Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, États-Unis


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About This Center

ELS/Philadelphia is located just 25 minutes from downtown Philadelphia on the beautiful, safe campus of Saint Joseph’s University. Philadelphia, the second-largest city on the East Coast, is a modern yet historic city offering visitors a lively experience in American culture and a wide range of recreational activities.

5414 Overbrook Avenue, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, États-Unis

Great Things to See and Do


(610) 660-2125

  • Partner University
    • Saint Joseph's University
  • Housing Options
    • Homestay
    • Student Residence (On Campus)
  • Center Facilities
    • Modern, two-story building with administrative and classroom space, student lounge, and computer lab
    • Parking lot directly in front of Center (with permit)
    • Center is within walking distance of many restaurants/coffee shops, student union, student bookstore, and other University amenities
    • On-campus dorms within a 5-minute walk of the ELS Center
    • Dorms offer 24-hour security with key card access
    • Free shuttle service to stores, restaurants, and apartments provided for dorm students

Housing Options


Homestays are in residential, tree-lined neighborhoods, usually within walking distance or a short shuttle or bus ride to campus, while some students choose to bike. ELS students usually have single rooms with a private or shared bathroom. All homes have heating and air conditioning, wireless internet, and access to kitchens and laundry. Public transportation and shopping is convenient and nearby.

  • Cost per Session
  • $1260
  • Occupancy
  • Single
  • Meal Credits
  • 14 meals per week, usually breakfast and dinner. Families also allow students to use the kitchen to prepare their own food in addition to the provided meals.

Student Residence (On Campus)

  • Merion Gardens is conveniently located steps from Overbrook Train Station and within walking distance to SJU's Campus and the ELS Center Apartments Include:
  • Shared bathroom (1 per apartment)
  • Furnished living room
  • Dining and Kitchen areas
  • Rooms include desk, closet, and night tables
  • 24-hour security with ID swipe entry Apartment Amenities:
  • Cookware
  • Wi-Fi
  • Linens
  • FREE laundry located on each floor

  • Cost per Session
  • $1492
  • Occupancy
  • Double Deluxe
  • Meal Credits
  • Not included in the housing price. SJU Dining Hall within 15 min walking distance. Minimarket, pizza and neighborhood restaurants within 5 min walking distance