Los Angeles Whittier

students aged 12-18 who want to experience life on an American campus
97.00% Students recommended
Los Angeles Whittier
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English courses for young learners in Whittier Los Angeles

Young Learners aged 12 to 18 will have a great time studying English at Whittier College, a beautiful residential campus in Los Angeles county. With access to the outstanding campus facilities, students can learn in a safe environment in the relaxed state of California.

Whittier offers residential accommodation, which helps young learners use their language skills with other students. The college has a friendly and relaxed community atmosphere, and our students will have plenty to do. Our great mix of activities and trips will help create an unforgettable experience, whether enjoying a day out at Disneyland or getting to know fellow students at a talent show. This program is only available for group bookings.

  • Whittier is in a great location close to beaches, themes parks, shopping venues, and is only 15 miles away from downtown Los Angeles
  • Access to campus facilities including the library, sports courts and running tracks, the gym, the swimming pool, and the cafeteria
  • A varied schedule of daily activities such as movie nights, discos, and sports tournaments
  • Full day trips to amazing places like LA, Disneyland, Universal Studios, and Sea World
Package includes 
  • Study time: 15 hours of English tuition per week
  • Accommodation: Student residence
  • Meals: Full board (19 per week)
  • Activities: Afternoon and evening activities from Monday - Friday
  • Extras:
    - Course attendance certificate
    - 24 hour emergency helpline
    - Pre-arrival online welcome program
    - Placement test
    - Specialized K+ for Teens learning materials
    - Student ID or wristband
  • Airport Transfers:
    Arrival: Group transfers are available from the airport to the residence upon request.

       - Departure: Group transfers are available from the airport to the residence upon request. (The journey is 1 hour each way from LAX (Los Angeles) Airport.)

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Key facts


Twin rooms with shared bathrooms

Level of English
Beginners to advanced

14 June - 8 August 2015

Contact Location
Kaplan International at Whittier College, Redwood Hall, 13509 Earlham Drive, Whittier, CA , Los Angeles 90608
Age range
12 - 18 years old

School facilities

School type
An American college campus
Ten well-equipped classrooms
Student Lounge
Comfortable common room where students can relax and socialize
Study Center
Multimedia and computer center with learning software, and state of the art college library and study halls
The campus has its own cafeteria and snack bar that can accommodate hundreds of students
Sports facilities
Basketball courts, and a running track are available, as well as a gym and fitness center
Tennis courts
Available for student use
Swimming pool
Available for student use
The campus has its own bookstore to buy books

Activities available or offered

School activities

Take a tour around LA and learn about one of America’s great cities
Outdoor activities
Go sightseeing around famous places like Hollywood and Beverly Hills
City breaks
Visits to LA and other nearby cities
Weekend trips to Disneyland and Universal Studios
Spend evenings with fellow students at discos, movie nights, or concerts
Go shopping at Glendale Galleria
Arts & Theater
Use arts and crafts skills to create decorations for events
Go to Dodger Stadium for an LA Dodgers baseball games, and play basketball with classmates on campus


Student Residence
Residential accommodation is a great option if you want to experience the fun of communal living in a truly international environment. It is great for making friends and having a bit more independence.
  • Room Type: twin rooms with shared bathrooms
  • Age Range: 14-18 years
  • Meals Provided: 19 meals per week (full board)
Homestay Homestay Accommodation
Homestay accommodation is not currently available for this school. Our student residence, however, provides top quality housing for young learners.

Accreditation & memberships

All of our Kaplan International English schools in the US have ACCET accreditation (Accrediting Council for Continuing Education and Training).

Our 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.

This school is authorized under Federal law to enroll nonimmigrant 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 recommendations are based on Kaplan students surveyed in 2014.