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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.

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If you're looking for something more than a bland dorm room, come to The Summit at Coates Run. This exciting student apartment community features an unbeatable amenity package that will sweep you right off your feet.

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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!

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Amenity-Packed University Rentals in Athens, Ohio

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. Water and sewer are included with rent.

The Summit has its own private movie theater and game room. Enjoy unlimited 24-hour access to the community’s computer lab, fitness center, and coffee bar. 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?


the apartments

  • 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

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  • Modern Wood Planking Flooring
  • Stainless Steel Appliances
  • Upgraded high-speed internet
  • Updated fixtures in kitchens and baths
  • Granite Countertops, including bathrooms
  • Upgraded paint
  • & MORE!

the community

  • 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 Movie Theater
  • Private Shuttle to OU
  • Professional On-Site Management
  • Resort Style Heated Swimming Pool

Renovations coming in 2019 to make our amenities even better!

  • New Private Study Rooms
  • Refreshed Outdoor Amenities
  • Modern Cyber Café & Lounge
  • Renovated Fitness Center with New Equipment
  • Updated Clubhouse with New Game Room
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Athens, Ohio 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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our residents

Peak Protection for Current Residents

Peak Protection was designed especially for college life. It costs less than most homeowners’ deductible and offers better coverage for only $10 per month.

2018 Peak Protection Brochure for Current Residents

2018 Peak Protection Insurance for Current Residents

Peak Protection for Future Residents

Our future residents (beginning in August 2019), will be required to have liability insurance coverage. Future residents can choose to enroll in our Peak Protection Plan or choose liability coverage from a self-purchased policy with the company of their choice.

2019 Peak Protection Brochure for Future Residents

2019 Peak Protection Insurance for Future Residents

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We Want the Best for Your Kids.

They love it. They want it. You need peace of mind.

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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!


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Contact The Summit at Coates Run Today to Schedule a Tour

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!

For more information, questions, and concerns regarding the apartment renovations, please contact Karen Flynn.

Business Hours

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

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(440) 499-4531

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