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Student Accommodation Sacramento

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Stunning Comfortable Home w/ Backyard + Outdoor Areas
Stunning Comfortable Home w/ Backyard + Outdoor Areas
Map PinBarrette Ave (North Sacramento), Sacramento
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Map Pin37 mins by public transport to Central Sacramento
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Cozy Stunning House w/ Backyard
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Map Pin13th Ave (Oak Park), Sacramento
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Map Pin34 mins by public transport to Central Sacramento
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Student Housing Sacramento

It's simple to reserve student housing Sacramento with Casita. Sacramento is one of the most sought-after destinations for students in the USA, so start your search for student accommodation there as soon as possible. With our housing experts at your disposal, finding your ideal student studio or en-suite accommodation will be a breeze. Whether you are looking for single rooms, shared rooms, en-suite rooms, apartments, penthouses, quadruplets, or something else, one of our many Sacramento accommodation options can meet your needs. To quickly secure a student room with Casita, get in touch with our bilingual, 24-hour staff.

About Sacramento

California's capital city is Sacramento, and it is also the biggest city in Sacramento County. Its origins can be traced back to the Pre-Columbian era. Sacramento City is the cultural and economic centre of the Sacramento metropolitan area. It is frequently referred to as a "Hipster City" and is renowned for its cultural aspect. 

Sacramento, often known as the City of Trees, is renowned for its older neighbourhoods, parks, and streets lined with trees. The city is culturally and ethnically diverse, having residents of many different races. The city has been the political hub of the nation's most powerful state, which boasts the sixth-largest economy in the world since 1854.

Suburbs in Sacramento

Sacramento has a number of suburbs and neighbourhoods that students can call home during their stay in the city. As a student, you can book student housing Sacramento in various areas that differ in traffic, transportation, amenities, and location with respect to your university of choice. The best suburbs in Sacramento include Oak Park, Land Park, and Midtown.

Oak Park

The region of Oak Park has long been associated with Sacramento's vibrant black community. Oak Park was actually Sacramento's first suburb. The historic Guild Theatre, McClatchy Park, and the Oak Park Farmers Market are some of the most well-known attractions in this area. Our student accommodation options in this neighbourhood include a Cosy Stunning House w/ Backyard.

Land Park

If you genuinely enjoy all types of outdoor pursuits, Land Park, a neighbourhood in West Sacramento named after the nearby William Land Regional Park, is a terrific place to call home. The neighbourhood holds a number of festivals and activities throughout the year with the aim of making new and old acquaintances. In addition to being the location of Sacramento City College, Land Park is renowned for having an excellent public school system.


The Midtown neighbourhood, often referred to as a hub of culture and creativity, gives its people a vibrant, cosmopolitan vibe. Midtown, which is known as a great area to live in, is eclectic and full of stylish stores, a bustling nightlife, and award-winning restaurants. Its strategic location makes it a transit haven, with an abundance of options for getting you where you need to be.

Cost of Living in Sacramento

California is one of the most expensive states in the US, but Sacramento is one of the more reasonably priced main cities there. Sacramento's cost of living is 21% higher than the national average and 14% lower than the state average. Rent costs around $1,754, groceries around $104.8, and utilities around $98.4.

Transportation in Sacramento

Transportation in Sacramento is quite efficient. You can move around the city using the bus, the light rail, or even a bicycle. The Sacramento Regional Transit District (SRT) provides the bus service, which operates 63 bus routes. Light rail is another option for getting around the city. SRT also provides this service, and it offers three lines: blue, gold, and green. These lines help you get to other cities in Sacramento County. 

Cycling has become a popular mode of transportation in recent years, so it's another convenient way to get around town.

Life in Sacramento

Sacramento has been selected as one of the best cities to live in America. It is a fast-growing city with major transitions in technological and cultural advances. It also has a friendly and welcoming community, and you won’t feel like a stranger there. It has a low cost of living compared to other cities in California, so it's affordable and suitable for students on a budget. The city is packed with historical sites and cultural spots. It even hosts annual festivals and events, which include the Sacramento French Film Festival and the Sacramento Music Awards. In Sacramento, you’ll never be bored, and there’s always something to do or explore!

