Student Housing

 

Housing accommodations to fit your life-style!

 

In order to assist students with finding housing to fit their personal life-style, South Seattle College has arranged clean, safe, and affordable housing with reliable partners. Whether you prefer to live with a host family or desire to be independent, you will find an option that fits you and your pocketbook. Options include:

  • Home Stay
  • Shared Housing
  • Apartment 

Home Stay options in West Seattle

American host families are an excellent way for new students to discover American culture, practice English speaking and listening, and make life long friends. Hosts are welcoming, carefully chosen, and trained to provide students with a comfortable, clean and safe home environment.


The providers listed below offer a variety of options which may include a private room with up to three meals per day, and use of the family living space. Airport pick-up service is available with advanced notice through South Seattle Community College.

 

Home Stay Provider Costs

ABODE Homestays
www.abodehomestay.com

info@abodehomestay.com

Tel: +1-206-527-8654
Fax: +1-206-524-7780
20126 Ballinger Way NE #84
Seattle, WA 98155

Placement Fee*: $275 ($350 for under 18 years old)

One Time Deposit*: $100 (applied to first month’s homestay fee)
Traditional Homestay (3 meals provided daily): $660 per month
Bed and Breakfast Homestay (no meals provided): $525 per month
Airport Pick Up: Free (7:00am-9:00pm, seven days a week)

*Required with application. Refund available with proof of visa denial.

USA International
www.ushomestay.com

info@ushomestay.com

Tel: +1-425-483-5974
Fax: +1-425-485-1891
9614 NE 201st Street
Bothell, WA 98011

Placement Fee: $250 ($350 for under 18 years old)
One Time Damage Deposit: $100 (refundable with exceptions)
Traditional Homestay (meals provided): $650 per month
Airport Pickup Fee: $125 (8:00am-8:00pm, seven days a week)
Late Fee: $100 (if application is received less than 1 week prior to arrival)

*Additional $25 per transaction if paying by credit card or bank wire

 

Shared Housing
Costs

USA International
www.ushomestay.com

info@ushomestay.com

Tel: +1-425-483-5974
Fax: +1-425-485-1891
9614 NE 201st Street
Bothell, WA 98011

Placement Fee: $250 ($350 for under 18 years old)

One Time Damage Deposit: $100 (refundable with exceptions)
Housing Cost: $475 - $575 per month
Airport Pickup Fee: $125 (8:00am-8:00pm, seven days a week)
Late Fee: $100 (if application is received less than 1 week prior to arrival)

*Additional $25 per transaction if paying by credit card or bank wire
 Apartment
Costs

USA International
www.ushomestay.com

info@ushomestay.com

Tel: +1-425-483-5974
Fax: +1-425-485-1891
9614 NE 201st Street
Bothell, WA 98011

Placement Fee: $250 ($350 for under 18 years old)
One Time Damage Deposit: varies (refundable with exceptions)
Housing Cost: $800 - $1500 per month
Airport Pickup Fee: $125 (8:00am-8:00pm, seven days a week)
Late Fee: $100 (if application is received less than 1 week prior to arrival)

*Additional $25 per transaction if paying by credit card or bank wire

     * Monthly fees are subject to changes made by the housing providers. Please check with each provider for their current fee schedule.

 

Independent Housing Options

If you wish to find housing on your own, there are many options around Seattle that can fit any need. South Seattle Community College is located in the Delridge community within West Seattle. If you wish to be close to the school, we suggest looking for housing in West Seattle, Alki, Admiral and Gateway.

 

Name
Information

Apartment Hunters
Apartment List
Apartments for Rent
Craigslist
The Seattle Times Newspaper
The Seattle Weekly Newspaper
CORT Apartment Search

CORT Furniture Rental

www.apthunters.com
www.apartmentlist.com
www.rent.com
www.craigslist.org
www.seattletimes.com
www.seattleweekly.com
www.apartmentsearch.com
www.cort.com

  

Temporary Housing and Hotels

If you wish to arrive in Seattle before searching for housing, there are plenty of hotels in the area that can fit any budget.

 

Temporary Housing Information

American Hotel - Hostelling International
520 S King Street
Seattle, WA 98104
206-622-5443
stay@americanhotelseattle.com
http://www.americanhotelseattle.com/

 

 

For more information

If you wish to have more information about housing accommodations, please contact the Center for International Education Office at ip@seattlecolleges.edu or (206) 934-5360.

 

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