Ashdown House entry

Ashdown House

Located in the northwest corridor, Ashdown House is a furnished, co-ed residence hall housing 541 single graduate students.

Building NW35
235 Albany Street
Cambridge, MA 02139
(617) 253-2961

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Ashdown House features a mix of apartment and suite-style units for one, two, or three occupants. Many of the units are co-ed, but same-sex units are available upon request.

Apartment Details
Unit Type Approx. Size # of student apartments  Description
3-bedroom suite 650 sf 150 Three occupants share an apartment with one bathroom. Each occupant has a private bedroom.
3-bedroom apt. 750 sf 96 Three occupants share an apartment with one bathroom, a living room, and kitchen. Each occupant has a private bedroom. One bedroom is on a separate level reached by stairs.
2-bedroom apt. 660 sf 90 Two occupants share and apartment with one bathroom, living room, and kitchen facilities. Each occupant has a private bedroom.
efficiency apt. 250-280 sf 205 Private apartment for one occupant with a bathroom and kitchen.


Utilities and cable are included in your monthly rent.

Each unit is furnished with:

  • extra-long twin bed and mattress (linens not provided)
  • nightstand
  • wardrobe
  • bookcase
  • desk and desk chair

Each unit with a living room is also furnished with:

  • love seat
  • two chairs
  • two end tables
  • bar stools

The building is approximately 0.5 mile walking distance from MIT's main entrance at 77 Massachusetts Avenue. It is located in the northwest section of campus.