Many folks think Sacramento is significantly underappreciated compared to other California cities. The environment is really laid back, and business is thriving. Additionally, Sacramento is relatively inexpensive to live in when compared to other California cities that may be a little more popular and well-known, even though it is more expensive than the national average.

Sacramento Attractions

There is a lot to see and do in Sacramento. The notable tourist destinations, monuments, and attractions in Sacramento range from parks and open areas to museums and art galleries. You can find somewhere to enjoy anything that piques your interest in Sacramento! Additionally, Sacramento offers a variety of free activities for students.

California Museum

The California Museum honours the history, culture, diversity, and distinctive impact that the Golden State has had on the world. The Museum was founded in 1998 and is home to the Unity Center, the official California Hall of Fame, and other exhibitions encouraging visitors to leave their imprint on history. It captivates audiences, teaches them, and enlightens them about California's rich history, diversity, and singular influence in the fields of ideas, innovation, art, and culture. The official California Hall of Fame, California Indians: The First People, California Missions: A Journey Along the El Camino Real, California's Remarkable Women, and the Constitution Wall are some of the long-term signature exhibitions there.

Cathedral of the Blessed Sacrament

The mother church of the Sacramento Roman Catholic Diocese is the Cathedral of the Blessed Sacrament. The Cathedral of the Blessed Sacrament is one of three historically significant buildings in Sacramento. Built at a time when Sacramento was becoming the state capital from a mining town, it required the kind of commitment and tenacity for which the early settlers of California were renowned.

California Automobile Museum

The California Automobile Museum is a large museum. More than 150 different makes and types of vehicles are housed there. The exhibit's vehicles, which span the years from the early 1900s to future alternative-energy vehicles, are all distinctively arranged chronologically with other artefacts appropriate to the times and changes in the automobile. The California Automobile Museum's goal is to preserve and promote the automobile and its impact on our lives while educating and entertaining visitors.

Universities in Sacramento

As a city with a significant population of local and international students, Sacramento is home to many top-ranked universities and world-renowned institutions. Casita has options for student accommodation in Sacramento near the city’s universities; check some of them out below!

  1. California State University, Sacramento

  • Two student accommodation options in Sacramento are within a 30-minute car drive from the university.

  • University/65th Street Station (WB) rail station is a 16-minute walking distance from the university. Elvas Ave and 62nd St (NB) bus station is a 13-minute walk from the university, and Carlson Dr and State Univ Drive North (EB) bus station is a 12-minute walk.

  • Nearby places of interest: Old Sacramento Waterfront, Stanford Mansion, and Sacramento Zoo. 

  1. University of the Pacific, Sacramento

  • A couple of student accommodation options in Sacramento are within a 50-minute car drive from the university.

  • City College Station (WB) rail station is a 24-minute walking distance from the university. Franklin Blvd & 5th Ave (SB) bus station is a four-minute walk from the university, and Franklin Blvd & Montgomery Way (NB) bus station is a six-minute walk.

  • Nearby places of interest: Fairytale Town, California State Railroad Museum, and East Portal Park

  1. University of San Francisco, Sacramento

  • Two student accommodation options in Sacramento are within a ten-minute car drive from the university.

  • 8th & O rail station is a 13-minute walking distance from the university. Capitol Mall I-5 Bridge (EB) bus station is a one-minute walk from the university, and Tower Bridge Gtwy at Raley Field WB bus station is a six-minute walk.

  • Nearby places of interest: California State Capitol Museum, Crocker Art Museum, and Sacramento History Museum. 

