Life in Paris

Life in Paris

Inspiration can be found around every corner in Paris, thanks to its vibrant fashion scene, historic architecture, and thriving art setting. Here’s everything you need to know about life as a student in the French capital. 


Where you’ll live

Housing is arranged by Paris American Academy (PAA) and they’ll aim to find accommodation within one mile of the school, located in the city’s Latin Quarter. You’ll pay housing costs directly to PAA. Your accommodation options include:

Summer housing:

  • Shared, private furnished apartment: $2,500*
  • Shared, three-star hotel twin room: $3,400*
  • Single, three-star hotel single room: $5,700*

Semester housing:

  • Shared, furnished apartment in the vicinity of the university: €5100 (approx. $5,600*)

*These are estimates and could change before your Study Away experience. 


Things to do in Paris

You’ll never be short of things to do in Paris, as it’s home to lots of fascinating galleries, landmarks and cultural hubs. Here are a few recommendations to kick off your sightseeing adventures.