Sam Houston State University Off Campus Apartments
Ready for an Apartment near SHSU?
Has the time come for you to get out of the dorm and move into an off campus SHSU apartment? Perhaps the options available from the Sam Houston State University housing office no longer meet your needs and you would like to find a cheap apartment close to the SHSU campus. If so, you can search for off campus Sam Houston State University apartments with MyNewPlace's college housing search.
Although Sam Houston State University student housing may be very conveniently close to campus, moving to an off campus apartment can be a great way to save money, put some distance in between yourself and an RA, get accustomed to living in your own apartment and building up rental history.
SHSU apartments for rent are available close to campus and in other neighborhoods around Huntsville , Texas. Using our map based university apartment finder, you can find off campus housing near campus to ensure you can still get to all the SHSU Bearkats games and make it to class on time.
We can help you find off campus SHSU apartments that will best suit your collegiate lifestyle; search Sam Houston State University apartments by the number of bedrooms, price, neighborhood or a range of other amenities.
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Huntsville, Texas, 77340
Huntsville, Texas, 77340
Studio/1 BedroomUp to $589
2 BedroomsUp to $729
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Why should I move to Huntsville?
With a population of over 35,000, Huntsville is the county seat of Walker County, Texas. With Houston only 70 miles south, Huntsville is ideal for those who want to live outside of a big city, but still prefer to have the metropolitan conveniences somewhat close by. The largest employers are the Texas Department of Criminal Justice, Sam Houston State University, the Huntsville Independent School District, Huntsville Memorial Hospital, and Wal-Mart. Located on the edge of Huntsville State Park, which belongs to the Sam Houston National Forest, Huntsville is a also great place for those that enjoy the outdoors. This area offers ample camping, hiking, and Lake Conroe, part of which lies in Huntsville State Park, provides opportunities for boating, fishing, swimming, and water skiing.
Are there local sporting events in Huntsville?
Although Huntsville is located on the northern tip of Sam Houston National Forest, which offers countless hiking and camping opportunities, there are no local sporting events in Huntsville in the traditional sense. There are, however, in nearby Houston. Located an hour and 15 minutes south of Huntsville, Houston is home to several professional sports teams. The Houston Astros of Major League Baseball play at Minute Maid Park, the Houston Rockets of the National Basketball Association and the Houston Aeros of the American Hockey League both play at Toyota Center, and the Houston Texans of the National Football League play at Reliant Stadium. The city is also home to the Houston Dynamo of Major League Soccer.
Does Huntsville have a good school system?
Huntsville has a mostly subpar school system. Public education is primarily provided by the Huntsville Independent School District, which was rated better than 37.9 percent of school districts in Texas and 44.2 percent of school districts in the country. However, some students also attend schools belonging to the New Waverly Independent School District, which was rated better than 81.4 percent of school districts in the state and 69.6 percent of school districts in the nation.