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Rambler v. Union on 24th: 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 Union on 24th to evaluate the basics, location, amenities, pricing and floor plans.

Read Next: Review of Union on 24th

Rambler ATX Pool

Rambler’s courtyard pool deck, complete with chaise loungers, a hot tub, lush decor and plenty of seating.

Comparing West Campus Student Apartments: Rambler vs. Union on 24th


Property Rambler Union on 24th
Address 2513 Seton Ave 701 W 24th Street
Year Built 2023 2024
Number of Stories  8 30
Distance from Campus 5-minute walk 6-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

Union on 24th

Address: 701 W 24th Street

Year Built: 2024

Number of Units: 552

Number of Stories: 30



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

Rambler, a mid-rise student housing development located in West Campus near The University of Texas at Austin.

Welcome to Rambler, a mid-rise student housing development located in West Campus near The University of Texas at Austin.

Union on 24th

Union on 24th sits on the corner of Rio Grande Street and West 24th Street, so it’s about a 7-minute walk to the Union. In just a few minutes you can visit Victory Lap, Cain and Abel’s, or any of your favorite spots on Guad. It’s also close to many other West Campus apartments, including Yugo Waterloo and The Standard

Rendering of the exterior of Union on 24th

Rendering courtesy of Union on 24th.


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 Union on 24th
Pool Deck
Hot Tub
Grilling Area
Outdoor Screens
Gym and Fitness Center
Yoga Studio
Spin Room
Boxing Studio
Pet Wash/Dog Spa
Dog Park
Study Spaces
Private Study Rooms
Indoor Basketball Court
Record Rooms
Golf Simulator
On-Site Coffee Shop
Tandem Parking

For more information on amenities, visit the amenities pages for Rambler and Union on 24th

Rendering of Union on 24th cycle studio

Rendering courtesy of Union on 24th.

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 plans page.

Every unit comes fully furnished with stainless steel GE 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 accents 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.

Union on 24th

Union on 24th offers floor plans from studio to 10×10. At the time of publication in February 2024, rates for the 2024 – 2025 at Union on 24th range from the $1,200s to over $1,900 per person, per month, depending on unit type. All rates are subject to change. You can find current availability and pricing on Union on 24th’s floor plan page.

Every unit, like Rambler, will come fully furnished with stainless steel appliances, a washer and dryer and a smart TV. The kitchen features quartz countertops and every bedroom at Union on 24th has windows.

Rendering of Union on 24th interior unit

Rendering courtesy of Union on 24th.

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 19, 2024

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