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

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Why Oaxaca? A cultural colossus fit to rival anywhere in Latin America, Oaxaca is a city in central Mexico. Lovers of culture will be in heaven here as Oaxaca is one of those cities where all the historical periods of a country shines: pre-Hispanic, colonial, independent, modern, and contemporary. It is an architectural gem with natural elegance in every corner, colonial building, museum, pre-Columbian ruins and the many brilliant baroque churches that are to be found at every turn. All of this coupled with its majestic churches and refined plazas have deservedly earned it a Unesco World Heritage badge. And if that's not enough to get you planning your trip already, fluorescent lagoons, lush mountains, culture, crafts, gastronomy, folklore, fiestas and many more great experiences should definitely win you over.
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What our students said about Oaxaca

Rating: 5/5


The accommodations were just a couple of blocks (to the west) of an unsafe area


Most recent student reviews of language schools in Oaxaca

Rating: 4.2

4.2 | 10 reviews

Great staff, lessons were hard (which is fine).
No specific arrangements were made for me to be taken to the airport so I was picked up by a taxi who asked for payment after I paid $70 for pre-arranged transport. That made me feel very uncomfortable.

24 February 2020
Course: Intensive 15 - 1 week
Student age: 66 years

United States

Rating: 4.2

4.2 | 10 reviews

I enjoyed the courtyard space and community feeling.

4 February 2020
Course: Intensive 20 - 1 week
Student age: 29 years

United States

Rating: 4.2

4.2 | 10 reviews

The teachers and staff were very knowledgeable and helpful. They are more than willing to help you out with other issues that you might be having on your travels.
All Fantastic. I really enjoyed my trips and classes. I would visit Solexico again.

10 July 2013
Course: Intensive 20 - 2 weeks
Student age: 33 years

United States

Rating: 4.2

4.2 | 10 reviews

Professional, kindly and helpful. There were students from many countries.

6 March 2013
Course: Intensive 20 - 4 weeks
Student age: 68 years


Key Facts about Oaxaca

Population: 263,000

Time zone: +4h. (GMT -6)

Region: Oaxaca,

Currency: MXN (1 MXN = 0.0503 USD)

Oaxaca quality of life rating:

Rating: 4.8

4.8 (10 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: January

Low season: October

Average course price per week (High season): 1,610 €

Average course price per week (Low season): 289 US$

Cost of Living:
  • Big Mac price (Mexico average):52.66 MXN (54% cheaper than in USA)
    Mains electricity:
    • Plug Type A
    • Plug Type B
    • Residential voltage: 127 V
    • Frequency: 60 Hz

    Public transportation in Oaxaca

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    What to do in Oaxaca

    Santo Domingo Temple
    Santo Domingo Temple
    The Museum of Oaxacan Cultures
    The Museum of Oaxacan Cultures
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    Arrival Airport

    Oaxaca - Xoxocotlán International (OAX) - 7 km. from Oaxaca city center

    Public transportation to city center:

    Taxi: 194 MXN, 10 minutes drive to city center of Oaxaca

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