There are several businesses and organizations in the area that offer housing and some housing is especially reserved for international students. Residences vary from simple furnished dormitory type rooms to small apartments. Some places have shared bathrooms and kitchen facilities. A housing agent will help your accommodations request.


Homestay can be a great experience for students who want to learn native English in a non-classroom environment. You will get to spend time with the members of the household. Homestay’s are located in Brooklyn, Bronx, Queens or New Jersey.

Breakfast Only (1meal/day)

Weeks 1 week 2 weeks 3 weeks 4 weeks 5 weeks or more
Placement fee $200 $200 $200 $200 $200
Homestay fee $300 $550 $800 $1,000 $250/week
Total $500 $750 $1,000 $1,200 --

Breakfast and Dinner (2meals/day)

Weeks 1 week 2 weeks 3 weeks 4 weeks 5 weeks or more
Placement fee $200 $200 $200 $200 $200
Homestay fee $450 $750 $1,050 $1,250 $312.50/week
Total $650 $950 $1,250 $1,450 --

92Y Residence

The 92Y Residence is located on the Upper East Side in one of Manhattan's best neighborhoods. Just a few blocks away from the Museum Mile, Metropolitan Museum of Art, Guggenheim Museum and Central Park.
Enjoy nearby cafés and restaurants using subway and bus lines,
conveniently located within walking distance.

Application fee $350
Large single room $2,000
Single room $1,900
Double room $1,600 per person/month
Small double room $1,400 per person/month
Free towels Linens are provided
Shared rooms are for those 28 years of age and younger

Centro Maria Residence (Women only)

Centro Maria was open in 1996 as a Residence for young ladies between 18 and 29 years of age. Single rooms furnished with semiprivate bathrooms. Wireless Internet connection, TV Lounge, Library and Laundry room are available. Kitchenettes located on each floor. Operated by religious sisters of Immaculate. Curfew is 11:30pm Sun to Thurs, Midnight Fri-Sat. Breakfast & dinner included Mon-Fri, Sat breakfast only.

539 W.54th St. (10th & 11th Ave)
Tel: 212-757-6989

Application fee $100
Deposit $250
Single $1,080/month
Double room $980/month
Quad $940/month

Kolping House(Men Only)

165 E 88th St, New York, NY 10128
(212) 369-6647

Application fee $200
Single room 4 weeks : $1,000 ($250/week)

Markle Residence (Women only)

The Markle Residence is located in Union Square. The area is also called Chelsea which is a unique pace to be around and is very popular among artists and surrounded by interesting art galleries. The market is called the Chelsea Market, which boasts of fresh and canned fruits, vegetables and meat sections.

Each room at the Markle residence has a private bathroom/shower and the rooms are fully furnished. One set of linens, towels and bedding will be provided to the gusts upon arrival.
Two meals are included. The residence has an on-site dining room with cafeteria-style service. For security reasons all visitors must register at the lobby. Minimum duration to reserve the room is a stay of 4 weeks or more.

123 W 13th St. (6th & 7th Ave)
Tel: 212-242-2400

Application fee $300
Deposit 1 month rent
Single Daily rate $95 / Weekly rate $445 /
Monthly rate $1,850
Linen fee Daily rate $95 / Weekly rate $445 /
Monthly rate $1,850

Brandon Residence (Women only)

Brandon Residence is located on Manhattan's Upper West side and is a great and safe neighborhood. Lincoln Center, home of the Metropolitan Opera House, the State Theater and other NYC cultural landmarks are only a few blocks away. Rooms are furnished with a bed, bureau, desk and chair. Kitchenette is on the 8th floor, which as a stove and an oven, refrigerator, microwave and toaster.

High security building, shared bathrooms, 2 meals a day. House keeping service, cable TV are available.

340 W 85th St.
Tel: 212-496-6901

Application fee $200
Deposit 1 month rent
Single $1,200-$1,320/month
Linen fee $75 / Telephone fee $25