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New York City Housing

There are a number of housing options available for students at the English Language Institute's New York City campus.

  • Residence Halls
  • Homestays
  • Hotels and Hostels
  • Apartments

Residence Halls

Living on campus provides opportunities to form bonds, ease the transition from home to Pace, and make new friends for life.

Pace offers a variety of residence halls within a five-block radius of our buzzing campus and we’ll help you find the right housing option to suit your interests. Residence Life in NYC is a reflection of the city itself – dynamic, diverse, unique. Our residential program is designed to create a supportive environment for students to live, learn, and achieve academic success. Students may live in one of two residence halls walking distance from campus: 182 Broadway or 33 Beekman. View tours of each residence hall below and follow the links for detailed information.

182 Broadway

33 Beekman Street

Housing and Dining Costs

Housing Application Procedure

Please indicate on your ELI Application that you would like to live on-campus in a Pace University residence hall. After you have received your acceptance package, you may apply for housing through the MyHousing section of Pace Portal. Our Admission team will notify you when you may apply using your Pace University student account.

A $500 non-refundable deposit is required at the time you apply for housing through the MyHousing section of Pace Portal.


Staying with a local family is a great way to experience life in New York and practice your English outside of class. To find a homestay, speak with 4stay. 4stay provides homes for international students in Brooklyn, Staten Island, Manhattan, and New Jersey; prices vary depending on location and amenities.

Learn more about Homestays with 4stay.

Hotels and Hostels

New York City is full of hotels and hostels.

  • Aloft Manhattan Downtown. This hotel is around the corner from Pace’s downtown campus. Special rates are available for ELI students.

    49-53 Ann Street
    New York, NY 10038
    Phone: (212) 513-0003

  • lists rates and information for hostels in New York City
  • Vanderbilt YMCA is commonly used by students. Rooms are basic, but a swimming and gym are free for guests. It is an easy trip on the 4, 5 and 6 subway trains.
  • West Side YMCA is also commonly used by students. Rooms are basic, but a swimming and gym are free for guests. It is next to Central Park and 25 minutes on the A or C subway train from Pace’s downtown campus.


Live like a New Yorker. Many students choose to live in an apartment in New York. This is a very authentic experience. There are a lot of resources available to help you find a roommate or your own apartment. You can find an apartment or roommate through 4stay. In addition, the ELI has compiled a list of helpful resources (PDF) or you to help make it easy for you to find a great place to live.

NOTE: The English Language Institute provides housing information for the convenience of our students. This is not a direct endorsement of any particular housing provider.