English Programs for Teens in Berkeley

Best for students aged 14-18 who want to study in a prestigious academic environment
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English courses for teenagers in Berkeley

Berkeley is a small but dynamic city just across the bay from beautiful San Francisco. Our Teens Center offers groups of students aged 14-18 the chance to experience the Californian lifestyle and get a taste for American college life.

Based at the world-famous University of California Berkeley campus, our young learners program allows students to take advantage of the excellent facilities, as well as on-campus accommodation. Students will benefit from learning with fellow international teens, as well as being able to mingle with local students.

  • Study English on a friendly and safe university campus
  • Meet other teenagers from around the world
  • Improve your English with 20 lessons per week, led by friendly teachers
  • Access to campus facilities including libraries and museums, sports facilities, and the dining halls
  • Take part in full day trips to amazing places like San Francisco, Alcatraz Island, and Yosemite National Park




Package includes 
  • Study time: 20 English lessons per week
  • Accommodation: Residence
  • Meals: Full board (19 meals per week)
  • Activities: Afternoon and evening activities on weekdays
  • Extras:
    - Course attendance certificate
    - 24-hour emergency helpline
    - Placement test
    - Student ID or wristband
  • Airport Transfers:
    - Arrival: Group transfers are available from the airport to the residence upon request.
    - Departure: Group transfers are available from the residence to the airport upon request.

Get a quote

Young Learners get a quote Contact your Kaplan representative for Berkeley group prices


Key facts


25 June- 29 July 2017

Age range
14 - 16 years old
Level of English
Beginners to Advanced
Contact Location
Kaplan International Berkeley, 2400 Durant Avenue, Berkeley, CA 94704, San Francisco CA 94704


School facilities

School type

An American college campus

Student Lounge

Student lounge with an eating area, TV, Wii, and a foosball table


The campus has its own cafeteria and snack bar

Sports facilities

A variety of sports facilities available on campus (extra fees may apply)


Classes will be held in one of the 10 well-equipped classrooms at the school or in meeting spaces at UC Berkeley residence

Study Center

Multimedia lab with learning software


Available throughout the school

Activities available or offered

School activities

Browse vintage bookstores on Telegraph Avenue and catch a baseball game at the Oakland A's stadium
Outdoor activities
Climb Indian Rock to see Berkeley, San Francisco Bay and much more
City breaks
Embark on a full day trip to explore San Francisco and learn about its famous history
Experience the Berkeley Marina, Alcatraz Island, and Six Flags theme park
Enjoy themed discos and movie nights with fellow students


Student Residence
Residential accommodation is a great option if you want to experience the fun of communal living in a truly international environment. It is great for making friends and having a bit more independence.
  • Room Type: Twin rooms with shared bathrooms
  • Age Range: 14-18 years
  • Meals Provided: Full board (19 meals per week)
Homestay Homestay Accommodation
Homestay accommodation is not currently available for this school. Our student residence, however, provides top quality housing for our teenage students.

Accreditation & memberships

All of our Kaplan International English schools in the US have ACCET accreditation (Accrediting Council for Continuing Education and Training).

Our schools in California are approved to operate as an accredited institution by the California Bureau for Private Post-secondary Education (bppe.ca.gov). Take a look at our California State Disclosures list for the documents filed with the state and/or required to be made available to students prior to enrollment.

This school is authorized under Federal law to enroll nonimmigrant alien students. All courses offered by Kaplan International are avocational and recreational, and are not intended to lead to vocation, occupation or career opportunities. Kaplan International does not confer credits, certification, diploma or degree for any courses, and no credits are transferrable to institutions of higher education.