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Metropolitan Transit System (MTS) operates the San Diego Trolley Green Line at the San Diego State University (SDSU)Transit Center and Alvarado Medical Center trolley station. The SDSU Transit Center is located between College Avenue and Campanile Drive, and is used by most students and faculty. This trolley station offers connections to San Diego Metro. Transit System, which provides bus service throughout all of San Diego County. The College Area has been notorious for traffic congestion. While the development of the trolley system has helped, motor traffic is still frequently bad, so this underground system is very helpful for those living in this area.

Schools & Education

Schools & Education

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The College Area is so named due to San Diego State University, the ten acre campus making up much of the area. SDSU was recently ranked #9 in Fortune Small Business’s ‘America’s Best Colleges for Entrepreneurs’, and is among the top 200 higher education institutions in the country regarding research being conducted. The university offers 180 types of bachelor’s degrees, 71 masters, and 16 varieties of doctoral degrees, the most of any California college. Below the college level, the College Area is home to Hardy Elementary School and two alternative K-8 schools, Language Academy and Tubman Village Charter. The area is served by San Diego Unified School District, and zoned out accordingly to one of 113 public elementary schools, 24 middle schools and 27 high schools, or one of many alternative, private, or charter schools.


We Have 992 College Area Apartment Listings

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thumbnail 3 Bed $1,850 6901 Alvarado Road, San Diego, CA May 24th
thumbnail 0 - 4 Bed $580 - $1,245 5025 Collwood Boulevard, San Diego, CA May 24th
thumbnail 5 Bed $4,400 5281 Stone Court, San Diego, CA May 23rd
thumbnail 4 Bed $2,895 5419 Baja Drive, San Diego, CA May 23rd
thumbnail 3 Bed $3,000 6491 Montezuma Road, San Diego, CA May 23rd
thumbnail 1 - 2 Bed $1,225 - $1,650 6560 Montezuma Road, San Diego, CA May 23rd
thumbnail 1 - 2 Bed $1,175 - $1,575 6595 Montezuma Road, San Diego, CA May 23rd
thumbnail 1 - 2 Bed $1,300 - $1,690 6621 Montezuma Road, San Diego, CA May 23rd
thumbnail 1 - 3 Bed $1,265 - $2,795 5691 Montezuma Road, San Diego, CA May 23rd
thumbnail 3 Bed $2,345 5650 Hardy Avenue, San Diego, CA May 23rd
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Apartment Complexes

Name Bedrooms Price Range
Three $2,270
Studio - Two $1,000 - $1,500
One - Two $1,020 - $1,350
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