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37 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 >
Livingston Terrace Photo Gallery 1
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1 Bedroom
$1,599
500 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,499
625 sqft
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.
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The Gardens at Raritan Photo Gallery 1
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Studio
$1,355
365 sqft
1 Bedroom
$1,625
620 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,855
780 sqft
Nestled high above the banks of the Raritan River, The Gardens at Raritan offers a unique combination of modern conveniences along with a serene park-like atmosphere. Our wide varieties of floor plans are suited to individual personal needs. Studio units are the perfect choice for students that want to enjoy privacy rather than a traditional dorm setting. Junior one bedroom units are perfect for the young professional or starting couple as it offers a versatile space at a reasonable price. The spacious one bedroom floor plan gives the room to entertain or add home office space for the more established professional. Growing families can choose the convenience of the two bedroom one level unit or the privacy of the two bedroom bi-level duplex including units with a separate den.
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Parktowne Apartments Photo Gallery 1
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Studio
$1,550
465 sqft
1 Bedroom
$1,715
695 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$2,169
898 sqft
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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Placid Gardens Photo Gallery 1
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1 Unit Available
Studio
$1,150
301 sqft
1 Bedroom
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2 Bedrooms
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Welcome to life at Placid Gardens Apartments for rent, where your quality of life will be redefined inside this exclusive rental community offering a maintenance-free experience amidst all that Highland Park offers. Your apartment has been designed to be as comfortable as it is impressive. At Placid Gardens Apartments, every detail has been carefully considered so that you can live every moment to its fullest.
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Highland Montgomery Photo Gallery 1
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Studio
$1,549
350 sqft
1 Bedroom
$1,760
500 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$2,174
700 sqft
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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Woodbridge Apartments Photo Gallery 1
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1 Bedroom
$1,380
672 sqft
2 Bedrooms
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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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3719 Birchwood Photo Gallery 1
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1 Bedroom
$1,500
918 sqft
Just Unpack And Move Into This Spacious And Freshly Painted 1 Br Condo With Laminate Flooring Throughout. Washer And Dryer In Unit. Eat In Kitchen. Walk In Closet. Close To All Major Roadways, Hospitals, Universities, Bus And Trains
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Results within 10 miles of New Brunswick
North Hills Photo Gallery 1
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1 Bedroom
$1,605
650 sqft
2 Bedrooms
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Room to Grow, Room to Spread Out, Room to Spare.North Hills is meticulously maintained and professionally managed with an on-site team providing unparalleled service, where we believe that you are not just at home, you are family.Our spacious one and two bedroom apartments in Colonia feature balconies, sleek appliances, and modern kitchens and baths. You will settle right into the community where you will have access to an intercom door entry system, laundry facilities in every building, and individually controlled central air and heat.North Hills is an easy commute to New York City. If you want to stick closer to home, you are only minutes from the beaches of the Jersey Shore, shopping, and recreation. For our families, we are steps away from some of the top schools in the area. Contact us today to set up a tour and find your new home!
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Barrett Country Club Photo Gallery 1
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1 Bedroom
$1,605
2 Bedrooms
$2,050
Welcome to Barrett Country Club Apartments Barrett Country Club offers luxurious, spacious garden apartments perfectly positioned within a Blue Ribbon School District! Located in the heart of Kendall Park, less than 10 minutes from Princeton University, and just off of Route 27, Barrett Country Club is minutes from the Route 1 Corridor with all of its shopping, restaurants, houses of worship, schools and public transportation. Our apartments in Kendall Park have beautiful layouts featuring hardwood floors and spacious closets. Nestled in a quaint and serene, park-like setting, Barrett Country Club offers something for everyone.
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Stratford Apartments Photo Gallery 1
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1 Bedroom
$1,545
700 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,774
900 sqft
Just a short drive to the city through Highway 9. Spacious apartments feature separate dining rooms, hardwood floors, and renovated kitchens. On-site playground. Pet-friendly. Near public transportation.
