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With four branches in one of the most dynamic cities in the world, NYLC offers unparalleled English language instruction to students of all levels. Founded in 1985, NYLC has established itself as one of the largest and most respected English language schools in the New York area. Each year, we help thousands of students from over 100 countries not only learn English, but live English. Whether you call New York your home or will be visiting New York from abroad, you will find that our economical and convenient courses make NYLC the ideal choice for your language education. Additionally, the staff at NYLC works to ensure that your student experience in New York is enjoyable, valuable, and unforgettable.

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New York Language Center's mission is to provide high quality, affordable English classes to international students in a supportive, friendly atmosphere where students come first.

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Attn: International Students and F-1 TRANSFER STUDENTS! Register for 12 weeks and Get 4 weeks FREE. Register for 24 weeks and Get 8 weeks FREE. Valid at NYLC Upper West Side and Jackson Heights only.

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Whether you're looking for a rich cultural experience or superior language education, you'll find both in the exciting environment of NYLC. Here are some of the reasons you'll be glad you chose NYLC:

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  • A Wealth of Experience, a Reputation for Excellence
  • Locations Throughout New York City
  • Affordable Cost
  • Convenient Schedules
  • Certificate You're Proud to Present
  • Quality Control
yimi damian de la cruz Jackson Heights, Queens

"I think it was the most amassing experience to learn English, Not only enjoy studying in the best school that I could have find in New York but also I meet so many people from all over the world. I invite everyone to learn here. This is the best way to learn with qualify teachers. I feel so happy, so proud of myself..." view all »

Kiara Napan Manhattan - Upper West Side

"Studying in NYLC has been a good experience not only because it helped me to improve my English but it gave me the opportunity to meet people for all around the world and that made my journey even more enriching."


"salut... moi c'est ADAMA quand je suis arrive a NEW YORK j'ai choisi d'ameliorer mon Anglais en m'inscrivant a NEW YORK language center. Pour mon experience ils regorgent des profeseurs agrees et aimables un cadre propice pour mieux etudier un brassage culturel une sale informatique un aceil convivial personnelement..." view all »

Vivian Alvarez Jackson Heights, Queens

"It was a great experience sharing with people of different nationalities so to be challenger to speak in English like only language in common, I like the teachers, topics, short a long debates and how people is committed to improve their English and how they keep learning up. I hope come back again and improve much..." view all »

alba jara The Bronx

"I have had a wonderful experience in New York Language Center because I feel confident when I am speaking English in the street. for example when I make appointments for my children or myself. My family can see my progress, I fell happy and motivated !!! thank you NYLC very much . "

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