Admission to International House is selective. Applicants are reviewed on​ ​individual​ ​merit,​ ​commitment​ ​to​ ​the​ International​ ​House mission,​ ​and​ ​a willingness​ ​to​ ​share​ ​their​ ​time​ ​and​ ​talent​ ​with​ ​the​ ​I-House​ ​community​ ​through​ ​its​ ​varied​ ​programs

The Admissions Committee selects residents representing as many countries, cultures, fields of study and institutions as possible and seeks approximately one-third U.S. residents. Each year we typically are able to admit 1 out of every 3 applications.​ We encourage all to apply!

Applying to I-House

International House accepts applications on a rolling basis throughout the year.
Complete applications are reviewed weekly.

Academic Year admission to International House is competitive and designed to ensure the most rewarding I-House experience for Residents. The Academic Year Term begins September 1 and extends until Mid-May

Our Summer housing program offers flexibility, community, and a safe place to call home during your summer in NYC. The Summer term lasts between Mid-May through until August 15

Should I submit a Summer or Academic Year application?

If your stay begins in the summer and extends through September, or if your stay begins in the Spring and extends into May, please complete an Academic Year application.
If your stay is ONLY through May-August, and does not extend past mid-August, please complete a Summer term application.
Applying to I-House

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. 

What’s Around the House

500 Riverside Drive.

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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