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OHC EnglishNew York, USA

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4.5

Rating: 4.5/5.0

Overall school rating of OHC English, New York
Ranked #3 of 30 English schools in New York
School
Location of the school
4.8 

Rating: 4.8/5.0

Facilities
4.2 

Rating: 4.2/5.0

Social activities
3.5 

Rating: 3.5/5.0

Organisation
4.4 

Rating: 4.4/5.0

Course
Quality of teaching
4.4 

Rating: 4.4/5.0

Value for money
3.6 

Rating: 3.6/5.0

Accommodation
Homestay
4.3 

Rating: 4.3/5.0

Shared Flat (apartment)
2.6 

Rating: 2.6/5.0

Overall school rating by student age group
Students < 18 years
4.7 

Rating: 4.7/5.0

(7)
Students 18-30 years
4.5 

Rating: 4.5/5.0

(11)
Students 31-49 years
4.4 

Rating: 4.4/5.0

(14)
Students 50+ years
5.0 

Rating: 5.0/5.0

(1)
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
What we dislike about the school
  • Do not offer favorable cancellation terms in the case of a student getting a visa rejected.
How we create the points regarding what we like/dislike about a school

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
Exam PreparationWhy exam preparation courses are excellent for optimum progress

Information for all courses offered by OHC English

Lesson duration
55 minutes
School's administrative fee
150.00 US$
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.

  • Cambridge, IELTS and Business English coursebooks: USD 70.
  • Courier fee for Cambridge exam: USD 45 (domestic) / USD 95 (international).

  • Student Insurance (minimum 2 weeks): USD 2.95 per day.

    Tourist Visa holders do not attend the final class on Friday afternoon.
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 2024 (including national and regional bank holidays):
01 Jan 2024, 19 Feb 2024, 29 Mar 2024, 27 May 2024, 19 Jun 2024, 04 Jul 2024, 02 Sep 2024, 28 Nov 2024, 29 Nov 2024, 23 Dec 2024 - 27 Dec 2024.
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.
Level test
A test to assess your exact language level takes place before the start of the course via an online form.
Lessons needed per English language level
Level (CEFR) LESSONS needed per level WEEKS needed
(20 lessons per week)
A1 Beginner A1 to A2 80 4
A2 Elementary A2 to B1 160 8
B1 Intermediate B1 to B2 180 9
B2 Higher Intermediate B2 to C1 200 10
C1 Advanced C1 to C2 220 11
C2 Proficiency
Data above gives some guidance. For more details consult our page How long does it take to learn a language or reach a specific level.

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 OHC English, New York can be reserved online with LanguageCourse.Net at a lower price than what you pay when booking directly at the school or at the school's website. In case a course is not listed above, just let us know.

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  • Excursion
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  • Canoeing
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  • Group class
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  • Lesson in progress
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  • In the park
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  • Sightseeing
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  • Empire State Building
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  • Statue of Liberty
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  • City tour
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  • Yellow taxi cabs
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OHC English (OHC)

Accreditations and Quality seals
ACCETNAFSASEVPNew 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
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

Newark Liberty International Airport:
165 US$ one way
285 US$ return (both ways)
John F. Kennedy International Airport:
165 US$ one way
285 US$ return (both ways)
La Guardia Airport:
165 US$ one way
285 US$ return (both ways)
Best arrival airport is John F. Kennedy International (JFK).
More information about airports around New York and how to get from the airport to New York on your own here on our New York page.

Visa Documents

Nationals from South Korea can travel and study a language course up to 18 hours a week and for a maximum of 90 days without a full visa. It is just necessary to apply online for an ESTA card (Electronic System for Travel Authorization).
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$

Leisure activities

activity possible
Dancing
Golf
Music
Sailing
Skiing
Tennis
Volleyball
Windsurfing

Examples of leisure activities organized by the school

Adults - Free activities

Wallstreet visit, Meatpacking district visit, karaoke night, Central Park picnic, Chinatown visit.

Adults - Paid activities

Bowling, kayaking, Birdland Jazz, Yankees baseball game, September 11 Memorial.

