Best language schools in Burlington (ranked based on student reviews)

Find the best English school in Burlington at the lowest price


Rating: 4.7

4.79 reviews

Rating: 4.9

Quality of teaching

Rating: 3.2

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English Encounters is located downtown, within walking distance from the lake, the park and the promenade, the beach, a major shopping mall, restaurants and pubs, as well as public... More

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General English Course - 20 lessons per week | Max. group size: 9
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What our students said about Burlington

Rating: 5/5


I enjoyed hiking at the Royal Botanical Areas and there is nice and cheap cinema close to school.


Most recent student reviews of language schools in Burlington

Rating: 4.7

4.7 | 9 reviews

It is a very nice and has a familiar atmosphere.

26 July 2019
Course: General English Course - 4 weeks
Student age: 49 years


Rating: 4.7

4.7 | 9 reviews

The teachers ability to involve us

25 July 2018
Course: General English Course - 2 weeks
Student age: 53 years


Rating: 4.7

4.7 | 9 reviews

The multicultural classes and the diversity of teaching.

30 August 2016
Course: General English Course - 8 weeks
Student age: 19 years

Soraya Cathleen

Key Facts about Burlington

Burlington: Burlington is a small town in comparison to many other states and this is exactly what gives it its charm. Perched on the shores of Lake Champlain more than half of the city is protected rural space. The city it boasts a great a community feel as well as good employment opportunities and low crime rates. It offers world-class urban amenities, including shopping and dining and is home to some of Ontario's top festivals and events. The University of Vermont has over 13,000 students which contributes to its vibrant cultural and social life. Burlington has a spirited, youthful vibe and a lot more ethnic diversity compared to anywhere else in Vermont.

Population: 165,000

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

Region: Ontario,

Currency: CAD (1 CAD = 0.7572 USD)

Burlington quality of life rating:

Rating: 4.9

4.9 (9 reviews by our former students)

Visa: Nationals from USA do not require a visa to study short term courses up to 180 days. Check visa requirements for nationals from other countries.

High season: July

Low season: January

Average course price per week (High season): 270 C$

Average course price per week (Low season): 418 C$

Cost of Living:

* 100 = prices in New York

  • Student price index excluding rent:80* (20% cheaper than New York)
  • Student price index including rent:61* (39% cheaper than New York)
  • Price index food only:84* (16% cheaper than New York)
  • Big Mac price (Canada average):6.81 C$ (10% cheaper than in USA)
Mains electricity:
  • Plug Type A
  • Plug Type B
  • Residential voltage: 120 V
  • Frequency: 60 Hz

Arrival Airport

Toronto Pearson International (YYZ) - 37 km. from Burlington city center

Public transportation to city center:

Every 30 minutes, 38,00 CAD, 100 minutes.

Main stops: Union Station, Long Branch GO, Clarkson GO, Oakville GO, Burlington GO

Every 60 minutes, 16,00 CAD, 75 minutes.

Main stops: Pearson Airport Terminal 1, Trafalgar Rd., Dundas St at Hwy. 407 Park & Ride

Taxi: 107 C$, 35 minutes drive to city center of Burlington

Direct international flights from:
  • USA: Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson, Austin-Bergstrom, Baltimore Washington International, Boston Logan International, Charlotte Douglas, Chicago O'Hare International, Cincinnati Northern Kentucky, Cleveland Hopkins International, Dallas Fort Worth International, Denver International, Detroit Wayne County, Fort Lauderdale International, Fort Myers Southwest Florida Reg, Harrisburg International, Hartford Bradley International, Honolulu International, Houston George Bush Intercntl., Indianapolis, Kansas City International, Las Vegas Mccarran, Los Angeles International, Miami International, Milwaukee General Mitchell, Minneapolis St Paul, Nashville, New Orleans Louis Armstrong, New York John F. Kennedy, New York La Guardia, New York Newark, Orlando International, Palm Springs International, Philadelphia International, Phoenix Sky Harbor, Pittsburgh Int'l Apt., Port Columbus, Portland, Raleigh / Durham, Rochester, Salt Lake City, San Diego International, San Francisco International, Sarasota, St Louis, Syracuse, Tampa International, Washington Dulles, Washington Ronald Reagan, West Palm Beach International
  • United Kingdom: Birmingham, Edinburgh, Glasgow International, London Gatwick, London Heathrow, Manchester
  • Ireland: Dublin

Weather in Burlington

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What to do in Burlington

Royal Botanical Gardens
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