International students have three options for housing accommodation: on-campus residence halls, off-campus dormitories and off-campus apartments/condominium units.
The choice of where to stay during your program in Ateneo depends on one's budget and personal preference.
On-Campus Residence Halls
The Ateneo de Manila University has three residences halls: Cervini Hall (for male students), Eliazo Hall (for female students) and the new University Dormitory. Rates are charged per semester (5 months). The current rate for SY 2010-2011 is approximately P 36,000/semester. For details about the facilities and amenities of the residence halls and the University Dormitory please click here.
Reservations for a place at the residence halls or at the University Dormitory may be coursed through Office of International Relations (OIR) upon request.
There are off-campus boarding houses for male and female students. Rates vary according to the kind of accommodation available and may range between P 5,000 to P 8,000/month. A list of accredited off-campus boarding houses may be obtained at the Assistant Dean for Student Affairs Office in the College or through the Office of International Programs. Click here to see directory of accredited off-campus dormitories.
Off-Campus Apartment/Condominium Units
There are also many off-campus apartments or condominium units near the Ateneo Loyola Heights Campus. Most are within 5 to 10 minutes walk from the Ateneo. Unfurnished units cost around US $ 250/month. The cost of semi to fully furnished units range from $ 300 - $500/month. Monthly rent does not include utility bills (i.e. electricity, water, phone, cable TV subscription).
The OIR provides a list of available apartment or condominium units from which students may choose from.