukee is the most populous city in the state of Wisconsin. It is often referred to as a “Gamma”, meaning it’s a global and metropolitan city with many diverse cultures and ethnicities; so as an international student, it will be quite easy to blend in. Casita offers you student accommodation in Milwaukee that is affordable and safe. Our accommodation locations have state-of-the-art facilities and plenty of services. Also, our student accommodation facilities are about a 15-minute walk from Central Milwaukee, making it a perfect choice for students.
Why Book Student Accommodation in Milwaukee?
Milwaukee has a full and rich history that’s influenced by Germans. Its name derives from the Algonquian word “millioke”, meaning "pleasant land". The city lies on the shores of Lake Michigan at the junction of three rivers: the Menomonee, the Kinnickinnic, and the Milwaukee. It is a popular cultural and arts centre; having a plethora of historic sites, museums, and festivals that include the famous Summerfest music festival. Casita offers student accommodation in Milwaukee near the major higher-education institutions there.
Universities in Milwaukee
Casita offers Milwaukee affordable student accommodation within a short distance to the following universities:
University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee
Two student accommodation options in Milwaukee are within a 10-minute car ride from the university.
Burns Commons light trail station is an eight-minute drive from the university. Maryland and Hartford bus station is a two-minute walk from the university and Maryland and Newport bus station is a one-minute walk.
Nearby places of interest: North Point Lighthouse, Black Cat Alley, and Mitchell Park Horticultural Conservatory.
Two student accommodation options in Madison are within a five-minute walking distance from the university.
Milwaukee Intermodal train station is a 15-minute walk from the university. Wisconsin Ave and 16th St bus station is a four-minute walk from the university and Wisconsin and N18 bus station is a two-minute walk.
Nearby places of interest: Pabst Mansion, Bronze Fonz by Gerald P. Sawyer, and Discovery World.
Milwaukee School of Engineering
Two student accommodation options in Madison are within a six-minute car ride from the university.
Milwaukee Intermodal train station is a seven-minute drive from the university. Water and State bus station is a five-minute walk from the university and Water and Juneau bus station is a two-minute walk.
Nearby places of interest: The Ladybug Building, Sculpture Milwaukee, and Cathedral Square Park.
What is the cost of living in Milwaukee Wisconsin?
Milwaukee is the 22nd affordable city in the US. It has living costs of about 15% lower than the national average. Grocery, health, housing, education, transportation, and utilities are within an international student’s budget. All of the above factors make Milwaukee suitable for international students.
Is Milwaukee a good city to live in?
Milwaukee is a great place to live in. Besides the previously mentioned point of affordability, it is full of high-quality higher-education institutions, has fantastic weather, a cultural centre, has great outdoors throughout the city, and hosts many events and festivals annually. Milwaukee is definitely a choice to consider for students.
Must-Visit Places in Milwaukee
Milwaukee has many cool places that are a must-visit. These include the Harley-Davidson Museum, Milwaukee Art Museum, American Family Field, Lakefront Brewery, Milwaukee County Zoo, Milwaukee Public Museum, Milwaukee Public Market, Basilica of St. Josaphat, and Milwaukee RiverWalk.
Transportation in Milwaukee
Milwaukee has great transportation links that’ll get you anywhere around the city. Transportations methods in Milwaukee include buses, streetcars, and taxis. The bus service is operated by the Milwaukee County Transit System. It has over 50 routes that you can learn about using the Ride MCTS app. You may also track your bus and pay your fare using the app. The Hop streetcar connects Milwaukee Intermodal Station with the centre of the city and Ogden Avenue. The best thing about The Hop is that it connects all the major neighbourhoods and the service is for free. You can learn all about its routes and the schedule using the Hop app. Private transportation services are also available in the city through providers like AccuTrans Group, Callaway Transportation, and Uber. The city is easily accessible through Milwaukee Intermodal Train Station and the Port of Milwaukee.
Other Student Accommodations in the USA
Besides offering affordable student accommodation in Milwaukee, Casita also offers student accommodation options in nearby cities which include:
Madison, Chicago, Indianapolis, Detroit, and Saint Louis.