10 English Language Schools in Chicago - Ranking 2023

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How our students rated their experience in Chicago


Rating: 4.5/5.0

Overall attractiveness of Chicago
11 authentic ratings from students who reserved a course with us in Chicago

Rating: 3.0/5.0

Friendliness of locals

Rating: 3.0/5.0

Interesing things to do

Rating: 5.0/5.0

Geographic setting

Rating: 4.0/5.0

Public transport

Rating: 4.0/5.0


Rating: 2.0/5.0


Rating: 3.0/5.0


Rating: 4.0/5.0


Rating: 3.0/5.0


Rating: 4.0/5.0

Information about Chicago

Why Chicago? Home to some of the first skyscrapers, Chicago is one of the most important economic and cultural centres in the USA. It is well known for its architecture, cultural attractions and dynamic urban environment.

Key Facts about Chicago

Population:   2,747,000
Elevation: 179 m. above sea level
Time zone: +4h. (GMT -6)
Region: Illinois, Cook County
Currency: USD
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.
Visa requirements data last updated on 01 Dec. 2022 (Source)
For the most up-to-date visa information please consult with the embassy or consulate of USA in your country. List of embassies and consulates of USA on the official website - U.S. Department of State - Bureau of Consular Affairs.
High season: July
Low season: November
Average course price per week (High season): 395 US$
Average course price per week (Low season): 1,107 US$
Cost of Living:
* 100 = prices in New York
  • Student price index excluding rent:84* (17% cheaper than New York)
  • Student price index including rent:77* (23% cheaper than New York)
  • Price index food only:93* (7% cheaper than New York)
Mains electricity:
  • Plug Type A
  • Plug Type B
  • Residential voltage: 120 V
  • Frequency: 60 Hz

Weather in Chicago

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37.4 °F33.8 °F33.8 °F35.6 °F41 °F51.8 °F60.8 °F69.8 °F64.4 °F53.6 °F46.4 °F42.8 °F

What to do in Chicago

Adler Planetarium & Astronomy Museum
Adler Planetarium & Astronomy Museum
Millennium Park
Millennium Park
Art Institute of Chicago
Art Institute of Chicago
Robie House
Robie House
Navy Pier
Navy Pier
John Hancock Center
John Hancock Center
Wrigley Field
Wrigley Field
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Public transportation in Chicago

Q&A - Questions and answers about Chicago

  • The school will provide you with the necessary documentation, including the I-20, once you have made your booking on our website and paid in full, never before.
    Rubén De Haro, LanguageCourse.Net - Apr 06, 2023
  • Yes, you can attend a language program for a short period of time while holding a tourist visa.
    Ana Carolina Dos Santos, LanguageCourse.Net - Oct 25, 2022

FAQ about courses in Chicago

  • The student price index in Chicago is 83.5. For details check the city's cost of living section.
  • Students rated Chicago with 4.5 stars out of 5.
  • In Chicago the following courses are offered specifically for business English: Business English Private.
  • Schools in Chicago offer specific preparation courses for the following exams: TOEFL, Cambridge First, Cambridge Proficiency, IELTS.
  • 575US$ for 1 weeks is the lowest price for an English course in Chicago. The average cost of a language course in Chicago is 776US$ per week.
  • We have only one partner school in Chicago: Kaplan International Languages, which is SEVP certified.
    Susan Wang, Language Travel Consultant Chinese from LanguageCourse.Net - Jan 16, 2023

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