Learn English in Chicago

Learn English in Chicago

Learn English in Chicago at Kaplan's school on the Illinois Institute of Technology campus, only a short train ride away from downtown Chicago. Enjoy access to IIT's world class campus facilities - an ideal location for your studies, while still being close to loads of Chicago's jazz bars and night clubs.

Study English in Chicago - IIT

Study English in Chicago at our school on the Illinois Institute of Technology Campus! Our school at IIT is only a short train ride away from downtown Chicago, and lets you study in a quiet student atmosphere, while still being close to the center of one of the USA's most popular tourist cities.

Our IIT campus is a great place to get into the student vibe, while still being able to take advantage of the big city.

Check out our other English school in Chicago, or in other cities across the USA.

Things to See and Do

  • Taste test Chicago claim of best pizza in the world
  • Picnic in Millennium Park, take photos with the Bean
  • Enjoy a boat tour or dinner cruise from Navy Pier
  • See famous architecture and public art
  • Visit Goose Island Brewery, take a tour, try a sample
  • Stand on SkyDeck Chicago and see the city below you
  • Visit Canada for a weekend
  • Take a trip to the magnificent Indiana Sand Dunes

School Facilities

  • Study center and library with computers with language software
  • Student lounge in which to study and relax
  • Access to IIT's sports facilities, including gym and pool
  • A number of great accommodation options to choose from


Student Residences

Staying at a residence is a great way to meet other international students and explore the city while studying in Chicago. Enjoy a sociable atmosphere with the independence of student living spaces.


Homestay accommodation is ideal if you want to immerse yourself in US 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 Chicago fact sheet

School Location

Kaplan International Chicago IIT
10 W. 35th Street
2nd Floor
Chicago, IL 60616

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

"I like being on a campus location. You can use the university facilities and play ping-pong, pool, bowl; there are parties at the bowling alley. You have access to the gym. The architecture is good."
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Chicago IIT School Testimonial
Student Recommendation Rate
99% would recommend
our Chicago IIT school
to their friends.
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