English school in
Boston USA Embassy English USA

3 reasons students love studying at our English school in Boston: the city’s rich history, our excellent reputation and the simple fact it’s so easy to get around.

Why you’ll love Embassy Boston

Exploring is easy. Minutes from our school in West Street you'll find Quincy Market, home to coffee shops, restaurants plus the largest park in the city, Boston Common. Discover museums, mountains and nearby beaches as part of our busy social programme.

Technology in modern, bright classrooms is designed to make lessons fun and effective. We’re the only school in Boston with whiteboard technology in every classroom.

When in Boston
Walk the Freedom Trail to discover Boston’s history..

Facilities and highlights

  • WiFi-enabled
  • IT suite
  • Interactive whiteboards
  • Activities
  • Student lounge
  • Centrally located
  • Media centre
Embassy student residence - Boston
Embassy student residence - Boston
*Although you may not stay in the accommodation pictured, you will stay in accommodation of a very similar quality.

Student Residence

Have fun sharing a residence with other international students

Distance from school

20-25 minutes

Meals provided

Self-catering

Rooms

Shared rooms with private bathrooms, single rooms with shared bathroom

Other facilities

See factsheet


Homestay (live with a host family)

Live with an English-speaking host and practise your English every day!

Distance from school

30-60 minutes by public transport

Meals provided

14 per week (breakfast and evening meal)

Rooms

Single and shared rooms

Homestay breakfast only

Live with an English speaking host (breakfast only)

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Historic streets and modern skyline mingle in Boston USA

Local facilities

Nearest bus stop: 2 minutes' walk
Nearest shopping centre: 15 minutes' walk
Nearest coffee shop: 1 minute walk
Nearest post office: 5 minutes' walk
Nearest church: 5 minutes' walk
Nearest mosque: 30 minutes by public transport
Nearest bank: 5 minutes' walk
Nearest newsagent: 5 minutes' walk
Nearest supermarket: 10 minutes' walk
Nearest park: 1 minute walk

Travelling around the city

Use the subway, bus, trolley car and boat service to get just about everywhere in the Greater Boston area.  Park Street Station and Downtown Crossing subway stops are both within walking distance of our school on West Street. 

From the airport

Average journey time in a taxi from the airport to Boston downtown area is 40 minutes.  By bustake the Silver Line (rapid transit bus) to South Station.
A leafy street in Boston - typical of the New England region Historic Quincy Market - Boston Boston street sign George Washingston Statue - Boston

Cost of Living

We currently advise that students should budget approximately US $90-115 per week. This will cover all basic transport, food and entertainment costs. (Last updated April 2013)

Sample prices (all in US $):

Item Price in US $
A cup of coffee (in a chain like Starbucks)
3.50
Can of Coca Cola 1.00
Big Mac 5.00
Three course meal in a reasonably priced restaurant 35.00
Takeaway, e.g. from a noodle bar 12.00
Cinema ticket 12.00
Nightclub entrance 10.00-20.00
Bus 2.00 per ride
Taxi 3.00 per mile approximately

Popular trips from Boston:

  • Orchards, farms and fall foliage
  • New York City
  • Salem, Massachusetts
  • Wrentham Village Outlet Shopping
  • Newport, Rhode Island
  • Hampton Beach, New Hampshire
  • Various ski trips

No two weeks are ever the same, but here's an idea of what to expect:

  • Boston City Tour
  • Visit Faneuil Hall, Quincy Market and Boston Public Library
  • Walk the Freedom Trail
  • Fenway Park - home of the Red Sox
  • New England Aquarium
  • Boston Museum of Fine Arts
  • Boston Trolley Tour
  • Cinema, Theatre, Clubs (aged over 21 only), Ice skating
Boston State House Sightseeing around Boston - on the "Freedom Trail" Faneuil Hall located near the waterfront and today's Government Center, in Boston, Massachusetts Boston Harbour Note: Actual activities may vary on arrival All activities and trips are optional and some will have a cost attached.

Finding our school

From Park Street subway stop (on the Green line) cross Tremont Street towards the Bank of America ATM, turn right and then walk along Tremont Street towards the Theater District. Pass Winter Street and Temple Place on the left, then turn next left onto West Street.

From Downtown Crossing subway stop (on the Red line), at the crossroads (with Winter Street on your right and Summer Street on your left) walk down Washington Street. Pass Temple Place on your right, then turn next right into West Street.

Centre Director

Linda Walsh

Address

Embassy Boston Study Centre 
33-41 West Street
Boston, MA 02111
Tel: +1 857 362 8970
Fax: +1 857 362 7336

School accreditation

See Awards and accreditations

Accessibility

Accessible to students with wheelchairs.

For enquiries and bookings, call:

+1 857 362-8976