Learn English in New York

Learn English in New York

Learn English in New York City's Midtown. It’s one of the best-known neighborhoods, with Central Park, Times Square and Broadway all within a 10-minute walk from the school. Enjoy the perks of NYC at your door!

Learn English in New York - Midtown

Our school in Midtown, New York, is in a six-story building, just two blocks from Central Park. Learn English in New York’s center, where you’ll feel like you’re in a movie. Some of the most iconic locations are within steps of our school, and you can enjoy everything New York City has to offer.

Learn English in New York, one of the most famous cities in the world, and spend your time speaking with people from the US and around the world. New York City has so much to offer that you'll always be busy! Practice your English at museums, concerts in the park or while visiting one of the many tourist attractions. 

Check out our other schools in New York's SoHo district and the Empire State Building, or our other locations across the USA.

Things to See and Do

  • See street performers in Washington Square Park
  • Visit trendy shops and landmarks on St. Mark’s Place
  • Cycle through Central Park or have a picnic
  • Cross the iconic Brooklyn Bridge
  • Explore the Financial District, SoHo and Canal Street
  • Have a slice of pizza during a visit to vibrant Brooklyn
  • Spend a weekend wandering the Finger Lakes
  • Go hiking in New Hampshire
  • Take a day trip to Boston or Washington, D.C.

School Facilities

  • Computer lab and internet access
  • Student lounge
  • Interactive whiteboards


Student Residences

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


Homestay accommodation is ideal if you want to immerse yourself in a different culture. 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 Midtown 
131 West 56th Street 
New York, NY 10019

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 cultural exchange is the best part. I have friends from around the world and it's amazing. I chose my course to be completely involved with the language and the culture."
carolina venegas martinez
New York Midtown School Testimonial
Student Recommendation Rate
93% would recommend
our NY Midtown school
to their friends.
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