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English school in New York: OHC English

4.5

Rating: 4.5/5.0

226 West 26th St. - 9th Floor - 10001 New York - see on map

What we like about the school

  • Great location, just a short walk from the famous High Line, Madison Square Garden and the Empire State Building.
  • Every afternoon free organized leisure activities for adults and juniors

Location: OHC English, New York, is situated in the heart of Manhattan. The Empire State building, Macy’s and Madison’s Square Park are all walkable from the school building. The streets around the school are lined with restaurants, bars and shops for the students to enjoy after class.

Getting around: The 28th Street Subway station is just around the corner from OHC English. From here, students can catch lines 1 and 2, which stretch from the North of the city, right down to the south into Brooklyn. A short walk further from the school is the 23rd Street Subway station and The 23rd street train station.

Course structure: The school offers general English classes along with courses on the use of the English language in a business environment and exam preparation courses for the Cambridge exams and the TOEFL.

School facilities: OHC English has modern school facilities including a study room, a computer lab and free wifi throughout the building. There is also an intensive social calendar for students to interact with other students and immerse themselves in the city.

School chain: OHC English offers English language courses in the UK, Canada, Ireland, Australia and the USA. An experience-based approach is taught in the classroom and this is mirrored throughout the schools with English being spoken by all, creating an immersive learning environment.
  • The language school OHC English was founded in New York, USA in 2007.
  • Legal name / parent company: International house New York Incorporated dba OHC
  • Tax registration ID: 26-3892222
  • Abbreviated name of school: OHC New York

English Courses

General Language
Private
Business
Exam Preparation
Information for all courses offered by OHC English
Comments about courses

Individual lessons:
1 to 4: USD 80 per lesson.
5 to 9: USD 75 per lesson.
10 to 14: USD 70 per lesson.
15+: USD 65 per lesson.

Material fee:
1 to 10 weeks: USD 55.
11 to 20 weeks: USD 110.
21 to 30 weeks: USD 160.
31+ weeks: USD 180.

Student Insurance (minimum 2 weeks):

  • Up to age 29: USD 2.50 per day.
  • Over age 30: USD 3.50 per day.
Lesson duration
55 minutes
School's administrative fee
150.00 US$
Level test
A test to assess your exact language level takes place before the start of the course via an online form.
Individual classes
Single individual lessons of tuition can be reserved at 80 US$. The combination of group and individual lessons is highly recommended. Individual lessons will encourage you to actively speak the foreign language and will offer you the opportunity to discuss individual problems and weaknesses.
Days without class
In 2022 (including national and regional bank holidays):
21 Feb. 2022, 15 Apr. 2022, 30 May 2022, 20 Jun. 2022, 04 Jul. 2022, 05 Sep. 2022, 24 Nov. 2022, 25 Nov. 2022, 26 Dec. 2022 - 30 Dec. 2022.
If a bank holiday falls on a weekday there is no refund nor are missed lessons recuperated. This is the case for the majority of language schools.

Our price includes

  • INCLUDED Internet access and use of school computers
  • INCLUDED Wireless LAN zone at school
  • INCLUDED Free certificate of course attendance
  • INCLUDED Language level placement test at first day of classes
  • INCLUDED Language level placement test before arrival
  • INCLUDED For junior courses: every afternoon free organized leisure program
  • INCLUDED For adult courses: every afternoon free organized leisure program
  • INCLUDED For adult courses: a minimum of one free organized leisure activity per week
Note: All courses offered by Oxford House College, New York can be reserved online with LanguageCourse.Net. In case a course is not listed above, just let us know.

Videos & Photos

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  • School building
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  • Excursion
    Excursion4/15
  • Canoeing
    Canoeing5/15
  • Group class
    Group class6/15
  • Lesson in progress
    Lesson in progress7/15
  • classroom
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  • In the park
    In the park10/15
  • Sightseeing
    Sightseeing11/15
  • Empire State Building
    Empire State Building12/15
  • Statue of Liberty
    Statue of Liberty13/15
  • City tour
    City tour14/15
  • Yellow taxi cabs
    Yellow taxi cabs15/15

OHC English (OHC)

