There are many colleges and universities located in Richmond, the capital of Virginia, and several are located within walking distance of some remarkable attractions and historical sites.
Over 400 years of history make living in Richmond an amazing opportunity for your college student. Virginia Commonwealth University is ranked 4th in the state according to the 2016 University Web Rankings and Reviews from 4International Colleges & Universities. It also happens to be located right in the heart of historic Richmond, Virginia, a place I have called home for over 20 years.
VCU has expanded in leaps and bounds in the past 20 years to accommodate the growing student population and curriculum offered, and Rent College Pads is here to help that growing population find affordable, convenient off-campus housing.
Rent College Pads is an off-campus housing resource for students at Virginia Commonwealth University. They just launched here on March 15th and have already had over 5,000 VCU students use the site to help them find off-campus housing.
Rent College Pads provides to you at a glance the off-campus housing options available near your university. You are provided with items such as the contact information, pricing, bedroom/bath availability and the walk score. In addition, there is a selection of property photos, a detailed description of the property, whether any utilities are included in the rent, location of laundry facilities and other additional features.
See a property you like and want to save it? Just click on the star to the right to add it to your favorites and once you have had a chance to check out all of the off-campus housing options, go back and compare those you selected to start with your top selections.
You have a quick overview of the properties to your left, and you can filter your results based on price, bedrooms, bathrooms, availability date, and additional features – or you can just scroll through all of the choices and star your favorites.
Rent College Pads gives parents the peace of mind they need to help their child find affordable, off-campus housing. You can see from the street photos of the property the neighborhood, check out the walk score to see what is within walking distance.
Why Richmond Is Ideal for College Students
Aside from the many colleges and universities right in the heart of Richmond, we are also one of the hottest culinary destinations in the country. The beautiful James River runs right through the city, and the outdoors is a playground where you can kayak, swim, tube and relax. The Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, the VCU Institute for Contemporary Art, and the Valentine are part of the world-class museums that call Richmond home.
VCU Campus Life is directly linked to the Rent College Pads website to make it easy for you to find anything you need. With direct links to the urban canvas that Richmond is for VCU students, you can literally find anything you have an interest in right at your fingertips. Just one look at the Richmond events calendar on any given week will have your head spinning from the choices!
So once you and your college-bound student have decided on an ideal location and pricing guidelines, let Rent College Pads do the rest and find off-campus housing near VCU for your student that will have you both sleeping easier at night!