English Courses in Philadelphia

English Courses in Philadelphia

Kaplan offers a broad range of English courses in Philadelphia in our brand new location at the center of this diverse city. Indulge in Philly cheesesteaks, visit one of the many historical monuments, or relax with friends in Love Park. 

Kaplan's English School in Philadelphia

Kaplan’s English school in Philadelphia is located in the heart of this vibrant city – the home of the Philly Cheesesteak, hundreds of shops and boutiques, and the Phillies baseball team! Philadelphia is filled with great American monuments and perfect for experiencing American culture and spirit.

Kaplan provides a variety of accredited English courses in Philadelphia at our modern and well-equipped downtown school. You will stay busy with a full social calendar and loads of nearby attractions. Enjoy exploring Philly with your new class of Kaplan friends!

Have a look at our other English schools in the USA.

Things to See and Do

  • Visit the Liberty Bell and Independence Hall
  • See the strange and the gross at the Mütter Museum of medical oddities
  • Spend a summer evening watching Phillies baseball
  • Visit one of Philadelphia’s famous eateries to enjoy a world-renowned cheesesteak
  • Visit the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts to see famous works of the American masters
  • Wander around bohemian South Street, with more than 300 shops and places to eat
  • Spend a weekend in NYC or Washington, D.C.
  • Ride a rollercoaster at Six Flags Great Adventure
  • Enjoy the beach and seaside life in Chesapeake Bay

School Facilities

  • Student lounge with microwave and refrigerator
  • Wide variety of books and reference materials for skills practice
  • Computer labs for studying, testing and browsing online
  • A varied calendar of social activities


Student Residences

Staying at a residence is a great way to meet other international students and explore the city while studying in Philadelphia. 

  • Room type: Single
  • Minimum age: 18
  • Meals provided: Self-catering
  • More information:
  • The Edge Residence


Live with an American family during your time in Philadelphia. Share meals with your hosts and practice English outside of school. Learn about Philadelphia first-hand in a safe and welcoming home environment.

  • Room type: Twin or Single
  • Minimum age: 16
  • Meals provided: 14 per week
  • More information:
    Download our Homestay in Philadelphia fact sheet

School Location

Kaplan International Philadelphia
1222 Walnut Street, 2nd Floor
PA 19107

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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