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155 Cheap Apartments for rent in New Brunswick, NJ

Finding cheap apartments in New Brunswick takes some ingenuity and effort, as well as quick action. Before you head out on your search, bring along pay stubs, bank statemen... Read Guide >
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The Brunswick
5 Dennis St
New Brunswick, NJ
Studio
$1,525
623 sqft
1 Bedroom
$1,465
689 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,795
919 sqft
Last updated February 25 at 12:29 AM
Living at the newly renovated The Brunswick is not a hard choice to make. We’ve updated our spaces, from apartment interiors to the community spaces. Not only do we have everything you want—bedroom, kitchen, private fitness center and a great location just off George Street near Rutgers University—it’s got a fresh new feel, too. So, you’re where you want to be in a beautiful New Brunswick apartment and you can even bring your pets, we love the little furry guys, too. So what are you waiting for?
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The Quincy
120 Neilson St
New Brunswick, NJ
Studio
$1,413
534 sqft
1 Bedroom
$1,718
743 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$2,583
1075 sqft
Last updated February 24 at 10:44 PM
Luxurious interiors with granite countertops and updated appliances. Pet-friendly community with a state-of-the-art fitness center and private club room. Minutes from Amtrak NJ Transit and Route 18.
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7 Units Available
Colony House
1050 George St
New Brunswick, NJ
Studio
$1,475
775 sqft
1 Bedroom
$1,600
1100 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$2,175
1530 sqft
Last updated February 24 at 10:02 PM
Walk out your door to Buccleuch Park which features 14 tennis courts, jogging trails, ball fields and a fitness trail. Our convenient location is minutes away from Downtown New Brunswick, where all the finest restaurants lie; Rutgers University, St. Peters RWJ Medical Center and great shopping. Easy access to the NJ Turnpike, Routes 18, 1, 27 and 287, and it's only 3 minutes from the N.J. Transit.
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3 Units Available
New Brunswick Arms Apartments
119 Livingston Ave
New Brunswick, NJ
Studio
$850
372 sqft
1 Bedroom
$1,100
650 sqft
2 Bedrooms
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Last updated February 24 at 10:02 PM
New Brunswick Arms is dedicated to serving the needs of our residents. Our Community landmark area offers a great location convenient to downtown...close to hospitals, colleges...public transportation.Nearby parks include Monument Square, Kossuth Park and Elmer B Boyd Park.New Brunswick Arms Apartments is a Walker's Paradise so daily errands do not require a car.
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Livingston Terrace
434 Livingston Ave #613
New Brunswick, NJ
1 Bedroom
$1,350
500 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,559
625 sqft
Last updated February 19 at 12:17 AM
A modern and upgraded place to live, this complex offers spacious floor plans, on-site management, large closets, semi-private entrances and easy access to public transportation.
1 Unit Available
1 Adams Pl
1 Adams Place
New Brunswick, NJ
1 Bedroom
$1,400
Last updated February 24 at 06:09 PM
1Bed 1 Bath Apartment In New Brunswick - Property Id: 515631 Welcome to 1 Adams Place, a cozy building located on a quiet dead-end, yet within a few blocks of all the amenities, you will ever need. The property was fully renovated this winter, and virtually everything in the building is brand new! Each unit features beautiful hardwood flooring, imported tiling, granite counter-tops, stainless steel appliances, and much more. Heat and hot water are included in the rent! Our spacious parking lot offers more than enough parking for everyone. Apply at TurboTenant: http://rental.turbotenant.com/p/1-adams-pl-new-brunswick-nj/515631 Property Id 515631 (RLNE6445715)
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2 Units Available
Riverview Manor Apartments
358 Crowells Rd
Highland Park, NJ
2 Bedrooms
$1,600
870 sqft
Last updated February 24 at 10:44 PM
Located in Highland Park, NJ, Riverview Manor is conveniently situated near three major highways (Routes 1, 18 and the NJ Turnpike), shopping, restaurants and county parks. Recently renovated building exteriors and park like grounds complement our newly renovated apartments which include new appliances, ceramic tiled kitchens and bathrooms, refinished hardwood floors and spacious floor plans. Once you visit our community, you will want to call Riverview Manor your new home.
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Orchard Gardens
260 S 11th Ave
Highland Park, NJ | Highland Park
1 Bedroom
$1,535
687 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,750
914 sqft
Last updated February 19 at 12:18 AM
