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Overview of College Area, San Diego

Unsurprisingly, College Area apartments keep busy with San Diego State University students. Area shops cater to those on a scholarship budget and restaurants here focus on the casual crowd. On the whole, that makes the College Area a fun and friendly part of town. In addition to current enrollees and alumni, you’ll find your neighbors here to be those who appreciate an active atmosphere. San Diego State University is one of the country’s premiere urban research schools and the SDSU Aztecs know how to whip up the crowd. When you check out the college area, don’t forget to wear black and red!

This part of San Diego first saw development in the 1930s when the precursor to SDSU, the State Teachers College, moved to the area. That’s why it’s called the “College Area” and not the “University Area.” While patches of the College Area—split into College East and College West—can be a little gritty, the neighborhood is aiming high. Redevelopment efforts begun in the 1990s continue with much success today.

College Area, San Diego Lifestyle and Entertainment

El Cajon Boulevard is the College Area’s main drag. Along here you’ll find budget-conscious eateries and shops. Try the Daily Grind for breakfast, Woodstock Pizza for dinner, and stop by Trujillos Taco Shop for your late night snack. There are bars, clubs, cafés, and coffee shops—just take your pick.

If you’re feeling active, the Aztec Recreation Center has a state of the art gym, a pool, and various fitness classes on offer. Viejas Arena hosts events and has discounted student ticket prices. Montezuma Park is just one of the neighborhood’s green spaces.

College Area, San Diego Info and the Rental Market

Your rental options in the College Area include apartments, condos, and single-family homes. A two-bedroom in College West averages $1,094 a month. In College East it’s pricier, up to $1,303.

The Metropolitan Transit System runs the Green Line of the San Diego Trolley to Alvarado and SDSU Transit Center stations. A handful of buses serve this area as well. Interstate 8 runs along the neighborhood’s northern border.

College Area, San Diego Resources

There’s a United States Post Office on El Cajon Boulevard next to the Rite Aid. The College-Rolando Branch of the San Diego Public Library is on Montezuma Road. You can find a medical complex up beside I-8, east of SDSU. The College Area falls within San Diego City Council District 7.

College Area, San Diego Zip Codes

Zip codes serving College Area are 92115, 92120, and 92182.

Lyon Levanto - San Diego, CA 92120
22

San Diego, CA 92120

$2600 - $3199

2-3 Beds 2-3 Baths

San Diego, CA (College Area, Del Cerro...)


$2600 - $3199

100 Units 2-3 Beds 2-3 Baths

BLVD63 - San Diego, CA 92115
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(371)

San Diego, CA 92115

$1695 - $4400

1-4 Beds 1-4 Baths

San Diego, CA (College Area, Mid-City San Diego...)

(371)

$1695 - $4400

332 Units 1-4 Beds 1-4 Baths

Campus Village - San Diego, CA 92115
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(2)

San Diego, CA 92115

$1150 - $1425

2-3 Beds 1-2 Baths

San Diego, CA (College Area, Mid-City San Diego)

(2)

$1150 - $1425

51 Units 2-3 Beds 1-2 Baths

Corinthian - San Diego, CA 92115
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(5)

San Diego, CA 92115

$1045 - $1495

1-2 Beds 1-2 Baths

San Diego, CA (College Area, Mid-City San Diego)

(5)

$1045 - $1495

133 Units 1-2 Beds 1-2 Baths

Suites On Paseo - San Diego, CA 92115
32

San Diego, CA 92115

$650 - $1935

1-3 Beds 1 Bath

San Diego, CA (Alvarado Estates, College Area...)


$650 - $1935

287 Units 1-3 Beds 1 Bath

Aztec Pacific - San Diego, CA 92115
11

San Diego, CA 92115

$1200 - $1760

1-3 Beds 1 Bath

San Diego, CA (College Area, La Mesa...)


$1200 - $1760

77 Units 1-3 Beds 1 Bath

The Village Mission Valley - San Diego, CA 92124
19

San Diego, CA 92124

$1795 - $3715

1-3 Beds 1-2 Baths

San Diego, CA (Eastern San Diego, Grantville)


$1795 - $3715

1410 Units 1-3 Beds 1-2 Baths

Verge - San Diego, CA 92120
17

San Diego, CA 92120

$1775 - $3121

1-3 Beds 1-2 Baths

San Diego, CA (Eastern San Diego, Grantville)


$1775 - $3121

444 Units 1-3 Beds 1-2 Baths

Hillside Terrace - Lemon Grove, CA 91945
37

Lemon Grove, CA 91945

$1274 - $1824

1-2 Beds 1-2 Baths

Lemon Grove, CA


$1274 - $1824

168 Units 1-2 Beds 1-2 Baths

Verse La Mesa - La Mesa, CA 91942
33

La Mesa, CA 91942

$1320 - $2110

1-3 Beds 1-2 Baths

La Mesa, CA (Eastern San Diego, La Mesa)


$1320 - $2110

133 Units 1-3 Beds 1-2 Baths

Casa La Mesa - La Mesa, CA 91942
27

La Mesa, CA 91942

$1397 - $2389

1-3 Beds 1-2 Baths

La Mesa, CA (La Mesa, Mid-City San Diego)


$1397 - $2389

105 Units 1-3 Beds 1-2 Baths

San Carlos Townhomes - San Diego, CA 92119
5

San Diego, CA 92119

$1305 - $2550

1-2 Beds 1-2 Baths

San Diego, CA (Eastern San Diego, Lake Murray)


$1305 - $2550

65 Units 1-2 Beds 1-2 Baths

Dorado Plaza - San Diego, CA 92115
22

San Diego, CA 92115

$1070 - $1350

1-2 Beds 0 Baths

San Diego, CA (Mid-City San Diego, Rolando)


$1070 - $1350

1-2 Beds 0 Baths

Mohawk Gardens - La Mesa, CA 91942
26

La Mesa, CA 91942

$925 - $1350

1-2 Beds 1 Bath

La Mesa, CA (La Mesa, Mid-City San Diego)


$925 - $1350

90 Units 1-2 Beds 1 Bath

Shasta Lane - La Mesa, CA 91942
20

La Mesa, CA 91942

$1275 - $1575

1-2 Beds 0 Baths

La Mesa, CA (Eastern San Diego)


$1275 - $1575

1-2 Beds 0 Baths

Bella Posta - San Diego, CA 92108
23

San Diego, CA 92108

$1355 - $1825

1-2 Beds 1-2 Baths

San Diego, CA (Eastern San Diego, Mission Valley...)


$1355 - $1825

344 Units 1-2 Beds 1-2 Baths

Guava Gardens- Senior housing - La Mesa, CA 91942
7

La Mesa, CA 91942

$800 - $900

0-1 Bed 0 Baths

La Mesa, CA (La Mesa, Mid-City San Diego)


$800 - $900

0-1 Bed 0 Baths

Regency Centre - San Diego, CA 92105
5

San Diego, CA 92105

$751 - $1084

1-2 Beds 0 Baths

San Diego, CA (Azalea Park, Central San Diego...)


$751 - $1084

1-2 Beds 0 Baths

Alvista on Baltimore - La Mesa, CA 91942
13

La Mesa, CA 91942

$1290 - $1806

0-2 Beds 1-2 Baths

La Mesa, CA (Eastern San Diego)


$1290 - $1806

406 Units 0-2 Beds 1-2 Baths

Heatherwood Garden - La Mesa, CA 91942
26

La Mesa, CA 91942

$1436 - $2318

1-3 Beds 1-2 Baths

La Mesa, CA (Eastern San Diego)


$1436 - $2318

155 Units 1-3 Beds 1-2 Baths

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