Off Campus Housing near Syracuse University

Modern Apartment Homes near Syracuse University

Welcome home to Theory Syracuse. Enjoy the hottest off campus student apartment community around. Theory Syracuse is a seven-story apartment building located two blocks from the center of the Syracuse University campus, on the North West corner of East Genesee Street and South Crouse Avenue. Our apartments near Syracuse University will meet the needs of your busy academic schedule and your evolving social life. We are close enough to SU for you to arrive to class quickly and near enough to the extracurricular activities of the city. You will have the college atmosphere while giving you the personal space and freedom of living on your own. Our fully furnished floor plans are one-of-a-kind and have an abundant amount of amenities for your comfort.

We offer a variety of apartment homes to meet your needs, from the smallest studio apartment up to our spacious four-bedroom homes. If you plan to attend Syracuse University, visit us for a tour of your new apartment home today. You will love it so much that after graduation we expect you will want to continue to call Theory Syracuse your home.

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Student Housing That Meets Your Needs

Finding the right match for your student housing needs can be frustrating. We had students in mind when we constructed our apartment community. This off campus community features fully-furnished floor plans. Choose the apartment home that meets your needs, including: studio, one, two, three and four-bedroom homes. You have the ability to live alone or share with roommates at a location near SU. Your apartment home has individual private bedrooms, so you won’t have to share a common bathroom that is used by everyone on the floor ever again. You will enjoy ample space with your own walk in closet and 9-foot ceilings throughout your home. The kitchens have granite counter tops, upgraded cabinetry, and stainless-steel appliances. Upgraded lighting will shine brightly upon your hardwood-style flooring. You will also be pleased to know that Internet and Cable are included with your monthly payment.

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Top-of-the-Market Amenities & Fully-Furnished Floor Plans

Theory Syracuse offers an abundant amenity package to residents. To start, our off campus housing near Syracuse University is accessible. There are many ways to get to class with our community located along various bus routes that take you where you need to go in the city. You’ll have access to a large parking garage and a bike storage area, and if you enjoy the fresh air, your apartment home is within walking distance to most of the campus. When you need to hit the books, there are study and conference areas for you to burn the midnight oil and get those assignments done. We also offer a business center for your convenience. When you are not out enjoying the night life at one of the many restaurants that surround you, work out in the fitness center or play a game in our game room. You have access to a hot tub if you need to relax and unwind as well. And when you are expecting that care package from home, we have a secure package locker system at your disposal.



  • Fully Furnished
  • Granite Countertops
  • Stainless Steel Appliances
  • Hardwood-Style Flooring
  • Upgraded Lighting and Cabinetry
  • 1 Gig Internet Speed
  • Memory Foam Queen-Size Mattress in All Bedrooms
  • Private Bedroom
  • Private Bathroom
  • Walk-In Closet
  • 9' Ceilings
  • Ceiling Fans in All Rooms
  • Internet and Cable Included
  • 50" Smart TV Included
  • Washer and Dryer Included in Every Unit
  • All-Inclusive Amenities with Cap
  • Smart Apartments Available
  • Balcony Apartments Available


  • Courtyard with Fire Pit, Large-Screen Jumbotron TV and Outdoor Seating
  • Indoor Fitness Center
  • Outdoor Fitness Center
  • Outdoor Grilling Station
  • Hot Tub
  • Sauna
  • Business Center with Free Printing
  • Study and Conference Areas
  • WiFi Throughout Property
  • Game Room
  • Package Locker System
  • Ample Garage Parking
  • Bike Storage
  • Private Shuttle to SU, Upstate Medical University & SUNY ESF
  • Steps from Syracuse University Campus
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Being Near Campus Does Matter

You have a choice when it comes to apartments near Syracuse University and location is a big decision-making factor. Theory Syracuse is located at the northwest corner of E. Genesee Street and S. Crouse Ave, within walking distance of Syracuse University, which is the primary East-West corridor between the University and downtown Syracuse. The bus system runs you to any part of the city off campus. When you grow tired of frozen dinners, and ramen noodles, you can find just about any cuisine you desire near campus. From pizza at Franco’s Pizzeria & Deli to Barbeque at Dinosaur BBQ. Many other styles from vegan to eclectic themed restaurants are available to choose from as well. For those late-night cram sessions, coffee houses like Strong Hearts Cafe, Starbucks, and even a Dunkin Donuts are all within walking distance. If you need a break from the monotony, take your study material outside, perch under a tree and enjoy the fresh air. Forman Park is just two blocks to the West and Thornden Park a half mile to the East. Onondaga Lake is a short drive, bus ride or bike ride from your apartment home. Lakeview Amphitheater is nearby hosting a vast array of entertainment venues. Or you can head down to the Carrier Dome and join Otto’s Army and cheer your Orange on to victory.


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When you choose a college to attend, student housing is always one of the main concerns you have. Theory Syracuse is the only phone call you need to make. Your student apartment home is ready for you. Call today and schedule an appointment to view an apartment home that best suits you. Our leasing office is ready with courteous staff to put a check mark in that box on your list of things to do before school starts. Call today. We are waiting to give you the key to your apartment home.

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Saturday: 10 AM-5PM
Sunday: 1PM-5PM

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