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Long term USA programmes at Kaplan International, San Francisco

Key points

  • Central location in a culturally diverse, innovative city
  • Dynamic teaching methods to help you improve quickly
  • Rich social programme with multiple opportunities to travel and explore
  • Wide nationality mix

The school

Levels
Elementary to Advanced
School size
M
Accommodation
Host family, Residence
Disabled access
Disabled access at school
Wifi
WiFi is free

The students

Minimum age
16 years
Average age
26 years
Nationality mix
South Korea, China, Brazil, etc..

Studying English in downtown San Francisco is a fantastic opportunity to get to know one of the world’s most famed tourist destinations first-hand! Our Kaplan San Francisco is found in the city centre, a short walk from Union Square. Sixteen classrooms, a library, and computer lab are spread across two floors, along with a common room – perfect for catching up after class with your fellow students! As one of the most culturally diverse cities in the USA, San Francisco attracts students from around the world. You’ll have plenty of opportunities to practise your English with people from diverse backgrounds. Our partner school offers dynamic teaching methods and supportive staff to help you achieve your goals as you learn English in San Francisco.

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Included in the price
  • Learning Progress Guarantee (Intensive course +10 weeks)
  • Level and needs assessment
  • Access to e-learning platform
  • Welcome activity
  • Use of study centre
  • End-of-course report and certificate
  • Activity programme

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Semi-intensive course (Academic Semester)

Elementary (A1) to advanced (C1), 21/22/25/26 week(s)
21 weeks From 6220.- GBP
(7485.- USD)
Lessons
General (group): 20 of 45 minutes
+ K+ Sessions: 7 of 45 minutes
Course duration
21/22/25/26 week(s)
Levels
Elementary (A1) to advanced (C1)
Students/class
Max 15
Minimum age
16 years
Schedule
08:30-11:45
Schedule may vary depending on student’s level and time of year.

K+ sessions:
K+ sessions include online materials to reinforce progress made in class as well as the access to K+ Clubs organised by the school for you to practise your language skills and socialise with other students.

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Course info
Week(s)
Without accommodation
Host family, single room, half board (18+)
San Francisco residence, double room, no meals (18+)
21
7485 USD
14705 USD
14810 USD
22
7485 USD
15045 USD
15155 USD
25
8825 USD
17405 USD
17530 USD
26
8825 USD
17745 USD
17875 USD
USD 1 ≈ GBP 0.83   (Not-binding exchange rate)

High & low seasons

Supplement accommodation high season (host family) (per week) (20.06-22.08.2020) 30 USD
Supplement accommodation high season (residence) (per week) (20.06-22.08.2020) 30 USD

Extras

Accommodation deposit (residence) (to be paid on site) 250 USD

Options

One-to-one course (per lesson) 80 USD
K+ Post departure online access: 3 months 69 USD
K+ Post departure online access: 12 months 139 USD
Special diet (host family) (per week) 50 USD
End-of-year holidays (host family)
(19.12.2020 - 26.12.2020)
75 USD
Retention fee (host family) (per week)
Availability on request
75 USD
Extra night (18+) (host family)
Availability on request
85 USD
Extra night (18+) (host family) (20.06-22.08.2020)
Availability on request
93 USD
Extra night (18+) (residence)
Availability on request
87 USD
Extra night (18+) (residence) (20.06-22.08.2020)
Availability on request
94 USD
Airport transfer from San Francisco (pick-up) 130 USD
Airport transfer from/to San Francisco (pick-up and drop-off) 247 USD
Starting dates 21 wk
06.01 / 10.02 / 16.03 / 06.04 / 11.05 / 15.06 / 20.07 / 14.09 / 19.10.2020
Starting dates 22 wk
17.08.2020
Starting dates 25 wk
06.01 / 10.02 / 16.03 / 06.04 / 11.05 / 15.06 / 14.09 / 19.10.2020
Starting dates 26 wk
20.07 / 17.08.2020
Bank holidays
01.01 / 20.01 / 25.05 / 03.07 / 07.09.2020
Holidays
26.11.2020 - 27.11.2020
20.12.2020 - 26.12.2020

Each semester/year period includes 1-2 weeks session break. Please contact us for further information.

