Housing Accommodations Referrals
Swedish Institute is able to recommend various resources to assist our students with housing accommodations while pursuing their education in New York City.
Educational Housing Services (EHS) is a non-profit company that provides student housing in several areas of New York City. EHS staff members live in each building and are available to assist student residents. Single, double and triple rooms are available in a dormitory style. All residences are located throughout Manhattan and Brooklyn and each offers full-time security, laundry facilities, a fitness center, lounges and elevators. All are either within walking distance or close to mass transit.
Midtown Manhattan New Yorker Residence (34th St and 8th Ave) - approximately a 5 minute walk from the campus. The Residence is steps away from Times Square, Broadway, Madison Square Garden, Macy's flagship store and the Empire State Building. When you want to relax, you can sit in the shade and people watch in Horace Greeley Park. Each room has a private bathroom and a refrigerator. The building offers full-time security, large kitchen, laundry facilities, fitness center, lounges, game room and elevators Amenities such as internet, premium cable, and utilities are included.
Upper East Side 1760 Third Avenue – is easily accessible to mass transit (Lexington subway line 4,5,6), and is located in a quiet neighborhood full of shops and restaurants. The residence features double and triple rooms, each with its own bathroom; there is 24-hour security and a concierge service. Each room is equipped with a refrigerator, microwave oven, and 26-inch DVD-equipped flat-screen TV. There is free cable, free local and national phone service, and free high-speed internet. Rooms come fully furnished and the facility has common rooms, study rooms, a fully equipped gym, a game room, a laundry room, and computer kiosks.
Brooklyn Heights - is a premier neighborhood in the city. This residence includes three towers: St. George Studio, St. George Weller, and St. George Clark. All are connected by a lobby and student community center. The historic Brooklyn Heights location of the St. George has much to offer, including close proximity to the Brooklyn Promenade, a popular walkway on the East River with great views of the Statue of Liberty, lower Manhattan, and the Brooklyn Bridge. Brooklyn Bridge Park, one of the city’s newest and largest park areas, is also accessible near the St. George. The area around the St. George has everything to meet students' day-to-day needs, including restaurants, cafés, pharmacies, grocery stores, and banks. Multiple subway lines (2, 3, 4, 5, N, R, A, C, E) are within walking distance, so getting anywhere in the city is easy. For more information on student housing, please go to the EHS website for a complete description of all housing features and amenities and photos of each location.
In addition to these dormitory style residences, students can find other housing options on