Relaxed Apartment Living in Columbia's Backyard

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Outdoors in Columbia, MO near Mizzou

A Social Apartment Community Near Downtown Columbia and the University of Missouri.

Nestled among beautiful trees and ponds, just a short drive from the University of Missouri, Forest Village & Woodlake is ideally located with everything residents want and need. Now under new management with updated features, Forest Village & Woodlake is the perfect place for students looking to live beyond typical apartment living in Columbia, MO.

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Swimming Pool with Sundeck

Hit up the pool with your friends, or lay out with a book on our comfortable sundeck.

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Pet-Friendly Community

At Forest Village & Woodlake, we love pets and even offer an on-site dog park for your dog to exercise and play.

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Stocked Catch-and-Release Lakes

Enjoy the Missouri outdoors and toss a line in one of our fully stocked lakes located right in your backyard.

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Students First® Program

At Forest Village & Woodlake, you’ll be part of a dynamic community that’s dedicated to helping you achieve success. Learn more about our award-winning Students First™ program!

Near Everything in Columbia, MO

We’re located close to the University of Missouri campus, the football stadium, Murray’s restaurant, and a variety of stores.

Spacious Apartments

My fiance and I have only been living here for about a month, but we already love it! We love the animal friendly atmosphere, the pool, and how close we are to downtown.

-Dylan C.

It's very nice here! Quiet, clean, friendly, scenic. The rooms are spacious. I adore the big closets! The grounds are really pretty and maintained. It's a great place for families and kids. Lots of animals. The office staff is super friendly and very helpful! I am extremely satisfied with my lease to this apartment complex.

-Heather A.

I love everything about living here. It's so easy to study because it's quiet, or hang out with people because there's always someone at the pool.

-Emma S.


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Students First™ Program

At Forest Village & Woodlake, we believe it is our responsibility to create a true community, not simply four walls and a roof with upscale amenities (although we have those, too). See how our award-winning Students First™ program will provide students with an exceptional living experience that can launch them into success now and in the future.

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Fall into September

Welcome home, residents! We hope you’re enjoying living with us. Special Highlight Always check your mailbox every few days. If it is too full to add mail, the mailmen will remove all mail and return it to the sender. Reminders and Updates All pet owners: Make sure...

Welcome to Your New Home!

We’re so happy you chose Forest Village & Woodlake to be your home for the next year! Feel free to stop by the office anytime to meet our wonderful staff that is always happy to help you. Maintenance Tip For any maintenance requests, call the office at (573)...

Summertime Is Here!

We hope everyone finished the school year out strong! Now that summer is finally here, we hope you all have a great time and stay safe. We have some awesome events planned this month, so make sure you mark them on your calendars! Maintenance Tip For those moving out...