Study English in San Diego

94% of students recommend our schools in San Diego

Why learn English in San Diego?

Take an English course in San Diego, a major US city with a sunny disposition situated on the scenic Californian coast. A relaxed and diverse culture, in part stemming from the large student population, makes this a desirable destination for surfers, art lovers, shopaholics, and people from all walks of life. As well as famous attractions such as SeaWorld, San Diego is blessed with beautiful coastal communities that offer satisfaction in the form of white, sandy beaches.

  • Our English school in San Diego is located in the cosmopolitan downtown area of the Gaslamp Quarter
  • San Diego is a large city with an urban population of three million people
  • Accommodation is available in the form of homestays and student residences
  • You can get around San Diego by bus or the San Diego Trolley (a light railway)
  • Students should arrive at San Diego International Airport




Adult English schools in San Diego

Schools Best for Location type Nationality mix
San Diego Best for a sunny and lively coastal city where local and international students enjoy the thriving arts, music and cultural scene Large City, Beach 53 nationalities attended this school last year

Kaplan Teens English Programs in San Diego

Schools Best for Location type Age range
San Diego Teens Best for students aged 14-18 who want a relaxed and sunny experience in a big city Large City 14 - 18 years old
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Things to Do and See

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Outdoor Activities

Take weekend trips to Las Vegas, Los Angeles, Palm Springs, and more


Visit La Jolla Cove to see the sun set over the ocean


Be a part of the thriving nightlife in Pacific Beach, Hillcrest and Downtown

Food & Drink

Enjoy tapas and cocktails at trendy seaside bars


Find a great deal in San Diego's malls or explore hidden treasures in the Gaslamp Quarter


Take up a new water sport like surfing or scuba diving


Explore historic and distinctive areas of the city, including Old Town/Presidio Park and Little Italy

Arts & Theatre

Watch bands perform at San Diego’s famous venues such as the House of Blues and the Casbah

Accommodation in San Diego

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 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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