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Two Texas college towns most affordable for rentersTwo Texas college towns most affordable for rentershttps://www.recenter.tamu.edu/news/newstalk-texas/?Item=230022019-08-30T05:00:00Z2019-08-30T14:00:00Z

​​ATLANTA – Lubbock and College Station have landed on Apartment Guide's list of the top ten most affordable college towns for renters.

Ranking fourth, Lubbock is home to Texas Tech University.​​ Red Raiders pay an average monthly rent (per room) of $709.88 for a one-bedroom apartment, $434.08 for a two-bedroom, and $312.90 for a three-bedroom. 

Average monthly per-unit rents in Lubbock for two- and three-bedroom apartments are $868.16 and $938.71, respectively.

College Station—home to Texas A&M University—ranked tenth on the list. Aggies pay an average of $844.67 per month for a one-bedroom apartment. Monthly per-room rates are $439.50 for a two-bedroom floor plan and $351.69 for a three-bedroom.

Average monthly per-unit rents in Aggieland for two- and three-bedroom units are $879 and $1,055.06, respectively.

Waco was the only other Texas city to land on Apartment Guide's top 25 list, ranking 24th. Baylor Bears pay an average per-unit rate of $876.84 for a one-bedroom, $1,067.02 for a two-bedroom, and $1,196.79 for a three-bedroom. 

Morgantown, W.V.,—home to West Virginia University—was the most affordable college town on the list​​. Berkeley, Calif.—serving the University of California, Berkeley—is the most expensive college town. 

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