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How our students rated their experience in Philadelphia


Rating: 5.0/5.0

Overall attractiveness of Philadelphia
3 authentic ratings from students who reserved a course with us in Philadelphia

Rating: 4.0/5.0

Friendliness of locals

Rating: 5.0/5.0

Interesing things to do

Rating: 5.0/5.0

Geographic setting

Rating: 6.0/5.0

Public transport

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Information about Philadelphia

Why Philadelphia? Philadelphia is Pennsylvania’s largest city and although it boasts the culture and glamour of a big city, it also retains its small-town charm. Dive into the American spirit in the city where it all began – here you can find many iconic landmarks that played a pivotal role in the establishment of the United States of America. Independence Hall was where the Declaration of Independence and Constitution was signed and is now a UNESCO World Heritage Site. More of its rich history is on display at the Liberty Bell and other American Revolutionary sites. The city has a very enjoyable and walk-able downtown, distinct neighbourhoods, great restaurants, fantastic arts and culture scene, colourful outdoor life, tax-free shopping and much more. Something for everyone!

Key Facts about Philadelphia

Population:   1,604,000
Elevation: 12 m. above sea level
Time zone: +5h. (GMT -5)
Region: Pennsylvania, Philadelphia County
Currency: USD
Visa: Nationals from USA do not require a visa for travelling to USA and attending a language course. Check visa requirements for nationals from other countries.
Visa requirements data last updated on 01 Dec. 2022 (Source)
For the most up-to-date visa information please consult with the embassy or consulate of USA in your country. List of embassies and consulates of USA on the official website - U.S. Department of State - Bureau of Consular Affairs.
High season: July
Low season: January
Average course price per week (High season): 1,785 €
Average course price per week (Low season): 2,245 €
Cost of Living:
* 100 = prices in New York
  • Student price index excluding rent:83* (17% cheaper than New York)
  • Student price index including rent:66* (34% cheaper than New York)
  • Price index food only:79* (21% cheaper than New York)
Mains electricity:
  • Plug Type A
  • Plug Type B
  • Residential voltage: 120 V
  • Frequency: 60 Hz

Weather in Philadelphia

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What to do in Philadelphia

Barnes Foundation
Barnes Foundation
Liberty Bell Center
Liberty Bell Center
Fairmount Park
Fairmount Park
Chinese Friendship Gate
Chinese Friendship Gate
Rittenhouse Square
Rittenhouse Square
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Arrival airports

Philadelphia International (PHL) - 10 km. from Philadelphia city center

Public transportation to city center:

Every 30 minutes, 16 minutes.

Main stops: PHL Airport Terminal A, Eastwick, University City

Taxi: 15 minutes drive to city center of Philadelphia

Newark Liberty International (EWR) - 117 km. from Philadelphia city center

Public transportation to city center:

Every 20 minutes, 150 minutes.

Main stops: Newark Airport Terminal B, Port Authority Bus Terminal + New York, Ny, Phiadelphia, Pa

Every 60 minutes, 70 minutes.

Main stops: Newark Airport, Metropark-Iselin Amtrak, Trenton Transit Center Amtrak, Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak

Taxi: 85 minutes drive to city center of Philadelphia

Public transportation in Philadelphia

FAQ about courses in Philadelphia

  • The student price index in Philadelphia is 82.54. For details check the city's cost of living section.
  • Students rated Philadelphia with 5.0 stars out of 5.
  • Best airport to arrive to in Philadelphia is Philadelphia International (10.5 km from city center). Alternative airport: Newark Liberty International (117.5 km). See information about all arrivals and airport information for Philadelphia.
  • for 1 weeks is the lowest price for an English course in Philadelphia. The average cost of a language course in Philadelphia is 0 per week.

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