English Language School in New York

English School in New York

Study at our English school in New York City – one of the greatest cities in the world. Learn English in a city that has been the inspiration for countless books, magazines and plays. New York City’s skyline, nightlife and outspoken people will make you feel at home.

Kaplan's English School in New York - Empire State Building

Our English language school in New York City’s Empire State Building is on top of the world! Study with us on the 63rd floor of one of the best-known skyscrapers on Earth, in the center of New York City. You’ll be in the middle of the action, with Broadway, Times Square, the Village and Central Park all within walking distance! Contact us today to learn about our English language school in New York.

See our other New York English schools in Midtown and SoHo, or browse our other English schools in the USA.

Things to See and Do

  • Learn about art and history along Museum Mile
  • See the NYC skyline from the top of the building
  • Watch baseball, basketball and ice hockey at MSG
  • Play softball, soccer and other sports in Central Park
  • Watch a theater performance on Broadway
  • See "off Broadway" shows before they get big
  • Spend a weekend in the Finger Lakes region
  • Go skiing in Vermont
  • Take a day trip to Philadelphia or Washington, D.C.

School Facilities

  • Student lounge with giant windows and skyline views
  • Shops and bars of the Empire State Building at your feet
  • Interactive whiteboards, large computer lab, wireless internet


Student Residences

Student residences are ideal if you prefer more independence. Our centrally located residences have good transport links to the school and attractions of Manhattan. Both single sex and mixed residences are available.


Share meals with your hosts every day and benefit from speaking English in relaxed, natural situations.

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

School Location

Kaplan International
Empire State Building 
63rd Floor 
350 5th Avenue New York, NY 10118

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

"Take a photo from the top of the Empire State Building! New York is a cool city and I really like walking along the streets and exploring."
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Student Recommendation Rate
95% would recommend
our Empire State school
to their friends.
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