Apartments Near Carnegie Mellon University

Are you a student, faculty, or staff member looking for apartments for rent near Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, PA? Shadyside Commons’ apartments are conveniently located about one mile from Carnegie Mellon University, providing both students and faculty with gorgeous living accommodations. Live close to school or work in one of our sleek and industrial-style 1- and 2-bedroom apartments in the Shadyside neighborhood of Pittsburgh, PA.

Now accepting rental applications and lease deposits for Summer or Fall 2022!

Off-Campus Housing in Pittsburgh’s Shadyside Neighborhood

Shadyside Commons apartment homes are appealing to undergraduate and graduate students as well as professors and university employees at Carnegie Mellon University. As a resident at Shadyside Commons, you will enjoy easy, fast access to the university with only a three-minute drive or 11-minute walk. Shadyside Commons’ residents can take advantage of several bus routes along Ellsworth Avenue and Amberson Avenue, located just blocks away and minutes from Carnegie Mellon and other Pittsburgh activities.

Shadyside Commons Pittsburgh PA Apartments

Comfortable Living at Shadyside Commons

At Shadyside Commons, you will enjoy an apartment community filled with desirable amenities and features that provide maximum convenience to accommodate your busy schedule. Featured amenities include a complimentary fitness center, secure indoor assigned parking, package receiving services, 24/7 maintenance assistance, and on-site management. Our Shadyside apartments are just over a block from the nearest public transit stop, offering commuter-friendly routes to the rest of Pittsburgh. Our 1- and 2-bedroom apartments feature brick elements, impressive arches, and detailed cornices in a newly renovated and repurposed building. Check availability and view our apartment floor plans. Contact a leasing agent to schedule a tour and discover why Shadyside Commons provides a great off-campus housing option for residents, students, and employees.

About Carnegie Mellon University

Carnegie Mellon University is a private research educational institution providing students with the ability to create and innovate through their seven schools and colleges. Carnegie Mellon’s academic programs range across an array of topics including engineering, fine arts, humanities & social sciences, information systems & public policy, science, and business at the highly regarded Tepper School of Business. Additionally, the university has created interdisciplinary course involvement and degrees, which allow students the ability to work across the various schools and colleges.

Learn More About Shadyside Commons

Contact Shadyside Commons to learn more about our apartment rentals in the Shadyside neighborhood of Pittsburgh! Call our leasing office at 412-200-7231 to schedule an in-person or virtual apartment tour.


    401 Amberson Avenue
    Pittsburgh, PA 15232

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    M-F: 9-5:30, SAT: 10-4, SUN: Closed
    or anytime by appointment