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Washington University in St. Louis graduate students live off-campus in privately-owned or University-owned properties.

The Brown School is located on the university’s Danforth Campus. We are bordered by Forest Park, and the cities of St. Louis, Clayton and University City. Students live in a variety of the neighborhoods around campus, and each neighborhood has its distinguishing characteristics. Most students access commute from their home to campus by foot, bike, car or St. Louis Metro Transit’s bus or light rail lines (free for students through the U-Pass Program).

We created a Guide to St. Louis Neighborhoods to help you determine the most popular destinations for Brown School students among the cities 79 neighborhoods, each with a distinct feel.

Related Reads: "St. Louis Is as Welcoming as It Is Budget-Friendly" (New York Times) and "An Insider's Guide to the Magic of St. Louis, Missouri" (Vogue)

Helpful Resources:

Apartment Referral Services (ARS) is a university-managed service that provides assistance in locating off-campus housing, planning and budgeting, finding a roommate, safety and security concerns, understanding tenant rights, contracts, maintenance concerns, transportation schedules, utility set-up, and related housing matters.

Quadrangle Housing is Washington University’s off-campus housing affiliate and manages a variety of University owned properties located in the heart of Washington University in St. Louis' neighboring communities.

Additional resources for international students are provided by the Office for International Students and Scholars (OISS).

Off-campus crime prevention and safety resources, including helpful tips for apartment safety are provided by the WUPD.

Guide to Missouri’s Landlord-Tenant Law and the rental process assists you in knowing your tenant rights and responsibilities.

St. Louis Visitors Commission provides a number of maps of St. Louis city and surrounding neighborhoods.

Additionally, there are many rental search engines that feature privately owned properties for rent. These include stlouis.craigslist.org​zillow.com, and trulia.com, among many others. 

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