Kaplan International

Kaplan International

Giving onto the Magnificent Mile, our partner school is located in the heart of Chicago’s downtown area, in one of the city’s most fashionable districts. Everything you need is at hand, including luxury boutiques, international food, museums, libraries, public transportation links, and much more. The school building has excellent, high-quality facilities, offering 15 classrooms with interactive whiteboards, a computer room with free internet access, a library and two student lounges (one overlooking the Magnificent Mile and the neo-gothic Tribune Tower). After classes, enjoy the beautiful parks that line Lake Michigan's waterfront. A superb environment to make the most of your English course in Chicago!

School Highlights

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Key points

  • World-famous as a bustling metropolis in the Great Lakes region
  • Exceptional cultural and music scene
  • Reputed language school and excellent teachers

School facts

Available exams:
School size:
Disabled access
Free Wifi

Student facts

Minimum age:
years old
Average age:
years old
Maximum students in class:


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Student nationalities

      Saudi Arabia
      South Korea


ESL schools guarantee the same excellent standards for accommodation as they do for teaching. We take great pleasure in helping you find the most suitable accommodation for you.


Host family


Staying with a host family in Chicago is without any doubt the best way to practise English and immerse yourself in American culture. Each family is selected with care by our partner school, and they'll welcome you in a double or single room with the option of no board, half board or breakfast only provided. The families live in districts where you will find several bars, restaurants and bookshops. Your host will usually be 55 minutes average from the school by bus (maximum travel time 70 minutes during high season).

Getaway Student Hostel (18 and over)

ESL Languages Student Hostel residence Kaplan Chicago USA

This accommodation option offers a comfortable stay in Chicago near Lincoln Park and numerous restaurants, cafés and bars. Distance to the school is also convenient – you’ll be a mere 30-minute ride away on public transport!

You’ll have a choice between a single or a twin room and will be provided with bedlinen and towels. Single rooms may have private or shared bathroom options. The kitchen is to be shared, as are other areas such as the TV lounge, the outdoor swimming pool and sun terrace.

Other perks include free, light continental breakfast, coin-operated laundry facilities and free Wi-Fi.

The Flats residence (18 and over)

ESL USA Chicago Kaplan International Flat Student Apartment

Located a 35-minute walk from the school, students will have the choice of either a studio apartment or sharing a 3-bedroom apartments offering single and twin rooms – each option includes free bed linen and towels. In the studio apartments, you’ll have an ensuite bathroom and kitchen, whereas in the shared option you’ll share the kitchen, bathroom(s) and living room with other students. You’ll have access to amazing on-site facilities, such as the gym, the indoor basketball court, the yoga studio and the computer lab. Wi-Fi and cleaning service are included, while the laundry facilities are coin-operated. These apartments are surrounded by shops and restaurants, and the main city attractions are just a stone’s throw away!

Why choose our accommodation

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Guaranteed Accommodation

Finding the right accommodation can be stressful. That’s why we guarantee that we’ll find the perfect housing option for you before you even land in your destination.

Convenient Transport

Our accommodation is hand-picked to make sure your journey to the classroom is as safe, reliable, and smooth as possible.

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Safer and more comfortable

All of our accommodation options are rigorously screened to ensure you know exactly what you’re getting when you make the choice to book your program.