ELS Houston is located a short, 1.5 mile distance from University of St. Thomas – Houston in Houston, Texas. Houston is the fourth-largest city in the United States and is home to the most culturally diverse population of any major U.S. city. Enjoy weekend visits to the NASA Space Center, the Gulf of Mexico beaches, and more.
Athletic, library and cafeteria facilities are available for student use on the University of St. Thomas campus
Students obtain ID cards through the University of St. Thomas
Students are placed in single occupancy rooms and may share a bathroom with other family members or students. Travel time to/from homestays vary but generally take anywhere from 35 - 60 minutes via Houston's Metro bus system. Homestay students are responsible for their own transportation to/from ELS/Houston.
Cost per Session
14 meals per week
Student Residence (Off Campus)
Houston Apartments are located in the safe neighborhood of Upper Kirby/River Oaks and the Greenway Plaza business complex.
Students will enjoy an apartment community surrounded by historic oak trees, peaceful gardens, lavishly landscaped courtyards, manicured grounds and resort-style amenities to include four lounging swimming pools, poolside Wi-Fi access, two-level fitness center with towel service, coffee lounge with Wi-Fi, business centers and much, much more.
Students will be a short distance to shopping, dining and entertainment and minutes from Downtown, the Galleria Shopping Mall (4th largest in the U.S.), the Museum District and Rice Village.
Houston Apartments are a short 1.12km (0.7miles) walk from ELS/Houston.