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Studio Apartments for Rent in Columbus, OH
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    Kitchen at Polaris Apartments in Columbus, Ohio, 43235 Swimming Pool with Sundeck and Lounge Area, at Springburne at Polaris Apartments in Columbus, Ohio 43235
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    300 Springboro Ln., Columbus, OH 43235
    1 Unit available
    Studio $983+
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    5/5 Anonymous on Apr 11, 2023

    Nice place to live

    5/5 Jamesetta M. on Apr 1, 2020

    I feel that it is a good place to live. Not noisy at all. Everyone seem to be pleasant. The pets are nice and good behavior. Sometime people don't pick up pet waste. Overall it's decent.

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    Kitchen at Sonnenblick Apartments in Short North, Victorian Village, and Grandview Ohio Bedroom at Sonnenblick Apartments in Short North, Victorian Village, and Grandview Ohio
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    730 Thurber Drive West, Columbus, OH 43215
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    4.5/5 Anonymous on May 4, 2023

    Management is great to work with and loving my neighbors. Laundry facilities, gym and community center are well-kept all 24 hours of the day. Location is perfect.

    4/5 Anonymous on Oct 31, 2023

    I have overall liked living her, I have struggled being by the pool with the noise in the summer so keep that in mind on what unit you picked. I have also had some trouble with the noise since there are so many units right next to each other. The size for the price is great, having a basement and a back patio has been amazing and is what really pulled me in. They have gone through 3 managers but the most current one seems to be working hard to improve the the grounds which is nice.

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    Kitchen Bedroom
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    2875 Olentangy River Rd, Columbus, OH 43202
    4 Units available
    Studio $1,329+
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    5/5 Anonymous on Jan 31, 2023

    Great place, residents are nice, staff is friendly and helpful! Two things about the gym, I wish there was at least one barbell and bench with plates! Also, I wish there were some jump ropes!

    4.5/5 Anonymous on Jul 2, 2023

    Perfect location Clean and beautiful Close to osu A great comunity

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    a large kitchen with stainless steel appliances and wooden cabinets a bedroom with a bed and a window
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    190 S. High Street, Columbus, OH 43215
    2 Units available
    Studio $1,117+
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    5/5 Anonymous on Sep 30, 2023

    Perfect location, convenient parking, kind staff and maintenance

    5/5 Anonymous on Apr 23, 2023

    I enjoy my apartment and the maintenance team is phenomenal.

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    1549 Frebis Ave, Columbus, OH 43206
    Studio $250
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    820 E Long St, Columbus, OH 43203
    Studio $970+
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    8900 Lyra Dr., Columbus, OH 43240
    Studio $1,377+
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    2143 Winslow Dr, Columbus, OH 43207
    Studio $739
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    4011 Easton Way, Columbus, OH 43219
    Studio $945+
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    Nationwide Children's Hospital, Columbus, OH 43205
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    5160 Preferred Place, Hilliard, OH 43026
    Studio $992
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    5354 Deerbrook Ln., Columbus, OH 43213
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    4592 Channing Terrace, Columbus, OH 43232
    Studio $750
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    2346 Parkgreen Place, Columbus, OH 43229
    Studio $750
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    9180 Antares Ave., Columbus, OH 43240
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    1401 Aschinger Blvd, Columbus, OH 43212
    Studio $1,225
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    1361 Presidential Drive, Columbus, OH 43212
    Studio $878
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    985 North High Street, Columbus, OH 43201
    Studio $1,295
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    265 East State Street, Columbus, OH 43215
    Studio $1,085+
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    115 E. Fifth Avenue, Columbus, OH 43201
    Studio $1,055+
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    2531 Arborview Drive, Columbus, OH 43229
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    3752 Knightsway Lane, Columbus, OH 43232
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    1050 Plumrose Drive, Columbus, OH 43228
    Studio $729+
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    4957 Clancy Court, Gahanna, OH 43230
    Studio $896
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    99 N Murray Hill Rd, Columbus, OH 43228
    Studio $725
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Average rent in Columbus, OH

$1,248/mo Columbus, OH average rental price, March 2024
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Apartments in Columbus, OH rent for $1,248 per month, on average.

Columbus, OH apartment rent ranges

4% of apartments in Columbus, OH are priced between $501-$700. About 26% charge rents in the $701-$1,000 range. Approximately 52% of Columbus’s apartment rentals are priced between $1,001-$1,500. Meanwhile, 14% of apartments are in the most expensive $1,501-$2,000 range.

Columbus, OH rent trends

Getting around in Columbus, OH

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Somewhat Walkable
46 /100
Some Transit
48 /100
Somewhat Bikeable
Walk Score®: 52, Transit Score®: 46, Bike Score®: 48

Frequently asked questions

What is the price of a studio apartment in Columbus, OH?