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2 S Main St Photo Gallery 1
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1 Bedroom
$1,400
2 Bedrooms
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Rickcadonna Bldg Apt 2-C - Updated, clean, 2nd flr one bed unit with newly tiled EIK, living room and hardwood flrs, parking side & rear of bldg. Convenient to shopping, food stores, restaurants and highways. Tenant has access to fenced back yard. Ready for immediate occupancy. Tenant must complete credit and background screening required by the landlord paid by the tenant. (No dogs)
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427 Washington St Photo Gallery 1
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1 Bedroom
$1,550
17 Dartmouth Ave Photo Gallery 1
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1 Bedroom
$1,600
Ideal Location! Newly beautifully renovated 1 Bedroom unit sits on 2nd floor at the end of private road; very close to pool, tennis & basketball courts & playground. Newly renovated kitchen, updated bathroom; Well maintained apartment and Hardwood floors through-out; laundry room is on garage level. 1 assigned parking spot and garage available at additional cost. Extra storage at basement. Walking distance to school; minutes to bus stop, Routes 22 and Highway 78 & 287. Amenities include outdoor pool, tennis courts, basketball courts, and playground. Tenant responsible for 1st $100 of repairs. W9 & driver's license copy. Employment/income verification required. No smoking, no pets. Tenant's insurance required before move-in.
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Green Grove Terrace Photo Gallery 1
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Studio
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1 Bedroom
$1,600
604 sqft
2 Bedrooms
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In Desirable Monmouth County, THE FINEST APARTMENTS IN KEYPORT! Enjoy life at Green Grove . . . Just minutes from the beach and amusement park, and within walking distance to many shopping centers. Our convenient location puts you near the Garden State Parkway and Highway 36. The express bus to NYC is just up the street. Were located between the Hazlet and Matawan train stations. Living at Green Grove gives you the location that you want, the convenience that you need, and the amenities that you deserve.
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Brookside Gardens Photo Gallery 1
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1 Bedroom
$1,441
480 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,695
600 sqft
Welcome to Brookside Gardens, voted "The Best of the Best" apartment community. We offer a variety of floor plans to choose from with hardwood floors or carpet apartments and 24-hour emergency maintenance. Our beautiful courtyards and outstanding location make Brookside Gardens the perfect place to call home!
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305 Pershing Photo Gallery 1
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1 Bedroom
$1,500
1600 sqft
3 Bedrooms
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Newly renovated unit with private entrance. Free standing building future beautiful kitchen in this one bedroom apartment. Central AC will keep you cool during hot summer days. Apartment is close to the bus stop and entrance to turnpike for commuters convenience.
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110 Anchor Pl Photo Gallery 1
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1 Bedroom
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2 Bedrooms
$1,600
Must see this recent renovated 2 BR, EIK, granite, pantry, HWF's, newer carpet, washer/dryer hook-up, basement storage. Close to town & NJ Transit off-street parking, assigned parking - use of backyard
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585 Lamont Avenue Photo Gallery 1
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Studio
$1,000
2990 sqft
This brand new studio apartment is a commuter's dream come true. It is located near Express buses, Local buses& Train. Also a stroll to Huguenot town for everything.
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38 Meadow Green Circle Photo Gallery 1
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1 Bedroom
$1,625
920 sqft
Covered Bridge Adult community, must be minimum age of 55. Totally renovated lower level unit. Granite kitchen, bathroom with stall shower. Newer plush carpeting and newer blinds. Country Club living with Golf course for a fee. Absolutely NO PETS of any kind & NO SMOKERS! MUST HAVE GOOD CREDIT!
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11 Salem Photo Gallery 1
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2 Bedrooms
$1,500
1200 sqft
Ready
323 Faitoute Ave Photo Gallery 1
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1 Bedroom
$1,600
NO PETS
1017 E Blancke St Photo Gallery 1
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Studio
$1,600
This 1/2 duplex is very well maintained 2 bedroom 1 bath. updated kitchen. Hardwood floors washer dryer in your own private basement.
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571 Newark Ave Photo Gallery 1
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1 Bedroom
$1,350
Charming newly renovated one bedroom located on the third floor of a three family home. Tons of natural light. New appliances and flooring. Includes access to basement for laundry purposes only - washer and dryer are included. Organize your items with ample shelving throughout. Electricity and water are included in rent. Tenant is responsible for Gas. NTN Application required for consideration.
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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

How much is rent in New Brunswick?

Cheap apartments in New Brunswick start at $1,350 per month.
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.