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Apartments for Rent in University Place, WA
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    6124 70Th Avenue Court West, University Place, WA 98467
    Studio $1,210+
    1 BED $1,325+
    2+ BEDS $1,395+
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    8641 Zircon Dr. SW #U4, Lakewood, WA 98498
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    4201 Bridgeport Way West, University Place, WA 98466
    Studio $1,500
    1 BED $1,500+
    2 BEDS $2,400+
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    7508 41St Street Ct W, Tacoma, WA 98466
    1 BED $1,095
    2 BEDS $1,275
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    3706 Larson Ln W, University Place, WA 98466
    Studio $1,595+
    1 BED $1,895+
    2 BEDS $2,650+
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    8022 83Rd Ave SW, Lakewood, WA 98498
    1 BED $1,519+
    2 BEDS $1,682+
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    8101 83Rd Ave SW, Lakewood, WA 98498
    1 BED $1,295+
    2 BEDS $1,605+
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    3633 Market Place West, University Place, WA 98466
    Studio $1,500+
    1 BED $1,700+
    2+ BEDS $2,175+
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    3610 Bridgeport Way W, University Place, WA 98466
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    3504 73Rd Ave W, University Place, WA 98466
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    3411 Bridgeport Way West, University Place, WA 98466
    1 BED $1,295+
    2 BEDS $1,495+
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    3332-3336 Bridgeport Way W, University Place, WA 98466
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    2 BEDS $1,595
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    1415 And 1417 Rainier Dr, Fircrest, WA 98466
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    6022 78Th St Ct W, Lakewood, WA 98499
    2 BEDS $1,500+
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    3113 Bridgeport Way West, University Place, WA 98466
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    8200 Bridgeport Way SW, Lakewood, WA 98499
    1 BED $1,834+
    2 BEDS $1,828+
    3 BEDS $2,472+
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    8601 26Th St. W, University Place, WA 98466
    1 BED $1,840+
    2 BEDS $2,025+
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    3701 S Orchard St, Tacoma, WA 98466
    1 BED $1,495+
    2 BEDS $1,750
    3 BEDS $2,199+
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    8514 23Rd St Ct W, University Place, WA 98466
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    97 Byrd Drive, Steilacoom, WA 98388
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    2 BEDS $1,628+
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    2326 70Th Ave West, University Place, WA 98466
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    3509 S Orchard Street, Tacoma, WA 98466
    1 BED $1,813+
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    2233 68Th Ave Ct W, University Place, WA 98466-6158
    Studio $1,944+
    1 BED $1,972+
    2+ BEDS $2,637+
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    4332 South 41St St, Tacoma, WA 98409
    1 BED $1,445+
    2 BEDS $1,510+
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    5101 88Th St Ct SW, Lakewood, WA 98499
    Studio $1,415+
    1 BED $1,699+
    2+ BEDS $1,860+
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Average rent in University Place, WA

$1,579/mo University Place, WA average rental price, July 2023
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The average monthly rent of apartments in University Place, WA is $1,579.

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Getting around in University Place, WA

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Somewhat Bikeable
Walk Score®: 5, Bike Score®: 16

Frequently asked questions

When were prices and availability in University Place, WA last updated?

Prices and availability in University Place, WA were last updated on 28 Sep 2023.

What are the best apartments in University Place, WA?

The best apartment in University Place, WA is: Chambers Creek Estates.

What is the average rent in University Place, WA?

The average rent in University Place, WA is $1,579. Start your search for apartments in University Place, WA now.

What is the price range for a studio apartment in University Place, WA?

The price range for a studio apartment in University Place, WA is between $1,180 and $1,690. View all studio apartments in University Place, WA.

What is the price range for a 1-bedroom apartment in University Place, WA?

The price range for a 1-bedroom apartment in University Place, WA is between $1,325 and $2,205. Browse all available 1-bedroom apartments in University Place, WA now.

What is the price range for a 2-bedroom apartment in University Place, WA?