The price range of a studio apartment is between $725 and $2,091. Search our studio apartments in Columbus, OH.

How many studio apartments for rent are available in Columbus, OH on RentCafe?

There are 161 studio rentals available on RentCafe. Prices and availability in Columbus, OH were last updated on 15 Apr 2024.

What is the average size of a studio apartment in Columbus, OH?

The average Columbus, OH studio apartment size is 440 sq. ft.

What are the advantages of renting a studio apartment in Columbus, OH?

Studio apartments in Columbus, OH tend to be more affordable than other apartments and they have lower utility costs.

What are the downsides of renting a studio apartment in Columbus, OH?

One of the downsides of living in a studio apartment is the limited storage space. You might be interested in 1 bedroom apartments, 2 bedroom apartments or 3 bedroom apartments, or browse all RentCafe apartments for rent in Columbus, OH.

Living and Renting in Columbus, OH

Living in location

As the capital of Ohio, Columbus is a city that shines with Midwestern charm and modern innovation. Its high affordability and excellent quality of life make renting in Columbus an attractive choice. Housing options are diverse, including everything from historic homes to sleek studio apartments. Renters can rest assured as their rights are upheld by Ohio's landlord-tenant laws, offering protections against unjust evictions and unsafe living conditions.

Life in Columbus presents a wealth of attractions and activities for all types of renters. For culture enthusiasts, the Columbus Museum of Art and the COSI Columbus offer immersive experiences. The Scioto Mile is a scenic spot for outdoor enthusiasts, while food lovers will appreciate the city's burgeoning food scene and famous North Market.

Studio Apartments for Rent in Columbus, OH

For those seeking efficient and affordable living in Columbus, studio apartments are an ideal option. Perfect for students, young professionals, or those craving urban living, studio apartments provide an open floor plan that combines sleeping, living, and kitchen spaces, making the most of every square foot.

Studio apartments in Columbus come equipped with a variety of amenities, such as modern kitchens, on-site laundry facilities, and often shared spaces like fitness centers. In some cases, renters also enjoy additional perks like secure parking, pet-friendly policies, and easy access to public transportation.

Studio apartments for rent can be found across various neighborhoods in Columbus. The Short North Arts District, known for its art galleries, boutiques, and restaurants, is a popular choice. The University District, home to Ohio State University, attracts many students, while Downtown Columbus offers a dynamic urban lifestyle. German Village, with its historic charm and delightful Schiller Park, also hosts many studio apartments.

If you're looking for studio apartments in Columbus, you can use RentCafe.com to find the ideal place for you. You can filter your search by location, amenities, price, and more. You can also view photos and floor plans and read reviews of different properties.

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Look for studio apartments near me

Are you looking to land a small but cool studio apartment near you? Is an unbeatable location more important to you than lots of space? You can now browse through all available RentCafe listings, to find the perfect studio apartment near you, in your favorite neighborhood, ZIP code, or in another city or state in the U.S. wherever life takes you. Check the ratings and reviews of properties with studio apartments, filter them based on your criteria, and find the one that suits your needs.

Compare the size, price and location, as well as amenities, both inside and outside the apartment. Whether you are looking for a more modern studio near you, or one in a charming old building, or maybe you want to be close to a certain park, the downtown area of your city, or near family or friends, RentCafe allows you to find the best fit for you - so, let's find your new home!

Renting a studio apartment in Columbus, OH

Finding an affordable home is definitely not an easy task nowadays, especially if you’re new to the market. When looking for a budget-friendly small apartment, you should decide on the non-negotiables and look for a home that meets your needs. On average, a studio apartment’s size in Columbus, OH is 943 Sqft, which is convenient for a young professional, recent graduate, student or for someone who prefers not to spend more than necessary on a monthly rent. A cheap studio can be rented starting from $250, so your next step is to make up your mind regarding the layout of your future nest: do you want a one room apartment, with kitchen in the main room, or a bachelor flat with a separate kitchen? Hard to decide. Now you have 58 small apartments are in Columbus, OH to choose from that will help you make a decision, with an average rent of $1,012.

The perks of renting an efficiency apartment

They say renting is like dating- you should not expect absolute perfection from a rental home, but you should love the things that make it uniquely yours. If you’re interested in an efficiency apartment in Columbus, OH, we are confident that you will find a great place that complements your lifestyle. Having a small apartment comes with a series of advantages that their larger companions lack. A studio apartment is easier to keep clean and it’s always less cluttered, because there is no room for unnecessary stuff. If single bedroom apartments and small apartments is what you’re after, you are more likely to afford living in the hip parts of the town, within walking or biking distance from entertainment and shopping. You will also notice significant savings year after year. Pick your price limit and square footage and browse through our 31 listings in Columbus, OH and we promise you won’t be disappointed.

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