The ELS Center Philadelphia in West Chester, PA - ELS 
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West Chester, Pennsylvania, United States

Philadelphia – West Chester | West Chester University

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About This Center


ELS Philadelphia – West Chester is located on the campus of West Chester University in West Chester, Pennsylvania, just a short drive west of Philadelphia. West Chester is a quaint, welcoming college town community. Visit local shops, restaurants, and music venues, or you can easily travel to Philadelphia, New York City, or Washington, D.C. 

Mitchell Hall: 675 S. Church St., West Chester, Pennsylvania, United States

Great Things to See and Do

  • Museums and Local History: Ride the West Chester Railroad, or see real helicopters at the American Helicopter Museum and Education Center.
  • Gardens and Parks: West Chester’s parks feature nature trails, floral displays, and picnic areas.
  • Nearby Cities: All the excitement of downtown Philadelphia is only minutes away, and New York City and Washington, D.C., are also within easy traveling distance.

Philadelphia – West Chester | West Chester University

(610) 436-3575

  • Partner University
    • West Chester University
  • Housing Options
    • Student Residence (On Campus)
    • Homestay
  • City Environment
  • Suburban

Housing Options

Student Residence (On Campus)

  • Dorm life is one of the best ways to create lasting, meaningful friendships and become part of the University community. To promote integration of international students, ELS dorm rooms share a floor with West Chester University Students. Schmidt and Goshen Hall also offer activities and organized programs that help students get better acquainted with fellow residents. This on-campus residence features:
  • Double occupancy
  • Communal bathrooms
  • In-room air conditioning
  • Movable furniture
  • Wi-Fi
  • On-site laundry
  • Study areas
  • Recreation rooms and cooking facilities
    Note: Students will be housed in Schmidt Hall during the academic school year and Tyson Hall during the summer term.

  • Cost per Session
  • $1232
  • Occupancy
  • Double
  • Meal Credits
  • Fourteen (14) meals per week are included in the dorm booking.


Students will have a single bedroom. The average commute from the homestay to the ELS Center is 30-45 minutes with access to public transportation.

  • Cost per Session
  • $1252
  • Occupancy
  • Single
  • Meal Credits
  • 14 meals per week. Student has access to the kitchen if they choose to make snacks/food in addition to the 14 meals already provided.

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