Apartments near FAMU that meet your Lifestyle & Budget

Are you looking for FAMU apartments in Tallahassee? You have definitely come to the right place! Our one of a kind search technology allows you to sort apartments by hundreds of different criteria including amenities, rent price, location, and more. Each of our listings contains tons of great photos along with available floor plans, specials, and current pricing.

The Rattlers of FAMU

Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University, is a school dedicated to education from undergraduate all the way to doctoral. The university is a land-grant institution established in 1890, one of its goals is to enhance the lives of its constituents and community through research and public service. While the college has an historic mission of educating African American students, they embrace people of all races and nationalities.

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

  • What the heck do I do around my new FAMU apartment during this pandemic?

    While it is always exciting to attend Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University, the current global pandemic has created an uncertain, foggy atmosphere. All anybody knows for sure is there doesn't seem to be much to do! If you find yourself bored in the apartment and you're in the apartment bored, don't fret. There are a myriad of things to do around your FAMU apartment that can boost your morale while keeping you and those around you healthy.   Support Local Eats! During this... Read More »

  • How can I make my FAMU apartment better for remote instruction?

    I can definitely appreciate your concern in making your apartment better for elearning. Many people prefer to attend their lectures in person - when you moved into one of the apartments near FAMU, you likely chose it because of its proximity to your classes. Since, according to the State University System of Florida, "remote instruction will continue through the end of the Spring semester at each state university," Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University included, it's important to make... Read More »

  • Now that I’ve moved into an apartment near FAMU, how would you recommend I meet people and make friends?

    Moving is tough! Not only do you have to figure out what's coming with you, then pack up all your belongings and settle into a new space, but you also have to say goodbye to your old friends. You may not know many folks from your classes at the Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University yet, but fortunately, there are tons of options in and around FAMU apartments where you can meet people and make new friends. I would definitely recommend you check out the following: Trivia. Put your... Read More »

  • “What should I do to my FAMU apartment to protect against the flu?”

    Flu season is in full swing, which means you can be at an increased risk for flu and flu symptoms like coughing, sneezing and high fevers at Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University. Besides the obvious precautions like washing your hands, considering a flu shot, and staying hydrated, there are a number of ways you can flu-proof your FAMU apartment to keep your chances of catching the flu as low as possible and make sure you don't waste all your excused absences in one fell swoop! 1.... Read More »

  • I’m a very outdoorsy person. Are there any parks near my FAMU apartment?

    Parks can be a beautiful place to get in touch with nature, which can prove to be incredibly difficult when you live in an urban place like Tallahassee. However, much to people's surprise, Tallahassee holds a plethora of different parks to appeal to a range of nature lovers. You just have to know where to look. It's a little bit harder to find ones deeper in the wilderness when you're in an apartment near FAMU, but nothing is impossible! Lake Ella Lake Ella, located just a few minutes from... Read More »

  • How can I lighten up a dim room in my FAMU apartment?

    Of all the things to look for in a great rental near FAMU- square footage, appliances or storage space- sufficient lighting may not have been top priority. Once you settle in, you may realize that your space is a bit darker than you prefer. Don't stress, there are tons of easy, cheap ways to maximize the light already there and add to it without overdoing it on the electric bill.Natural LightThis one may seem obvious, but don't underestimate your current lighting situation! Choosing a rental... Read More »


You can find
Apartments with Cable

Whether you like to watch football or Friends (or both), it's nice to have a cable package that addresses your needs. There are plenty of FAMU apartments which offer this, so you can rest assured you won't have to miss out on your favorite shows.


You can find
Fitness Centers

There are so many apartments near FAMU that offer onsite fitness centers because they know the life of a student is busy; they want you to be able to take care of your health in the most convenient way possible. With them, you can take care of yourself in more than one way.


You can find
Gated Communities

If you would rather live in a gated community, you have plenty of options for FAMU apartments that offer this feature. You don't have to compromise on the things that make you more relaxed in your new home; in fact, you've got plenty of places to pick from.


You can find
Apartments with Pools

FAMU apartments aren't very far from the Gulf, but it's still nice to have a place to take a dip on a more regular basis. That's why so many of these apartments offer pools. You're sure to enjoy the Florida sunshine in the “coolest” way possible.