As a foreign student, you can look forward to the new experience of living in one of the most exciting cities in the world. But first, you must attend to:
To be admitted to study in the United States, all non-immigrant students must follow two steps:
Insurance and Housing
Housing: As with any large city, housing in New York can be expensive and difficult to find. However, with patience and perseverance, most of our students find reasonably priced housing in nice, safe neighborhoods such as Brooklyn and Queens, where rents are significantly lower than on Manhattan. Such neighborhoods offer a comfortable environment and easy access to the excitement of Manhattan via bus and subway.
If you are an individual and would like to arrange a homestay with or without meals, please use our recommended homestay agency, Sara's Homestay, by clicking here.
To qualify for a student visa, foreign students MUST enroll in our Intensive Language Program.* Upon completion of the program, students will note a marked improvement in their English proficiency.
*The U.S. government requires that all students holding an F1 student visa or F1 status be enrolled in a minimum of 18 hours of coursework per week.