Accreditations and Quality seals
ACCETNAFSASEVPPreferential Terms in Case of Visa RefusalNew York State Board of Regents
English teacher qualifications
100% hold a university degree
100% hold a recognised language teaching qualification
Languages spoken by school staff (cannot be guaranteed by school)
First day of course
Students should arrive at 8:30
School Size
Offer for returning students
You will be refunded/waived the school's administration fee If you already attended previously a course at OHC English and you book here.
Payment methods accepted for payments made directly to the school
Visa - logoMastercard - logoAmerican Express - logoBank Transfer - logo

General school facilities

  • Snack vending machine

  • Drink vending machine

  • Computer lab

  • Daily press

  • Student support desk

  • Free water dispenser

  • Free WIFI

  • Facilities for islamic students

    • Homestay option that can prepare halal food

  • Classroom equipment

    • Air conditioning in all classrooms

    • Heating in all classrooms

    • Ample natural light in most classrooms

    Number of classrooms: 14
    Number of public PC workstations: 20

    Facilities for disabled students

    • Wheelchair access to classroom

    • Accessible Toilet

    • Wheelchair access to reception

Student Age / Nationality

Average number of students
Adult courses - In summer:75
Adult courses - Throughout the year: 40
Junior courses - In summer: 150
Junior courses - Throughout the year: 35
Minimum age of students
16 years
12 years for specific Junior courses
Average number of levels
Adult courses In summer: 6
Adult courses Throughout the year: 5
Junior courses In summer: 6
Junior courses Throughout the year: 6
Average age of students
In summer: 24 years
Throughout the year: 28 years

Top student nationalities

Age of students

Airport transfer

Optional airport transfer
Newark Liberty International Airport:
150 US$ one way
275 US$ return (both ways)
John F Kennedy International Airport:
150 US$ one way
275 US$ return (both ways)
La Guardia Airport:
150 US$ one way
275 US$ return (both ways)
Best arrival airport is John F. Kennedy International (JFK).

Visa Documents

Nationals from USA do not require a visa for travelling to USA and attending a language course.
Check visa requirements for nationals from other countries.
Nationals from countries that require a visa will receive documents from the school, related to booking confirmation, which is required for the visa application.
Full payment of all fees required before school dispatches documents required for visa application
No
Express shipment fee (via courier)
105 US$
Preferential cancellation terms in case of visa refusal
School agreed that students booking online on this site will benefit from preferential cancellation fees in case of visa refusal, and in this case will never exceed EUR 180.

Leisure activities

activity possible
Dancing
Golf
Music
Sailing
Skiing
Tennis
Volleyball
Windsurfing

Accommodation

Reviews

4.5

Rating: 4.5/5.0

Overall school rating of
OHC English, New York
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Insider tips about what future students should not miss: Great walks in Central Park!
THE PROFESSIONALISM OF THE TEACHERS. THE EXCELLENT ORGANIZATION OF THE SCHOOL.
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Insider tips about what future students should not miss: SUGGEST TO ANYONE WHO WOULD FOLLOW ONE OF YOUR COURSES, TO TAKE THEM VERY SERIOUSLY, BECAUSE ONLY IN THIS WAY YOU MAY ACHIEVE THE EXPECTED RESULTS
Other comments: I WOULD LIKE TO REPEAT THE EXPERIENCE

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    FAQ about OHC English, New York

  • English courses at Oxford House College start at 347 US$ for General English - Tourist Visa course with 19 lessons per week. When booking here you benefit from an exclusive discount.
  • The accommodation Homestay (Central Manhattan) is the most popular among all our clients of Oxford House College
  • Yes. The school offers pickup from Newark Liberty International Airport (150 US$), John F Kennedy International Airport (150 US$), La Guardia Airport (150 US$)
  • Depending on the chosen course, the maximum number of students at Oxford House College varies from 2 students (Two-to-One Lessons) to 16 students (General English - Tourist Visa)
  • 100% of teachers at OHC English hold a university degree. 100% hold a recognized language teaching certificate.
  • The highest Nationality percentage at OHC English comes from Brazil with a 28% representation, followed by students from Turkey (16%) and France (9%).
  • Yes, there is an exclusive discount that only applies when booking online here.
  • OHC English offers courses from 16 years to 99. Average age is 24 during the summer and 28 for the rest of the year.
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