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 within Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens, Bronx, & Metro-New Jersey.

NYLC can arrange airport pick-up for our registered students from any of the three major airports in the New York City area to a New York City address. For more information, please contact your NYLC Advisor. Please note that all housing choices are based upon availability.


Shared Apartment


Want to feel like a real New Yorker? Apartment shares are a great option for individuals seeking a more independent and private living experience. All apartments are in safe locations convenient to the school. Single rooms and double rooms are available. Available in Manhattan and Queens. All apartments are fully furnished.


Student Residence


Residences are perfect for individuals seeking a more social environment where you can interact with other students and travelers. Single and double rooms are available. Must be able to name roommate.




Living in a private home with a family is the perfect opportunity for students to practice their English. Breakfast included. Dinners available. Single and double rooms are available.


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Step 1:

To be eligible to apply for one of New York Language Center’s housing options, a student must first be enrolled in our English Language Program. For your questions on how to enroll, please contact your Student Advisor.

If you do not have a Student Advisor yet, please send your inquiries to and your very own Student Advisor will be in touch with you shortly. Once you are a registered NYLC student, your Student Advisor will provide you with a NYLC Housing Application to submit your official Housing Request.


Step 2:

To process your application, you must pay a non-refundable $150 Housing Placement fee and a $350 Housing Deposit. Full housing payment is due 14 days prior to your program start day. Housing payment plans are available to students studying with us longer than 6 weeks. For more information, please contact the NYLC Housing Coordinator.


Step 3:

Upon receiving your completed Housing Application and payment of the $150 Housing Placement + $350 Housing Deposit, the NYLC Housing Coordinator will contact you to confirm the reservation.