Arrival day: Saturday/Sunday prior to course start
Leaving day: Saturday following course end

Semi-intensive course (Academic Year)

Elementary (A1) to advanced (C1), 34 week(s)
34 weeks From 9195.- GBP
(11065.- USD)
Lessons
General (group): 20 of 45 minutes
+ K+ Sessions: 7 of 45 minutes
Course duration
34 week(s)
Levels
Elementary (A1) to advanced (C1)
Students/class
Max 15
Minimum age
16 years
Schedule
08:30-11:45
Schedule may vary depending on student’s level and time of year.

K+ sessions:
K+ sessions include online materials to reinforce progress made in class as well as the access to K+ Clubs organised by the school for you to practise your language skills and socialise with other students.

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Course info
Week(s)
Without accommodation
Host family, single room, half board (18+)
San Francisco residence, double room, no meals (18+)
34
11065 USD
22705 USD
22875 USD
USD 1 ≈ GBP 0.83   (Not-binding exchange rate)

High & low seasons

Supplement accommodation high season (host family) (per week) (20.06-22.08.2020) 30 USD
Supplement accommodation high season (residence) (per week) (20.06-22.08.2020) 30 USD

Extras

Accommodation deposit (residence) (to be paid on site) 250 USD

Options

One-to-one course (per lesson) 80 USD
K+ Post departure online access: 3 months 69 USD
K+ Post departure online access: 12 months 139 USD
Special diet (host family) (per week) 50 USD
End-of-year holidays (host family)
(19.12.2020 - 26.12.2020)
75 USD
Retention fee (host family) (per week)
Availability on request
75 USD
Extra night (18+) (host family)
Availability on request
85 USD
Extra night (18+) (host family) (20.06-22.08.2020)
Availability on request
93 USD
Extra night (18+) (residence)
Availability on request
87 USD
Extra night (18+) (residence) (20.06-22.08.2020)
Availability on request
94 USD
Airport transfer from San Francisco (pick-up) 130 USD
Airport transfer from/to San Francisco (pick-up and drop-off) 247 USD
Starting dates 34 wk
06.01 / 30.03 / 15.06 / 20.07 / 17.08 / 14.09.2020
Bank holidays
01.01 / 20.01 / 25.05 / 03.07 / 07.09.2020
Holidays
26.11.2020 - 27.11.2020
20.12.2020 - 26.12.2020

Each semester/year period includes 1-2 weeks session break. Please contact us for further information.

Arrival day: Saturday/Sunday prior to course start
Leaving day: Saturday following course end

Intensive course (Academic Semester)

Elementary (A1) to advanced (C1), 21/22/25/26 week(s)
21 weeks From 6801.- GBP
(8185.- USD)
Lessons
General (group): 20 of 45 minutes
+ Options (group): 8 of 45 minutes
+ K+ Sessions: 7 of 45 minutes
Course duration
21/22/25/26 week(s)
Levels
Elementary (A1) to advanced (C1)
Students/class
Max 15
Minimum age
16 years
Schedule
General (group): 08:30-11:45
Options (group): 12:30-14:00 (Mon, Tues, Wed, Thu)
Schedule may vary depending on student’s level and time of year.

Specific options:
The intensive course includes 8 lessons per week to focus on specific skills such as vocabulary, business English, exam preparation or local culture, depending on students’ interests and language level.

K+ sessions:
K+ sessions include online materials to reinforce progress made in class as well as the access to K+ Clubs organised by the school for you to practise your language skills and socialise with other students.

