University Heights Apartments for Rent

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About University Heights Neighborhood

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In west Bronx, bordering the Harlem River lies the neighborhood of University Heights. Once the home to NYU's Bronx campus, today University Heights houses Bronx Community College's campus, which includes the Bronx Conservatory of Music as well as the Hall of Fame for Great Americans. Much of the neighborhood is occupied by the college grounds, but there is quite a bit of residentials areas in University Heights, consisting of a mix of low-rise apartment buildings and houses. Besides the college campus, University Heights is nearly purely residential. Retails businesses can be found only along the borders of the neighborhood. Public transit is also hard to come by as no MTA train lines actually run into or by this area. The MetroNorth Hudson line does stop at University Heights, and the neighborhood is very easy to get to from Manhattan by crossing the University Heights Bridge. It faces the Inwood area of Manhattan and you can easily catch the 1 train after crossing the bridge into the city. Despite it's close proximity to Manhattan, real estate prices remain low in this neighborhood.

Average Rental Prices in University Heights

These are the average rental prices in University Heights by apartment size. To find out how much you need to earn in order to qualify for these prices, go to our salary calculator.

  • Studios

  • 1 Bedroom

  • 2 Bedroom

  • 3 Bedroom


Average Credit Score Needed to Rent in University Heights

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These trains run through University Heights. In addition, city buses are also available in this area.

Available Subway Lines:

No subway lines in University Heights

Crime Rate in University Heights

Crime rate: 6 out of 10
Approximately 17.8134 crimes (felony) per 1000 residents
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P.S. 396

P.S. 226

P.S. 291

P.S. 306

P.S. 033 Timothy Dwight

P.S. 091 Bronx

P.S. 279 Captain Manuel Rivera, Jr.

P.S. 086 Kingsbridge Heights

P.S. 246 Poe Center

P.S. 310 Marble Hill

I.S. 206 Ann Mersereau

Creston Academy

East Fordham Academy For The Arts

Academy For Personal Leadership And Excellence

The New School For Leadership And Journalism

M.S. 390

The Bronx School Of Science Inquiry And Investigat