To learn the housing prices, please click on a housing option below:
In the Global Community, AT and/or Pre-AT students live with a specially-selected domestic student. These students become like a family, eating meals and doing activities together.
Students in the Global Community engage in campus life, joining student organizations, participating in social activities, and sharing their culture with others.
Live with an American student in these beautiful, state-of-the-art
Price for one session (2 months) August 22, 2018 to August 21, 2020: $2,091
Includes all utilities (cable, electricity, internet, etc.), amenities, and special cultural programming for students.
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Homestay is a wonderful way to learn about American culture and families, as students and their hosts can share meals and participate in activities and outings together.
Homestay fees through August 21, 2020:
|Traditional||Includes 7 breakfasts, 7 dinners, & 2 lunches each week.||$2,088||$1,827||$1,044||$37.29|
|Standard||Includes 7 breakfasts & 5 dinners each week.||$1,880||$1,645||$940||$33.57|
|Dinner only||Includes 7 dinners each week; no other meals.||$1,728||$1,512||$864||$30.86|
|Breakfast only||Includes 7 breakfasts each week; no other meals.||$1,560||$1,365||$780||$27.86|
|No meals||No meals provided. Students have kitchen access.||$1,280||$1,120||$640||$22.86|
- The prices listed above are valid until August 2020. Prices subject to change at any time without notice.
- Homestay fees must be paid directly to the homestay family on the day that the student moves into the home.
- Prices listed are for each ELI session. Each session lasts 7-8 weeks (approximately 2 months). These prices cover the student’s accommodations from the official move-in date to the official move-out date. If the student moves in with the family earlier than the official move-in date or moves out after the official move-out date, the student will be responsible for paying the price for each “Extra Night,” as listed in the table above.
- There are additional fees that must be paid for homestay accommodations. Please see the table below.
The following additional fees must also be considered for homestay accommodations:
|Homestay Placement Fee||The price that must be paid to the ELI Homestay Team when the student submits a homestay application. It pays the ELI Homestay Team to find a family for the student. It is non-refundable. This fee is required. All students must pay this fee in order to live with a homestay family.| Pay the homestay placement fee now >||$250
for a single person$425
for a married couple
|Security Deposit||The fee that must be paid directly to the Homestay Family to protect against damage. This fee is refundable. The family will give it back to the student when the student moves out of the house as long as the student leaves no damage to the Homestay Family’s property. This fee is required. All students must pay this fee in order to live with a homestay family. Note: Students are responsible for paying for any damage to the Homestay Family’s property that is valued at over US $100.||$100|
|Homestay Transfer Fee||The price that must be paid to the ELI Homestay Team when the student decides to leave one homestay family in order to live with another family. It is non-refundable. This fee is optional. It is only necessary to pay this fee if the student changes homestay families.||$100|
|Late Fee||The fee that must be paid if a student submits the Homestay Application fee after the deadline. The deadline for new students to apply for a homestay family is 2 weeks before the ELI session begins. The deadline for continuing students to apply for a homestay family is Wednesday of Week 5 of the current ELI session. This fee is non-refundable. This fee is optional. It is only necessary if the student does not apply on time for a homestay family.||$100|
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