English school in

Los Angeles


Study English in Los Angeles

Keep your eyes open and you may spot the occasional celebrity among the chic cafés, theaters and boutiques of Westwood Village whilst you learn English in LA. Westwood is no less exclusive than the glamorous neighboring districts of Beverly Hills and Bel Air; but thanks to the prestigious University of California, Los Angeles, it’s as much a vibrant college town as a pampered celebrity hangout.

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Near Santa Monica's beaches
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Close to UCLA
  • Our Los Angeles Westwood English school is just minutes away from UCLA, and a short bus ride from the gorgeous beaches of Santa Monica
  • A packed social program includes acting workshops and surf lessons
  • Westwood is a pedestrian district and our school is just steps away from local bus stops and bikeshare schemes
  • The school is a large, modern facility featuring two comfortable student lounges and a music room
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School Information

About our Los Angeles English school

School facilities

Computer lab
Interactive white boards
white board
Student lounge
Study center
study room

Other information

  • University Placement Service

Our University Placement Service (UPS) allows you to benefit from our extensive network of partner universities and colleges. Combined with our wealth of experience, we help you gain entry to graduate and undergraduate courses. Learn more.

  • School holidays

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  • Minimum age  


  • Entry level

From Beginner to Intermediate depending on course  

  • Courses

General English, Business Supplementary, Semi-Intensive, Intensive, TOELF Exam Preparation

  • Class size

Average 12, maximum 15 students  

  • Course length  

From 1 to 52 weeks. The longer you study, the more you’ll progress! 

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Accreditation & memberships

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

Effective March 14, 2022, Kaplan International schools in California are exempt from regulation under the California Private Postsecondary Education Act of 2009. We have met the qualifications for exemption from regulation under the Act, pursuant to California Educational Code (CEC) section 94874(a).

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.

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Student accommodation in Los Angeles


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  • Share meals with your hosts every day
  • Speak English in a relaxed, natural setting
  • A range of options including twin rooms, en-suite and private bathrooms

Ideal for students who want to discover local culture and customs with a friendly host, in a home environment. 

  • Share meals with your hosts every day
  • Speak English in a relaxed, natural setting
  • A range of options including twin rooms, en-suite and private bathrooms

Westwood Residence

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  • Twin, single, and economy single room types available
  • Utilities included
  • Central location
  • Communal kitchen
Westwood Residence

Welcome to Westwood Residence: a state-of-the-art apartment community situated in Westwood. Nestled between Santa Monica, Beverly Hills, and West Hollywood, you’ll base yourself in a great location to visit the most iconic landmarks of the area.

Suites are modern and fully furnished, featuring a private bathroom with all utilities included. Common areas include a stocked kitchen and an in-unit washer and dryer, with complimentary weekly housekeeping and restocking of basic household supplies.

  • Twin, single, and economy single room types available
  • Utilities included
  • Central location
  • Communal kitchen
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Social Activities

What to do in Los Angeles

Our Los Angeles Westwood school has a dedicated social program, designed to help you explore the city and build friendships, through organised events and activities

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Frequently asked questions about studying English in Los Angeles

Why learn English at our Los Angeles school?

When you choose our LA school, you get to learn in a modern and spacious facility that has two communal areas and a music room. You’ll be located minutes away from UCLA (University of California, Los Angeles) as well as the Santa Monica beaches, so you’ll get to experience all the fun of living in a college district alongside the relaxation of being close to the ocean. 

And then there’s Hollywood! At the weekend, you’ll be able to explore all the glamorous sights associated with the city where movies are made! Enjoy tours around the studios, and if you’re lucky, you might be able to spot some celebrities! 

How much does it cost to learn English in Los Angeles?

The cost of your trip depends entirely on the course you choose and where you stay. For a more accurate estimate of how much learning in Los Angeles will cost, please use our quote tool. At Kaplan, we do our best to provide a range of courses and accommodation options that suit most budgets, but this is not always possible.

Alternatively, you can also talk to one of our advisors who can help create a custom package that suits your budget.

Will I need a visa to study in Los Angeles?

Depending on your nationality, you may need a visa to study in Los Angeles. Please contact one of our advisors to find out more.  

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