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Philadelphia, United States

147+ Stays · Ensuite | Studio

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Everything about Student Accommodation Philadelphia

Philadelphia, commonly known as “Philly”, is the largest city in the U.S. state and Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. With its rich historical heritage, it is one of the United States most visited cities. The city dates back to 1682, served as the first U.S. capital, and the residing place of Independence Hall. It is home to the campus of Drexel University, Temple University, and the University of Pennsylvania. It has the third-largest student concentration on the East Coast, with more than 120,000 college and university students enrolled within the city. This makes finding student accommodation in Philadelphia quite challenging.

Universities in Philadelphia

The increasing number of students flying to Philadelphia makes it difficult for universities to accommodate them all in the student hall, thereby creating a large demand for private student housing. All these student homes are located within walking distance of the city’s top universities and also in close proximity of budget-friendly bars, iconic restaurants, and clubs.

Student Housing Philadelphia

Those looking for such off-campus alternatives should visit student accommodation websites to compare the wide variety of options available and make an informed decision about the best student accommodation . All the student rooms of these properties are fully-furnished and offer modern amenities such as a common lounge area, games zone, study room, card-operated laundry, fully-equipped gym, barbecue area, and more. Take your pick from a wide variety of room types based on your budget and other preferences – student apartment, student flat, shared and en-suite room, as well as a student studio.

Explore Philadelphia

The city is filled with notable museums, a buzzing nightlife, beloved sports teams and a thriving restaurant scene that encompasses more than just the ubiquitous cheesesteak. Students can stay in the vibrant neighbourhoods of the city like Bella Vista, Fish Town, and East Passyunk and enjoy their time at the university. Philadelphia experiences a humid subtropical climate with hot and muggy summers and moderately cold winters. It is known for having a laid-back attitude and a very diverse and accepting atmosphere. While you're in town, be sure to admire some of the city's unique collection of public art, including everything from fountains to sculptures to murals. The city is well-connected via public transport and the best way to explore it is on foot or PHLASH bus . All of this and more make this a popular destination for students from around the world aspiring to start a new life in Philadelphia.

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Q. What steps must I take to rent student accommodation in Philadelphia with University Living?

A. The steps to rent your student accommodation in Philadelphia with University Living is very painless. You are just 3 steps away, 1) Select your most liked location 2) Pay off your security deposit if any 3) Get the confirmation mail from our team.

Q. When should I make reservations for my student's residence for the September intake?

A. Booking student accommodation as promptly as possible would provide you an exposure to the finest deals and a wider range of options. To avoid last-minute hassles, rent your room six months in advance.

Q. Does rent is inclusive of all the major bills?

A. Yes, most rent is inclusive of all the major bills. However, depending on the rental restrictions with some providers, Wi-Fi, water, gas, electricity, and other amenities like a gym and a laundry room may or may not be included.

Q. Is student accommodation in Philidelphia listed on University Living safe to move in?

A. All the properties listed on University living are 100% secured because it is verified by our team before listing them on the website. Also, all the properties are fitted with necessary security devices like CCTV cameras, secured door entry, and restricted access.

Q. When should I schedule my airport pick-up?

A. It is advisable to book your airport pick at least 24 hours before your flight timing.

Q. Who is required to purchase a student travel insurance policy?

A. Any Indian student leaving the country who wants to study abroad for a longer period of time can purchase student travel insurance.

Q. How much beneficial is it to order a room essential kit from University Living?

A. When you are moving abroad for the first time there are a lot of necessary items that you need to carry along with you. There is also a possibility that there might be a limit on carrying luggage with you on the flight. In such circumstances, a room essential kit from University Living can come to your rescue.

Q. How long can I store my belongings in a Nanny Bag?

A. You can store your belongings in Nanny Bag for a maximum of one month. However, you can extend your time by talking with our accommodation team.