Accommodations

Columbia Residential manages more than 150 apartment buildings, with most units located in the Morningside Heights, Manhattan Valley and Manhattanville neighborhoods, between 103rd Street and 125th Street. University housing is also located in Riverdale, the Bronx, 20 minutes from campus by shuttle bus.

Postdocs are eligible for studio, one-bedroom (singles and couples) and two-bedroom (family) units, and faculty and staff are eligible for one-bedroom, two-bedroom and three-bedroom units described in the tabs below.

All residents should review the housing policies for more information.

Studio

Studio apartments are one-room units with a private bathroom and kitchen appliances. Most of these units are unfurnished and charges for utilities are generally not included in the rent.

Postdoc couples or families must abide by couple and family housing policies to be eligible for this accommodation.

Example of studio apartment - kitchen view
Studio apartment sample
Example of studio apartment - living area and bathroom view
Studio apartment sample

One-Bedroom

One-bedroom apartments have a living room, kitchen, a separate bedroom and a bathroom, and they vary in size. Most of these units are unfurnished, and charges for utilities are generally not included in the rent.

Couples and individuals with children are given priority for one-bedroom apartments.

Postdoc couples or families must abide by couple and family housing policies to be eligible for this accommodation.

Example of one bedroom apartment - kitchen and living area view
One bedroom apartment sample
Example of one bedroom apartment - bedroom view
One bedroom apartment sample

Two-Bedroom

There are a small number of larger units that are suitable for families with children. Only those with dependent children may live in one of these apartments. Most of these units are unfurnished, and charges for utilities are generally not included in the rent.

Postdoc couples or families must abide by couple and family housing policies to be eligible for this accommodation.

Example of two bedroom family apartment - bedroom view
Two bedroom family apartment sample
Example of two bedroom family apartment - kitchen view
Two bedroom family apartment sample
Example of two bedroom family apartment - living room view
Two bedroom family apartment sample

Three-bedroom

There are a small number of three-bedroom apartments for faculty with children. Only those with dependent children may live in one of these apartments. Most of these units are unfurnished, and charges for utilities are generally not included in the rent.

Postdocs are not eligible for three-bedroom apartments.