Accommodation

Ratings of OHC English compared to ratings of all schools in USA

 OHC English New YorkAverage of all other schools in USA
Overall school rating4.5

Rating: 4.5/5.0

4.1

Rating: 4.1/5.0

Location of the school4.8

Rating: 4.8/5.0

4.8

Rating: 4.8/5.0

Facilities4.2

Rating: 4.2/5.0

3.8

Rating: 3.8/5.0

Social activities3.5

Rating: 3.5/5.0

3.8

Rating: 3.8/5.0

Organisation4.4

Rating: 4.4/5.0

4.1

Rating: 4.1/5.0

Quality of teaching4.4

Rating: 4.4/5.0

4.1

Rating: 4.1/5.0

Value for money3.6

Rating: 3.6/5.0

3.7

Rating: 3.7/5.0

Homestay4.0

Rating: 4.0/5.0

4.0

Rating: 4.0/5.0

Shared flat4.0

Rating: 4.0/5.0

3.9

Rating: 3.9/5.0

Student opinions about OHC English, New York

Verified reviews only, uncensored. All student opinions from students who booked a course at the school with LanguageCourse.net.
Liked
The location, the brightness and the attractiveness of the classrooms, the organization and structuring of lectures, the fact that two out of four of the teachers I had were really talented, etc. etc.
Insider tips about what future students should not miss It's a very well organized school
Overall rating
5.0

Rating: 5/5.0

Value for money
3.0

Rating: 3/5.0

City/place
5.0

Rating: 5/5.0

Facilities (library, classrooms)
5.0

Rating: 5/5.0

Quality of teaching / language progress
4.0

Rating: 4/5.0

School organization
5.0

Rating: 5/5.0

Social activities
3.0

Rating: 3/5.0

Homestay (Central Manhattan)
5.0

Rating: 5/5.0

Course: General English 20 - 2 weeks
1. Oct. 2012
Liked
The good relationship between students and teachers, national diversity among the students, talks on individual support
Insider tips about what future students should not miss extracurricular activities with classmates
Overall rating
5.0

Rating: 5/5.0

Value for money
4.0

Rating: 4/5.0

City/place
5.0

Rating: 5/5.0

Facilities (library, classrooms)
4.0

Rating: 4/5.0

Quality of teaching / language progress
4.0

Rating: 4/5.0

School organization
5.0

Rating: 5/5.0

Social activities
4.0

Rating: 4/5.0

Homestay (Central Manhattan)
4.0

Rating: 4/5.0

Course: General English 20 - 8 weeks
27. Dec. 2017
Liked
It's better to ask the school to transfer to another level, if you feel you can't improve English in the class.
Insider tips about what future students should not miss If you have some requests or opinions, please communicate with school staff. They try to find some solutions to make you happy. Sometimes they change a class or a teacher.
Overall rating
4.0

Rating: 4/5.0

Value for money
4.0

Rating: 4/5.0

City/place
5.0

Rating: 5/5.0

Facilities (library, classrooms)
5.0

Rating: 5/5.0

Quality of teaching / language progress
3.0

Rating: 3/5.0

School organization
5.0

Rating: 5/5.0

Social activities
5.0

Rating: 5/5.0

Homestay (Outside Central Manhattan)
4.0

Rating: 4/5.0

Other comments Everything should be fine, if you are allocated to an appropriate class.
Course: Executive Silver Package (20 Group + 5 One-to-One lessons) - 2 weeks
7. Oct. 2013
Liked
I liked the course structure, the presentation of knowledge. It varied and was interesting.
Insider tips about what future students should not miss Great walks in Central Park!
Overall rating
5.0

Rating: 5/5.0

Value for money
5.0

Rating: 5/5.0

City/place
4.0

Rating: 4/5.0

Facilities (library, classrooms)
5.0

Rating: 5/5.0

Quality of teaching / language progress
5.0

Rating: 5/5.0

School organization
5.0

Rating: 5/5.0

Social activities
5.0

Rating: 5/5.0

Course: General English  - 4 weeks
31. Jul. 2018
Liked
THE PROFESSIONALISM OF THE TEACHERS. THE EXCELLENT ORGANIZATION OF THE SCHOOL.
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
Overall rating
5.0

