University Tower Apartments

University Towers Apartments exterior

University Tower Apartments opened in 1995. This modern 11-story complex is located one block south of Forest Ave at the southern edge of main Campus and just west of the School of Medicine. University Tower offers spacious one, two and three-bedroom units. University Tower is the home to upper-class and graduate students and their families. We have a very diverse community with students from various parts of the world. Students who wish to live in University Tower Apartments must be at least 20 years of age or in Junior standing.


  • 1 full-time Community Director
  • 10 Resident Advisors (student staff)
  • 1 Office Services Clerk
  • 15 Desk Assistants (student staff)
  • 24-hour staffed desk
  • 1 Security Monitor

Room layouts

  • One bedroom
    • Double occupancy bedroom
    • Shared living room, kitchen and bathroom
    • 531 square feet
  • Two bedroom
    • Two double occupancy bedrooms
    • Shared living room, kitchen and bathroom
    • 797 square feet
  • Three bedroom
    • Three double occupancy bedrooms
    • Shared living room, kitchen and bathroom
    • 1039 square feet



Student Name
University Tower Apartments, Room #
4500 Cass Ave.
Detroit, MI 48201

Phone Number

(313) 577-8887

General information

Building style

  • Unfurnished apartments

Room types

  • One bedroom
  • Two bedroom
  • Three bedroom

Bathroom style

  • Private bath

Student population

  • ~295 Apartment Units Upper-class students; at least 20 years of age or Junior class standing.

Amenities & services:

  • Secure Wired and Wireless Internet
  • Activity room for resident use
  • Small work out room
  • Fully equipped on-site laundry facilities
  • Free cable TV available
  • Child Care Center
  • WDET Radio
  • Graduate and professional student only floors

Kitchen Appliances

  • Full-size Refrigerator/freezer
  • Electric Stove 


  • Students who live in University Towers are not required to have a dining meal plan

2019-20 Semester rates

$4,903 One-bedroom Apartment
$5,636 Two-bedroom Apartment
$7,577 Three-bedroom Apartment

20-21 Rates

$5,048 One-bedroom Apartment (max 2 residents)
$5,804 Two-bedroom Apartment (max 4 residents)
$7,804 Three-bedroom Apartment (max 6 residents)


Please note:
Rent is billed by the unit and shared among the residents only in University Tower Apartments.