Learn English in San Francisco

Learn English in San Francisco

Our school in the heart of San Francisco is an ideal place to learn English. Ride across the Golden Gate Bridge, check out Alcatraz or go wine-tasting in Napa Valley – all within a short journey from campus.

Kaplan's English School in San Francisco

Kaplan’s English school in San Francisco is a great place to learn the language – it boasts a convenient central location, great transport links, modern classrooms and a relaxed atmosphere. Our busy social calendar will help you get into the San Francisco vibe and make a bunch of new friends, all in your first week!

San Francisco is famous for the Golden Gate Bridge, Alcatraz prison island and its cable-car network – a relic from before there were buses and cars. They’re still available for public use, and our school’s location means you can learn English in San Francisco, then hop on a cable-car and do a tour of the city in your lunch break!

Things to See and Do

  • Visit the infamous prison of Alcatraz
  • Travel over the iconic Golden Gate Bridge
  • Visit Fisherman’s Wharf and wander the markets
  • Dine on the famous Pier 39 and watch the sea lions
  • Visit The Haight, the center of the Summer of Love
  • Party at Union Street's trendy nightclubs and bars
  • Watch the San Francisco Giants play baseball
  • Visit Golden Gate Park to see a herd of bison

School Facilities

  • A multimedia center with computers and learning software
  • Modern classrooms all equipped with multimedia equipment
  • A large library with books, magazines and self-study materials
  • Gym facilities within a few minutes’ walk
  • A busy social program to get you out and about


Student Residences

All of our student residences offer twin and single rooms and have a TV, fridge, microwave, telephone and free wireless internet in each room.


Homestay accommodation is ideal if you want to learn about and immerse yourself in a different culture. Share meals with your hosts every day and benefit from speaking English in relaxed, natural situations; a great way to learn English!

  • Room type: Single or Twin
  • Minimum age: 16
  • Meals provided: 14 per week
  • More information:
    Download our Homestay in San Francisco fact file

School Location

Kaplan International San Francisco
149 New Montgomery Street
San Francisco, CA 94105

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

"My English has definitely improved. After studying in Kaplan, I don't hesitate to speak English and I feel more comfortable."
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