The New York Language Center is a certified English language school by the NY State Education Department. Study English in the Capital Of the World! International students (I-20/F1 visa) are welcome. We offer beginner, intermediate and advanced course levels of English as a Second Language and also special advanced classes for TOEFL preparation and Business English. This English language school has 27 years of experience teaching English with 4 locations in New York.

Additional Information

Whether you're looking for a rich cultural experience or superior language education, you'll find both in the exciting environment of NYLC. Here are some of the reasons you'll be glad you chose NYLC:

A Wealth of Experience, a Reputation for Excellence

Over the past 27 years, thousands of students from over 100 countries have learned English at New York Language Center. So strong is our reputation that word-of-mouth is our most effective advertisement. Most of our students learn about NYLC from alumni who have had positive experiences at our school.
We have developed our own teaching materials with you, the student, in mind. Unlike other English programs, we provide you with all books and materials at no additional charge.

Teaching Methods that Ensure You'll Learn Quickly

We use an eclectic teaching approach, and draw from the latest techniques in ESL (English as a Second Language) instruction. Our curriculum emphasizes real-life situations, and all of our programs include speaking, listening, reading and writing. You will begin speaking English from the very first day of class

Locations Throughout New York City

You will have your choice of where to study. Transportation to any of our branches via subway or bus is safe, quick, and efficient.

Affordable Cost

New York Language Center's prices are among the most competitive in the New York area. Quality education, however, is never compromised.

Convenient Schedules

New York Language Center offers classes seven days a week. Certainly, you will find a schedule that fits your needs.

Frequent Class Starts

New classes begin each week, so you'll never wait long to begin your English classes.


Before beginning a course at New York Language Center, you will take an oral and a written placement test to determine your level. You will also be given midterm and final exams in each class, which will help monitor your progress and identify your strengths and weaknesses.


Upon course completion, you will receive a certificate that you'll be proud to present as evidence of your accomplishments. Upon completion of individual levels, you can also receive a letter of completion.

Quality Control

We require that our instructors meet and surpass the rigorous standards of the New York State Education Department. All our instructors are highly experienced, and each must complete a thorough orientation prior to teaching with NYLC. Additionally, instructors are observed at least biweekly by a supervisor to ensure their effectiveness.

Certification and Memberships

New York Language Center is certified as an English Language School by the New York State Education Department. It is also authorized by the U.S. Department of Immigration to enroll non-immigrant foreign students. New York Language Center is a member of NAFSA (Association of International Educators), TESOL (Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages), and ALTO (Association of Language Travel Organisations) and FIYTO (Federation of International Youth Travel Organisations).

226 W. 37th Street, 11th Fl. (near 7th Avenue)
New York, NY 10018
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NYLC-Upper West Side Manhattan
2710 Broadway (2nd floor)

New York, NY 10025
Tel: +1.212.678.5800

NYLC-Jackson Heights, Queens
37-66 82nd Street

Jackson Heights, Queens, NY 11372
Tel: +1.718.476.7600
Fax: +1.718.476.7974

2450 Grand Concourse

Bronx, NY 10458
Tel: +1.718.561.6000
Fax: +1.718.476.7974