English school in New York Empire State

Poised high above Manhattan, take a superhero's view of the world's most electrifying city ...

Our New York Empire State school

You won’t find a more spectacular setting than our school on the 63rd floor of the Empire State Building. Learning English right in the heart of New York’s iconic skyline truly feels like an adventure! Equipped with state-of-the-art academic technology, Kaplan’s Empire State English school has everything you need for a dynamic learning experience that lives up to the views.

  • 19 spacious classrooms offering cutting-edge learning technology and spectacular views
  • Find yourself just moments from world-famous attractions such as Grand Central Station, Madison Square Park, and the bright lights of 5th Avenue
  • Runs a successful student mentor program allowing participants to develop leadership skills and produce weekly video bulletins on student life
  • Offers an English and Theater program with students staging three shows a year at a Manhattan theater
School location
Kaplan International Languages New York Empire State Empire State Building, 63rd Floor 350 5th Avenue New York, NY, USA, 10118
New York Empire State
”This was the best experience in my life. I’ve grown as a person because I met people from all countries of the world. I’ll use my English skills in my job, because I studied business and this school has given me important skills for my professional future.”
Maria Lucia Guisando Martin
Studied in New York Empire State
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School facilities

Interactive white boards
Computer lab
Student Lounge

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:
    Arabic, Chinese Cantonese, Chinese Mandarin, Japanese, Korean, 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 2019 school closures

Accreditation & memberships

This Kaplan International Languages school is accredited by ACCET (Accrediting Council for Continuing Education and Training), and 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 2018.

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Our New York Empire State school has a dedicated social program, designed to help you explore the city and build friendships, through organised events and activities


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