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Kaplan International - Berkeley (San Francisco)

Kaplan International - Berkeley (San Francisco)

Kaplan International - Berkeley (San Francisco)

If you decide to learn English in Berkeley, you certainly won’t be disappointed. Kaplan Berkeley is located near the renowned UC Berkeley campus, in a vibrant student area full of bars, restaurants, museums and live music venues. You’ll learn the language in one of the 8 classrooms spread over four floors, and you’ll have access to other excellent facilities, such as the computer lab (with 15 computers), the library and self-study area and the student lounge. Wi-Fi is free of charge. The great nationality mix will allow you to make new friends from all over the world and to practise your English every day – take advantage of the school’s activity programme and dive into the American culture!

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Key points

  • Located near UC Berkeley, which allows students to attend open lectures
  • Renowned academic, captivating and open-minded city with a lively student vibe
  • Great nationality mix from all over the world
  • Wide activity choice and lively nightlife

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Student facts

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Student nationalities

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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


Get a taste of the American life by staying with a local family! If you’re planning to learn English at Kaplan Berkeley, this accommodation option is the perfect choice. You’ll be provided with a single or twin room with shared bathroom, and you’ll eat your breakfast and dinner with your host family, practising English in a warm environment! Free Wi-Fi, bed linen and towels are provided, but you should bring your own toiletries. Families usually live 45-60 minutes from the school via public transport and will help you plan your trip to school on your first day.

YMCA student residence (ages 18 and over)

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Located just a two-minute walk from the school, these dorms offer single and twin rooms with shared bathrooms. Bed linen and towels are included, as well as Wi-Fi. The common kitchen, the study area, the dining room and the TV lounge will give you the chance to socialise with other students and speak English even outside of class. Common areas are cleaned every day, but you’ll be responsible for keeping your room clean and tidy. The laundry is coin operated.

Borneo student residence (ages 18 and over)

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Located in vibrant and trendy downtown Berkeley, this residence offers a social student experience with all the comforts of home, just a 10-minute walk from the school. Students will have the choice of a single room in a shared house. Each room is equipped with a desk, chair, and dresser. There are single-gendered bathrooms, shared between three to six people, as well as a communal kitchen in which students will need to cater for themselves. There is also a shared lounge and dining area where you can socialise with your housemates. All common areas will be cleaned daily, but students are responsible for keeping their own spaces clean. The residence will provide linen, but you should bring your own towels, both of which can be cleaned for a fee using the onsite facilities.

Berkeley City Apartments: Telegraph (ages 18 and over, minimum 2 weeks)

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Live the American student life in California by choosing this gorgeous multi-bedroom house – just a 20-minute walk from class – as your new home away from home. Students will be placed in a single room equipped with a desk, chair, and dresser, with access to a shared bathroom. Students will be provided with linen on arrival, which will be cleaned (along with the rooms) by the residence at no additional cost. The house has free laundry facilities and a fully-equipped kitchen – this option is entirely self-catered. After class, you’ll be able to relax with your new friends in the onsite facilities, which include a living room with a TV and an outdoor seating space with a BBQ and bocce ball – to enjoy the California sunshine!

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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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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.