The I-House Experience

What Makes I-House Unique?

International House offers Cal students the best mix of conveniences, entertainment, and social activities of any student residence at UC Berkeley. At I-House, you get great comforts that support your academic pursuits while making your stay one of your life’s most enjoyable and memorable living experiences. 

Who Lives at I-House?

  • Students, scholars, and researchers from over 70 countries, including the United States
  • Approximately 75 percent of our residents are international students.
  • 55 percent of our residents are graduate-level students, postdocs, and visiting scholars. The remaining residents are undergraduates in their junior or senior year.
  • I-House's population is about 55 percent men and 45 percent women.
  • Residents represent excellence in every academic field.

What Is the I-House Experience?

While there are dozens of testimonials about the I-House experience, check out what residents say in the videos below. View more videos on our YouTube Channel

Spring 2022 UPDATE

We have filled all open spaces and closed the application. Applicants who previously applied will be added to the waitlist and notified if space becomes available.

I-House Location

I-House Alumni Memories

"The I-House Experience" Video

The I-House Experience

Welcome to I-House

Welcome to I-House / Welcome to Berkeley

The People You Meet at I-House

The People You Meet at I House 2016-17

The I-House Connection

The I-House Connection