Rating: 5/5.0

Value for money
2.0

Rating: 2/5.0

City/place
5.0

Rating: 5/5.0

Facilities (library, classrooms)
5.0

Rating: 5/5.0

Quality of teaching / language progress
5.0

Rating: 5/5.0

School organization
5.0

Rating: 5/5.0

Social activities
3.0

Rating: 3/5.0

Other comments I WOULD LIKE TO REPEAT THE EXPERIENCE
Course: General English 20 - 1 week
27. Aug. 2012
Liked
Achievement test every Friday morning Good program for social activities
Insider tips about what future students should not miss Don't choose West Side YMCA as accommodation !
Overall rating
5.0

Rating: 5/5.0

Value for money
4.0

Rating: 4/5.0

City/place
5.0

Rating: 5/5.0

Facilities (library, classrooms)
4.0

Rating: 4/5.0

Quality of teaching / language progress
5.0

Rating: 5/5.0

School organization
5.0

Rating: 5/5.0

Social activities
5.0

Rating: 5/5.0

YMCA Residence (West Side)
2.0

Rating: 2/5.0

Other comments The staff and teachers are very friendly Good school for a short period
Course: General English 20 - 2 weeks
2. Sep. 2013
Liked
The relationship between students and between students and teachers.
Overall rating
4.0

Rating: 4/5.0

Value for money
2.0

Rating: 2/5.0

City/place
5.0

Rating: 5/5.0

Facilities (library, classrooms)
3.0

Rating: 3/5.0

Quality of teaching / language progress
4.0

Rating: 4/5.0

School organization
3.0

Rating: 3/5.0

Social activities
3.0

Rating: 3/5.0

Homestay Executive
4.0

Rating: 4/5.0

Course: General English 20 - 12 weeks
23. Dec. 2015
Liked
Al, the teacher and all the staff that help you in everything.
Overall rating
4.0

Rating: 4/5.0

Value for money
2.0

Rating: 2/5.0

City/place
4.0

Rating: 4/5.0

Facilities (library, classrooms)
4.0

Rating: 4/5.0

Quality of teaching / language progress
5.0

Rating: 5/5.0

School organization
4.0

Rating: 4/5.0

Social activities
3.0

Rating: 3/5.0

YMCA Residence (West Side)
2.0

Rating: 2/5.0

Other comments I met some French students, who were too young for a class with adults. They should have classes for younger students only.
Course: General English 20 - 6 weeks
22. Aug. 2016
Liked
Private teacher extremely knowledgeable and competent
Overall rating
5.0

Rating: 5/5.0

Value for money
4.0

Rating: 4/5.0

City/place
5.0

Rating: 5/5.0

Facilities (library, classrooms)
4.0

Rating: 4/5.0

Quality of teaching / language progress
5.0

Rating: 5/5.0

School organization
4.0

Rating: 4/5.0

Social activities
4.0

Rating: 4/5.0

Executive Homestay Manhattan (below 110th St.)
5.0

Rating: 5/5.0

Course: Executive English - 2 weeks
22. Aug. 2016
Liked
The fact that there are 2 professeurs
Insider tips about what future students should not miss Go to the 9/11 memorial on Tuesday because the ticket is free
Overall rating
4.0

Rating: 4/5.0

Value for money
4.0

Rating: 4/5.0

City/place
4.0

Rating: 4/5.0

Facilities (library, classrooms)
5.0

Rating: 5/5.0

Quality of teaching / language progress
4.0

Rating: 4/5.0

School organization
5.0

Rating: 5/5.0

Social activities
3.0

Rating: 3/5.0

Homestay (Outside Central Manhattan)
5.0

Rating: 5/5.0

Course: General English 20 - 2 weeks
17. Aug. 2015
Liked
Everybody's assistance was very good.
Overall rating
5.0

