University of South Carolina
With a vibrant bar scene and plenty of options for happy hour specials and food, the Five Points area is ideal for students who work hard and play harder.
The Five Points area is known as party central in Columbia. Home to a many of Columbia’s bars and nightlife, Five Points is the perfect living location for any student looking to live steps away from a good time. Students may struggle to find parking in the area, but are only a short drive to campus.
You'll fall in love with:
The convenience of nearby Five Points bars, dining, and Columbia businesses.
What to expect
Crowded streets, packed bars, and raucous house parties.
Mainly South Carolina students, accompanied by a handful of local families.
Moderate to high rent. The demand for housing here far outweighs the supply.
Around the block
GREAT DINING: Great food choices with Salty Nut Cafe, Cantina 76, Delaney’s Pub, and many more.