English Language Schools in Boston - Ranking 2022

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28 Best language schools in Boston (ranked based on student reviews)

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Boston area has the largest student population in the country and a lively student atmosphere to go along with. Compact, walkable, historic and clean, the city blends old-world beauty and modern convenience.
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What our students said about Boston

Rating: 5/5


It is a very unusual city. There are a lot of different places to go, but for me it is not the most important thing. I liked people here - they are very friendly, they smile a lot, and they can help you if you ask.


Most recent student reviews of language schools in Boston

Rating: 4.5

4.5 | 18 reviews

1. My language progress- I stopped being afraid of speaking, my level of English got higher 2. I made some good friends 3. Atmosphere of education

23 August 2021
Course: Vacation English - 1 week
Student age: 15 years


Rating: 4.5

4.5 | 18 reviews

Serious attitude to learning process. All aspects are thought over: group lessons, family communication. Very good Family. Thank you very much.
Everything is great

29 October 2018
Course: Vacation English - 4 weeks
Student age: 40 years


Rating: 4.5

4.5 | 18 reviews

The teachers and the ability to make a lot of friends from all around the world!

12 September 2018
Course: Intensive English - 3 weeks
Student age: 17 years


Rating: 4.5

4.5 | 18 reviews

The Teachers are very professional but also very nice and friendly. T hey are the best English teachers that I had in my experience of school. It was a beautiful experience.

4 September 2018
Course: Intensive English - 3 weeks
Student age: 28 years


Rating: 4.5

4.5 | 18 reviews

Organization, location and activities.

10 August 2016
Course: Vacation English - 3 weeks
Student age: 15 years

Russian Federation

Rating: 3.7

3.7 | 15 reviews

Rubén de Haro, excellent advisor, super team, congratulations, recommended 100%

26 September 2014
Course: Standard 20 - 3 weeks
Student age: 21 years


Rating: 3.8

3.8 | 19 reviews

The relationship with the teachers, the interdisciplinary availability and use of maieutics.

2 August 2011
Course: General English - 4 weeks
Student age: 19 years


Rating: 3.8

3.8 | 19 reviews

Above all, the lessons. They are very dynamic, and you get to practice your oral skills. It really helps you to improve the way you express in English. I met great people, ¡and made a lots of friends!

17 November 2010
Course: Semi Intensive English - 3 weeks
Student age: 28 years


Rating: 3.8

3.8 | 19 reviews

facilities and location
The general planning of school focuses on long-term courses, not on short stays like mine. The course did not meet my expectations.

15 November 2010
Course: General English - 1 week
Student age: 26 years


Rating: 3.8

3.8 | 19 reviews

Very good teachers. Having two classes with different teachers made the day very dynamic.
The school management was awful, very difficult to change level.

8 September 2010
Course: General English - 4 weeks
Student age: 24 years


What school directors said about Boston

Aga Goldsmith

OISE Language Masterclass offers an unrivaled depth and dynamism in language learning that considers every detail of the participant's learning experience to achieve the required results. OISE's uncompromising standards and constant innovation in every area of the learners' experience makes OISE a clear choice for serious and ambitious language learners. OISE prides itself on small classes and intensive courses using an innovative and dynamic approach to learning that embraces interaction.

Interesting information about Boston

Key Facts about Boston

According to Mercer 2019, Boston ranks 36 in terms of quality of life.

Population: 618,000

Elevation: 14 m. above sea level

Time zone: +5h. (GMT -5)

Region: Massachusetts, Suffolk County

Currency: USD

Boston quality of life rating:

Rating: 4.5

4.5 (75 reviews by our former students)

Visa: 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.

universities: 23 (rankings of universities in Boston)

High season: July

Low season: December

Average course price per week: 416 US$

Cost of Living:

* 100 = prices in New York

  • Student price index excluding rent:85* (15% cheaper than New York)
  • Student price index including rent:81* (19% cheaper than New York)
  • Price index food only:85* (15% cheaper than New York)
Mains electricity:
  • Plug Type A
  • Plug Type B
  • Residential voltage: 120 V
  • Frequency: 60 Hz

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Public transportation in Boston

Weather in Boston

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Events in BostonBest time to take a language course in Boston

Annual Boston Wine Festival
Annual Boston Wine Festival

January 2022 - March 2022A popular festival among wine connoisseurs, this event is renowned for introducing some of the best new wines. The Boston Harbor Hotel hosts more than 50 wineries during this three-month gourmet extravaganza.

Boston Marathon
Boston Marathon

April 2022One of the oldest marathon's in the world, the 26 mile race begins in the New England town of Hopkinton and ends in Boston's town centre. It was the first marathon to include a wheelchair division.

Boston Calling Music Festival - Memorial Day Weekend
Boston Calling Music Festival - Memorial Day Weekend

May 2022Boston Calling Music Festival hosts some of the biggest and best live music performances on two stages. A fantastic three-day party.

Boston Globe Jazz and Blues Festival
Boston Globe Jazz and Blues Festival

June 2022Don't miss this jazz & blues fest in one of the most important jazz cities in the world.

Independence Day Celebrations
Independence Day Celebrations

04 July 2022There are special events all week commemorating American Independence, culminating on July 4th with massive parties, shows and a spectacular fireworks display accompanied by the famous Boston Pops Orchestra.

Fisherman's Feast of Boston
Fisherman's Feast of Boston

August 2022Dating back to 1911, this Italian tradition celebrates the devotion of Sicilian fishermen to the Madonna del Soccorso di Sciacca. Exceptional Italian food, live music, shows, and contests combine with the religious rites: the blessing of the waters and a procession of the Lady's statue.


31 October 2022Located close to Salem, of the famed witch trials, Boston is a great place for spectral fun on Halloween. If you have time, you could even take the train or the ferry to this infamous town and experience a typical American Halloween night and visit the Witch Museum.

What to do in Boston

Museum of Fine Arts
Museum of Fine Arts
Boston Common
Boston Common
Freedom Trail
Freedom Trail
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Arrival Airport

Logan International (BOS) - 3 km. from Boston city center

Public transportation to city center:


Every 10 minutes, 4,00 USD, 24 minutes.

Main stops: bus: Logan Airport Terminal A, Terminal B, Airport Subway Station; subway: Airport-Inbound, Aquarium, Government Center, Bowdoin-Outbound

Taxi: 24 US$, 10 minutes drive to city center of Boston

Direct international flights from:
  • Ireland: Dublin, Shannon
  • United Kingdom: London Gatwick, London Heathrow, Manchester

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FAQ about schools in Boston

  • Kings has received the best overall rating in Boston.
  • Stafford House International, located in 38 Chauncy St, 8th Floor, Downtown Boston has been voted as the school with the best location in Boston.
  • 808US$ for 2 weeks is the lowest price for an English course in Boston. The average cost of a language course in Boston is 401US$ per week.
  • Students rated the activity program at Stafford House International as the best.
  • Stafford House International was rated highest for quality of teaching.

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