Located on the banks of the Raritan River, these units are ideal for busy commuters, and will provide comfortable amenities like granite countertops, large closets, upgraded finishes, on-site laundry and playgrounds.
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Highland Montgomery
140 Montgomery St 1 H
Highland Park, NJ | Highland Park
Studio
$1,325
350 sqft
1 Bedroom
$1,410
533 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,725
700 sqft
Last updated February 19 at 12:18 AM
Quiet residential community located close to shopping, entertainment and mass transit. Units feature hardwood floors, fully equipped kitchens and high-speed internet access. Well-maintained park-like grounds.
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Parktowne Apartments
11 Raritan Ave
Highland Park, NJ | Highland Park
Studio
$1,325
465 sqft
1 Bedroom
$1,560
769 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,885
898 sqft
Last updated February 19 at 12:18 AM
Parktowne Apartments in Highland Park, NJ, is located along the banks of the Raritan River. Just a short distance from each of the four Rutgers University campuses, Highland Park is a shopping and dining destination that combines small-town friendliness with twenty-first century amenities. Perfectly situated just across the bridge from New Brunswick in Highland Park, NJ, Parktowne Apartments offers city living at a great value and absolute comfort. Our studio, one and two bedroom apartments provide plenty of options for even the most discriminating urban dweller. Our mid-rise building, near the Raritan River has select units that include private balconies for an added touch of luxury.
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Georgetown Apartments
1470-I Oaktree Drive
North Brunswick, NJ
1 Bedroom
$1,399
630 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,739
730 sqft
Last updated February 18 at 11:47 PM
Centrally located, between Route 27 and Route 1, with a bus line to NYC at the corner, these apartments come in 1 and 2-bedroom floor plans with spacious layouts and attractive amenities.
1 Unit Available
508 N OAKS BOULEVARD
508 North Oaks Boulevard
North Brunswick, NJ
1 Bedroom
$1,300
942 sqft
Last updated February 25 at 12:26 AM
1 Bed, 1 Bath 2nd floor condo, Laminate floor throughout, Balcony off the living room and eat-in kitchen. Close to Rutgers, shopping, Route 1 and Turnpike
1 Unit Available
578 HAMILTON ST
578 Hamilton Street
East Franklin, NJ
2 Bedrooms
$1,600
1200 sqft
3 Bedrooms
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Last updated February 25 at 12:25 AM
Great opportunity to rent this versatile apartment which can be used as a 2 bedroom with large living room or use as a 3rd bedroom. Near transportation, stores and minutes from Rutgers U
1 Unit Available
501 Raritan Ave
501 Raritan Avenue
Highland Park, NJ | Highland Park
1 Bedroom
$1,600
Last updated February 24 at 06:09 PM
1 Bed 1 Bath Apartment In Highland Park - Property Id: 515847 Beautiful 1 bedroom apartment located in Highland Park NJ near Public transportation, schools, restaurants, right off of Rt 27. Tenant Pays for the electricity. 1.5-month rent is the security deposit. No pet restrictions Apply at TurboTenant: http://rental.turbotenant.com/p/501-raritan-ave-highland-park-nj/515847 Property Id 515847 (RLNE6445792)
1 Unit Available
316 Magnolia Street A2
316 Magnolia St
Highland Park, NJ | Highland Park
1 Bedroom
$1,450
708 sqft
Last updated February 24 at 06:09 PM
Highland Park Gardens - Property Id: 466186 Welcome Home!! Highland Park Gardens is a highly coveted Garden apartment complex In Highland park, New Jersey. It is in close proximity to New Jersey's largest university, Rutgers, a prominent nationally acclaimed university with more than 48,000 students and faculty members; as well as the esteemed Robert Wood Johnson Medical Center. Highland Park's own school system is rated one of the best in the nation, earning a silver medal from US World and News Report. Additionally, Highland Park boasts easy access to many major roads i.e. Routes 18, 27, US HWY 1, I-95 & I-87. The property is located just one block away from downtown Highland Park which hosts many quaint shops, cafes, Yoga studios and restaurants. The property is also in close proximity to major employment districts such as New Brunswick and Edison. The building is situated in a park like setting with mature foliage and beautiful tree lined avenues. It's a quiet and peaceful residential area, great for jogging, biking etc. Apply at TurboTenant: http://rental.turbotenant.com/p/316-magnolia-street-highland-park-nj-unit-a2/466186 Property Id 466186 (RLNE6334617)
1 Unit Available
311 Magnolia Street
311 Magnolia Street
Highland Park, NJ | Highland Park
1 Bedroom
$1,295
600 sqft
Last updated February 24 at 08:11 AM
Amazing 1 bedroom, 1 bathroom apartment in Highland Park. Amenities included: hardwood floors, cabinets, and countertops being renovated. Utilities included: water. Is not pet friendly. Date Available: Mar 1st 2021. $1,295/month rent. $1,295 security deposit required. Please submit the form on this page to learn more. This property is managed by a responsible landlord using Avail landlord software.
