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Living in UB Midtown

You can get almost anywhere near or far from UB Midtown.

Public transportation can take you around the city:

You’ll also have easy access to regional transportation:

  • Amtrak, MARC Train and BoltBus at Penn Station
  • Light Rail to Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport

If you have a car or are interest in renting a Zipcar, you’ll find our location just a block off of I-83 convenient, and very reasonably priced student parking plans are available at nearby garages.

One in six students now lives within walking distance of campus.

In the past five years, the number of UB students living near campus has increased an amazing 134 percent. That's because everything you need is right here: who wouldn't love living close to great restaurants, stores, cultural attractions and nightlife?

UB has a Walk Score rating of 91, meaning you don't need a car to run daily errands like going to the supermarket, pharmacy, bank or restaurants. For example, at the Varsity, everything you need—or want to do—is within walking distance:

  • supermarkets: 5-minute walk
  • pharmacies: 2-minute walk
  • banks: 5-minute walk
  • nightlife and culture: 2-minute walk
  • restaurants and cafes: 1-minute walk
  • Inner Harbor: 20-minute walk

There are many great housing options all around UB Midtown. If you live near campus, you'll not only be steps from classes, but also close to your friends and all the conveniences and luxuries city life provides.