Kaplan International Centers New York - Empire State:
With over 40 years of experience providing first-class English language education, Kaplan International offers you high standards of teaching and student care, along with quality English courses and accommodation at our English school in New York.
Our Empire State Building school towers above the city on the 63rd floor of this landmark building. Built in the 1930s, the Empire State Building is a part of both New York and US history and today still attracts visitors from around the world. The Empire State Building is just steps away from Macy's at Herald Square and the world's most famous arena, Madison Square Garden. There is access to major subway lines taking you to your accommodation, and every place in the city you'll want to visit.
New York City offers a wealth of opportunities to its residents and visitors. With more than 80 world-class museums, 150 on and off-Broadway theatres, 30 concert halls and countless shops, restaurants and bars, it’s no wonder New York is one of the world’s most popular study-travel destinations. Whatever you like to do, you’ll be amazed by the variety of activities you'll find in New York City.
The Empire State Building School has 21 classrooms, most with spectacular views of the city. All of our classrooms are clean and spacious with plenty of room for our students to spread out. Each has audio/visual equipment (CD Players, TV/VCR/DVD Players, Computer with projector, etc.) either permanently in the room or available for the teacher at any time.
Multimedia and IT centre
The school has a state-of-the-art computer lab along with a vast collection of learning software for student use. Our lab is an integral part of your studies and a great place to utilise technology to maximise your learning. In addition, the school is equipped with free wireless internet.
New York City has one of the largest library networks. There is a library conveniently located across the street.
There is a large student lounge available for student use. The lounge has wireless internet, couches, tables for studying or eating lunch, a microwave, student mailboxes and some of the greatest views of New York. From the student lounge you can see the Brooklyn Bridge, Statue of Liberty, the Financial District, and so much more. Our student lounge now has vending machines which offer a selection of sodas, hot beverages and snacks.
There are many restaurants from fast food and deli to lavish sit down restaurants within 5 minutes of the school. Three are located in the building itself.
Sports such as running, football, soccer, baseball and kayaking are all available nearby.
There are no gym facilities at the school, but students can join a local gym located right on 34th Street and locations at or near their residence or homestay.
While it takes little imagination to keep yourself busy in New York during the time you’re not studying, Kaplan Aspect, New York provides a varied calendar of activities to fill your days. With workshops, parties, walking tours, museum trips, sporting events, Broadway shows and more, you’ll discover parts of New York you didn’t even know existed! These activities are lead by a member of the Kaplan Aspect staff and will help you to meet new people and discover the city.