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All programs at the New York Campus are non-residency. As such the Institute does not arrange accommodation on behalf of students.

Students can usually find an apartment or room for a fixed short-term period, e.g. two or six months. It is possible to find fully furnished apartments or rooms that can include linens, kitchenware, etc. As with most large cities rent prices are extremely variable depending on the area and amenities.

When searching for accommodation we recommend students consult accommodation guides, neighborhood guides or rental agencies.

Any legitimate rental prospect will never ask you to wire money, accept or send cashier’s checks and/or money orders, or give out financial information (bank account number, social security number, eBay/PayPal info, etc.). Avoid correspondence with anyone who asks this of you.

Master’s Program Accommodations in New York

Students attending the Master’s program will find a list of accommodation resources on the Student Welcome Site. This list provides a broad range of options to choose from - from apartments to studios. Most students choose the option of renting an apartment whilst in New York.

Summer Study Accommodations in New York

The following information is provided to help you find housing while you participate in Summer Study in New York. Inclusion in this section is not an endorsement or recommendation by Sotheby’s Institute of Art.

Frequently Used

Furnished Quarters
Home Away
NY Habitat
Live in NYC
Pad Mapper
Rent Direct
Sabbatical Homes
The Sublet

Student Residencies

Student Housing Associates
International House

NY Neighborhood Profiles

Big Apple Greeter

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