You’ll still find reminders of SoHo’s 19th Century industrial past in its dramatic cast-iron facades and zig-zagging fire escapes. But this former network of foundries and factories, is now a paradise for students, fashionistas and art-lovers, thanks to the nearby New York University and the trendy bars, clubs, and designer stores you’ll find between the old iron columns.
Housed in a grand 19th Century building (complete with original iron work!) with a modern interior, our English school is on New York’s famous theater street, Broadway, which runs along the northern edge of SoHo
Located on a transport hub with bus and rail connections to all five boroughs of New York – and within walking distance of Midtown via Broadway
Offers a popular Intensive Business English Course for students seeking to communicate effectively in a professional English environment
Holds monthly themed parties to build community and celebrate a Student of the Month
”It is very good to live with a family! It helped a lot to improve my language, and you learn the country ‘from the inside’. The family was very friendly and make an amazing breakfast for you every morning.”
Cost of living: Bottle of water: $3, Coffee: $2–5, Can of coke: $2–3, Meal out for two: $60, Takeaway pizza: $20, Sandwich: $6–9, Local bus ticket: $3, Local train ticket: $3, Bike rental: $12/day, Cinema ticket: $13–15
University Placement Service:
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Languages spoken by staff:
Arabic, Chinese Mandarin, French, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Greek
Bachelor’s Degree (or equivalent) in combination with TESOL, CELTA, TEFL certificate (including practicum) or 12 months of ESL/EFL teaching experience
This Kaplan International English 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 2017.
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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
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Single, twin, double, and dorm rooms are available at various locations