1 Unit Available
213 Denison Street
213 Dennison Street
Highland Park, NJ | Highland Park
2 Bedrooms
$1,550
975 sqft
Last updated February 24 at 08:11 AM
Newly renovated executive 2 bedroom, 1 bathroom apartment in Highland Park. Amenities included: new kitchen, bathroom/shower, flooring, fixtures, stainless steel appliances. Outdoor deck and backyard parking, water included. Date Available: Feb 15th 2021. $1,550/month rent. $1,550 security deposit required. Please submit all inquiries to 213denisonstreet@gmail.com. This property is managed by a responsible landlord using Avail landlord software. Pets are not preferred. All CDC Covid protocols to be followed.
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Woodbridge Apartments
10 Lee St
Middlesex County, NJ
1 Bedroom
$1,295
682 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,635
910 sqft
Last updated February 24 at 10:02 PM
Come join our wonderful community! We are minutes from Middlesex College, shopping, dining, restaurants, entertainment and within walking distance to local schools. Also in close proximity to major roadways such as Rt. 1, Rt. 18 and the NJ Turnpike. With our new renovations and features you'll want to call Woodbridge Apartments home.
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Carlton Club Apartments
186 Carlton Club Dr
Piscataway, NJ
1 Bedroom
$1,370
790 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,670
1020 sqft
Last updated February 24 at 10:02 PM
Carlton Club Apartments, Middlesex County's premier 1 & 2 bedroom apartment rental location for all of central New Jersey-close to everything you need, including shopping, entertainment, restaurants and more! Commuters especially will enjoy the proximity to convenient service to Manhattan, and you're close to all major roadways.Carlton Club offers fantastic one-bedroom, one-bathroom standard and deluxe apartment homes. These unique homes feature an incredible use of space. From hardwood flooring to the gas ranges for cooking, these homes have so much to give. You will have the opportunity to tour are beautiful garden style property, view are model apartments and apply on the spot.Our Piscataway, NJ, 1 & 2 bedroom apartments offer the space you need with the features you will love. Available in one and two bedroom apartments.
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Pleasant View Gardens
258 Carlton Ave
Piscataway, NJ
1 Bedroom
$1,369
675 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,899
925 sqft
Last updated February 19 at 12:17 AM
Nestled into 80 acres of green space, these Colonial-inspired apartments offer updated floor plans and one, two, or three-bedroom units. Amenities include onsite pools, open floor plans, and walk-in closets in some units.
1 Unit Available
392 College Drive
392 College Drive
Middlesex County, NJ
2 Bedrooms
$1,550
Last updated February 25 at 12:26 AM
Lovely 2 bedroom unit with spacious rooms. Features an updated kitchen, mahogany laminate floors in living/dining room area, new carpets in bedrooms, a walk-in closet and a newer hot water heater & furnace. Conveniently located across the street from Middlesex County College and all majors highways such as the GSP, NJ Turnpike, Rt 1 & 27.
1 Unit Available
108 Aimwick Ct
108 Aimwick Court
Somerset, NJ
2 Bedrooms
$1,550
Last updated February 25 at 12:25 AM
Newly painted & new laminated wood flooring thru-out ! New windows, roof & siding! Spacious living room & dining combination. Large master bedroom with connection to bathroom & large walk-in closet. Private washer/dryer & new dishwasher. Convenient to all major Highway Rt. 287 & close to golf course & house of worship.
1 Unit Available
20 DELAR PKWY
20 Delar Parkway
Franklin Park, NJ
1 Bedroom
$1,300
712 sqft
Last updated February 25 at 12:25 AM
Available Immediately. Well maintained and clean.
1 Unit Available
27 JACKSON ST
27 Jackson Street
South River, NJ
Studio
$1,250
Last updated February 25 at 12:25 AM
One Bedroom, One bathroom- Apartment. Ready to Move-in. Close to Transportation and shopping locations. One parking space included w/ unit. Laundry Facility- coin operated. Unit it located on the Third Floor. Must use NTN screening for background and credit check.
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Frequently Asked Questions
What is the typical rent for a studio apartment in New Brunswick?
The average rent for a studio apartment in New Brunswick is $1,491.
How expensive are one-bedroom apartments in New Brunswick?
The average rent for a one-bedroom apartment rental in New Brunswick is $1,760.
How much is rent for two-bedroom apartments in New Brunswick?
The average monthly rent for a two-bedroom apartment in New Brunswick is $2,340.
Are there any properties that are currently offering move-in specials in New Brunswick?
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City Guide for New Brunswick, NJ

