NC State
Intensive English Program

Conditionally admitted undergraduate students can apply to NC State for on-campus housing.


IEP-Only students are not eligible for on-campus housing. However, there are many off-campus housing options available near NC State’s main campus. Some off-campus housing resources are listed below.

Off-campus student housing options:*

University Towers (UT): A private residence hall next to the NC State campus. UT is NOT considered to be NC State on-campus housing

Valentine Commons: Private off-campus apartments




Trulia: A guide to private-off campus rentals in Raleigh, NC

Apartment Guide: A guide to private off-campus apartments in Raleigh, NC A guide to private off-campus apartments in Raleigh, NC

Zillow: A guide to private off-campus housing in Raleigh, NC


American Homestay Network: American Homestay Network is a professionally managed homestay company.  Host families are specially trained on students’ cultures and customs and assistance is available 24/7.  Some plans include transportation to and from NC State University.

IHPS Homestays: Students can make arrangements for homestays through International Housing Placement Service (IHPS). Their emphasis is on safe, quality and affordable housing with hosts who are pre-screened, interested in cultural exchange and happy to open their home to a student

Student Groups: Many international students find housing through the student group from their country; see the sub-list of multicultural groups on this link

Temporary accommodations near the NC State Campus:*

Aloft Raleigh

2100 Hillsborough St, Raleigh, NC 27607
(919) 828-9900

DoubleTree by Hilton

1707 Hillsborough Street

Raleigh, NC

Holiday Inn Downtown
320 Hillsborough Street
Raleigh, NC

*Each of these entities are private companies and are not associated with North Carolina State University; the contact is provided here only as information about alternative housing possibilities, and any arrangements you choose to make are strictly between you (the student) and the entity. North Carolina State University does not endorse or recommend any of these entities.

The IEP encourages you to carefully read and understand any agreement before you sign. Neither the University nor IEP can assist you if you have disputes with a landlord or your host family/homestay agency.