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23 Best language schools in Cambridge (ranked based on student reviews)

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Why Cambridge? Dominated by its famous institute of higher learning, Cambridge is a true university town, located in the east of England, only one hour by train from London. In addition to the University, it hosts cinemas, theatres, pubs and shopping centres. Cambridge is also referred to as Silicon Fen, due to the growth of high tech businesses.
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What our students said about Cambridge

Rating: 4/5

4.0

Everything was fine but many Chinese tourists. I thought 'There is a China Town near King's college.'

Sungjin
South Korea

Most recent student reviews of language schools in Cambridge

Rating: 4

4.0 | 111 reviews

Nothing
I was in a higher class years before you but the school put me in a very low class.

5 September 2019
Course: Standard 20 - 4 weeks
Student age: 22 years

HAMAD
Saudi Arabia

Rating: 4.3

4.3 | 12 reviews

The wide range of themes, vocabulary and grammar studied.

29 October 2018
Course: General English 20 - 2 weeks
Student age: 19 years

Dora
Czech Republic

Rating: 4

4.0 | 111 reviews

Morning lessons. Very bad and not organized afternoon conversation lesson

13 August 2018
Course: Intensive 30 - 1 week
Student age: 54 years

Serafina
Italy

Rating: 4.3

4.3 | 12 reviews

The organisation, teachers, and the programme were very good. I stayed for only one week.

2 May 2018
Course: General English 30 - 1 week
Student age: 66 years

Hernán
Germany

Rating: 4.2

4.2 | 10 reviews

My teacher`s qualifications.
One-to-one lessons are very efficient.

26 December 2017
Course: Standard Programme Intensive - 2 weeks
Student age: 41 years

Olga
Ukraine

Rating: 4

4.0 | 111 reviews

The knowledge of the English language, the ability to convey, teaching language and the British culture, which is an important part of it all.
It is important that LSI Cambridge maintains the installation of ventilation systems in the classrooms so that adequate air change is ensured. According to LSI, there was a process in progress regarding the lack of ventilation.

4 October 2017
Course: Intensive 30 - 1 week
Student age: 56 years

Hans Olav
Norway

Rating: 4

4.0 | 111 reviews

The availability and cordiality of all the staff and students

22 June 2015
Course: Intensive 30 - 1 week
Student age: 30 years

Manuel
Italy

Rating: 4

4.0 | 111 reviews

I liked the fact to know people from all over the world, but the thing that I was pleasantly surprised the most has been the availability, kindness and friendliness of the teachers and of all the staff of the school.
Wonderfull !!!! As soon as I can I will return there. Absolutely recommended!

9 February 2015
Course: Standard 20 - 2 weeks
Student age: 22 years

Lucia
Italy

Rating: 4

4.0 | 111 reviews

The location
Changing the student´s accommodation on demand is a myth. The school does not have sufficient resources for emergency rehousing

7 October 2014
Course: Standard 20 - 1 week
Student age: 51 years

Irina
Russian Federation

Rating: 4

4.0 | 111 reviews

I really enjoyed the organization and the teaching method, the staff is very kind and always available.

23 August 2014
Course: Intensive 30 - 4 weeks
Student age: 18 years

Luna
Italy

Rating: 4

4.0 | 111 reviews

excellent teachers, friendly and well-trained
absolutely recommended

19 May 2014
Course: Intensive 30 - 2 weeks
Student age: 23 years

Emanuele
Italy

Rating: 4

4.0 | 111 reviews

The kindness of the teachers. The cultural diversity of students.

16 December 2013
Course: Intensive 30 - 1 week
Student age: 39 years

Felix
Spain

Rating: 4

4.0 | 111 reviews

In the first week I had very good lessons with Hal. The topics were interesting, he was always entertaining and very productive.

16 September 2013
Course: Intensive 30 - 5 weeks
Student age: 16 years

Maurizio
Germany

Rating: 4

4.0 | 111 reviews

The people I met and my English teacher.

5 August 2013
Course: Intensive 30 - 4 weeks
Student age: 17 years

Elisa
Italy

What school directors said about Cambridge

Joanne Venter

Cambridge is a unique city with its famous University, and is at the cutting edge of the latest developments in science and technology.

