Welcome to Elmwood Apartments

Independent Student Living at the University of Minnesota

Elmwood residences are all located just a few blocks close to the University of Minnesota near Dinkytown and the U of MN East Bank campus in the SE Como and Marcy Holmes neighborhoods. Walk or bike 15 minutes to the U of MN, and park your car for free in the Elmwood lots. All residences are private, secure, and outside the congestion and noise of the University dorms and luxury student private dorms, for about 1/3 the cost. The Metrotransit bus leaves on the corner to anywhere around the university.

  • Efficiency-studio, 1 bedroom, 2 bedroom, 3 bedroom, 4 bedroom apartments and houses near the U of MN. clean and secure, at rents that make Elmwood by far the most and best value for your money close to the U of MN
  • All apartments are clean and secure, at rents that make Elmwood by far the most and best value for your money close to the U of MN
  • Free internet
  • Free parking
  • In-apartment laundry
  • Our employees clean the buildings every day. Maintenance available 24/7.
  • Our own maintenance crew available 24-7 to attend any possible problem. We replace regular maintenance items before they fail.
  • Our security cameras monitor halls, the laundry, the parking area, the front or rear doors, the exterior - so wherever you can access the internet you can check what's happening. Elmwood provides the safest, most secure apartments close to the U of MN. Live webcams visible here.
  • We answer your phone call 24/7 in person and reply to your email immediately

Many international students attending the U of Mn live in Elmwood apartments. We welcome applications from overseas students and their families and have helped many international students settle in Minneapolis.

We understand how challenging moving to a new country is for international students. We help you find the best housing and apartment for your student experience. Whether you want a studio apartment, larger multiple bedroom apartments with roommates or house, we can help you find the right apartment near the University of Minnesota. And if you need roommates, our roommate finder service is an excellent resource. 

We are happy to work with you long distance by email or phone, so your apartment is ready for you as soon as you arrive!

Make the most out of your University of Minnesota experience with the best value and quality housing. Walk, bike, bus or drive to campus without worrying about parking when you go home. Peace of mind security cameras let you see your apartment building. Responsive management and well-maintained apartments mean your quality of life is better. 

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Looking for student apartments near the University of Minnesota? Elmwood apartments are the BEST place to live close to the U of M. Just minutes from the University of Minnesota East Bank campus, Dinkytown, and University of Minnesota Daycare, our student apartments are secure, carefully maintained, and feature personal service.


New: Utilities included, free parking and wifi in all apartments.

Near the U of MN: 15-20 minutes walk to East Bank campus. Bus stop right at the corner. Convenience stores and shopping nearby. Bike racks.

Clean: Hygienic quarry tile floors (no carpet stains or mold)

Service: We answer the phone in person. Immediate maintenance response 24/7.

Secure: Security key control system. Internet webcam surveillance. Keyless security bolts. Entire property illuminated at night.

More features: U of MN daycare center one block away. Air conditioning. Ceiling fans. Internet and cable. Washer and dryer. Dishwasher. Double sink bath vanities.