Springfield is the capital city of the state of Illinois, U.S. It is the largest city in Sangamon County. Its history goes back to the year 1818 and was previously named “Calhoun,” after Senator John C. Calhoun. Casita offers you affordable student accommodation in Springfield. Our accommodation options at Casita have state-of-the-art facilities and a variety of amenities and services. Also, they are very well located across the city and within a seven-minute walk to Central Springfield.
Why Book Student Accommodation in Springfield
Springfield was previously home to former U.S president Abraham Lincoln. It has a loaded history along with a rich culture. It is famous for its literary tradition and performing arts. It also hosts many annual events and festivals which include Springfield Old Capitol Art Fair and Route 66 Film Festival. Casita offers you luxurious student accommodation in Springfield near all the important locations in the city; universities, restaurants, and entertainment venues.
Universities in Springfield
Casita offers Springfield student accommodation within a short distance to the following university:
One student accommodation option in Springfield is within a 12-minute walking distance from the university.
Central and Jefferson (NE) bus station is a two-minute walk from the university and Clay at 1040 N Clay bus station is a four-minute walk.
Nearby places of interest: Pythian Castle, Route 66 Car Museum, and History Museum on the Square.
Is Springfield a nice place to live?
Springfield is one of the most livable cities in Illinois. It has a suburban feel to it and many youngsters live in the city. It is a suitable destination for international students because it offers renowned high-quality education and has many interesting locations and historic spots. It is also culturally and ethnically diverse.
Is it expensive to live in Springfield, IL?
Springfield is quite affordable, especially for students on a budget. It has a cost of living that is 5% lower than the national average. Housing expenses in Springfield are 30% lower than the national average and transportation costs are 13% lower than the national average. All in all, it is a budget-friendly city.
Must-Visit Places in Springfield
Springfield is loaded with historic spots and cultural locations that are a must-visit. These include Henson Robinson Zoo, Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum, Lincoln Home National Historic Site, Lincoln Tomb and War Memorials, Dana-Thomas House, Illinois State Capitol, Old State Capitol State Historic Site, Illinois State Museum, Washington Park, Illinois Governor's Mansion, Edwards Place Historic Home, Lincoln Memorial Garden, and The Lincoln Home Visitor Center.
Transportation in Springfield
Navigating the city of Springfield is quite easy. You can use the bus service operated by The Sangamon Mass Transit District (SMTD) to get to your destination. It offers 17 fixed routes for $1.25 per single ride. You can subscribe to a fixed day pass that would cost you $3.00. The city also has bike lanes and bike trails if you want to move around using a bike. Springfield is easily accessible via Abraham Lincoln Capital Airport and Amtrak’s Springfield rail station.
Other Student Accommodations in the USA
Besides offering luxurious and affordable student accommodation in Springfield, Casita also offers student accommodation options in the nearby cities which include:
Lincoln, Jacksonville, Washington, Saint Louis, Chicago, Indianapolis, Madison, and Milwaukee.