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Student apartments near the University of Missouri

Cottage-Style Apartments for Students in Columbia, MO

Located just minutes from the University of Missouri, Grayson Cottages is the perfect place for Columbia students to call home. With a variety of floor plans available, our cottage-style homes and vibrant community were designed with students in mind. Come visit and see our great community for students today!

Outdoor amenities for Mizzou students

Outdoor Community Amenities

Kick back at our swimming pool with relaxing chairs on a sundeck between classes.

24 hour fitness center for ideal MU student living

24-Hour Fitness Center

Get healthy on your time in our upgraded and fully equipped 24-hour fitness center.

business center for mizzou students

Business Center

Finish up projects in our upgraded 24-hour business center with iMacs and free printing.

students first program for the ultimate student success

Students First® Program

At Grayson Cottages in Columbia, you’ll be part of a dynamic community that’s dedicated to helping you achieve success.

off campus student living under new management

Under New Management

Come meet the new management at Grayson Cottages and tour our exciting new apartment upgrades!

Columbia, MO

We’re located near the University of Missouri campus, the Tigers Memorial football stadium and Faurot Field, Walmart and Hy-Vee stores, and a variety of restaurant options.

Floor Plans


2 Bed, 2.5 Bath

Floor plan of a 2 bed, 2.5 bath student apartment

Deluxe Cottage

3 Bed, 3 Bath

Floor plan of a 3 bed, 3 bath student apartment


4 Bed, 4.5 Bath

Floor plan of a 4 bed, 4.5 bath student apartment

Grayson Cottages is a great place to live. The spacious households are wonderful, especially for pet owners. The community is friendly and quiet and I've never had a single issue. The staff is very helpful as well, which is sometimes a hard thing to come by in student housing facilities.

– Michelle L

This is the best place I have lived my entire college career and I plan to stay until I graduate. It has a lot of great benefits for a reasonable price compared to rival apartment companies. I highly recommend living here if you prefer a home rather than an apartment and if you hate hearing apartment noise.

– Melissa B

I'm very happy with the services, staff, and community. Everything has been convenient and all of my requests have been met! Wish I could stay here next year but I'm graduating.

– Abby M


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students first program for university of missouri students

Students First™ Program

At Grayson Cottages, we believe it is our responsibility to create a true community, not simply four walls and a roof with upscale amenities (although we have those, too). See how our award-winning Students First™ program will provide you with an exceptional living experience that can launch you into success now and in the future.

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