English school in Los Angeles Westwood

In the shadow of the Hollywood sign, the city of dreams lies under swaying palms in the California sun

Our Los Angeles Westwood school

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.

  • 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
School location
Kaplan International Languages Los Angeles Westwood, 1100 Glendon Avenue, Suite L1, Los Angeles, CA 90024
Los Angeles Westwood
Student Testimonial Julia Arnez Los Angeles Westwood
”I can’t choose what I like more. You can find a little of each part of the world in just one city, plus the glamorous celebrities that maybe you can see. Can’t forget about the weather and people that are amazing.”
Julia Rocha Arnez
Studied in Los Angeles Westwood
Recommendation rate: 
95.7%
Average total students: 
242
Number of nationalities: 
84
Average age: 
22-25
Number of classrooms: 
23

School facilities

Classrooms
Interactive white boards
Computer lab
WiFi
Study Center
Student Lounge
Cafeteria
Gym facilities
Transport
Outdoor Area
Game 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.
  • Languages spoken by staff:
    French, German, Japanese, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish.
  • Teacher Qualifications:
    All teachers have a level of education normally represented by a degree and they also have a CELTA or equivalent qualification. Some also hold the higher level DELTA qualification, PGCE, or MA in applied linguistics
  • School holidays:
    See our school closures

Accreditation & memberships

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

Kaplan International schools in California are approved to operate as an accredited institution by the California Bureau for Private Post-Secondary Education.

Please click here to view the documents (search for Kaplan International) which are filed with the Bureau and which are required to be made available to students prior to enrollment, including the most recent Annual Report, School Performance Fact Sheet and Catalog.

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 2018.

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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

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 in a local homestay specially chosen by us
  • Enjoy breakfasts and dinners with your hosts
  • Practice English daily in an informal situation
  • Immerse yourself in a new culture
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