Best place to live near the University of Minnesota

Elmwood apartments are all located just a few blocks close to the University of Minnesota near Dinkytown and the U of MN East Bank campus in the SE Como and Marcy Holmes neighborhoods. Walk or bike 15 minutes to the U of MN, and park your car for free in the Elmwood lots. All apartments are private, secure, and outside the congestion and noise of the University dorms and luxury student private dorms, for about 1/3 the cost. The Metrotransit bus leaves on the corner to anywhere around the university.

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  • Efficiency-studio, 1 bedroom, 2 bedroom, 3 bedroom, 4 bedroom apartments and houses near the U of MN. clean and secure, the best value for your money close to the U of MN
  • Included: parking, internet, water. Most apartments include heat, a few are so large they have separate HVAC systems. Some have bicycle garages.
  • In-apartment laundry or common laundry with new equipment.
  • Elmwood employees clean and sanitize the buildings every day.
  • Elmwood maintenance is available 24-7.
  • Security cameras monitor halls, laundries, parking areas, front- rear doors, exterior, and you can see thru the security cameras from your cel phone. Live webcams visible here.
  • We answer your phone call 24/7 in person and reply to your email immediately.

Many international students attending the U of Mn live in Elmwood apartments. We welcome applications from overseas students and their families and have helped many international students settle in Minneapolis.

Make the most out of your University of Minnesota experience and investment with the best value and quality housing. Walk, bike, bus or drive to campus without worrying about parking when you go home. Peace of mind security cameras let you see your apartment building. Responsive management and well-maintained apartments mean your quality of life is better.

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Looking for student apartments near the University of Minnesota? Elmwood apartments are the BEST place to live close to the U of M. Just minutes from the University of Minnesota East Bank campus, Dinkytown, and University of Minnesota Daycare, our student apartments are secure, carefully maintained, and feature personal service.


New: Utilities included, free parking and wifi in all apartments.

Near the U of MN: 15-20 minutes walk to East Bank campus. Bus stop right at the corner. Convenience stores and shopping nearby. Bike racks.

Clean: Hygienic quarry tile floors (no carpet stains or mold)

Service: We answer the phone in person. Immediate maintenance response 24/7.

Secure: Security key control system. Internet webcam surveillance. Keyless security bolts. Entire property illuminated at night.

More features: U of MN daycare center one block away. Air conditioning. Ceiling fans. Internet and cable. Washer and dryer. Dishwasher. Double sink bath vanities.