English school in the Empire State Building

Best for studying in an iconic building in a huge cosmopolitan city
96% Students recommended
New York Empire State
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96% Students recommended

Why choose our New York Empire State Building school?

Take English courses in one of the most iconic buildings in the world. See New York City from your classroom window while learning English to prepare for your future career or studies.

  • Study for as long as you’d like with our flexible length intensive courses
  • TOEFL® Test in one of the greatest cities of the world 
  • Study with us on the 63rd floor of one of the best-known skyscrapers on Earth, in the center of New York City
  • Thinking of studying at a university in the US? Kaplan’s University Placement Service (UPS) uses our extensive academic network to help you gain entry to graduate and undergraduate university courses




Key facts

Public holidays
21-27 Dec 2015: Christmas closure
01 Jan 2016 - New Year
18 Jan 2016 - Martin Luther King Jr Day
30 May 2016 - Memorial Day
04 July 2016 - Independence Day
05 Sept 2016 - Labor Day
24 Nov 2016 - Thanksgiving
25 Nov 2016 - Thanksgiving Friday
2016 Christmas and New Year closures: 26 Dec - 2 Jan
Minimum age
16 years old
Average age of students
26 years old
Maximum Class Size
15 Students
Nationality mix
82 nationalities attended this school last year
Contact Location
Kaplan International English New York Empire State, Empire State Building, 63rd Floor, 350 5th Avenue New York, NY, USA, New York 10118
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19 aulas con equipamiento multimedia con vista espectacular de la ciudad
Interactive white boards
Estas pizarras incorporan recursos audiovisuales en los salones de clases
Computer lab
Incluye una colección amplia de software de aprendizaje
Student Lounge
Posee asientos cómodos, mesas, correo para estudiantes e una impresionante vista de Nueva York. Cuenta con máquinas expendedoras de alimentos y bebidas calientes
Internet inalámbrico disponible en toda la escuela
No hay cafetería, pero sin embargo hay muchos restaurantes asequibles en las cercanías
Las principales líneas del subway están muy cerca del edificio Empire State


Student residences are specially selected apartments, hostels, and dorms that provide a fantastic living experience. Enjoy a more independent lifestyle and the social aspects of living with new friends.
  • Live with fellow students for more independence
  • Most residences are self-catering
  • Live and socialize with your new friends
  • Single, twin, double, and dorm rooms are available at various locations
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Ideal for students who want to learn about and immerse themselves in U.S. culture. Sharing meals with your hosts every day, you'll benefit from speaking English in relaxed, natural situations.
  • Live with a local family specially chosen by us
  • Enjoy breakfasts and dinners with the family
  • Practice English daily in an informal situation
  • Immerse yourself in a new culture
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Accreditation & memberships

This Kaplan International English school is accredited by ACCET (Accrediting Council for Continuing Education and Training).

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 2015.