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International Students Support Services

DeVry Services for International Students

Student life is a big part of the DeVry University experience. If you're wondering about help with homework, where you will live, or how you will play, the following information should help. If you still have questions, your international advisor can provide you with more information on all these areas, including housing, tutoring, and campus activities.

Academic Support/Tutoring


Academic advising is provided during specified hours. Please check with your individual location for details.


Housing Assistance


DeVry University's Student Housing Office offers several housing options:


  • Private apartments: The Housing Office maintains a current list of apartments in the school's vicinity. A security deposit, equal to the first month's rent, is generally required in advance to secure these apartments. A rental or credit history may also be required. Leasing terms are established between apartment complexes/owners and students.
  • Student plan housing: Students must submit a reservation fee and form to the campus to reserve a furnished, shared apartment. All subsequent housing fees are paid to DeVry. Student plan housing provides convenient, affordable housing during early terms.
  • Private rooms: The Housing Office maintains a current list of private rooms in private residences. Accommodations vary. Leasing terms are established between property owners and students.
  • DeVry housing: DeVry's Fremont campus offers on-campus housing at the new Taylor Hall. Educational programs, activities, and services at Taylor Hall are designed to complement student learning and personal growth beyond the classroom.

Additional information, including approximate housing costs, is available in the housing information packet or from the campus Student Housing Office. Students who need help locating housing or who have problems related to living arrangements should contact the Student Housing Office.


Student Activities


DeVry University offers a wide range of activities and clubs, including many professional organizations, in which students can participate. Most activities are planned by the student government or activity organization at each campus. In addition, several curriculum-related organizations, such as computer and electronics clubs, are offered, as are student-produced newspapers and special interest groups in such areas as chess, martial arts, and photography. A variety of intramural sports and field trip activities are also available.


Locations with Enhanced International Student Services


DeVry University's International Division offers an array of specialized support services with multilingual advisors specifically trained to address your unique student needs. The following DeVry University locations have designated student services for international students:


United States


Fremont, CA
One of the largest cities in the San Francisco Bay area, Fremont has experienced major growth as a high-tech center, yet it still maintains its small-town charm and exceptional quality of life. As a DeVry University Fremont student you can earn a highly respected undergraduate or graduate degree in a technology or business field while you enjoy some of the country's most remarkable natural beauty. Whether you prefer the beach, the mountains, the forest, or the desert, you'll find it all as a student at DeVry University Fremont.


Pomona, CA
Located in Los Angeles County, one of the most populous areas in the world and one of the most ethnically diverse counties in the United States, DeVry University Pomona students enjoy a sunny Mediterranean climate as well as a complete selection of undergraduate and graduate programs that can be taken at five area locations or online. With easy access to Los Angeles's vital entertainment, hospitality, and retail communities and the thriving business and technology sector in Orange County, DeVry University Pomona allows you to explore possible career opportunities in a wide variety of industries.


Sherman Oaks, CA
In the San Fernando Valley region of the City of Los Angeles, bounded by the famous neighborhoods of Bel Air, Beverly Hills, and Studio City, DeVry University Sherman Oaks offers undergraduate and graduate degree programs in a comfortable, high-end learning environment. As a student at DeVry University Sherman Oaks you'll have the flexibility and convenience of being able to take classes at any of our five Los Angeles area locations as you enjoy all of the entertainment, cultural, and recreational opportunities the region has to offer.


Miramar, FL
Easily accessible to Miami-Dade, Broward, and Palm Beach counties, DeVry University Miramar offers undergraduate and graduate career-oriented degree programs that give you the technical knowledge and hands-on experience you need to take advantage of career opportunities throughout the world. As a DeVry University Miramar student you'll be living in one of the most beautiful areas of the Sunshine State, just steps away from some of the country's best beaches, recreational areas, and outdoor attractions.


Chicago, IL
Located in the heart of America's Midwest, with a bustling economy, rich culture, vibrant nightlife, awe-inspiring skyline, and lakefront setting, DeVry University Chicago offers undergraduate degree programs in today's fastest-growing career fields. As a DeVry University Chicago student, you'll enjoy unmatched flexibility and the extra convenience of being able to take courses at any of DeVry's 11 Chicago-area locations. A multicultural city, Chicago and the surrounding suburbs boast a large number of ethnic communities, allowing you to regularly enjoy a taste of home.


Manhattan, NY
As the most linguistically diverse city in the world, New York City has been named the cultural capital of the world. Manhattan, which is one of the city’s five boroughs, boasts some of the world's most iconic locations, including Times Square, Wall Street, Central Park, the Empire State Building, and the Statue of Liberty. It is also home to the DeVry College of New York Midtown Manhattan Campus. In the heart of the Big Apple, recognized as the economic center of the United States, our Midtown Manhattan Campus prepares students for some of today's fastest growing career fields in the global marketplace.


Houston, TX
The largest city in the state of Texas, Houston has leading healthcare and biotech sectors and a broad industrial base in energy, manufacturing, aeronautics, and transportation. As a student at DeVry University Houston you'll not only receive an internationally recognized education in a growing career field such as business and management, engineering technology, information sciences, or health sciences, you may find an opportunity with one of the many Fortune 500 companies headquartered in this diverse port city.


Arlington, VA (Washington, DC)
In Arlington County, Virginia, on the south bank of the Potomac River directly across from Washington, DC, Arlington is headquarters to many departments and agencies of the federal government of the United States as well as numerous high-tech companies, Fortune 500 companies, and a growing healthcare sector. At the DeVry University Arlington (Crystal City) Campus, you can pursue undergraduate and graduate programs in many globally competitive fields as you enjoy all of the cultural opportunities offered in the nation's capital.