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Map PinFront St (Little Italy), San Diego
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Little Italy - 5 Mins Drive From San Diego Airport | Individual Pods
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Little Italy - 5 Mins Drive From San Diego Airport | Individual Pods
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Student Housing San Diego

It's simple to reserve student housing San Diego with Casita. San Diego is one of the most sought-after destinations for students in the USA, so you should 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 San Diego accommodation options can meet your needs. To quickly secure a student room with Casita, get in touch with our bilingual, 24-hour staff.

About San Diego

The second-largest city in California and the eighth-largest city overall is San Diego. Nearly 1.3 million people call San Diego home, and more than 3 million people live there. San Diego County includes 18 incorporated cities as well as a large number of additional quaint neighbourhoods and settlements inside its boundaries. 

With numerous top-notch universities offering countless undergraduate and graduate degrees, the city provides students of all ages with the tools they need to compete for and surpass growing employment opportunities. And major corporations like Google and Amazon are starting to take notice! All this makes San Diego an international-student attraction!

Suburbs in San Diego

San Diego 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 San Diego in various areas that differ in traffic, transportation, amenities, and location with respect to your university of choice. The best suburbs in San Diego include Little Italy, North Park, Ocean Beach, and La Jolla.

Little Italy

Little Italy is a small neighbourhood brimming with distinctive eateries, cultural activities, and year-round street fairs. Students will discover a waterfront vista, live music, a gourmet farmer's market, and even a piazza in the Italian style there. It's a charming neighbourhood that was designed to be explored, and you can get there by trolley from just about anywhere else in the city. 

Little Italy offers a variety of housing possibilities in both old and contemporary buildings. Little Italy is surprisingly inexpensive despite being one of San Diego's busiest downtown neighbourhoods. Our accommodation options there include Individual Pods.

North Park

North Park is the ideal neighbourhood for young professionals, artists, and students since it has affordable rent, craft breweries nearby, and art galleries. Locally owned eateries and coffee shops that are eager to serve them are appreciated by the locals. North Park is one of downtown San Diego’s most active and eclectic districts. This neighbourhood is one where innovation is valued, and people aren't hesitant to try new things in their daily lives. If you want to experience the cultural side of San Diego, this is one of the best places to stay.

Ocean Beach

Ocean Beach, which is set along the Pacific Ocean and exudes that recognisably SoCal beach vibe, is both a surfer's paradise and a gorgeous marvel. Old-fashioned bungalows, strollable main streets, and surf stores abound in the area. This region offers a well-established community located inside one of San Diego's tourist hotspots and is about 5 miles west of downtown San Diego. This neighbourhood attracts tourists worldwide for various reasons, including a thriving arts district, rich culture and history, and breathtaking vistas from stunning beaches.

La Jolla

La Jolla, which translates to "the jewel" in Spanish, is the most prestigious neighbourhood in the city and a crucial component of San Diego's shimmering crown. This area, which is well-known for its stunning coastline, is a spot where you can go swimming in the water, hiking in the mountains, and trekking across the desert, all on the same day. La Jolla has discovered the trick to balancing high-class living with a relaxed pace. Both UC San Diego students and recent college graduates enjoy visiting La Jolla. Locals may buy, eat, and drink without travelling south to the city centre, thanks to La Jolla Village.

Cost of Living in San Diego

San Diego, California's cost of living is 4% more expensive than the state average and 47% more expensive than the national average. Depending on things like your average income and spending habits, the cost of living in the city can change. The rent average in San Diego is $2,238. Although a bit pricey, Casita offers you affordable housing near your chosen university in San Diego.

Transportation in San Diego

San Diego ranks third among the top 25 most populous cities in the United States, with the shortest average commute time (26.1 minutes). The whole area has numerous transportation routes and networks. You need to make sure you verify the schedules and plans in advance and plan your trips. MTS (bus/trolley) is a public transportation system offering lines all around the region. The San Diego Metropolitan Transit System will get you where you need to go, whether by bus or trolley.

Trains from San Diego to places like Los Angeles, Santa Barbara, and the northern Pacific Coast are also a calm and convenient way to travel. Pedicabs are a popular transportation service in the Gaslamp Quarter and along the downtown waterfront. There are other tours offered that offer a unique approach to seeing San Diego's downtown neighbourhoods.

Life in San Diego

San Diego is a popular study-abroad destination for international students who want to pursue higher education. The institutions in San Diego have limitless potential and provide renowned cultures and landmarks, employment prospects, a bright future, cutting-edge facilities, and high-quality education. Students are drawn to the area by the beautiful weather and the many liberal arts programmes and research universities. 

America's Finest City, San Diego, is not only among the best cities on the West Coast to live in, but it also offers fantastic job opportunities, a variety of gorgeous beaches, top-notch cuisine, reasonably priced neighbourhoods, and much more!

San Diego Attractions

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

King of Missions

You should explore the beautiful Pacific Ocean coastline through exhilarating whale-watching adventures and experience California history by visiting the “King of Missions."

Oceanside Museum of Art

The museum's annual programming includes over 15 critically-acclaimed contemporary and modern art exhibitions, as well as concerts, movies, interactive art experiences, gourmet events, fundraising parties, art workshops and lectures, nighttime events, docent tours, and chartered travel to various regional, national, and international cultural art institutions and destinations. 

OMA engages visitors and members of all ages, interests, professions, and cultural backgrounds as part of its purpose to celebrate art through engagement, education, and innovation.

California Surf Museum

Since its establishment in 1986, the California Surf Museum has welcomed thousands of tourists each year from more than 40 different countries. The museum features a permanent collection that documents the development of surfboards and wave riding in addition to a number of changing displays each year. It has accumulated a unique collection of archives and collections gathered over more than 30 years, making up one of the world's largest troves of surfing history in its current museum-quality facility.

Universities in San Diego

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

  1. University of San Diego

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

  • Tecolote Road Station light rail station is just three minutes away.

  • Places of interest: Old Town San Diego State Historic Park.

  1. San Diego State University

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

  • El Cajon Transit Centre is 13 minutes away.

  • Places of interest: La Mesita Park.

Nearby Cities

Besides having facilities for student accommodation in San Diego, Casita offers student accommodation in these other cities in the USA: 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, and Jonesboro.

Frequently Asked Questions:

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


When should I start looking for San Diego student housing?

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Starting your search for student housing in San Diego 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 San Diego?

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Yes, but you should check the availability of your San Diego 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 San Diego?

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The average monthly cost for student housing in San Diego starts at around $2,238. 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 San Diego?

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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 San Diego 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 U.S. guarantor. Refer back to your accommodation expert for further help on the matter.

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