EF English course in the USA

Take an English course in the USA and experience life in one of the world’s iconic nations. Most visibly the USA has the world’s largest economy, is a diplomatic giant, a movie, music, culture and technology powerhouse setting trends and influencing policy far beyond its borders. But from within, you may hardly recognize this country you’ve heard so much about. It is filled with small quiet cities, vast farmlands, sports stadiums, churches, and shopping malls, as well as the famous national parks and big bustling metropolises like New York, Boston, and Los Angeles. Immigrants from every nation bring their own cultures to the mix, making America’s cities some of the most diverse on earth. You may have dreamt about traveling to the USA before, and now you can. An English course in the USA is a perfect opportunity to learn English while you try to understand this huge and diverse country.

EF has 11 English schools in the USA, dotting across the whole expanse of the country, so you can choose the climate and lifestyle that appeals most to you. Pick a big city filled with nightlife and culture by taking an English course in New York or and English course in Chicago. Would you like to study in the academic hub of the USA, home to famed Harvard and MIT? Then consider an English course in Boston . If you’d rather sample the American sun and beach culture, why not try an English course in California – like Santa Barbara, or an English course in Florida such as in Miami Beach. Go tropical island with an English course in Hawaii. For Hollywood fans, EF’s English courses in Los Angeles will give you ample time for star spotting in shops and cafes. For a taste of American counter-culture, sign up for an English course in San Francisco. To soak up the best of college campus life make sure to checkout our English courses on American university campuses in San Diego or Seattle.

Accommodation in the USA

Our English courses in America include several choices of lodging. A homestay in the USA provides you with a welcoming host family with a double room, and is usually included in the package price of the course. Alternatively, you may want to experience campus life with our very own EF New York campus, which brings together the largest EF student community for a truly international living and learning experience. Designed to meet the needs of today’s student, the 25-acre campus offers amenities such as a library, pool, and fitness center along with a state-of-the-art student hub with a cafe, lounge and cafeteria. Campus living is also offered in San Diego – Alliant International University, San Francisco – Mills College and Seattle – The Evergreen State College. At EF Boston you can choose our EF International House accommodation at our beautiful school, located only a short trip from downtown Boston, on 17 acres of land with excellent facilities such as wireless Internet access in common areas, a games room, a movie lounge and a cafeteria. Students in Miami Beach can also live in an EF International House, located right on the beach with its own pool, and countless amenities. We also offer many other accommodation options in the USA including student residences, apartments and homeshare plans, depending on destination and season. Your local EF office can give you more information on these possibilities.


The price of your English course in the USA depends on the duration, course type, and the accommodation you choose. For example, you can take a General English course in Chicago for 2 weeks, with access to our complete online training materials included for 3 months after the course. An Intensive English course in Honolulu includes access to our online language learning tutorials, the iLab, for 6 months after you complete your course! All EF English courses include lodging and a meal plan, as well as lessons.