English school in Berkeley

Best for student culture in a small and relaxed city with trendy shops and bars
95% Students recommended
Berkeley
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95% Students recommended

Why choose our Berkeley school, near San Francisco?

Our recently renovated English school in Berkeley is located downtown and just 20 minutes from San Francisco. It is a vibrant university-centered town offering a multicultural experience.

 

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Key facts

Average age of students
24 years old
Maximum Class Size
15 Students
Minimum age
16 years old
Nationality mix
53 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 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 January
Contact Location
Kaplan International Berkeley, 150 Berkeley Square, Berkeley, CA, USA, San Francisco 94704
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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 21hrs 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 15hrs Elementary
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from $10,895
for 32 weeks
Intensive Academic Semester - 5 months
dramatically boosting your English level while living abroad 21hrs Elementary
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from $8,005
for 20 weeks
Intensive Academic Semester - 6 months
dramatically boosting your English level while living abroad 21hrs Elementary
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from $9,615
for 24 weeks
Intensive Academic Year
immersing yourself in the English language and local culture 21hrs 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
What is my indicative English level
from $7,265
for 20 weeks
General Academic Semester - 6 months
immersing yourself in the local culture while learning English 15hrs Elementary
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from $8,720
for 24 weeks
Course Best for Hours per week Entry level Course price
GMAT® Exam Preparation Course
if you want to apply for an MBA course in the US and pursue a career in business 6hrs TOEFL iBT 77
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from $2,155
for 12 weeks
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
GRE® Exam Preparation Course
if you want to study for a Master's or Doctorate degree in the US 6hrs TOEFL iBT 77
What is my indicative English level
from $2,155
for 12 weeks

Facilities

Classrooms
10 well-equipped classrooms, all with interactive whiteboards
Interactive white boards
Interactive whiteboards are able to incorporate various media forms like video and audio
WiFi
Available throughout the school
Study Center
Large study area with individual cubicles, 15 computers with internet access and online language learning resources. There are also TVs, DVD players and headphones
Library
Wide variety of textbooks, dictionaries, materials for additional practice and as part of the K+ learning system
Student Lounge
Includes eating area, plus a lounge with a TV, Wii and a foosball table. There is also a quiet and comfortable prayer room for student use.
Cafeteria
There is no on-site cafeteria, but there is a kitchen with a refrigerator, microwave and filtered water
Transport
Berkeley has an extensive transportation system including local bus lines and a train system (BART) that services the East Bay, San Francisco and local airports

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
  • Socialize and have fun 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).

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.