The International House ("I-House") offers private single rooms (2.73m x 3.64m) grouped in suites of ten rooms.  Suites are grouped in suites of ten rooms. Suites are separate for men and women. Suites have a common lounge, which is the center of many social activities, and a large shared bathroom. All single rooms are air conditioned and fully furnished with a bed, desk and chair, dresser, closets, bookshelves and lamps. Each room also contains a pillow, blanket and bedspread.

In suites with kitchens, there is a shared dining and kitchen area with stove/oven, microwave oven, dishwasher and storage cabinets. All rooms have a refrigerator. 

The International House is located four blocks from the ELP.

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Room TypeDaily Rate (1-10 days)
Short-Term Monthly (1-3 months)Standard Monthly (3-7 months)Long-Term Monthly (7+ months)
Single room with shared bathroom$90$950$825$795
Single room with shared bathroom and kitchen$90$980$885$855
Private room$125$1,050$1,000$975
Small efficiency apartment$150$1,115$1,085$1,050
Large efficiency apartment$175$1,160$1,130$1,105
One bedroom apartment$200$1,350$1,315$1,290

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All new residents will be charged a $50 non-refundable application fee, a $35 linen fee (for 1 set of sheets, pillowcase, and towels), a $100 service fee and a $350 deposit, which is applied to your first month's rent.

All charges for the session are due in full when you arrive.  Stays longer than 3 months have different payment options. Prices valid through September 2016 and are subject to change.

Application Instructions

Students must apply through the I-House website.

There are a limited number of rooms available for students wishing to stay for less than three months; please apply early. 

Contact Information:

Housing Office
International House
3701 Chestnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104 USA

Phone: (215) 895-6540
Fax: (215) 895-6535