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Rambler v. The Mark: Which Student Apartment is Right for Me?

By Madison

With the extensive amount of student housing properties available in West Campus, it can be overwhelming to navigate all that each property has to offer and which one will be right for you and your roommates.

With over 40 floor plans to explore, state-of-the-art amenities and a convenient location to UT Campus, we know Rambler will make an amazing home for our future residents. However, we know there are other options for UT students with similar location and amenities. In order to help you narrow down your options and understand what each property has to offer, we’ve made a side-by-side comparison between Rambler and The Mark to evaluate the basics, location, amenities, pricing and floor plans.

Image of the front entrance to The Mark apartments.

Photo courtesy of The Mark.

Comparing West Campus Student Apartments: Rambler vs. The Mark

Property Rambler The Mark
Address 2513 Seton Ave 812 W 23rd St
Year Built 2023 2023
Number of Stories  8 17
Distance from Campus 5-minute walk 7-minute walk

The Basics

To start, let’s look at the basics. 


Address: 2513 Seton Ave

Year Built: 2023

Number of Units: 215

Number of Stories: 8

The Mark

Address: 812 W 23rd St

Year Built: 2023

Number of Units: 265

Number of Stories: 17



Located at 2513 Seton Ave, Rambler is only a couple minute walk from the Moody College of Communication, the Food Truck Park, and a variety of food hotspots, including Pizza Press, Madam Mam’s, Kerbey Lane Cafe, and Roppolo’s!

Exterior of Rambler Austin

The Mark

Located on W 23rd Street, The Mark is about a 9-minute walk to the Union. In just a few minutes you can visit Sweetgreen, Cain and Abel’s, or any of your favorite spots on Guad. It’s also close to many other West Campus apartments, including Waterloo and The Standard

Exterior image of The Mark apartments.

Photo courtesy of The Mark.


Both locations offer a wide range of amenities to suit the college lifestyle. To make the comparison process easier, we have created this chart of the amenities available at each location. 

Rambler The Mark
Pool Deck
Hot Tub
Grilling Area
Outdoor Screens
Gym and Fitness Center
Yoga Studio
Spin Room
Bowling Alley
Tanning Beds
Pet Wash/Dog Spa
Study Spaces
Private Study Rooms
Record Rooms
On-Site Coffee Shop
Tandem Parking


For more information on amenities, visit the amenities pages for Rambler and The Mark

Image of The Mark's indoor bowling alley amenity.

Photo courtesy of The Mark.

Pricing and Floor Plans


Rambler has floor plan options ranging from studios all the way to 6×6 penthouses. You can find current availability and pricing on our floor plan page.

Every unit comes fully furnished with stainless steel appliances, full-sized washer dryer, smart TV, high-speed internet and cable, as well as an electronic fob lock and deadbolt on the front door. The kitchen features warm, gray cabinets with black hardware and beautiful multi-quartz countertops. Plus, all of the 5×5 and 6×6 units feature a mini fridge for extra storage space in the kitchen.

Interior image of Rambler's living room furniture and finishes

Representative unit interior featuring Rambler’s standard furniture and finishes.

The Mark

The Mark offers floor plans from studio to 6×6. Base rent prices for all units are currently not listed on the property website.

Every unit will come fully furnished with high-speed internet and cable, as well as trash removal. The kitchen features acrylic cabinets, white tile backsplash, and graphite quartz countertops. 

Image of the interior of a unit at The Mark.

Photo courtesy of The Mark.

We hope this article will give you insight on these West Campus properties and help you decide which is best for you. If you have any questions about Rambler or West Campus living, contact our leasing staff! We would love to help you with your housing search.

Madison Rosenow, Rambler Leasing Manger


Madison is the Leasing Manager for Rambler. She went to Texas A&M University and has 5+ years of experience in student housing leasing. In the office, you'll find her enjoying a vanilla latte from Daydreamer!

February 14, 2024

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