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4.5/5.0 (2 reviews)
FLS - Chesnut Hill College, Philadelphia

The school is located in northwest Philadelphia's quaint Chesnut Hill neighborhood and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. More

Quality of teaching:4.5/5.0
Social activity and excursion program:5.0/5.0
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Philadelphia: Philadelphia, the fifth-most-populous city in the US, is conveniently located in the North East of the country and is well-connected to cities such as New York and Washington DC. Philadelphia offers a wide range of cultural activities to its visitors and is the home of the Liberty Bell, an internationally renowned symbol of freedom. Explore and experience the vibrant neighbourhoods, each with its own distinct personality, the lively music and art scenes or take a break in one of the city's many parks.

Key Facts about Philadelphia

Population: 1,527,000

Elevation: 12 m. above sea level

Time zone: +5h. (GMT -5)

Region: Pennsylvania, Philadelphia County

Currency: USD

Philadelphia quality of life rating:

5.0/5.0 (2 reviews by our former students)

Visa: Nationals from USA do not require a visa to study in USA. Check visa requirements for nationals from other countries.

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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

Arrival Airports

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

Public transportation to city center:

Every 30 minutes, 9,00 USD, 16 minutes.

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

Taxi: 53 US$, 15 minutes drive to city center of Philadelphia

Direct international flights from:
  • Ireland: Dublin, Shannon
  • United Kingdom: Glasgow International, London Heathrow, Manchester
  • Canada: Montreal Pierre Elliott Trudeau, Toronto Pearson International
Newark Liberty International (EWR) - 117 km. from Philadelphia city center

Public transportation to city center:

Every 20 minutes, 53,00 USD, 150 minutes.

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

Every 60 minutes, 68,00 USD, 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

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Events in PhiladelphiaBest time to take a language course in Philadelphia


Mummers Parade
Mummers Parade

01 Jan. 2019Every year with a different theme, people in Philadelphia celebrate the New Year with this parade, one of the longest-running in the country.


International Championship
International Championship

Jun. 2019A 232 km cycling race watched by thousands of people and aired throughout the world, this unmissable event for cycling lovers takes place every year in the streets of the city from Benjamin Franklin Parkway to Manayunk.


Super Scooper All You Can Eat Ice Cream Festival
Super Scooper All You Can Eat Ice Cream Festival

Jul. 2019Every year at Penns Landing, an Ice Cream Festival is held to celebrate summer. It is sponsored by some of the most delicious brands of ice cream in the world. For the occasion, the entry fee is minimal, you are given a spoon and can eat all the ice cream you want.


Live Arts Festival
Live Arts Festival

Sep. 2019An annual arts festival where international artists can present their work and everyone can discover the diversity which is art the world over.

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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