[UPDATED: August 12, 2021] Please note that due to Coronavirus (COVID-19) related travel restrictions and vaccine requirements, study abroad options may be affected. Many programs are open for in-person instruction, however, ApplyESL recommends contacting schools of interest to check status, and local embassies or consulates, to obtain information regarding visa services currently available.
"Do-It-Yourself Study Abroad" ESL School Search and Application Site

5 Steps to Study Abroad Success

Step 2 Prepare

Find the Right School and Program

Student Housing

- How much does each type of housing cost?
- Is there a homestay option available? If so, how many students stay with each host family?
- Is there an on-campus housing option?
- Are there residence hotels/dorms in the town/city?
- Will the school help you find a roommate?
- Are private accommodations offered?
- Does the school offer assistance in seeking accommodations? Do they charge a placement fee for their assistance?
- Does the school provide transfer services from the airport to your accommodations? If so, how much do they charge?
- Does the school make special provisions for students traveling with their families?