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USC Student Housing Apartments In Columbia

Finding the right place to live is a common question most University of South Carolina students ask themselves. Finding somewhere affordable that’s close to campus is usually at the top of a student’s needs, and these needs typically outweigh any further wants a UofSC student may have. But what happens when you want more than just the necessities? Based on everything a student needs to be happy and successful, the perfect blend of social and academic-focused amenities can be found at The Retreat at Columbia.

Our student apartments in Columbia, SC bring together community and affordability, so students can focus on their college experience. Our various furnished student apartments provide a great home for any students looking to live stylishly without breaking the bank. With expansive floor plans ranging from two to five bedrooms, our cottage-style homes ensure a private lifestyle. Each cottage comes equipped with a full-size washer and dryer, spacious walk-in closets, a deck or patio, and parking right outside. Live the way you want to at The Retreat at Columbia.

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A Welcoming Community

Spend time with friends in style at our Columbia apartments near UofSC. With a wide array of amenities to spend time at, residents can hang out with friends or meet some new ones. At our clubhouse, pool area, fitness centers, and outdoor volleyball courts, there are plenty of ways to spend time with fellow peers at The Retreat at Columbia. For those who have a furry friend, our pet-friendly community has plenty of greenspace for an afternoon of catch or an evening stroll. Our student apartments offer luxury living that can only be found here at The Retreat.

Student-Centered Lifestyle

While there are plenty of ways to unwind and relax at our UofSC student apartments, we know every student’s first priority is finding success in their academic career. Our cottages our designed with peace and quiet in mind so students can keep focused on their assignments, and avoid any unnecessary distractions. With limited shared wall space, group study rooms, and high-speed WiFi throughout the community, being a high-achieving student is made a bit easier at our community.

The Retreat at Columbia has many reasons for standing apart from other UofSC off campus apartments. Just a short distance from campus and with a team of high-quality staff members available to the residents of our community, students can have the peace of mind they need to be a successful UofSC student. When it comes to Columbia apartments near UofSC, don’t just think about what you need to live — think about where you want to live. The Retreat at Columbia offers unparalleled student living, and with so many great features, you’ll see why UofSC students love to call our community home.


  • The city’s best amenities offer the ultimate opportunity to relax with friends and focus on both socializing and academics
  • Cottage design offers more privacy and personal space without the noise of neighbors above or below you
  • No upstairs or downstairs neighbors to keep you up at night like in most apartment, flat or townhome buildings where paper thin floors and walls force you to hear every step
  • Huge bedrooms, each with their own bathrooms, offer spacious walk-in closets, more room to study and your own personal space
  • The Retreat’s expansive greenspace gives you more room for fun, including tailgating, walking pets and exercise
  • Open floorplans allow you to get together with friends in a fun and comfortable setting
  • A gated community, video cameras and the SAFLOK™ security key system mean added peace of mind and sense of well-being
  • On-site property management provides community maintenance and resident assistance whenever needed
  • The Retreat is a pet-friendly community that offers expansive greenspace to exercise or play with your pet. And for those that don't have pets, because of The Retreat's cottage design, you don't have to worry about your neighbor's noisy dog keeping you awake at night

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