• (215) 368-5000 x146
  • admissions@biblical.edu

Become a Homestay Host

Biblical Theological Seminary is eager to recruit qualified, Christ-centered homestay family partners for our international students.

Through this golden opportunity, our international students will have a chance to learn about many American cultural practices by partaking in family traditions. Homestaying will also provide safe learning environments to try out new English words and practice the English language. Living in a family environment can help our international students learn how Americans live out the gospel in their daily lives.

Our suggested monthly homestay price, including utilities and internet, is as follows--though you may negotiate it with the individual student(s).

  • $500 - no meals
  • $700 - one meal per day
  • $800 - two meals per day
  • $900 - three meals per day

Please use the buttons below to download and fill out the application and then submit it via email (and any photos you wish to include). Your listing to be posted on a private page that's accessible only by BTS students. All arrangements are to be made directly between students and homestay hosts, without the involvement of BTS. NOTE: Homestay listings remain posted to the private page until you contact us to have them removed.

Non-Homestay Rentals

We're also happy to post listings for non-homestay rentals. If you would like your rental property listed on our private page, please click the button below to make a submission via email. Please include:

  • Contact information
  • Address
  • Lease terms
  • Utilities
  • A description of the rental and 3-5 photographs
All arrangements are to be made directly between students and landlords, without the involvement of BTS. NOTE: Rental listings remain posted to the private page until you contact us to have them removed.

Find a Homestay Family

Through this golden opportunity, you as an international student, will have a chance to learn about many American cultural practices by partaking in family traditions. Homestaying will also provide safe learning environments to try out new English words or practice English language. Living in a family environment can help you learn how Americans live out the gospel in their daily lives. Our targeted monthly homestaying price, including utilities and internet, is listed above, although you may negotiate it with the host.

Biblical Theological Seminary
We are an evangelical seminary with locations in suburban and urban Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Our focus on missional theology and missional training will help prepare you for ministry no matter where you serve.

Contact Address

   200 North Main St., Hatfield, PA
    (800) 235-4021 x146
    (215) 368-5000 x146
    (215) 368-4913
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