International House is a graduate student housing and residency program for young professionals from around the world, built on the simple yet radical notion that living in a diverse community instills a lifelong dedication to cross-cultural understanding. 

I-House has been a home for the world’s next leaders across every region and industry for nearly 100 years.  We are committed to providing an elevated living and learning community experience for postgraduate students, interns and trainees in NYC.

Academic Year 2022-2023 Demographics


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Countries/regions of birth of our residents during this Academic Year.


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Financial Aid

Over $490,000 was awarded in financial aid to residents to assist with room fees this year. Roughly 29% of all I-House residents receive financial aid, with approximately 42% of residents that applied receiving something.

International House also awarded three residents a full year of room fees under the Dietrich Bonhoeffer Scholarship award. 

I-House Life

The community comprises 700 resident members from over 100 countries, including the United States, who attend any graduate program, participate in an internship or training program, or are a visiting scholar or recent graduate looking for a job in the New York City area. 

To live at I-House, all residents must be over the age of 21 if staying during the Academic Year, be vaccinated against COVID-19, and have a desire to immerse themselves fully in the I-House community. 

Visit the House

  • Waffle Wing, 1940s

  • Residents, 1940s

  • Residents, 1950

  • Performing a folk dance, 1965

  • Program Board, 1967

  • Halloween, 1978

  • On the O’Neill Patio, 1981

  • Residents dancing, 1984

  • India Cultural Hour, 1993

  • Chinua Achebe, Kathryn W. Davis, David J. Sainsbury, and Wassily Leontief, 1995.

  • Get-together in the Main Lounge, 2004

Learn how International House may be the right fit for you!

Get in Touch

The Admissions Office reviews applications for Residency at International House, makes room assignments, administers the financial aid programs, and verifies eligibility of every Resident each term.

Megan Amouzou

Vice President of Admissions

(212) 316-8436

Khaire Vaughan

Sr. Admissions Associate for Planning & Occupancy

(212) 316-8436

Roxanni Acevedo

Admissions Associate

(212) 316-8436

Anna Giordano

Admissions Associate for Recruitment

(212) 316-8436

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