Our English school in Chicago

  • The EF English school in Chicago is located in a prestigious building on the “Magnificent Mile” of Michigan Avenue
  • In addition to general English courses, our Chicago school leads business and career-focused courses year round
  • It's a cozy, adults-only English school with high student diversity and lots of individual support
  • We love to organize student outings to shows and sporting events (Go Bulls!) as well as ski trips in the winter
  • Shops, restaurants and theaters are all around our English school in Chicago – you'll be in the middle of it all

Why take an English course in Chicago with us?

Sign up for an English course in Chicago with EF and prepare for your international career. EF Chicago is a school dedicated to helping young professionals gain the English skills and international exposure they need to advance in a global marketplace. Whether you decide to take an intensive English course during your vacation or you take more time to work towards fluency in a long immersion program, you'll be surrounded by supportive teachers and ambitious adult learners like yourself.

Our English school in Chicago is our only campus explicitly dedicated to teaching business English and growing the professional potential of our students. You won't be trapped in an English class with a band of giddy teenagers here! These full-time English courses in Chicago are for adults who know what they want to achieve and have limited time in which to achieve it. Let us help you master English. You won't regret it.

English course prices

Included in all English courses in Chicago

  • 20, 26 or 32 English lessons of 40 minutes per week with EF Efekta™ Learning System
  • Twin room in EF Homestay
  • Breakfast and dinner Monday-Friday and all meals on weekends in EF Homestay
  • Digital learning media and academic materials
  • EF SET Placement Test and progress tracker
  • EF Course Certificate and EF SET Certificate of Achievement
  • Access to My EF from enrollment
  • English post-course for up to 6 months in My EF
  • Free Wi-Fi Internet access at EF School

Additional features available

  • Flight arrangements
  • Arrival transfer service from $120
  • Comprehensive travel & medical insurance coverage from $95
  • Single from $50/week in EF Homestay
  • Triple/quad from $95/week, twin from $155/week or single from $250/week in EF Residence
  • Activities, sports and excursions at EF group rates

Prices include accommodation.

Weeks Basic General Intensive Exam
2 wks $1,190 $1,290 $1,490
3 wks $1,785 $1,935 $2,235
4 wks $2,380 $2,580 $2,980
5 wks $2,975 $3,225 $3,725
6 wks $3,570 $3,870 $4,470
8 wks $4,760 $5,160 $5,960 $6,040
10 wks $5,840 $6,320 $7,300 $7,400
12 wks $6,920 $7,480 $8,460 $8,760
16 wks $9,800 $11,320 $11,480
20 wks $12,120 $14,000 $14,200
+ 1* wks $580 $670 $680