Nearby Cities

Besides having facilities for student accommodation in Sacramento, Casita offers student accommodation in these other cities in the USA: Abilene, Alhambra, Ann Arbor, Astoria, Athens, Atlanta, Auburn, Austin, Baltimore, Baton Roug, Bellingham, Berkeley, Birmingham, Blacksburg, Bloomington, Boston, Boynton Beach, Brooklyn, California, Central, Champaign, Chapel Hill, Charleston, Charlotte, Charlottesville, Chicago, Clarksville, Clemson, College Park, College Station, Colorado Springs, Columbia, Conway, Denton, Denver, Detroit, East Palo Alto, El Sobrante, Fayetteville, Fort Collins,Fullerton, Gainesville, Greenville, Houston, Huntsville, Indianapolis, Kalamazoo, Kansas City, Kings County, Knoxville, Lafayette, Laramie, Las Vegas, Lincoln, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Madison, Marina del Rey, Menlo Park, Mesquite, Miami, Milwaukee, Minneapolis, Mountain View, Jacksonville, Jersey City, Jonesboro, Natchitoches, New Haven, New Orleans, New York, Norman, Oakland, Omaha, Orlando, Overland Park, Oxford, Oxford - Ohio, Philadelphia, Pineville, Prairie Village, Providence, Queens County, Radford, Raleigh, Riverside, Rochester, Rock Hill, San Antonio, San Diego, San Francisco, San Jose, San Marcos, Santa Clara, Santa Monica, Springfield, St. Louis, St. Petersburg, State College, Statesboro, Stillwater, Storrs, Syracuse, Tallahassee, Tampa, Tempe, Tuscaloosa, Tyler, Waco, Washington, West Hollywood, West Lafayette, Wichita, Wichita Falls, Willington, Wilmington.

Frequently Asked Questions:

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


When should I start looking for Sacramento student housing?

Starting your search for student housing in Sacramento 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 Sacramento?

Yes, but you should check the availability of your Sacramento 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 Sacramento?

The average monthly cost for student housing in Sacramento starts at around $1,754 per month. 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 Sacramento?

Payments 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 Sacramento student housing rent in instalments?

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


How do I complete my booking?

Once you inquire on our website, one of our accommodation experts will contact you to help you book your room of choice or offer you alternatives if the room is unavailable for your dates. To enquire, simply choose a room and click on the "Enquire" button, then fill out the inquiry form you see in front of you.


What should I look for when booking Sacramento student housing?

While searching for student accommodation in Sacramento, you want to look for places that offer all-inclusive bills as well as fully-furnished accommodation options, accommodation close to your university of choice, and student homes that have the basic amenities you might need, including Wi-Fi, secure parking, and on-site laundry facilities.


What are the best areas for students to live in Sacramento?

Sacramento has a variety of suburbs that are close to its numerous university and college campuses. Students can easily find good and affordable student housing in Sacramento in areas like Oak Park, Land Park, and Midtown.


What different housing types are available for students in Sacramento?

The types of student accommodation in Sacramento vary, ranging from PBSAs (Purpose-Built Student Accommodation) to private lets and co-living spaces.


What are the different available room types in Sacramento?

The available room types in Sacramento student housings vary from single, double, triple, and en-suite rooms. There are also private flats, apartments, self-contained studios, and penthouses.


Can I get a furnished student room in Sacramento?

Using Casita’s services, you can easily find fully-furnished rooms in Sacramento that are fitted with the essentials of a bed, a wardrobe, a study area, a desk, a chair, a bathroom, and a fully-equipped kitchen at affordable prices.


Can I see the property before moving in?

Yes, you can. Almost all Sacramento student housing options allow students to see the property either via online viewings via Skype or Zoom or through virtual tours of the property so you can take a look at your new home before moving in!


What’s the best mode of transportation in Sacramento?

When booking student accommodation in Sacramento, you can get around the city through its various transport links. The main mode of transportation is the bus, the light rail, and the train, but cars, cabs, and private taxis are also available. You can also walk or cycle your way through the city.


Can only students book with Casita?

Yes, mainly students can book with Casita. Students over the age of 18 can easily find suitable student accommodation in Sacramento, while students under the age of 18 can also book with Casita but might require guidance from accommodation experts to find a fitting accommodation.


Can my parents or guardian stay for the first few days when I arrive?

While some Sacramento student apartments may allow for parents or guardians to stay over, every student housing in Sacramento has its own set of rules and regulations regarding hosting outsiders. We recommend you either check with the provider or contact an accommodation expert to get all the information you need.


Can I stay with a friend at my student housing in Sacramento?

This mostly depends on the provider and the specific accommodation you choose. In most cases, you can rent an apartment with your friends. You may be charged a small fee to do so, or you can rent a dual occupancy unit.


What if I don’t like my accommodation after moving in?

At Casita, we try our best to find student accommodation that meets all your priorities and preferences. If you happen to not like your accommodation due to any unforeseen or unexpected circumstances, referring back to the provider is recommended, as cancellation policies vary from one provider to another.