The price range for a 2-bedroom apartment in University Place, WA is between $1,380 and $2,310. Browse and find a 2-bedroom apartment in University Place, WA.

What is the price range for a 3-bedroom apartment in University Place, WA?

The price range for a 3-bedroom apartment in University Place, WA is between $1,855 and $2,640. Browse all available 3-bedroom apartments in University Place, WA.

What type of rental buildings are in University Place, WA?

In University Place 41% of the housing is rented out compared to 59% of homes are owned, according to the most recent Census Bureau estimates. 16% of University Place’s apartments are found in large buildings of 50 units or more, 70% are located in smaller apartment complexes with less than 50 units, and 13% are single-family rentals.

What do typical apartment communities look like in University Place, WA?

The average age of rental buildings in University Place is 39 years old, with none being newer apartment buildings completed since 2000. The average height of apartment buildings in the city is 3 stories, of which all are garden-style apartment communities, none are mid-sized buildings, and none are high-rises. These characteristics describe large-scale apartment communities of 50 apartments or more.

What apartment floorplans are common in University Place, WA?

Studio apartments in University Place are around 5% of rentals, while 1-bedroom floor plans represent 43% of the total stock. For those in search of larger rentals, 2-bedroom floorplans make up 45% of all rentals. More generous apartments with 3 bedrooms or more are also available in this city for those in search of more space.

Living in University Place, WA

University Place is a small city located in Pierce County, WA. It’s a great place to rent for those looking for a friendly and welcoming community with plenty of events and activities, as well as parks and green spaces to explore. The city is also a short drive away from major cities, bringing renters close to big-city amenities and job markets. Known as the home of the University of Washington Tacoma, the university’s presence has helped revitalize the city’s economy and attract new businesses. University Place renters experience warm summers and cool winters. The hottest month is August, when temperatures reach the low 80s, while the coldest month is January, when lows can dip into the mid-30s. University Place gets an average amount of rain. However, occasional drought conditions may occur.

Renting in University Place, WA

University Place is an attractive option for those who want to rent close to downtown Tacoma or the university campus. The city offers a variety of rental options, from apartments and townhomes to single-family homes available for rent. The northern part of the city has apartment options with one or two bedrooms, while the southern and western regions offer more single-family rentals with more space. Note that the state has no limit for the amount of security deposit landlords may ask for, although it must be refunded within 14 days of abandoning the rental unit if no damage is done to it. The payment of utilities is typically excluded from the rent and is the renter’s responsibility, while the landlord is responsible for the maintenance of the property. Finally, increasing the rent or terminating the lease requires a prior 30 days’ written notice.

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Shopping in University Place, WA

With its convenient location and shopping options, University Place is a great place to find unique items. The main retail destination is Green Firs Towne Center, where renters go for a variety of shopping activities, from groceries to apparel and sports goods. University Place’s historic shopping district is also home to many locally owned boutiques and antique shops, where renters can find everything from handcrafted jewelry to vintage furniture. Walgreens, Fred Meyer, Whole Foods Market, Trader Joe’s, Safeway, and various specialty and deli stores are the main spots for grocery and home goods shopping. In addition, several farmers’ markets are regularly held for renters looking for local goods, food and fresh products.

Transportation in University Place, WA

Though University Place is a smaller city, it has various transportation options to suit residents’ needs: For renters who prefer to travel by car, Interstate 5 and State Route 16 pass near the city, connecting renters to neighboring towns. And, for those who prefer a more active lifestyle, University Place is a great place to walk or ride a bike with plenty of sidewalks and bike lanes. Alternatively, for those renting in University Place and commuting via public transportation, the Pierce Transit bus system offers several routes throughout the city. Similarly, Sound Transit provides light rail service to neighboring Tacoma. Several taxi companies and ridesharing providers also operate in the city and offer on-demand rides. Or, renters who want to travel by air can use Seattle-Tacoma International Airport, which is 30 miles away.

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