English school in Seattle

Best for trendy cafes and live music venues in a popular and student-friendly city
98% Students recommended
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98% Students recommended

Why choose our Seattle school?

Study English courses in Seattle with Kaplan – the home of grunge music and plaid shirts, Microsoft and Starbucks! Seattle is a great city for hanging out in trendy cafes and live music venues, or heading out into the wilderness for a weekend of skiing or camping.

  • Choose from a wide variety of programs, including various English exam preparation courses
  • Stay at our specially selected student residence or immerse yourself in the language by living with a local family
  • Seattle has a great cultural scene, with live music up with the best in the world
  • Our waterfront Seattle school is positioned with quick access to the Pike Place Market and the Space Needle
  • 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
24 years old
Maximum Class Size
15 Students
Minimum age
16 years old
Nationality mix
47 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
Kaplan International Seattle, 51 University Street, Seattle, WA, USA, Seattle 98101
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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
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
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from $8,720
for 24 weeks
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English For Business
learning English for business situations and the professional workplace 26hrs Intermediate
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from $1,020
for 2 weeks
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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
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from $2,155
for 12 weeks

Facilities

Classrooms
19 classrooms with multimedia capabilities
Interactive white boards
Interactive whiteboards are in all classrooms and are able to incorporate various media forms like video and audio
Computer lab
There is a computer lab for students to improve their English using a range of language learning tools. There are also several computer kiosks for students to check their email
Library
Resource library that offers students access to DVD's, graded readers, novels, grammar books, class textbooks, TOEFL® and other test preparation materials. Students also have access to the University of Washington (UW) libraries and materials. Finally, the University District branch of the Seattle Public Library is available for use by Kaplan International students. The library includes free Internet access as well as book, CD and DVD loans
WiFi
Wireless internet is available throughout the school
Student Lounge
There is a student lounge equipped with vending machines, refrigerators and microwaves. The lounge also offers comfortable couches and a TV, and there is a dedicated prayer room for student use
Cafeteria
No on-site cafeteria, but there are countless affordable restaurants nearby which serve various international and American cuisines
Gym facilities
Downtown Seattle has a YMCA and YWCA within walking distance of the school along with several other private fitness centers
Transport
Buses to most areas in Seattle are available within a few minutes’ walk of the center. Trains to Vancouver, Canada and Portland (both approximately 4 hours) are available downtown

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).

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.