Welcome to University Columns

If you're studying at NSU, University Columns is the perfect place for student living in the heart of campus. With a range of fully-furnished apartments for over 500 students and an exciting, independent lifestyle filled with close friends and plenty of Demon pride, University Columns is home away from home.


Fully furnished shared studio, 2BR, and 4BR apartments, with full kitchens and plenty of storage


Enjoy life with easy access to classes, grocery stores, coffee shops, and other necessities and nice-to-haves


Close-knit community with social events and digital programming, like pool parties, cookouts, service projects, seminars, and more


Clubhouse, pool, volleyball court, firepit, horseshoe pits, and outdoor pavilion with grills

Rooms and Pricing

University Columns is a community! I have gotten to know not only my roommates and my neighbors but the Resident Assistants as well during my stay.


I chose Columns as my NSU home, because I like the apartment style setup. I love to cook, so having a full kitchen is something that I really enjoy.


A great place to live! I enjoy living at University Columns because of their great staff members -- they are ready to help us at all times.


Specific safety measures, in compliance with recommendations from the Center for Disease Control, have been implemented across all NSU campuses to ensure that we continue to do everything that we can to decrease the spread of COVID-19.

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University Columns

200 Tarlton Drive

Natchitoches, LA, 71457

Northwestern State University, United States

live, learn, grow

At Northwestern State University, campus life is even better when you make your home at University Columns. Our fully furnished efficiency, two-bedroom, and four-bedroom student apartments are the ideal place for your NSU experience. With amenities and convenices like card-operated laundry centers and free parking, supportive RAs, and unique residential life programs, University Columns is designed to help you live, learn and grow.