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Course info
Week(s)
Without accommodation
Host family, single room, half board (18+)
San Francisco residence, double room, no meals (18+)
21
8185 USD
15405 USD
15510 USD
22
8185 USD
15745 USD
15855 USD
25
9665 USD
18245 USD
18370 USD
26
9665 USD
18585 USD
18715 USD
USD 1 ≈ GBP 0.83   (Not-binding exchange rate)

High & low seasons

Supplement accommodation high season (host family) (per week) (20.06-22.08.2020) 30 USD
Supplement accommodation high season (residence) (per week) (20.06-22.08.2020) 30 USD

Extras

Accommodation deposit (residence) (to be paid on site) 250 USD

Options

One-to-one course (per lesson) 80 USD
K+ Post departure online access: 3 months 69 USD
K+ Post departure online access: 12 months 139 USD
Special diet (host family) (per week) 50 USD
End-of-year holidays (host family)
(19.12.2020 - 26.12.2020)
75 USD
Retention fee (host family) (per week)
Availability on request
75 USD
Extra night (18+) (host family)
Availability on request
85 USD
Extra night (18+) (host family) (20.06-22.08.2020)
Availability on request
93 USD
Extra night (18+) (residence)
Availability on request
87 USD
Extra night (18+) (residence) (20.06-22.08.2020)
Availability on request
94 USD
Airport transfer from San Francisco (pick-up) 130 USD
Airport transfer from/to San Francisco (pick-up and drop-off) 247 USD
Starting dates 21 wk
06.01 / 10.02 / 16.03 / 06.04 / 11.05 / 15.06 / 20.07 / 14.09 / 19.10.2020
Starting dates 22 wk
17.08.2020
Starting dates 25 wk
06.01 / 10.02 / 16.03 / 06.04 / 11.05 / 15.06 / 14.09 / 19.10.2020
Starting dates 26 wk
20.07 / 17.08.2020
Bank holidays
01.01 / 20.01 / 25.05 / 03.07 / 07.09.2020
Holidays
26.11.2020 - 27.11.2020
20.12.2020 - 26.12.2020

Each semester/year period includes 1-2 weeks session break. Please contact us for further information.

Arrival day: Saturday/Sunday prior to course start
Leaving day: Saturday following course end

Intensive course (Academic Year)

Elementary (A1) to advanced (C1), 34 week(s)
34 weeks From 9727.- GBP
(11705.- USD)
Lessons
General (group): 20 of 45 minutes
+ Options (group): 8 of 45 minutes
+ K+ Sessions: 7 of 45 minutes
Course duration
34 week(s)
Levels
Elementary (A1) to advanced (C1)
Students/class
Max 15
Minimum age
16 years
Schedule
General (group): 08:30-11:45
Options (group): 12:30-14:00 (Mon, Tues, Wed, Thu)
Schedule may vary depending on student’s level and time of year.

Specific options:
The intensive course includes 8 lessons per week to focus on specific skills such as vocabulary, business English, exam preparation or local culture, depending on students’ interests and language level.

K+ sessions:
K+ sessions include online materials to reinforce progress made in class as well as the access to K+ Clubs organised by the school for you to practise your language skills and socialise with other students.

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Course info
Week(s)
Without accommodation
Host family, single room, half board (18+)
San Francisco residence, double room, no meals (18+)
34
11705 USD
23345 USD
23515 USD
USD 1 ≈ GBP 0.83   (Not-binding exchange rate)

High & low seasons

Supplement accommodation high season (host family) (per week) (20.06-22.08.2020) 30 USD
Supplement accommodation high season (residence) (per week) (20.06-22.08.2020) 30 USD

