Accreditations and Memberships


Kaplan has over 80 years of USA United Kingdom teaching experience, and is a recognized leader in English language education.

All our schools are inspected by approved accrediting bodies, which attest to high academic standards and excellent levels of service in all areas of our operations. So, whichever destination you choose, you can be sure of a high quality experience, in and outside the classroom.


Kaplan International in the USA is accredited by ACCET (Accrediting Council for Continuing Education and Training).

California: This institution is a private institution approved to operate by the California Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education. Approval to operate means the institution is compliant with the minimum standards contained in the California Private Postsecondary Education Act of 2009 (as amended) and Division 7.5 of Title 5 of the California Code of Regulations.

New York: Licensed by the State of New York, New York State Education Department.

Kaplan International is a member of NAFSA Association of International Educators and TESOL (Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages).


Kaplan International Languages schools in Canada are accredited members of Languages Canada and have designation as an International Student Program (ISP).

Kaplan International Vancouver holds a designation certificate from PTIB and is under BC EQA (Education Quality Assurance).


UK Kaplan International Languages schools listed in this brochure are accredited by the British Council.

UK Kaplan International Languages schools listed in this brochure are members of ENGLISH UK.


Kaplan International Dublin is a member of MEI and is recognized by ACELS, a service of Quality and Qualifications Ireland, for English language teaching (ELT).


The Australian Kaplan International Languages schools are regulated by the Australian Skills Regulatory Authority and must comply with the ESOS legislative framework.

Students on student visas must enrol in courses that are registered with the Commonwealth Register of Institutions and Courses for Overseas Students (CRICOS) .


Kaplan International Languages in New Zealand a member of English New Zealand. Kaplan International Languages in New Zealand is fully accredited category 1 by NZQA.

IDP is one of the co-owners of the International English Language Testing System (IELTS). IELTS is the leading English test for study and migration in Australia and New Zealand, now also available on computer.