English Courses in Washington DC

English Courses in Washington DC

Take one of our English courses in Washington DC, the capital city of the USA! Study in this beautiful city full of students, statesmen and some of the most powerful people in the world. Experience this historic city's multicultural neighborhoods and national landmarks.

Kaplan's English School in Washington DC

Our English courses in Washington, D.C. offer you excellent English learning in a city full of culture, great food, beautiful, historical monuments, and a view into the history of the USA. Take advantage of the diverse neighborhoods, exciting student life and the friendliness of a small city.

Learn English in Washington, D.C., and become immersed in American culture. Study with classmates from around the world and travel with them around the D.C. area and beyond! Our English school in Washington, D.C offers you great access to cultural institutions, great nightlife and easy ways to visit other cities. 

Take a look at some of our other English Schools in the USA.

Things to See and Do

  • Visit world-famous monuments like the White House
  • Walk the National Mall to see other iconic memorials
  • Tour the Supreme Court or the National Cathedral
  • Take photos with the gigantic Lincoln Memorial
  • Have a fun night out in Georgetown, a student area
  • Tour the Smithsonian Museums, all free
  • Visit New York or Philadelphia for a weekend
  • Spend a few days at Chesapeake Bay
  • Sunbathe, picnic or swim at Virginia Beach

School Facilities

  • 15 rooms for classes, group study and tutoring
  • English lab for student use and free wifi in the building
  • A student library with study and exam practice materials
  • Free internet and WiFi
  • Student lounge with comfortable seating and microwaves and vending machines


Student Residences

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

  • Room type: Twin
  • Minimum age: 18
  • Meals provided: Self-catered
  • More information:
    Pennsylvania House


Join our homestay program and live with an American family during your time in Washington DC. You will share meals with your hosts, have the opportunity to practice your English outside of school and learn about D.C. first-hand.

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

School Location

Kaplan International Washington, D.C.

1100 G Street NW,

Washington DC 20005

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.

Student Testimonial

"It’s a wonderful experience, you learn a lot, discover different cultures and way of life. It’s a great opportunity to make contacts and real friendship with people from around the world."
paul-victor dreux
Washington DC School Testimonial
Student Recommendation Rate
93% would recommend
our Washington school
to their friends.
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