Student cottages
Explore The The Retreat at Columbia Jump to main content
The Retreat

Student Apartments Near The University Of South Carolina

The Retreat at Columbia is Columbia’s only craftsman-style cottage living community, offering students an unparalleled, resort-like lifestyle with Columbia’s best amenities and expansive greenspace. The Retreat is truly the very best in student living!

Schedule A Tour Today
Resort style pool Resort style pool Resort style pool
Student Living Live Where You Want

Luxury Amenities

The Retreat at Columbia is an immersive, complete University of South Carolina off campus housing community that offers the ultimate in luxury and convenience! Find specially curated amenities designed to help you achieve and enjoy in all aspects of your life right outside your front door.

Spacious Floor Plans

Choose from one of several spacious floor plans, including two-bedroom apartments, three–bedroom apartments, four-bedroom apartments, and five-bedroom apartments near UofSC at The Retreat at Columbia.


2 Bedroom


3 Bedroom


4 Bedroom


5 Bedroom

Choose Your Apartment
Cottage exterior

The Epitome Of Luxury

If you’re looking for off campus student housing near UofSC that caters to your every need — both academically and socially — without breaking the bank, you’ll find everything you want and more at The Retreat at Columbia. Start your academic journey by skipping the dorm life and live independently in our cottages and townhomes. With gourmet kitchens, full-size washers and dryers, and private bathrooms, The Retreat at Columbia is more up-scale social living than traditional student housing. Nowhere else can you find spa-like amenities, complete health and wellness facilities, and quiet study lounges right outside your front door.

I love living at the Retreat! The houses are spacious and the amenities are great!

Perfect Location

The Retreat at Columbia is centrally located in the heart of the city and just minutes away from campus. When you live here, you can bike, walk, or drive to classes, attend games, and explore our beautiful southern city without having to worry about long commutes.

Apartment kitchen

Where Living Is An Art Form

University of South Carolina housing can be expensive, invasive (since resident directors are often required to visit rooms for frequent observations), and sometimes even frustrating. There are time restrictions that students must adhere to, inconvenient safety drills and constant meetings. The Retreat at Columbia offers students a better student housing alternative with spacious apartments, beautiful outdoor areas and enhanced privacy and security. Our luxurious off campus student apartments at UofSC, are fitted with the country’s best amenities, offering the ultimate opportunity to relax with friends and focus on both socializing and academics.

Columbia Apartments Now Leasing!

Welcome! We are excited to have you in our community and will be happy to answer any questions you may have. Contact us today to ask about availabilities in our community and to book a property tour.

Schedule A Tour Today
Furnished apartment bedroom
Call Text Apply Now