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West Campus Apartment Review: Torre (Updated for 2024)

By Bella

When it comes to finding housing near the University of Texas at Austin, there are quite a few apartment options for students to choose from. Particularly in West Campus, the density of luxurious new student apartments can feel overwhelming.

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At Rambler, we have assisted hundreds of UT students through their housing search. This means we understand your concerns, especially when it comes to getting started on your West Campus student housing hunt.

While we’re confident that Rambler offers a variety of floor plans and amenities to suit any UT student, we know it’s important to be aware of all of your options so that you can make an informed decision on where to live in Austin. That’s why we’ve created this honest review of Torre to help you evaluate your student housing choices.

Torre: West Campus Student Apartment Review

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The Basics

Before we get into the details about Torre, here are some quick facts and statistics to give you an idea of the community:

Address: 2020 Nueces St, Austin, TX 78705

Neighborhood: West Campus

Year Built: 2021

Number of Beds: 558

Number of Units: 153

Number of Stories: 18


A five-minute walk from the UT Austin campus, Torre is located on the corner of Nueces and W 21st St.

Located on the southern end of West Campus, Torre is walking distance from restaurants such as P. Terry’s, Chick Fil A, and Kesos Tacos. It is across the street from the Rio Mart convenience store, and is also near a number of other apartments including the Nine at Rio and Villas on Rio.


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Torre opened in 2021, and its amenities include a fitness center, barre and yoga room, and a YouTube Recording Room. There is also a computer lounge and private study pods with smartboards. 

The 18th floor of Torre has a sky lounge and ping pong area, as well as a rooftop pool deck with a fire pit, grill, and lounge area.

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Torre is a pet-friendly community, and it also has electronic building access controls. All rooms come fully furnished with a 55-inch mounted TV in the living room. Finishes include quartz countertops and hardwood-style flooring. The rooms have internet, kitchens with stainless steel appliances, and a full-sized washer and dryer.


Torre has two floors of parking available in their secured garage on a first-come, first-serve basis. At the time of publication in December 2023, standard garage parking costs $200 per month, and reserved parking is $250 per month. If you aren’t planning on bringing a car with you, there is also a bike storage room.

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Torre has studio, 1×1, 2×2, 3×3, 4×4, 5×5, 6×6, and townhome floor plans. Some floor plans have the option to mix double and single occupancy in a semi-shared layout, including the semi-shared 2×2, 3×3, 4×4, and 4×4 townhome options. There are also double occupancy 2×2 choices. All units come fully furnished.

As for the townhomes, there are 3×3, 4×4, 5×5, and 6×6 floor plans. Some townhomes have walk-up street access while others are accessed regularly inside the building.

Some rooms also have options to upgrade certain features, including terrace balconies, ping pong or gaming tables, and floor-to-ceiling windows.

At the time of publication on December 2023, rates for 2024 – 2025 at Torre range from the $900s to over $2,600 per person, per month, depending on unit type. All rates are subject to change. You can find current availability and pricing on Torre’s floor plans page.

We hope this review of Torre helped you start exploring your living options in West Campus. If you have any questions during your student housing search or want to learn more about Rambler, contact our leasing staff, who is always happy to help!

Originally published 12/7/2022. Last updated 12/1/2023.

Bella | Rambler Marketing Intern


Bella is a Marketing Intern for Rambler. She is a senior at the University of Texas, majoring in Public Relations.

December 01, 2023

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