Off-Campus Housing Near Ohio University


Rates as low as $589






Clubhouse Renovations Complete

The Summit at Coates Run, an Ohio University staple, has just undergone community and apartment renovations.   From a new game room, new cyber café with computer lab, to the newest and best fitness center outside of Ping, our updated community amenities allow students to enjoy Athens living in a fresh way. Our newly renovated apartments feature upgraded kitchens with new appliances and granite countertops, vinyl plank wood flooring throughout common areas and in each private bathroom, new carpet in each private bedroom, new vanities, updated lighting, and upgraded fiber optic high-speed internet.  The Summit at Coates Run offers a whole new way to experience student housing, stop by for a tour today or take a look at our interactive, online tour. 

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Housing Located Minutes from Ohio University Campus

Make The Summit at Coates Run Your Home for the Year

Welcome to The Summit at Coates Run, your next home for the next academic semester at Ohio University. This beautiful apartment community is the ideal housing near OU for those seeking an off campus option. You’ll find that The Summit is a great place to call home.

From four available floor plans to a long list of apartment amenities and community amenities, The Summit at Coates Run provides options for relaxation, study, and fun—it’s only a matter of what you’ll do first!

Located just across the Hocking River from Ohio University, The Summit is surrounded by expansive green forests. And because this community is near Court Street, you have quick access to the main street in Uptown Athens, alive with coffee shops, bars, and restaurants.

When you’re not showing your Bobcat pride at football or basketball games, take the time to explore Athens: Learn about historic Athens County at the Athens County Historical Society and Museum or check out the unique O’Betty’s Hot Dog Museum.

Signing Fees – Due within 14 days of lease signing

Application Fee - $35

Administration Fee - $100

Due at Move In

Resident Life Fee $145

Telecom Fee $55

Pet Fees

$250 Initial Pet Fee

$25 Monthly Fee

In Lieu of a Guarantor, prospective residents may elect to pay a deposit equal to 2 installments


Amenity-Packed University Rentals in Athens

The Summit Offers Exceptional Amenities for Fun and Comfort

After a long day of classes, you want to return to your Athens, Ohio off campus housing to decompress and have fun. The Summit at Coates Run was built with students in mind: What can this community offer them and provide the most value? The answer lies in the long list of apartment and community amenities.

Housing includes a private bedroom with keyed entry, private bathroom, full-size bed, spacious closet, and panic alarms. The luxury kitchen is styled with sleek appliances and modern cabinetry. Each apartment is furnished with its own washer and dryer. Water and sewer are included with rent.

The Summit has its own game room and tanning beds. Enjoy unlimited 24-hour access to the community’s cyber café with computer lab and Starbucks Coffee bar As well as state of the art fitness center, and private study room. Students can social and invite friends to enjoy the private courtyard with picnic and grilling area and swimming pool. Bringing a car is optional, as The Summit provides a free shuttle service to Ohio University.

The Summit at Coates Run offers comfort, convenience, and community. Why look anywhere else?

  • Modern Wood Planking Flooring
  • Stainless Steel Appliances
  • Upgraded Fiber Optic High-Speed Internet
  • Updated fixtures in kitchens and baths
  • Granite Countertops, including bathrooms
  • New TV Channel Package
  • Upgraded paint
  • 9 Ft Ceilings with Crown Molding
  • Fully Furnished: Built-In Microwave, Washer and Dryer, Full-Size Bed, Refrigerator, and more!
  • Keyed Bedroom Entry
  • Patio/Balcony*
  • Private Bedroom & Bathroom
  • Walk-In Closets
  • Utilities Included: Water, Sewer, Internet, and Cable

*In Select Units

  • Updated Clubhouse with New Game Room
  • Upgraded Fiber Optic High-Speed Internet
  • New Private Study Rooms
  • Refreshed Outdoor Amenities
  • Modern Cyber Café & Lounge
  • Renovated Fitness Center with New Equipment
  • 24-Hour Coffee Bar, Computer Lab, and Fitness Center
  • Free Tanning Salon
  • Game Room with Pool Table
  • Lounge Area
  • Outdoor Grilling and Picnic Area
  • Private Courtyard
  • Private Shuttle to OU
  • Professional On-Site Management
  • Resort Style Heated Swimming Pool
Floor Plans

Multiple Student Housing Options at The Summit at Coates Run

Find an Apartment that Suits Your Needs

If you’re seeking university rentals in Athens, Ohio, The Summit at Coates Run has several great options. Apartments homes include York (3 bedroom, 3 bathroom), Beechwood (4 bedroom, 4 bathroom), Greenbrier (4 bedroom, 4 bathroom), and Madison (4 bedroom, 4 bathroom). These apartments offer single rooms with keyed entry and private bathrooms to offer additional privacy and peace of mind.

Avoid the cramped feeling of a dorm by lounging in your fully furnished living room with expansive by 9-foot ceilings. The living room feeds right into the kitchen, creating a large, open space that is excellent for dinners and other gatherings. Plus, these apartments homes include a washer and dryer. Select apartments homes come with a coat closet, pantry, or patio or balcony.

Schedule a tour to view our housing options near Ohio University and find the floor plan that is right for you. Apartments are fully furnished and move-in ready: Just bring your décor and Bobcat pride!

Signing Fees – Due within 14 days of lease signing

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Parents are very important to us too! We know you want to be connected with your son or daughter but want to give them their space. Throughout the year, we host events and opportunities to stay in touch without imposing on them. We will even check on them if they haven’t been in touch lately…your peace of mind is important to us!



Athens Student Rentals Moments from Campus

Located Across Hocking River Near Ohio University

The Summit at Coates Run is a convenient housing option near Ohio University, as it’s only a 2-minute drive or shuttle ride to campus. And while lush forests surround the town, this historic college town is bustling with activity, offering multiple attractions and retail options.

View Contemporary art at the Dairy Barn Arts Center or view the Southwest Native American textiles and jewelry collection at The Kennedy Museum of Art. Cook with locally grown produce bought from the Athens Farmers Market, which takes place on Saturdays year-round. If you’re up for an outdoor adventure, spend a day at Strouds Run State Park, a 15-minute drive from The Summit. With over 2,606 acres of hardwood forest, you can surround yourself in nature by boating, fishing, hunting, hiking, and swimming. During the winter, sledding and cross-country skiing are permitted.

Nelsonville Historic Square Arts District and Uptown Athens are buzzing with unique retail shops and food options. With so many choices, you’ll spend the year trying them all!

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The Summit at Coates Run was built with you in mind, styled to meet your needs as you spend another academic year at Ohio University. Choose the apartment home option that works for you and create an atmosphere that helps you succeed. Feel right at home upon move-in thanks to fully furnished rooms and get to explore the community and surrounding Athens neighborhood.

For more information and updates on leasing specials, fill out the online form. If you’d like to tour The Summit at Coates Run, please call or text to schedule a tour and envision yourself in this Athens, Ohio off campus housing!

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M-F: 10am - 7pm
Sat: 10am - 5pm
Sun: 1pm - 5pm