The world headquarters of Johnson & Johnson Pharmaceuticals and many other medical care facilities and companies, including Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, and the New Jersey Cancer Institute, are located in New Brunswick, NJ. No wonder its been dubbed The Health Care City.

An energetic city of just over 55,000 residents, New Brunswick, New Jersey often seems busier in the daytime, with corporate and medical employees, and college students and college staff bustling around town. With a popular cultural arts center, stellar medical facilities, and prestigious institutes of higher learning within its boundaries, New Brunswick has plenty to offer its residents in its culturally diverse, vibrant neighborhoods. See more

What to keep in mind when looking for cheap apartments in New Brunswick, NJ

Finding cheap apartments in New Brunswick takes some ingenuity and effort, as well as quick action. Before you head out on your search, bring along pay stubs, bank statements, letters of recommendations from landlords or employers, and identification. The more proactive you are about your search, the easier it will be to score a deal.

Look for cheap apartments in New Brunswick by regularly scouring listings and looking during slower renting seasons, like winter. You can still find a deal if you move during the summer months when apartment hunting is more competitive.

You may be able to find cheap apartments in New Brunswick in neighborhoods that are located away from attractions, restaurants, and entertainment. You may need to look farther out than you would prefer, but access to highways or public transportation can get you into the heart of New Brunswick.

The building you choose can also make a difference in finding a cheap apartment in New Brunswick. Older buildings that need some updating are more likely to have better deals. Walk-up apartments without elevators, on-street parking and few amenities like on-site fitness centers can also signal affordable rents in New Brunswick.