Living at Bucks
Begin your journey in a peaceful town, within reach of the giants.
A wonderful quality of life in Newtown
Newtown is nestled in the heart of Bucks County Pennsylvania. A beautiful region full of historic towns and breathtaking scenery, it is the perfect place to take a break from your studies and explore a wide range of activities and landscapes.
Minutes from Philadelphia and mere hours from New York, Baltimore, and Washington D.C., Bucks is an idyllic home surrounded by urban opportunities.
Our location is an amazing asset to our international students. With hundreds of museums, event venues, cultural centers, iconic monuments and more, the mid-Atlantic region of the United States is overflowing with experiences you won’t find anywhere else.
Connected by major transit hubs and highway systems, each metropolitan area is less than three hours away by car, train or bus. Whether you are looking for day trips, weekend adventures, impromptu concerts, or the perfect internship, with four of America’s largest and most historically important cities at your fingertips, you are sure to find it all.
1.2 hours from New York
0.5 hours from Philadelphia
2 hours from Baltimore
2.7 hours from Washington, D.C.
Choose the lodging option that suits you.
From private apartments to hotel suites, explore different ways to make your home at bucks.
A comfortable and positive living situation forms the basis of your support structure, allowing you to stabilize, orient, and recharge as you get to know your new community and devote your efforts to learning. For international students, we have arranged three different lodging options, each of which is designed to provide you with the balance of support and privacy that suits you best.
Bucks at the Brick
The Brick Hotel is a lovely, historic hotel in Newtown, PA. Originally built in 1764, The Brick has hosted visitors to the Newtown area for over 250 years, including George Washington and his officers. It has been renovated and expanded throughout the years to become a comfortable modern hotel with amenities like cable TV, high-speed internet access, and a fabulous onsite restaurant. Each double-occupancy room has both heating and air conditioning for climate control throughout the varying seasons of the Pennsylvania region, and boasts a private bathroom for your convenience.
For those seeking a warmer and more immersive experience, you can choose to live with a local family in their home. Enjoy all the coziness of a family atmosphere, and benefit from the engagement and helpfulness of your host family as you get settled in America. Many students prefer having this supportive guidance and companionship at their fingertips, and form friendships that last far beyond their time at Bucks.
For students seeking total independence, we can help you acquire a local apartment. With the freedom of self-catering and the privacy of solo living, you’ll be able to experiment with recipes in your own kitchen, and balance your social life and group interactions with solitude whenever you choose.