Real Estate 10 great apartment rentals near NYC college campuses By BRITTANY HAMLETT-CONCEPCION Updated August 14, 2015 1:33 PM Print Share fbShare Tweet Email Going back to school can be bittersweet. The smell of new notebooks, fresh packages of pens and a perfect class schedule are great to look forward to. What's not so great to forward to? Overpaying for you dorm room or commuting oh so many subway stops to your city campus. Luckily, there are cheaper, better housing options available. Check them out! 95 East 10th St., #7, East Village Photo Credit: Citi Habitats This East Village three bedroom is steps away from the New School and boasts one large king-size bedroom with a closet and two separate queen-size bedrooms with closets and windows. The two-floor walkup has a large living space with a fireplace mantel, an eat-in kitchen and the building allows pets! Rent it for $5,195 at streeteasy.com 600 West 111th St., #09F, Morningside Heights Photo Credit: NY Quality Living Uptown This Riverside Park three bedroom is a 24-hour doorman full-service luxury coop minutes away from Columbia University. The fully renovated spacious pad boasts an updated bathroom, hardwood floors, spacious closets and beautiful roof deck! Rent it for $4,800 at streeteasy.com 3147 Broadway, #15, Morningside Heights, Manhattan Photo Credit: Bold New York This spacey two bedroom apartment is perfect for anyone looking for a roommate. Each bedroom has a closet and windows and the entire apartment has beautiful exposed brick walls and hardwood floors. The bonus? One month rent free and no fees! Rent it for $2,800 at streeteasy.com 177 Bleecker St., #7, Washington Square Park Photo Credit: Streeteasy This cozy Washington Square Park two-flight walkup boasts exposed brick walls, two spacious bedrooms, and eat-in kitchen and a washer and dryer. Just steps away from NYU and all transportation, the building even allows pets! Rent it for $2,995 at streeteasy.com 320 East 73rd St., #5RE, Upper East Side Photo Credit: City Wide Apartments This Upper East Side gem is minutes away from Hunter College and boasts to be the "most insane apartment in NYC." Aside from the five rooms, including three queen-size bedrooms and two bathrooms, has multiple levels, a renovated kitchen with a dishwasher and a private terrace perfect for cocktail parties or barbecues! Rent it for $4,450 at streeteasy.com 417 E 65th St., #4, Upper East Side Photo Credit: Bond New York This Upper East side two bedroom is minutes away from Hunter College. The naturally lit pad boasts a modern kitchen, renovated bathroom and soaring high ceilings. Rent it for $3,025 at 31 Union Square West, #8C, Union Square Photo Credit: Triumph Property Group This two bedroom loft in Union Square is minutes away from the New School and boasts two full marble bathrooms, an open island kitchen with new appliances and a 24-hour doorman and concierge as amenities! Rent it for $6,400 at streeteasy.com 584 Myrtle Avenue, #2C, Clinton Hill, Brooklyn Photo Credit: Cooper & Cooper Real Estate This "lofty ceiling" two bedroom apartment has spacious bedrooms, an open kitchen with a dishwasher and is steps away from Pratt Institute! Rent it for $2,550 at streeteasy.com 2461 Marion Avenue, #2B, Fordham Heights, The Bronx Photo Credit: Icon Realty Group This spacious two bedroom boasts a large sunken living room, "closets galore," steps away from Fordham University and transportation as well as minutes away from tasty Arthur Ave restaurants and pastry shops! Rent it for $1,600 at streeteasy.com 153 East 184th St., #5B, Fordham Heights, The Bronx Photo Credit: Icon Realty Group This Fordham Heights three bedroom boasts a king-size bedroom, spacious living space, a large separate kitchen and is steps away from the #4 train! Rent it for $1,795 at streeteasy.com By BRITTANY HAMLETT-CONCEPCION Share on Facebook Share on Twitter More on this topic 10 Carrie Bradshaw-approved NYC apartments with killer closetsBecause shoes need private time too. Comments We're revamping our Comments section. Learn more and share your input.