UTSA Student Housing Cost

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There are several housings for the students of University of Texas at San Antonio to live in. For the first time residents, you can live in Alvarez Hall, Chaparral Village, Chisholm Hall, Guadalupe Hall, and University Oaks. As for the returning residents, there are two places to choose from, which are Laurel Village, University Oaks, and Downtown Housing. Each of them costs differently. If you want to know, this post will unveil about the student housing and as well as the rates.

Alvarez Hall

  • Academic semester: $3,510
  • Academic year: $7,020

Alvarez Hall utsa

If you live in Alvarez Village, you will be able to get an individual bedroom, in-room personal sink, semi-private bath, floor study lounges, floor TV lounges, community kitchen. Aside from that, there are a lot of things included with the rates, including all utilities, multi-purpose room, Wi-Fi, high speed internet, two courtyards, laundry room, basketball courts (located at Chaparral Village), swimming pool (located at Chaparral Village), and hot tub (located at Chaparral Village).

Chaparral Village

Chaparral Village

4 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms:

  • Academic semester: $3,580
  • Academic year: $7,160

2 bedrooms and 1 bathroom:

  • Academic semester: $3,885
  • Academic year: $7,770

4 bedrooms (double) and 2 bathrooms:

  • Academic semester: $2,145
  • Academic year: $4,290

Each housing option includes semi private bath(s), suite kitchenette, fully furnished living room, all utilities, Wi-Fi, five neighborhood centers, free laundry facilities, basketball courts, study rooms, swimming pool, and hot tub.

Laurel Village

Laurel Village

4 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms:

  • Academic semester: $3,580
  • Academic year: $7,160

2 bedrooms and 1 bathroom:

  • Academic semester: $3,885
  • Academic year: $7,770
  • Full year: $10,070

Summer rates only:

4 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms:

  • 5 week session: $1,056
  • 10 week session: $2,112

2 bedrooms and 1 bathroom:

  • 5 week session: $1,119
  • 10 week session: $2,238

Every option mentioned above includes semi private bath(s), suite kitchenette, fully furnished living room, all utilities, Wi-Fi, two courtyards, laundry rooms, basketball courts, three neighborhood centers, swimming pool (located at Chaparral Village), and hot tub (located at Chaparral Village).

Chisholm Hall

Chisholm Hall

2 bedrooms and 1 bathroom:

  • Academic semester: $2,998
  • Academic year: $5,996

1 bedroom and 1 bathroom:

  • Academic semester: $4,814
  • Academic year: $9,628

2 bedrooms and 1 bathroom:

  • Academic semester: $3,183
  • Academic year: $6,366

By choosing one of these rate options, you will be able to get fully furnished, private bathrooms, closets, all utilities, activity center, laundry room, high speed internet, BBQ pit, gaming rooms, outdoor volleyball court, swimming pool, and theater.

University of Oaks

According to the official website of University of Texas at San Antonio, University Oaks is owned and operated by a private third-party company called Campus Living Villages or CLV. This company is separate legal entity from UTSA. Basically, CLV is known as a UTSA tenant under certain land leases. If you have questions about the rates, please contact the management of the University Oaks directly.

Guadalupe Hall

  • Academic semester: $3,144
  • Academic year: $6,288

Guadalupe Halls offers a lot of things, including floor study spaces, community kitchen, large and small lounges, all utilities, multi-purpose room with A/V, Wi-Fi, outdoor patio with grill, coffee shop, laundry rooms, basketball courts (at Chaparral Village), swimming pool (at Chaparral Village), and hot tub (at Chaparral Village).

Downtown Housing

UTSA Downtown Campus is planning to offer the students of the university the mix used facilities with a lot of living options, dining, and some other ones. As of now, those who are always dreaming of living in an urban area might want to consider some options. One of these options recommended by UTSA is called Tobin Lofts.

Tobin Lofts is independent and it has nothing to do with UTSA despite housing the students from different colleges in San Antonio. This place is near UTSA Downtown campus and it will take less than 10 minutes to get there by car or about 25 to 30 minutes by VIA bus. The complete address of the housing is 1415 N. Main Ave., San Antonio, Texas 78212. If you are wondering about the rates, it starts from $585 per month. By spending the amount, you will be able to get amenities that include a full kitchen with granite countertops, washer and dryer in every unit, a 24-hour fitness center, high speed internet, and resort style pool. To know more about this housing, it is better for you to visit the official website of Tobin Lofts.

Method to Apply

It is better for you to apply for the student housing as soon as you have decided to attend University of Texas at San Antonio. Here is step by step to apply to one of these student housings:

  1. The first thing that you can do is to log in to the Housing Portal by entering the username and password. Here is the link that will take you to the login page tap here.
  2. After logging in. choose the correct application to complete based on when you expect to live on campus.
  3. Then, follow each step and check the Housing Portal regularly so that you will be able to get the latest updates. Apparently, the application process is phased over time.
  4. Please check your email related to UTSA regularly for updates and instructions.

Bottom Line

As mentioned earlier, each of these student housings costs differently. You can consider many things before making a decision on which place to live in. When deciding among these options, you might also calculate the cost for the meals. Here is the summary of the fees for housing and meals to help you making a decision:

Full time undergraduate students:

  • Living at home with parents: $3,384
  • Living off campus: $9,558
  • Living on campus: $11,234

Part time undergraduate students:

  • Living at home with parents: $3,384
  • Living off campus: $9,558
  • Living on campus: $11,234

Full time graduate students:

  • Living at home with parents: $3,384
  • Living off campus: $9,558
  • Living on campus: $11,234

Part time graduate students:

  • Living at home with parents: $3,384
  • Living off campus: $9,558
  • Living on campus: $11,234

You are suggested to discuss with your family about this kind of thing so that there will be no issue in the future.

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