English school in
New York USA Embassy English USA

“I love NY!” That’s how most students feel after their first week at our English School in New York. Meet our friendly, experienced team and we’re confident you’ll feel the same.

Why you’ll love Embassy New York

We're close to Times Square and the Empire State Building on 7th Avenue (between 28th & 29th street).

With highly qualified teachers you'll make fast progress and our busy social programme means no two weeks are ever the same - cheer at a Yankees baseball game one week and sing along to a Broadway musical the next.

Live in Manhattan without paying a fortune at our student residence, close to leafy Central Park and the world-famous Columbia University.

When in New York…
Enjoy a brunch in the trendy SoHo neighbourhood

Facilities and highlights

  • WiFi-enabled
  • IT suite
  • Interactive whiteboards
  • Student lounge
  • University application counselling
  • Manhattan residence
  • Activities
Bedroom in the New York residence
Common room at the New York residence
*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

25 minutes by subway

Meals provided

Not included. Find affordable restaurants and grocery stores within walking distance

Rooms

Single and shared rooms with shared bathrooms

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

45-90 minutes by public transport

Meals provided

14 per week (breakfast and evening meal)

Rooms

Single

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New York waterfront

Local facilities

Bus stop: 2 minutes' walk
Shopping centre: 7 minutes' walk
Post office: 5 minutes' walk
Park: 15 minutes' walk
Café: 1 minute's walk
Bank: 5 minutes' walk
Mosque: 5 minutes' walk
Church: 5 minutes' walk
Newsagent: 1 minute's walk
Supermarket: 5 minutes' walk 

Travelling around the city

By subway
The closest subway stop is right on the corner of the street. Simply take the #1 subway train from 28th Street station to reach Penn Station, Times Square, and many other New York attractions.

By train
Penn Station is also only a few blocks away, providing access to the Long Island Railroad and New Jersey Transit.

By taxi
Alternatively, taxi cabs are an affordable option in New York City.

Historic Brooklyn Bridge, New York Iconic NYC Yellow Cab taxi Embassy Students in Times Square New York Explore central New York City  

Cost of Living

We currently advise that students should budget approximately US $300 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) 2.50 - 5.00
Can of Coca Cola 1.00
Big Mac hamburger 4.50
Three course meal in a reasonably priced restaurant 15.00 - 24.00
Takeaway, e.g. from a noodle bar 5.00 - 10.75
Cinema ticket 14.00
Nightclub entrance 10.00 - 25.00 upwards
Subway 2.50 per ride; weekly 30.00; monthly 112.00
Long Island Railroad 18.00 return; weekly 72.00; monthly 230.00
Taxi 2.50 minimum, plus 2.50 per mile. More at night

Popular trips from New York:

  • Boston - home of Harvard University and MIT
  • Philadelphia - home of the Liberty Bell
  • Washington D.C. - marble monuments and museums celebrating the history of America
  • Niagara Falls - wonder of the natural world

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

  • 5th Avenue shopping experience
  • Statue of Liberty Ferry - views of Manhattan
  • Walk across the Brooklyn Bridge
  • View the city from the top of the Empire State Building
  • NY Yankees baseball game
  • NY Knicks basketball game
  • Madame Tussauds Wax Museum
  • Art galleries (mostly free), Cinema, Broadway Theatre, Clubs (aged over 21 only) and cycling through Central park
Niagara Falls See a baseball game Visit Boston See the Statue of Liberty Note: Actual activities may vary on arrival All activities and trips are optional and some will have a cost attached.

Finding our school

Take the #1 subway train to the 28th Street station on the corner of 28th Street and 7th Avenue. Alternatively, walk from Penn Station, only a few blocks away and accessible by mainline train services.

Centre Director

Aaron Sisson

Address

Embassy New York Study Centre
328 Seventh Avenue, 6th Floor
New York, NY 10001
Tel: +1 212 629 7300

School accreditation

See Awards and accreditation

Accessibility

Accessible to students with wheelchairs (there are lifts to both floors).  Visually and hearing impaired students can generally be accommodated, but please notify us in advance so that we can make the necessary arrangements.

Prayer Room

None, but many mosques and churches within walking distance.

For enquiries and bookings, call:

+1 857 362-8976

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