Learn English in Boston

Learn English in Boston

Learn English in Boston at our historic Harvard Square campus, a charming university city with a scholarly atmosphere. Study close to the action at Harvard University, mingle with the local students and explore the birthplace of the American Revolution.

Study English in Boston - Harvard Square

Our Harvard Square school is located in Cambridge, Massachusetts, close to Harvard University and surrounded by local attractions, tourist destinations and student hot spots.

As a student town, Cambridge is young, vibrant and packed with things to do during your time off. Whether you want to explore Boston’s historic streets or hang out in trendy bars and open-air cafés, Harvard Square is a great place to learn English in Boston.

Have a look at our other schools in Boston and at nearby Northeastern University, or our other locations in the USA.

Things to See and Do

  • Stroll around Harvard University’s historic campus
  • Take a free yoga class or go to see a baseball game
  • Pick up a new wardrobe on Newbury Street
  • Enjoy open-air cafes and trendy bars around the Square
  • Visit the 3 sites of Harvard Art Museums
  • Visit the unique bookstores, coffeeshops and cinemas
  • See the splendor of the rest of rustic New England
  • Hike through forests in New Hampshire & Vermont
  • Spend a weekend in NYC, Montreal or Cape Cod

School Facilities

  • Computer lab
  • Student lounge with internet access
  • Interactive whiteboards
  • A packed social calendar managed by our dedicated social activities organizer


Student Residences

Staying at a residence is a great way to meet other international students and explore the city while studying at our Boston English school. They offer more independence than homestays, for students who prefer to make their own schedule.

The locations in the center of Boston make both sightseeing and travel to school convenient.


Homestay accommodation is ideal for students who want to learn about and immerse themselves in U.S. culture. Sharing meals with your hosts every day, you'll benefit from speaking English in relaxed, natural situations - a great way to learn English.
  • Room type: Twin or Single
  • Minimum age: 16
  • Meals provided: 14 per week
  • More information:
    Download our Homestay in Boston Factfile

School Location

Kaplan International Harvard Square
39 John F. Kennedy Street
Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138

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

"The staff are the most patient and helpful people in the world; they are your personal guardian angel, always looking after you. "
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