Find Student Apartments Near FAMU

Get ready to find your apartment near Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University. Whether you choose to live in FAMU housing on-campus or off-campus, we'll make sure you will still be close enough to enjoy the rich FAMU college experience, from Homecoming to Set Fridays. has the best search technology to assist FAMU Rattlers in finding perfect student apartments. Search by hundreds of apartment options by criteria including rent price, amenities, location, and more. Each listing contains up-to-date photos along with available floor plans, specials, and current rates.

The Rattlers of FAMU

Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University is the only public historically black university in Florida and is the 3rd largest HBCU in the United States. FAMU's mission to educate African American students, including all races and nationalities, brings students from over 70 countries to Tallahassee. FAMU is consistently recognized by U.S. News and World Report as a top university. With programs spanning from undergraduate to doctoral degrees, and with various satellite campuses throughout the state of Florida, Florida A&M offers a wide range of academics making it a great choice for college students in Florida.

Most Frequently Asked Questions

Can I find all-inclusive apartments near FAMU?

Yes, you can find all-inclusive apartments near FAMU! An all-inclusive student apartment means that cable and utilities are bundled into monthly rent and apartments come fully furnished. Students with all-inclusive leases get to enjoy the perks of only making one payment rather than paying utility bills separately and no heavy lifting on move-in day! To learn more about if an all inclusive lease is right for you check out our FAQ on the pros and cons of an all-inclusive apartment.

Does the Venom Express stop at FAMU apartments?

The Venom Express provides shuttle transportation to and from Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University from 6:00am- 10:30 pm. Off campus housing communities located along Adams Street, Monroe Street, FAMU Way and Eugenia Street offer bus stops right outside the communities or just a short walk away. Don't forget to check out the special Set Friday route that has a few extra stops along the way. The best part? FAMU students ride free with a Rattler ID. Start your search for apartments on The Venom Express route

Will I be roommate matched with other FAMU students?

Off campus housing provides a great opportunity to meet new friends! All student housing communities provide a roommate matching program where you will be matched with other students that share a similar lifestyle and things like your year in school and areas of study. You should definitely provide your preferences on the roommate matching to your community, but do keep in mind there is no guarantee that all of your roommates will be FAMU students. You may find that you have roommates attending Florida State and TCC as well. Be open minded and trust that your new community will match you with roommates you'll love! If you do have any roommate matching concerns be sure to address them in advance prior to move in date.

What are the benefits of FAMU off campus life?

Whether you are a commuter student or are looking to enjoy more freedom outside the dorms, Tallahassee offers several student communities both walking distance and less than a 10-minute commute to FAMU campus. Here are the top 4 reasons why many students prefer off-campus living:

  • Full size kitchen! – Are you passionate about cooking or looking to save money by eating out less? Your off campus FAMU apartment will come fully equipped with a refrigerator, dishwasher, garbage disposal, stove, range and plenty of counterspace to whip up a meal at home.

  • Amenities and resort-style pools! – Off campus student housing communities provide 24- hour fitness centers, clubhouses with game rooms, study centers equipped with computer labs and free Wi-Fi, resort-style pools and resident activities (just to name a few)

  • Space and privacy – Even if you are sharing an apartment home with roommates you will still have access to your own private bedroom and bathroom – no more shower schedules and sizable walk-in closets for all your beloved items.

  • Adopt a furry pal!- Unlike the dorms, off campus student housing is often pet-friendly.

Your Apartment Questions Answered

  • Any tips for living with a sibling or friend in FAMU apartments?

    Living in the bustling heart of Tallahassee near Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University increases your chances of running into a lot of people you already know. It almost feels as if everyone knows everyone around town. This phenomenon often leads to many possible roommate choices when looking for someone to live with. If you decide to live with a friend or sibling in an apartment near FAMU, this experience might come with future challenges or benefits depending on your existing... Read More »

  • What gyms are close to my FAMU apartment?

    Are you tired of the fitness center at your FAMU apartment or just looking to take an interesting and fun fitness class? Luckily, Tallahassee might just be the perfect place to be. With a vast variety of different types of gyms and fitness centers, you will absolutely find a place that you feel comfortable working out in. Whether you're a fitness pro whose run three marathons or you've never even been on a treadmill, there is a place for you to workout in that can push you toward your goals... Read More »

  • Where can I celebrate my FAMU graduation with friends and family?

    Congratulations on graduating from Florida A & M University! Graduation is such an exciting time, so enjoy this celebration. If you don't want to commemorate your amazing achievement of finishing college in your FAMU apartment, have no fear. There are plenty of places in the Tallahassee area to celebrate. Whether you intend to have your celebration as a brunch, or dinner Tallahassee has a location perfect for this event.  A Picnic in the Park. As a FAMU student, I'm sure you are... Read More »

  • Where is the best brunch near my FAMU apartment?

    Whether you're a freshman who's just starting at Florida Agriculture and Mechanical University, freshly 21 and looking for an aesthetic spot, or a longtime local looking to try something new, brunch is a staple in a lot of our lives. From bottomless drinks to bottomless conversations, brunch is a way to connect with people we've just met or hang out with our favorite people. Here are three awesome places to grab some brunch near your FAMU apartment. Madison Social Located in Collegetown,... Read More »

  • Where are the best coffee shops to study at near my FAMU apartment?

    Finding a nice, quiet place to study can be daunting in a city full of students. At Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University, home of the Rattlers, there are three main library facilities for its students. If public spaces are too distracting, you can always browse this list of quiet apartments in Tallahassee to study in the comfort of your own space. For some, a change of scenery can inspire one to sit down and get things done. A school library frequented by many students might not be... Read More »

  • With Memorial Day weekend approaching, what fun water activities are available near my FAMU apartment?

    Memorial Day is coming soon, and in Florida, many think of it as the start of summer, although the official first day of summer is not until June 20th. Summer in Florida means hot days, and we need to find activities to help cool us off. We compiled a list of fun water activities around your FAMU apartment. If you plan to attend Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University throughout the summer, a pool at your apartment is a much appreciated if not considered an actual necessity to many.... Read More »

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Student Apartments

Tallahassee is home to several colleges and universities, so there are plenty of options to choose from when you want to live in apartments near FAMU. That sort of Rattler student-oriented community is one in which you'll be able to truly thrive.

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Roommate Matching

Everyone wants to live with someone they can get along with! Fortunately, there are many apartments near FAMU that make this easier than ever by offering a roommate matching process. This way, you can easily find a roommate you click with and avoid apartment drama.

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Transportation to FAMU

Don't let transportation stop you from living in an apartment near FAMU. Take the Venom Express Shuttle Service to easily get from your off-campus apartment to Florida A & M. The shuttle runs while classes are in session and are available for all students, staff, and faculty.

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Individual Leases

There is enough to worry about as a student without concerning yourself with whether or not your roommates are going to pay their rent. By choosing apartments near FAMU with individual leases, focus on your own responsibilities and stop worrying about your roommate.