The paper presents an assessment of conditions, quality of living for 190 students – residents of Podkarpackie province. The analysis was performed according to place of residence, gender, age and income per family member. A five-point Likert scale was used for evaluation. Podkarpackie province is one of the poorest regions in the EU structures. Students rated their living conditions at 3.41 points, 3.35 points as far as quality is concerned and the lowest was score of standard of living – 3.21 points.