20 minutes south of Seattle, Highline College offers an excellent academic environment on a leafy campus. Dedicated to global citizenship and social justice, the college is proud of its multicultural student body and welcoming atmosphere. Sharing campus facilities with over 8,000 native English-speaking undergrads and 500 international students, you’ll never lack opportunities to practice your English.
Our English school is based in Highline’s state-of-the-art library building – which also holds the college’s collection of over 145,000 print, media, and electronic resources
Full access to campus facilities such as a large, up-to-date gym, a business development center and a bistro
Easy transfer to undergraduate programs at Highline College, which will accept a Kaplan certificate in place of a TOEFL qualification
Discounted tuition rates available when you study English at Kaplan and take a college class at the same time through our Foundation Program
”Studying abroad has been a dream to me since my cousins did the same 4 years ago. Since then I have been planning this experience. From the campus, to the staff, to my fellow students, Highline College is an amazing place to learn English.”
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Languages spoken by staff:
Bachelor’s (or equivalent) in combination with TESOL, CELTA, TEFL certificate (including practicum) or six months of ESL/EFL teaching experience
This Kaplan International English school is accredited by ACCET (Accrediting Council for Continuing Education and Training).
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
Socialize and have fun with your new friends
Single, twin, double, and dorm rooms are available at various locations