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Student housing

You’ll find a wide variety of housing options in Carlsbad and its surrounding towns.

Rents range from about $650 for modest home-stay arrangements to $1,600 or more for luxury apartments. Long-term and short-term stay hotel arrangements are also available. Long-term stays start at $2,100 per month. Short-term stay hotel rates average $80 to $250 per night depending on the season, location and rating.

GIA has a list of rental properties; however, GIA does not screen these listings, and does not offer a roommate placement service.

It’s wise to start researching about 45 days before your arrival.

GIA encourages the use of reputable third-party providers to find housing. Research any home thoroughly before taking up residence. This due diligence should include, but is not limited to, performing an Internet search of the address and of any individuals living in the home, as well as conducting research via websites such as local law enforcement sites.