Top 5 Best Student Housing in Orem, UT (2024)

Finding a place to live in Orem can be tough. There are a lot less options compared to Provo, so you have to be more tactical in finding which of the few options are right for you. Lucky for you, we have all the information you need on all properties in the Orem area. Better yet, we’ve compiled the list of the best student housing options in Orem so you don’t have to. This ranking is based on the thousands of reviews we have gathered on our site and is based on the overall social scene, management, and quality of each complex. So, without further ado, here’s who comes out on top for student housing in Orem, Utah:


5. University Gateway

Main exterior of University Gateway, located in Orem, UT.

Starting off our list at #5 is University Gateway. University Gateway combines convenience and comfort, with a location just a few feet away from campus (27 feet to be exact). MyPlace is your go-to source for detailed reviews and availability information on this property, which offers fully-furnished four-bedroom apartments with multiple private and shared floor plans. Each apartment features a well-equipped kitchen and high-speed internet.

Amenities at University Gateway include a state-of-the-art clubhouse with laundry facilities and areas for socializing with fellow residents. They also feature a swimming pool, outdoor barbecue grill, and outdoor basketball and volleyball courts, providing ample opportunities for relaxation and entertainment.

Under new management, their reviews have skyrocketed and given them their top-5 ranking. Here is what a couple residents have to say:

Management is super friendly and easy to work with, they help resolve your problems on the spot if they can!

And another:

The apartments are pretty great overall. It’s an amazing location right off UVU campus and the freeway, and management is really good at setting a good environment.

If you’re looking for a great environment, helpful management, and to sleep in until 5 minutes before class starts and still make it on time to class, check out the closest-to-campus University Gateway.

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4. Summerwood Apartments

Summerwood Student Living in Orem, UT.

Summerwood Student Living offers an unparalleled living experience for students in Orem, Utah. Sitting only 300 feet from Utah Valley University and a short drive from Brigham Young University, this premier student housing community provides easy access to shopping, dining, and entertainment options. MyPlace offers extensive information on this community, which features private, four-bedroom apartments. These rooms are equipped with fully-functional kitchens, washer/dryer units, and gigabit internet. Add that with fully-furnished apartments, a state-of-the-art fitness center, sports facilities, clubhouse, and study lounges, and it’s no wonder how Summerwood caters to students’ needs for comfort, convenience, and a sense of community.

But don’t take our word for it–here is what residents have to say about Summerwood:

Great location, next to school and front runner station is within walking distance. Always have a place to park.

Management has been easy to get ahold of and quick to handle issues and answer questions. They are always friendly and inviting.

Safety and security are prioritized at Summerwood Student Living, featuring secure access to buildings, well-lit pathways, and professional on-site management. The ideal location, exceptional amenities, and emphasis on safety make Summerwood an easy top-5 choice for student housing in Orem.

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3. Wolverine Crossing

Wolverine Crossing Student Housing in Orem, UT.

Wolverine Crossing is the ultimate choice for social butterflies who want an exciting college living experience. MyPlace has detailed information on this vibrant community, which offers fully furnished two, three, and four-bedroom apartments with options for private bedrooms and bathrooms. Each unit comes with high-speed internet, a 55″ flat screen LED TV, and a microwave and dishwasher.

Residents have a good time here, and here’s a review to testify:

Really friendly residents a RA’s, fun parties and events. My favorite thing was hanging out at the hot tub and meeting new people there!

And another:

They throw events almost 3 times a month and you never want to skip them.

Amenities at Wolverine Crossing are impressive (especially for college students), including 24-hour emergency maintenance staff, two resort-style pools (AND hot tubs), a two-story fitness center, study rooms, and BBQ areas. It also has an amenity park that includes: sand volleyball, three pickleball courts, cornhole, horse shoes, fire pits, and a 30’ jumbo TV. Not to mention, it’s a bridge-walk away from UVU. Overall, it’s just hard to see why they aren’t a top pick for students every year in Orem–and their reviews don’t deny that.

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2. Axis Luxury Living

Exterior of Axis Luxury Living in Orem, UT.

Axis Luxury Living provides an upscale living experience for students who enjoy the finer things in life. MyPlace showcases comprehensive information and reviews on this sophisticated complex, which offers one, three, and four-bedroom apartments with modern design elements like quartz countertops, stainless steel appliances, and wood-style flooring. For students, it’s a great place to meet people and have a classic college experience:

Very social complex! Lots to do for every personality. Study rooms, gym, movie rooms, etc. There’s something here for everyone!

And not only is it social, it’s quality–like high-quality:

Top of the line quality living. They don’t call it luxury for nothing!

Luxurious amenities at Axis include premium lounge areas on every floor, a 24-hour fitness center, a resort-style pool with dual-level hot tubs, study rooms, a yoga/dance studio, and a new clubhouse with a Beaches Tanning Center attached. It is also the only student housing in the entire state with no shared rooms, no shared restrooms, and washer and dryer in every unit. As if that isn’t tempting enough, it’s only a short walk away from UVU campus–now that’s luxury.

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1. The Green on Campus Drive

The Green on Campus Drive - MyPlace Student Housing in Orem, UT.

(Drumroll please) And coming in at #1 is–no surprise–The Green on Campus Drive. This modern apartment community, built in 2020, offers a variety of spacious and stylish floor plans. These floor plans feature top-notch amenities such as stainless-steel appliances, granite countertops, in-unit washer and dryer, and high-speed internet. With a prime location near Utah Valley University, University Place Shopping Center, and numerous parks, students enjoy easy access to shopping, entertainment, and outdoor activities.

Here’s what one student had to say:

I have loved living at the green! It’s such a fun environment with so much to do. It is also in the best location. It’s so nice to be able to save gas and walk to school everyday!

And the social scene? Nearly unmatched. Based on their reviews, The Green has a very respectable social scene where people can have fun while staying safe:

I have to say the social scene is fantastic. Always activities going on and people are very friendly!

The Green on Campus Drive goes above and beyond to provide exceptional community facilities, including a state-of-the-art fitness center, resort-style swimming pool (with 3 hot tubs), outdoor BBQ area, and a clubhouse with a game room. Stay well-connected with convenient transportation options, such as the nearby UTA Bus Stop and Orem Central Station. Honestly, The Green is the perfect blend of convenience, quality, and a great environment for college students–it’s the ideal. That is why The Green comes out at #1 for student housing properties in Orem, Utah.

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There you have it – the top 5 best Orem student housing options, ranked and reviewed by Find My Place. All reviews you see on these properties come from students that have actually lived there. That means you know you are getting the most relevant and accurate information on the market. With this list in hand, you can confidently choose the Orem student housing option that best fits your needs. So, grab your textbooks, your favorite college hoodie, and start packing, because your new home in Orem awaits!

If you haven’t found what you’re looking for yet, check out our marketplace with every student housing option available in the area.

Happy apartment hunting, and may the force of the perfect student housing be with you!

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