Learn English in Los Angeles

Learn English in Los Angeles

Come to Kaplan’s English school in Whittier, Los Angeles, and learn English on a relaxed American college campus with a great location and world-class facilities. Whittier is rich in culture and history and has easy access to downtown Los Angeles.

Learn English in Los Angeles - Whittier

Learn English in Los Angeles at our relaxed, sunny location in Whittier – just minutes away from amazing beaches, a world-famous city and the center of the film world. Our English school in Los Angeles, Whittier College, boasts world-class sports facilities including a swimming pool, tennis and basketball courts, a gym and football fields.

Our English school in Los Angeles at Whittier College offers a unique opportunity to study in a chilled out, sunny city close to beaches, theme parks, the hottest shopping venues and a few of the coolest neighborhoods on the planet – Hollywood, Sunset Boulevard, Beverly Hills, and downtown LA, to name a few.

Our other English schools in California are in Westwood, Berkeley and San Francisco, as well as many other locations in the USA. 

We also offer English courses for young learners on the Whittier campus.

Things to See and Do

  • See famous sites like Hollywood and Beverly Hills
  • Enjoy college town life with access to LA attractions
  • Join a local sports team, or watch the LA Lakers, LA Dodgers, and LA Galaxy
  • Make use of the extensive campus sporting facilities
  • Enjoy Whittier's King Richard's center, the largest antique mall in California, full of rich American history
  • Visit the beautiful and peaceful Buddhist Columbarium
  • Stroll down Greenleaf Street, the heart of uptown Whittier, the city's main thoroughfare
  • Spend your afternoons at Huntington Beach

School Facilities

  • Free access to all campus facilities
  • Computer lab with free internet access
  • Fitness and sports center, swimming pool
  • Great accommodation on campus


Student Residences

Living on campus is the perfect way to make new friends and experience American student culture while you learn English. You'll live and study alongside other international students. Student residences are ideal for those who want more independence and a more authentic American college experience.


Homestay accommodation is ideal for immersing yourself in a different culture. Share meals with your hosts every day and speak English in relaxed, natural situations.

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

School Location

Kaplan International Whittier, Los Angeles
Redwood Hall
13509 Earlham Drive
Whittier, CA 90608

State Approval

Kaplan International schools in California are approved to operate as an accredited institution by the California Bureau for Private Post secondary Education (bppe.ca.gov)

Visit the California State Disclosures list for the documents filed with the state and/or required to be made available to students prior to enrollment.

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

"Around Whittier, I recommend eating seafood in Malibu, shopping at Rodeo Drive in Beverly Hills, relaxing on the beaches and exploring different cities."
denise heinzel
Los Angeles Whittier Testimonial
Student Recommendation Rate
95% would recommend
our Whittier school
to their friends.
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