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Webster University's St. Louis location means you've got Midwestern city life at your fingertips. And speaking of Midwestern, this private university comes up on the list of best schools in that region of the U.S., at least according to U.S. News and World Report (and who else’s ranking counts?). The school's mascot is the Gorlok, a kind of mythical creature that was dreamed up by Webster kids themselves. It's got the head of we forget, the paws of something or other, and the body of who knows. Maybe or maybe not inspired by Napoleon Dynamite's "Liger," you'll be cheering it on, should you decide to make Webster University your alma mater...
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your very own rental for an unbeatable price, and well within the vicinity of Webster University, St. Louie's premier institution of higher learning. And we're not just whistling Dixie about “premier”: Webster leads the way in numbers of graduate degrees achieved by minority students. Anyway, maybe you actually do want to live on campus. In that case, see what the school recommends for first time students. Following that, if you're still on the proverbial fence on the issue of campus living (or not), hurry up and get down from there with our helpful tips on apartment hunting.
Webster University, To And Fro
St. Louis living at its best is what Webster University is all about, and even though the city is not close to being that high-density dream of the urban planner folks, it's still pretty good about getting students around without making them rely on your typical college clunker. Webster University students ride the city's Metrolink, a train that ain't a subway but instead what the genius name-givers call a "light rail." That's light as in cheap, too. You won't bust your billfold riding these rails. Now that the transportation issue squared away, take advantage of what you've learned to check one or two (or more, of course) of the campus's most popular hangout spots? Go and enjoy the Show-Me State by seeing what it’s got to offer.
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Saint Louis, Missouri, 63119
1 Bedroom$670 - $735
2 Bedrooms$730 - $900
3 Bedrooms$955 - $1,250
Webster Groves, Missouri, 63119
Webster Groves, Missouri, 63119
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What's the weather like in Saint Louis?
St. Louis has a continental climate with four distinct, though fairly mild seasons. Summers are rather warm, yet temperatures rise above 100 degrees an average of only five days per year. Visitors and residents flock to Busch Stadium in the summer months to enjoy a day in the sun at an MLB Cardinals game. Winters are chilly but moderate, with lows dipping into the 30s and a slight chance of snow. Spring and fall bring comfortable climates, with temperatures averaging in the mid to high 60s. Labor Day weekend brings St. Louis locals and tourists out to enjoy the festivities of the Big Muddy Blues Festival and the Japanese Festival at the Missouri Botanical Garden.
What neighborhoods in Saint Louis are good for eating out?
Euclid Avenue, in the Central West End of Saint Louis is home to dozens of the city's most popular restaurants. Enjoy some upscale dining at Eau Cafe, or a casual meal at local-favorite Llywelyn's Pub. Historic Soulard neighborhood has a variety of eateries sure to satisfy any appetite from a laid-back slice of pizza at Joanie's Pizzeria to a formal evening at Sage Urban American Grill. Or head over to The Hill, St. Louis' traditional Italian American neighborhood, for the best Italian eats in the city. Hill landmark for over 60 years, Mama Campisi's serves up terrific traditional Italian dishes at reasonable prices.
How far is the airport from downtown Saint Louis and can I get there easily and cheaply?
Lambert-Saint Louis International Airport is located right in town, about a 12-mile drive from the center of Saint Louis with a driving cost of less than $2. Several smaller local airports are also located within 25 miles of the city including Saint Louis Downtown Airport, MidAmerican Saint Louis Airport, Saint Louis Regional Airport, and the Spirit of Saint Louis Airport. For those who would prefer not to drive to the airport, an array of alternative modes of transportation are available including shuttle buses, local taxis, and limousine services.
Does Saint Louis have any famous museums or exhibitions?
Saint Louis boasts an impressive array of fun and educational museums and exhibits. The Museum of Transportation is fun for all ages, showcasing a unique collection of cars, locomotives, trolleys, and airplanes. Saint Louis' City Museum is more of a giant playground than a museum. Built in an old warehouse made mostly from architectural artifacts from around the city, City Museum is filled with fun-for-all-ages mazes, tunnels, and obstacle courses. The Saint Louis Science Center, located in Forest Park, is a hands-on learning experience fit for the entire family, with an Imax theater, planetarium, and several floors of interactive activities. Some other Saint Louis favorites include the Contemporary Art Museum, the Missouri History Museum, the Saint Louis Art Museum, and the Museum of Westward Expansion, amongst others.
What would an ideal weekend be like in Saint Louis?
An ideal weekend in Saint Louis would begin with a trip to the city's must-see Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis- world renowned for its beautiful interior mosaics, followed up by a visit to the city's landmark Gateway Arch. Next, be sure to check out the second largest urban park in America, Forest Park, as well as the gorgeous Missouri Botanical Garden. Stop by the City Museum to check out the enchanted forest, the giant aquarium, and museum of oddities and top off the weekend with a trip to the famous Anheuser Busch Brewery Tour.
How is the public transportation system in Saint Louis?
With access to buses, taxis, and various trains, the Gateway Multimodal Transportation Center serves as the nexus of public transportation in St. Louis. Two blocks east of St. Louis Union Station, the largest railway station in the metropolitan area, it is centrally located. Metro Transit is the Regional Transit Authority (RTA). It operates Metro buses and MetroLink, St. Louis' light rail system, which has stops in many of the metropolitan area's most popular destinations as well as near the city's college campuses. However, MetroLink has much to expand.
How much are utilities in Saint Louis?
The country, the average cost of utilities in Saint Louis, Missouri is 10 percent lower than the US average. With very hot summers and cold winters, combined average monthly utilities in Saint Louis, which amount to about $180 a month, will vary widely depending on the season. Other factors include the size and age of your house, how many members are in your family, and how hot and cool you like to keep your house. Electric will be highest in the summer, while gas will most likely be highest in the winter.