Apartments Near Pitt & Carnegie Melon

Shadyside Commons’ apartments are conveniently located about one mile from Carnegie Mellon University and the University of Pittsburgh. Live close to school or work in our sleek and industrial-style apartments in the Shadyside neighborhood of Pittsburgh, PA.

Off-Campus Housing Option in Pittsburgh

Are you a student looking for apartments for rent near UPMC, Pitt or Carnegie Mellon? Our apartment homes in Shadyside are appealing to undergraduate and graduate students as well as professors and university employees. If ycommute to Carnegie Mellon University or University of Pittsburgh, you’ll enjoy easy, fast access to both renowned colleges. At Shadyside Commons, residents can take advantage of several bus routes along Ellsworth and Amberson Avenues located just blocks away and minutes from University of Pittsburgh and Carnegie Mellon.

More About Carnegie Mellon

A private research university, Carnegie Mellon University provides students with the ability to create and innovate through their seven schools and colleges. Carnegie Mellon’s program offerings include engineering, fine arts, humanities & social sciences, information systems & public policy, science, and business at 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.

Easy Commute for UPMC Residency

If you are beginning your residency or hold a job in the healthcare field, the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC) is also just a half mile from our Shadyside apartment community. You can find affordable living and will fall in love with Pittsburgh’s vibrant East End neighborhood.

More about UPMC

Founded in 1884, the UPMC – Shadyside is a Magnet-recognized nursing school and hospital that provides students the skills to become professional and specialized nurses. Dedicated to students’ abilities to balance work, family and school, UPMC – Shadyside offers two flexible-option programs for course of study; two full-time 16-month nursing programs in the fall and spring, and one part-time program that begins each year in the fall.

Convenience & Luxury in Shadyside

At Shadyside Commons you’ll enjoy an apartment community filled with desirable amenities and features that provide maximum convenience to accommodate your busy schedule, including a complimentary fitness center, indoor & gated assigned parking, package receiving services, 24/7 maintenance, and on-site management. Our 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 luxury 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, student, and employees.

Shadyside Commons Pittsburgh PA Apartments

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