English school in the Empire State Building

Best for studying in an iconic building in a huge cosmopolitan city
99% Students recommended
New York Empire State
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99% Students recommended

Why choose our New York Empire State Building school?

Take an English course on the 63rd floor of one of the most recognisable buildings in the world. See New York City from your classroom window while learning English to prepare for your future.

  • Study for as long as you’d like with our flexible English courses 
  • Take a TOEFL preparation course and then take the exam in the on-site TOEFL test centre
  • If you want to continue your studies at a US univeristy, Empire State students can take advantage of Kaplan’s University Placement Service (UPS) which uses uses an extensive academic network to help you gain entry to graduate and undergraduate university courses around the country

 

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Key facts

Public holidays
02 Jan 2017 - New Year
16 Jan 2017 - Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
29 May 2017 - Memorial Day
04 July 2017 - Independence Day
04 Sept 2017 - Labor Day
23 Nov 2017 - Thanksgiving
24 Nov 2017 - Thanksgiving Friday
25 Dec 2017 - Christmas Day
2017 Christmas and New Year closures: 25 Dec - 1 Jan 2018
Minimum age
16 years old
Average age of students
26 years old
Maximum Class Size
15 Students
Nationality mix
82 nationalities attended this school last year
Contact Location
Kaplan International English New York Empire State, Empire State Building, 63rd Floor, 350 5th Avenue New York, NY, USA, New York 10118
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Available courses at this school

Course Best for Hours per week Entry level Course price
Intensive English course
getting the most out of your time abroad and learning as much English as possible. 26hrs Beginner
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from $1,070
for 2 weeks
General English course
improving your general English skills 20hrs Elementary
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from $900
for 2 weeks
Vacation English course
combining English classes with a holiday 15hrs Elementary
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from $850
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 $12,480
for 32 weeks
Intensive Academic Semester - 5 months
dramatically boosting your English level while living abroad 26hrs Elementary
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from $9,200
for 20 weeks
Intensive Academic Semester - 6 months
dramatically boosting your English level while living abroad 26hrs Elementary
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from $10,920
for 24 weeks
Intensive Academic Year
immersing yourself in the English language and local culture 26hrs Elementary
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from $13,280
for 32 weeks
General Academic Semester- 5 months
immersing yourself in the local culture while learning English 20hrs Elementary
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from $8,400
for 20 weeks
General Academic Semester - 6 months
immersing yourself in the local culture while learning English 20hrs Elementary
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from $9,960
for 24 weeks
Best of America Intensive Academic Year program
developing fluent English skills while exploring the iconic culture of the USA 26hrs Elementary
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from $11,500
for 32 weeks
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English For Business
learning English for business situations and the professional workplace 26hrs Intermediate
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from $1,070
for 2 weeks
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TOEFL® Exam Preparation
success in a respected exam to prepare for university in the US or Canada 26hrs TOEFL iBT 55
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from $2,140
for 4 weeks

School facilities

Classrooms

19 spacious classrooms with interactive whiteboards, most with spectacular views of the city

Interactive white boards

Interactive whiteboards are in all classrooms and are able to incorporate various media forms like video and audio

Computer lab

Includes a vast collection of learning software

Student Lounge

Features couches, tables, student mailboxes and stunning views of New York. It also includes vending machines and hot beverages

WiFi

Wireless access is available throughout the school

Cafeteria

There is no cafeteria, but there are a large variety of lunch options within 5 minutes of the school, with several located in the building

Transport

Many of the major New York City Subway lines have stops very near the Empire State Building

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
  • Live and socialize 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 Kaplan International English school is licensed by the State of New York, New York State Education Department.

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 2016.