University Apartments

University Apartments
University Apartments Living
A comfortable, friendly environment that is conducive to the aspirations and achievements of a community of scholars.

Welcome to The University of Texas at Austin and the University Apartments.
We are happy you have taken an interest in our organization and services.

The University Apartments are reserved for families, graduate students, and undergraduates with at least 30 hours credit and in good standing with the University.

In selecting our apartments you choose facilities, services and staff that are an important part of your educational opportunities at The University of Texas at Austin. The staff at University Apartments believes that the most important decision you make after selecting an educational institution is choosing a place to live.

We Offer the Following Amenities:

  • 1-2-3 bedrooms (3-bedroom available only in Brackenridge)
  • Excellent public schools nearby
  • Community building programs such as Texas Breakfast, the Welcome Event, National Night Out and area socials.
  • Playgrounds at the Brackenridge and Colorado complexes
  • On-Site Laundry Facilities
  • Apogee Basic Cable TV & Internet Service
  • Convenient transportation with UT shuttle service and Capital Metro routes
  • Excellent maintenance
  • 24-hour University Police patrol
  • Within minutes of Downtown Austin
  • Apartments are non-smoking
  • No pets allowed

Water, waste-water, basic cable TV, internet and garbage are included in the monthly rent. Gas (for heating, cooking and hot water) is included in the monthly rent for Colorado residents only. All apartments are unfurnished. Stove and refrigerator provided.

Application for housing is separate from application to The University of Texas at Austin. Acceptance as a student is acknowledged by the Office of Admissions and is a prerequisite to apply for housing.

To apply for housing, you can learn more and apply online here.

Locations and Descriptions

University Apartments Office

3501 Lake Austin Blvd.
Austin, Texas 78703
Office is open Monday - Friday
8 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Brackenridge Apartments

3501 Lake Austin Blvd.
Austin, Texas 78703
Brackenridge is located on the corner of Lake Austin Blvd. and Red Bud Trail in West Austin. Brackenridge has unfurnished one, two and three bedroom air conditioned apartments with venetian blinds, refrigerators and stoves. Electric washer/dryer connections are available in the three bedroom apartments only.

Colorado Apartments

2501 Lake Austin Blvd.
Austin, Texas 78703
Colorado is named for the river that flows behind it, and is located on Lake Austin Boulevard. The complex is within walking distance to Deep Eddy Pool, the hike and bike trail, and grocery shopping. At Colorado unfurnished one and two bedroom apartments are offered with central heat and air conditioning, venetian blinds, refrigerators & stoves.

Gateway Apartments

1618 West 6th Street
Austin, Texas 78703
Gateway Apartments offer easy access to the expressway and downtown, and are minutes away from restaurants, shopping, and the hike and bike trail. At Gateway, one and two bedroom apartments are offered with central heat and air conditioning, refrigerators, stoves, mini-blinds and vertical blinds over sliding glass doors. Some apartments are barrier-free.