Ewelina Nowak

One of the most famous cities for learning in the world, Cambridge is beautiful, historic and home to Cambridge University. You can visit colleges and museums, learn how to punt on the River Cam, or just relax and have fun in the city’s many restaurants and bars. There is lively nightlife, and entertainment for everyone.

Key Facts about Cambridge

Population: 129,000

Time zone: +10h. (GMT +0)

Region: England, Cambridgeshire

Currency: GBP (1 GBP = 1.3811 USD)

Cambridge quality of life rating:

Rating: 4.5

4.5 (200 reviews by our former students)

Visa: Nationals from USA do not require a visa to study short term courses up to 180 days. Documentation regarding purpose of visit must be shown at the border in order to enter the country. For Study purposes: letter of enrolment from school, accommodation arrangements and proof of payments to the relevant institutions. Check visa requirements for nationals from other countries.

High season: July

Low season: December

Average course price per week (High season): 328 £

Average course price per week (Low season): 380 £

Cost of Living:

* 100 = prices in New York

  • Student price index excluding rent:82* (18% cheaper than New York)
  • Student price index including rent:65* (35% cheaper than New York)
  • Price index food only:64* (36% cheaper than New York)
  • Big Mac price (England UK average):2.97 £ (29% cheaper than in USA)
Mains electricity:
  • Plug Type G
  • Residential voltage: 230 V
  • Frequency: 50 Hz

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What to do in Cambridge

King's College Chapel
King's College Chapel
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Fitzwilliam Museum
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Arrival Airports

Stansted (STN) - 35 km. from Cambridge city center

Public transportation to city center:

Every 60 minutes, 27,00 GBP, 32 minutes.

Main stops: Stansted Airport, Cambridge

Every 120 minutes, 10,00 GBP, 50 minutes.

Main stops: Stansted Airport-Coach Station, Cambridge-Parkside (Parker´s Piece)

Taxi: 114 £, 40 minutes drive to city center of Cambridge

Direct international flights from:
  • United Kingdom: Belfast International, Derry, Dundee, Edinburgh, Glasgow International, Guernsey, Newquay
  • Ireland: Cork, Dublin, Kerry, Knock, Shannon
  • USA: Las Vegas Mccarran, Orlando International, Orlando Sanford
London Heathrow (LHR) - 90 km. from Cambridge city center

Public transportation to city center:

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Every 5 minutes, 30,00 GBP, 125 minutes.

Main stops: Heathrow Terminals 1-2-3 Underground Station, King´s Cross St. Pancras Underground Station + London Kings Cross, Cambridge

Every 60 minutes, 26,00 GBP, 50 minutes.

Main stops: London Kings Cross, Cambridge

Taxi: 90 minutes drive to city center of Cambridge

Direct international flights from:
  • USA: Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson, Austin-Bergstrom, Baltimore Washington International, Boston Logan International, Charlotte Douglas, Chicago O'Hare International, Dallas Fort Worth International, Denver International, Detroit Wayne County, Houston George Bush Intercntl., Las Vegas Mccarran, Los Angeles International, Miami International, Minneapolis St Paul, New York John F. Kennedy, New York Newark, Philadelphia International, Phoenix Sky Harbor, Portland, Raleigh / Durham, Salt Lake City, San Diego International, San Francisco International, San Jose International, Seattle / Tacoma International, Washington Dulles
  • Canada: Calgary, Halifax International, Montreal Pierre Elliott Trudeau, Ottawa International, St John's, Toronto Pearson International, Vancouver International
  • South Africa: Cape Town, Johannesburg O.R. Tambo
  • Singapore: Singapore Changi
London Gatwick (LGW) - 117 km. from Cambridge city center

Public transportation to city center:

Every 60 minutes, 40,00 GBP, 120 minutes.

Main stops: Gatwick Airport, London Victoria + London Kings Cross, Cambridge

Taxi: 140 minutes drive to city center of Cambridge

    FAQ about schools in Cambridge

  • 428£ for 2 weeks is the lowest price for an English course in Cambridge. The average cost of a language course in Cambridge is 339£ per week.
  • Students rated the activity program at RLT Language School as the best.
  • Select English has received the best overall rating in Cambridge.
  • Stafford House International, located in 15 Round Church St, Cambridgeshire has been voted as the school with the best location in Cambridge.
  • Aspect ILA was rated highest for quality of teaching.
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