International House


The International House ("I-House") offers private single rooms (2.73m x 3.64m) 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. Each single room in suites with a kitchen has a refrigerator. 

The International House is located four blocks from the ELP.

Note:  International House will be offering housing only through the month of December, 2019.

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Room Type

Short-Term Monthly (1-2 months)

Standard Monthly (3-6 months)


Single room with shared bathroom




Single room with shared bathroom and kitchen





All new residents will be charged a $50 non-refundable application fee, a $35 linen fee (for 1 set of sheets, pillowcase, and towels), and a $50-$100 service fee (dependent on length of stay). The Reservation Deposit of $350 will be 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 December 2019.

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) 387-5125 x6540
Fax: (215) 895-6535