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

 

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Key facts

Average age of students
26 years old
Maximum Class Size
15 Students
Minimum age
16 years old
Nationality mix
82 nationalities attended this school last year
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
Contact Location
Empire State Building, 63rd Floor, 350 5th Avenue New York, NY, USA, New York 10118
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Available courses at this school

Course Best for Hours per week Entry level Course price
Intensive English course
learning English fast 26hrs Elementary
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from $1,020
for 2 weeks
General English course
Best for improving your general English skills 20hrs Elementary
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from $860
for 2 weeks
Vacation English course
combining English classes with a holiday 15hrs Elementary
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from $810
for 2 weeks
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General Academic Year
becoming fluent in English while fully experiencing another culture 20hrs Elementary
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from $10,895
for 32 weeks
Intensive Academic Semester - 5 months
dramatically boosting your English level while living abroad 26hrs Elementary
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from $8,005
for 20 weeks
Intensive Academic Semester - 6 months
dramatically boosting your English level while living abroad 26hrs Elementary
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from $9,615
for 24 weeks
Intensive Academic Year
immersing yourself in the English language and local culture 26hrs Elementary
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from $11,725
for 32 weeks
General Academic Semester- 5 months
immersing yourself in the local culture while learning English 20hrs Elementary
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from $7,265
for 20 weeks
General Academic Semester - 6 months
immersing yourself in the local culture while learning English 20hrs Elementary
What is my indicative English level
from $8,720
for 24 weeks
Course Best for Hours per week Entry level Course price
English For Business
learning English for business situations and the professional workplace 26hrs Intermediate
What is my indicative English level
from $1,020
for 2 weeks
Course Best for Hours per week Entry level Course price
TOEFL® Exam Preparation
success in a respected exam to prepare for university in the US or Canada 15hrs TOEFL iBT 55
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from $2,040
for 4 weeks

Facilities

Classrooms
19 spacious classrooms with interactive whiteboards, most with spectacular views of the city
Interactive white boards
Interactive whiteboards are in all classrooms and are able to incorporate various media forms like video and audio
Computer lab
Includes a vast collection of learning software
Student Lounge
Features couches, tables, student mailboxes and stunning views of New York. It also includes vending machines and hot beverages
WiFi
Wireless access is available throughout the school
Cafeteria
There is no cafeteria, but there are a large variety of lunch options within 5 minutes of the school, with several located in the building
Transport
Many of the major New York City Subway lines have stops very near the Empire State Building

Accommodation

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.