Off-Campus Student Apartments Near the University of Missouri

Student Living Just Outside Columbia’s
Beautiful Grindstone Nature Area

With the beautiful woods of the Grindstone Nature Area and the University of Missouri both only minutes away, Grindstone Canyon gives Columbia students the best of both worlds. Now under new management with updated features, Grindstone Canyon is the perfect place for students looking to live beyond typical student housing. Grindstone has a state-of-the-art fitness center, an upgraded business center, and a shuttle to campus for students. Come visit and see our great amenities and community today.

Property shuttle to the University of Missouri campus
Upgraded 24-hour, state-of-the-art fitness center
Upgraded 24-hour business center for MU studying
Award-winning students first program in Columbia, MO

Near us in Columbia, MO

Floor Plans

One Bedroom

740 SQ. FT.

Floor plan of a one- bedroom student apartment

Two Bedroom

1,040 SQ. FT.

Floor plan of a two- bedroom student apartment

Three Bedroom

1,282 SQ. FT.

Floor plan of a three- bedroom student apartment

I've loved living at Grindstone Canyon. This is my 4th year here and I can't imagine living anywhere else in Columbia. My biggest priority is safety, and I've never had an issue at Grindstone. Staff and maintenance are awesome and everyone in the community is respectful and friendly.

-Alecia M

I love Grindstone Apartments! Appreciate the staff, maintenance crew, and all the events that are held for residents! Love that the area is very quiet, no noise complaints or excessive partying.

-Alexandra P

Grindstone Canyon has been a great place to live under this new management. They clearly have a grasp on what their residents want in an apartment home and are willing to go the extra mile.

-Alison H


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Students First™ Program

At Grindstone Canyon, we believe it is our responsibility to create a true community, not simply four walls and a roof with upscale amenities (although we have those, too). See how our award-winning Students First™ program will provide you with an exceptional living experience that can launch you into success now and in the future.

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Happy New Year!

We hope everyone had a happy holiday! It’s a new year, which is the perfect time to renew your lease. Be on the lookout for our Welcome Back week of events. Special Highlight  Don’t forget that rent is still due on the 1st of each month even if you aren’t here and...

Winter Festivals & Things to Do in Columbia

The holiday season is one of the best times of the year in Columbia. Everyone is busy with shopping for gifts, seeing old friends, and attending holiday parties. There’s also a number of fun events going on in town to get you in a festive spirit. Grab some friends and...

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