Studying in San Francisco

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Study English in San Francisco

San Francisco is one of the world’s most beautiful and sophisticated cities. On the west coast of California, the city is blessed with a great climate and stunning scenery. Famous landmarks include Golden Gate Bridge and Alcatraz prison, and there is rich cultural variety to enjoy, from eclectic theater to major concerts. Despite being a large city, San Francisco retains a unique charm that will soon have you under its spell.

  • We have two schools in the area, an English school in Downtown San Francisco and another English school in the heart of Berkeley, only 20 minutes from San Francisco
  • San Francisco is a large city with an urban population of over three million people
  • Accommodation is available in the form of homestays and student residences
  • San Francisco has an excellent public transit system of buses, trains, and trams
  • Students should arrive at San Francisco International Airport

 

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Adult English schools in San Francisco

Schools Best for Location type Nationality mix
Berkeley Best for student culture in a small and relaxed city with trendy shops and bars Small City/Town 53 nationalities attended this school last year
San Francisco Best for a charming, iconic city with a leading technology scene Large City 69 nationalities attended this school last year

Kaplan Teens English Programs in San Francisco

Schools Best for Location type Age range
Kaplan Teens San FRANCISCO BERKELEY Best for students aged 14-18 who want to study in a prestigious academic environment Large City 14 - 18 years old
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Things to Do and See

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Outdoor Activities

Go wine tasting in Napa Valley or take a weekend trip to Los Angeles

Sports

Watch the San Francisco Giants play baseball

Nightlife

There are thousands of places to get a drink, from modern clubs to historic bars

Food & Drink

Visit Pier 39 and Fisherman’s Wharf to wander the markets

Arts & Theatre

San Francisco is a very cultured city, with many museums, art galleries and theaters

History

Explore historic areas of the city, such as The Haight, and the Castro and tour the infamous Alcatraz prison

Wildlife

Learn to surf or just enjoy the sun on one of San Francisco’s beaches

Shopping

Pick up some designer goods at Union Square

Accommodation in San Francisco

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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