English Courses in Chicago

English courses in Chicago

Take English courses in Chicago at our school located in the most fashionable part of town. Our English school in Chicago has large, spacious classrooms, free wifi, and two student lounges, one with beautiful views of the city.

Kaplan's English School in Chicago

Our English school in downtown Chicago enjoys an amazing location on the Magnificent Mile, the place to be. Chicago itself is a bustling, multicultural city that sits on the shore of the immense Lake Michigan - the fifth largest body of fresh water on Earth.

Chicago is a city that's passionate about sports and made up of many diverse communities and neighborhoods. Whether you're looking for yoga classes and exotic foods or baseball games and live music, Chicago's got something for just about everyone.

Have a look at our English school at Illinois Institute of Technology, or our other schools in the USA.

Things to See and Do

  • Marvel at Chicago’s architecture and public art displays
  • During the summer, sit on the beach of Lake Michigan
  • Enjoy a deep-dish pizza, a Chicago tradition!
  • Visit famous jazz & blues clubs for music and cocktails
  • Attend a baseball game at Wrigley Field
  • Watch Bulls basketball or Blackhawks ice hockey
  • Visit Toronto, Canada for a weekend
  • Spend a weekend in Detroit, full of musical history
  • Travel to Lake Geneva for a beachfront getaway

School Facilities

  • Computer lab, plus access to software on student devices
  • Interactive whiteboards in all classrooms
  • Two student lounges, one with a view of the city
  • Prayer room
  • A number of great accommodation options to choose from


Student Residences

Staying at a residence is a great way to meet other international students and explore the city while studying in Chicago. Enjoy a sociable atmosphere with the independence of student living spaces.


Join our homestay program and live with a family during your time in Chicago. Share meals with your hosts and practice your English outside of school.
  • Room type: Twin or Single
  • Minimum age: 16
  • Meals provided: 14 per week
  • More information:
    Download our Homestay in Chicago factfile

School Location

Kaplan International Chicago
444 N. Michigan Avenue, Mezzanine Level
Chicago, IL 60611

Public Holidays

Please note this school will be closed on the following dates:
01 Jan 2015 – New Year
19 Jan 2015 – Martin Luther King Day
25 May 2015 – Memorial Day
03 July 2015 – Independence Day (observed)
07 Sep 2015 – Labor Day
26 Nov 2015 – Thanksgiving
27 Nov 2015 – Thanksgiving
25 Dec 2015 – Christmas Day
US Christmas and New Year closures: Closed from 21st December 2015, open again on 28th December 2015.

Regulatory Information

This school is authorized under Federal law to enrol non-immigrant alien students. All courses offered by Kaplan International are avocational and recreational, and are not intended to lead to vocation, occupation or career opportunities. Kaplan International does not confer credits, certification, diploma or degree for any courses, and no credits are transferrable to institutions of higher education.

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