Extras

Accommodation deposit (residence) (to be paid on site) 250 USD

Options

One-to-one course (per lesson) 80 USD
K+ Post departure online access: 3 months 69 USD
K+ Post departure online access: 12 months 139 USD
Special diet (host family) (per week) 50 USD
End-of-year holidays (host family)
(19.12.2020 - 26.12.2020)
75 USD
Retention fee (host family) (per week)
Availability on request
75 USD
Extra night (18+) (host family)
Availability on request
85 USD
Extra night (18+) (host family) (20.06-22.08.2020)
Availability on request
93 USD
Extra night (18+) (residence)
Availability on request
87 USD
Extra night (18+) (residence) (20.06-22.08.2020)
Availability on request
94 USD
Airport transfer from San Francisco (pick-up) 130 USD
Airport transfer from/to San Francisco (pick-up and drop-off) 247 USD
Starting dates 34 wk
06.01 / 30.03 / 15.06 / 20.07 / 17.08 / 14.09.2020
Bank holidays
01.01 / 20.01 / 25.05 / 03.07 / 07.09.2020
Holidays
26.11.2020 - 27.11.2020
20.12.2020 - 26.12.2020

Each semester/year period includes 1-2 weeks session break. Please contact us for further information.

Arrival day: Saturday/Sunday prior to course start
Leaving day: Saturday following course end

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« J'ai le sentiment d'être plus à l'aise pour parler anglais et arrive à tenir des conversation plus aisément qu'avant. Mais aussi de comprendre la langue plus facilement. »
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Host family
What better way to experience the American lifestyle than by living with a host family during your English course in San Francisco? You’ll be able to practise your English as you enjoy the evening meal with your host family, as half board is included, and join in with family life! Bed linen and towels are included, along with a laundry service once a week. All homestays are located 45-60 minutes away from the school, and on your first day, your host family will help you plan your trip to school. Enjoy your stay in the USA with a personal touch!

Take advantage of our discounted package prices including course and homestay for the whole length of the programme!

San Francisco Student Residence (ages 18 and over)
Just a 10-minute walk away from Kaplan San Francisco, these comfortable residences are found right in downtown San Francisco, with many famous landmarks nearby to explore in your downtime. Rooms are either single or twin (both with en-suite bathroom), fitted with a TV, desk, storage space; bed linen and towels are provided. The fully equipped kitchen is shared with other students in the residence, so there’s lots of opportunity to meet new people in the communal spaces. Rooms are cleaned once a week, and coin-operated laundry facilities are available on site.

San Francisco isn’t one of the most famous cities in the USA for nothing! Explore an iconic cultural hub as you learn English in San Francisco, with surprises around every corner. Thanks to California’s amazing climate, there are many events and concerts held year-round, and the streets buzz with life at night. Kaplan San Francisco runs a packed activity calendar, offering many opportunities to socialise with students travelling from around the world, and to visit emblematic sights such as the Golden Gate Bridge and Chinatown, or even further afield to Yosemite or Las Vegas! Enjoy San Francisco’s active, forward-thinking personality, and lose yourself in the city by the bay during your English course!

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Special offers
Save on your online and on-site courses in the USA and Canada
Save on your online and on-site courses in the USA and Canada
Book a course at one of our Kaplan partner schools and take advantage of this special offer:

- Book 2 weeks or more of online courses and benefit from the same weekly price for both online and on-site courses
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- The enrolment fee and the high-season tuition supplement are waived
 
  Standard course Intensive course
USA USD 200 per week USD 275 per week
Canada CAD 200 per week CAD 275 per week

Valid for the following destinations:
Kaplan Berkeley
Kaplan Boston
Kaplan Chicago
Kaplan LA Huntington Beach
Kaplan LA Westwood
Kaplan LA Whittier College
Kaplan Miami
Kaplan New York
Kaplan Philadelphia
Kaplan Portland
Kaplan San Diego
Kaplan San Francisco
Kaplan Santa Barbara
Kaplan Seattle
Kaplan Washington
Kaplan Toronto
Kaplan Vancouver

Conditions:
- Valid for new bookings received before 30.09.2020 
- The online and the on-site courses must be booked at the same time but the courses don’t need to take place consecutively
- Minimum of 2 weeks of online lessons before beginning the on-site course
- The online lessons must start before 14.12.2020 and the on-site course must start in 2020, unless this is delayed due to coronavirus-related reasons
- This offer cannot be combined with other offers or discounts

To find out more or take advantage of this offer, please get in touch with our customer service team.

Published on 09.07.2020
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