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Discover Upgraded Student Housing 
in Columbia, SC


Welcome to The Rowan — Columbia’s premier off-campus housing community, now under new management! We’re dedicated to providing students with a quality living experience during the best years of their life, so we’re kicking up our place with fantastic upgrades. Located near the University of South Carolina, our one-, two-, three-, and four-bedroom townhome-style apartments offer spacious floor plans, renovated interiors, and both furnished and unfurnished options to fit your lifestyle. And when it comes to our community amenities, we’re the perfect place to come home to with plenty of options to study, unwind, or entertain! Plus, we’re pet friendly, so your four-legged friends are welcome to live the good life, too. There’s no better time to experience what student housing in Columbia is supposed to be like!

All your friends are here, even the ones you haven’t met yet.

Unparalleled Amenities


Everything about The Rowan’s community of Columbia, SC student apartments were designed with an awesome lifestyle in mind for students who want an extraordinary housing experience. From our spectacular upgrades to our dedicated shuttle, you’ll love coming home to our place.

Community Amenities

  • Professionally Owned and Managed
  • Award Winning Students First Experience
  • 24-Hour Fitness Center
  • 24-Hour Business Center
  • Upgraded Clubhouse
  • Game Lounge
  • Controlled-Access Community
  • Community Kitchenette
  • Outdoor Grills
  • Full-Size Basketball Court and Volleyball Court
  • Dedicated Shuttle Service

Apartment Features

  • Pet-Friendly Community
  • MYCREDITLIFT Program
  • Upgraded Interiors
  • Individual Bathrooms
  • Spacious, Modern Kitchens
  • Full-Size Washer and Dryer

No matter if it’s just you, or your group of friends looking for a new place to call home,

Elara has the right fit for you.

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Apartments Near the University of South Carolina


The Rowan is only a short distance from the University of South Carolina, so students will get the ultimate living experience — close-to-campus convenience from a vibrant community located in the heart of Columbia. Plus, our location puts residents in the hub of hot spots where everything you need is easily accessible, especially with our dedicated shuttle.

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