Rating: 5/5.0

Value for money
4.0

Rating: 4/5.0

City/place
5.0

Rating: 5/5.0

Facilities (library, classrooms)
5.0

Rating: 5/5.0

Quality of teaching / language progress
5.0

Rating: 5/5.0

School organization
5.0

Rating: 5/5.0

Social activities
3.0

Rating: 3/5.0

Homestay Executive
5.0

Rating: 5/5.0

Other comments Congratulations, especially to the teacher Natalie, she was amazing ... great teacher and a very good person ... people like her give the school a lot of prestige. Thanks for everything
Course: General English 20 - 1 week
22. Sep. 2014
Liked
The native teacher was excellent.
Insider tips about what future students should not miss Check not to choose the visa F1 if you are staying for less than a month.
Overall rating
4.0

Rating: 4/5.0

Value for money
4.0

Rating: 4/5.0

City/place
4.0

Rating: 4/5.0

Facilities (library, classrooms)
4.0

Rating: 4/5.0

Quality of teaching / language progress
4.0

Rating: 4/5.0

School organization
4.0

Rating: 4/5.0

Social activities
4.0

Rating: 4/5.0

Homestay (Outside Central Manhattan)
5.0

Rating: 5/5.0

Quality of teaching / language progress: The course was useful, the teacher was excellent.
Other comments Everything was great, very well organized.
Course: General English with Cambridge Exam Preparation C1 - F1 Visa [English] - 1 week
12. Jun. 2023
Liked
Our teacher was very kind to us.
Insider tips about what future students should not miss Choose a class that's in your level.
Overall rating
4.0

Rating: 4/5.0

Value for money
4.0

Rating: 4/5.0

City/place
5.0

Rating: 5/5.0

Facilities (library, classrooms)
4.0

Rating: 4/5.0

Quality of teaching / language progress
5.0

Rating: 5/5.0

School organization
4.0

Rating: 4/5.0

Social activities
3.0

Rating: 3/5.0

Homestay (Central Manhattan)
4.0

Rating: 4/5.0

Course: General English 20 - 2 weeks
7. Sep. 2017
Liked
The involvement of the teachers
Overall rating
4.0

Rating: 4/5.0

Value for money
3.0

Rating: 3/5.0

City/place
5.0

Rating: 5/5.0

Facilities (library, classrooms)
2.0

Rating: 2/5.0

Quality of teaching / language progress
4.0

Rating: 4/5.0

School organization
4.0

Rating: 4/5.0

Social activities
1.0

Rating: 1/5.0

Other comments At the end of August the school empties out
Course: General English - Tourist/Visitor Visa [Inglés] - 3 weeks
5. Sep. 2018
Liked
The friendly teachers.
Insider tips about what future students should not miss Century 21.
Overall rating
5.0

Rating: 5/5.0

Value for money
5.0

Rating: 5/5.0

City/place
4.0

Rating: 4/5.0

Facilities (library, classrooms)
4.0

Rating: 4/5.0

Quality of teaching / language progress
5.0

Rating: 5/5.0

School organization
5.0

Rating: 5/5.0

Social activities
4.0

Rating: 4/5.0

Course: General English - Tourist/Visitor Visa - 10 weeks
9. Dec. 2018
Liked
The location.
Overall rating
5.0

Rating: 5/5.0

Value for money
5.0

Rating: 5/5.0

City/place
5.0

Rating: 5/5.0

Facilities (library, classrooms)
5.0

Rating: 5/5.0

Quality of teaching / language progress
5.0

Rating: 5/5.0

School organization
5.0

Rating: 5/5.0

Social activities
5.0

Rating: 5/5.0

Course: General English  - 6 weeks
29. Oct. 2018
Liked
The teachers.
Overall rating
4.0

Rating: 4/5.0

Value for money
4.0

Rating: 4/5.0

City/place
5.0

Rating: 5/5.0

Facilities (library, classrooms)
4.0

Rating: 4/5.0

Quality of teaching / language progress
4.0

Rating: 4/5.0

School organization
3.0

Rating: 3/5.0

Social activities
3.0

Rating: 3/5.0

Homestay Executive
3.0

Rating: 3/5.0

Course: General English 20 - 3 weeks
22. Oct. 2012

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226 West 26th St. - 9th Floor - 10001 New York
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FAQ about OHC English, New York

  • English courses at Oxford House College start at 264 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 (165 US$), John F. Kennedy International Airport (165 US$), La Guardia Airport (165 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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