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San Diego State University

Office of International Programs

Long-Term Accommodations

Vantaggio Suites 

Furnished studio apartments. Multiple locations in downtown San Diego located near public transportation. Travel time to SDSU by trolley/bus: 35- 60 minutes depending on location.


The following people offer furnished accommodations to short-term visiting scholars. Please contact them directly for information and availability. 

Eleanor Eberhardt  - 

SDSU retiree who rents furnished suites from a home near SDSU. 


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San Diego Reader

San Diego Union Tribune

Sabbatical Homes - furnished homes and apartments offered by traveling scholars


In addition to the links above there are many apartment search engines that can be accessed through the internet.

The International Student Center primarily provides services for international students but has useful information on Off-Campus Housing. Their Housing Bulletin Board contains many listings are from students looking for roommates. However, some listings are from homeowners in the market to rent a room to international students and scholars. (Requires Facebook account to view


The Permanent Housing – Off Campus guide lists apartment buildings near SDSU, some offer short-term leases. The Corinthian Apartments offer 4, 6, and 12 month leases with an option for a 3 month lease at a higher rate. Albert’s College Apartments and College West both offer leases for 5 months or more.  Villa del Sol offers 7 and 12 month leases. The Suites on Paseo are fully furnished and offer 5 month leases. The information contained in the guide is subject to change. Please contact the property manager for current price and leasing information. 



Neighborhoods and zip codes near SDSU 

Normal Heights, Kensington, University Heights and Hillcrest are recommended due to their proximity to Bus Route 11, shops and restaurants. More public transit options to SDSU are listed under the Traveling to SDSU section of our website.  


Neighborhoods  Zip codes
College Area 92115
Rolando 92116
Kensington 92120
Normal Heights 
Allied Gardens  
Del Cerro  


Apartments typically come with appliances (stove, oven, etc) but will not be furnished unless specifically stated. The following are a few local furniture rental stores.


Brook Furniture Rental


Fashion Furniture Rental 

Neighborhood Map

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Neighborhood Map

Zip Code & Transit Map 

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Zip Code and Public Transit Map