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.

RentTally.com 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

  • 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 »

  • How can I organize my bedroom in my FAMU apartment?

    Moving into a new apartment can feel hectic at times, especially for college students. With so many items to transport to your new FAMU apartment, you may feel overwhelmed about organizing the new space. The benefits of having an organized apartment and bedroom are extensive, so you should take the time to do it. There are several things that you can do to keep your FAMU apartment well-organized. Utilize Your FAMU Apartment's Storage Space Apartments near Florida Agricultural and Mechanical... Read More »

  • What are some fun and cheap things to do near my FAMU apartment?

    Bored? Broke? We can totally dig it. Being a college student at Florida A&M means you study hard, play hard, work hard, but sadly don't have a lot of spare change for fun. Whether you've got family coming into town, you're looking for fresh air & exercise, or just a fun date night, we've got you covered with this handy list of cool, affordable activities near your FAMU apartment. Go On WalkaboutEnjoy Tallahassee's verdant natural Florida landscapes and get some exercise and fresh air. If... Read More »

  • How Can I Make The Best Cup of Coffee in my FAMU Apartment?

    It's midterm season, and this semester is showing no signs of slowing down. At a time like this, there's only one thing we can count on… coffee! Relying on coffee shops can be expensive and inconvenient; you should learn how to make a good cup of joe at home! Lucky for you, Lucky Goat Coffee is just around the corner from FAMU apartments. They have coffee shops all over Tallahassee that can supply all the energy you need in a cup; they also offer it in a bag! Flavor Choosing the... Read More »

  • Where can I ring in the New Year near my FAMU apartment?

    After the most hectic year of our lives, our planet is more excited to dive into the new year than ever before. Unfortunately, the COVID-19 pandemic will keep us from throwing our typical NYE gatherings at FAMU apartments, but that doesn't mean we can't have the New Year's bash we deserve. That's not to say, though, that we can't have at least a little fun! Let me give you some ideas on how to ring in this much needed new year. Fireworks Around FAMU Apartments Setting off fireworks is a... Read More »


You can find
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.