Popular Housing Options

Loyola students have called many Los Angeles county neighborhoods their homes.  Summarized below are a few of the more popular locales as well as the corresponding approximate median rental rates. 

Location/City

Commute (Traffic not factored)

Approx. Rental Rates (Based on studio - 2 bdrm apartments)

Points of Interest

South Bay Cities: 
El Segundo
Hermosa Beach
Manhattan Beach
Redondo Beach
35 – 40 minutes  $1,000 – 2,500 Metrorail accessible via Green Line.
Burbank 20 minutes $900 – 1,800 Metrolink accessible.
Culver City 15 minutes $950 – 2,000 Metrorail accessible via Expo Line.
Downtown Los Angeles 0-5 minutes $900 – 3,000 Loyola has a campus shuttle that regularly picks up from the 7th & Figueroa metro stop – centrally located downtown.
Glendale * 25 minutes $900 – 2,000 Metrolink accessible.
Hollywood & West Hollywood 10 minutes $800 – 1,500 Metrorail accessible via Red Line.
Koreatown 10 minutes $800 – 1,500 Often referred to as “K-Town.”
Los Feliz and Miracle Mile 15 minutes $950 – 2,500 Los Feliz is home to the Griffith Observatory and the L.A. Zoo.  Click here for the online community newspaper.
Pasadena * 20 minutes $1,000 – 2,000 Metrorail accessible via Gold Line.
Santa Monica and Venice 30 minutes $1,000 – 2,500 Take the “Big Blue Bus” to campus from Santa Monica.
Silver Lake 10 minutes $800 – 2,000 One of L.A.’s hip and “up and coming” neighborhoods. Click here for their online community newspaper.
Torrance 35 minutes $1,000 – 2,500 Metrolink accessible.