Brandon College, San Francisco, California


Established in 1938, Brandon College is one of the oldest language schools in the beautiful San Francisco Bay Area. We are proud to be celebrating our 75th Anniversary in 2013! Brandon College is accredited by ACCET (Accrediting Commission of the Accrediting Council for Continuing Education & Training), a national accrediting agency listed by the U.S. Secretary of Education. Brandon College is approved by the State of California Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education, in the Department of Consumer Affairs.

All instructors are fully certified and have extensive experience in teaching English as a Second Language (ESL). Brandon College is an international, education, and service-oriented institution whose mission is to provide students with a quality English language and cultural immersion program, in which students will increase their confidence in using the language in professional and social situations. We provide outstanding support services to both students and agents/representatives, while maintaining ethical and professional operating practices and provide a work environment which encourages and rewards team spirit, innovation, and a commitment to professional responsibility at all levels of the organization. We will ensure that the programs and services we offer are economically competitive in the current market.

There are numerous interesting places to see in and around San Francisco and Northern California. Many of Brandon College's excursions and events are free, and costs for other trips are kept as low as possible. Brandon College wants its students to enjoy themselves while learning English in San Francisco. Our student activity bulletin board keeps students informed about cultural, and recreational activities in the San Francisco community.

The staff and counselors at Brandon College are always available to help students with academic matters, accommodations, visa questions, and any problems that the students may have. We also provide advice to students who wish to attend a college or university in the United States after completing their English Program at Brandon College

US$ 389 per week (first 3 weeks) homestay full board 

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Study at Brandon College (prices 2017)

Brandon College specializes in teaching English to foreign students, professionals and visitors from all over the world. Classes are held year-round and most courses start every Monday. We offer instruction at all levels, for the absolute beginner to the very advanced students.

Brandon College offers a variety of morning and afternoon classes which can be combined depending on each student's needs and study pans. Contact us if you need help finding the best solution for yourself.

Placement test: When students arrive at Brandon College they are given a placement test to evaluate their language abilities. The student's proper level is determined by this test and by an interview with the Academic Director on the first day of the course.

Intensive English: The Intensive English Course is the most comprehensive and popular course at Brandon College. We offer continuous instruction throughout the year with classes beginning every Monday. The purpose of the program is to enable students to obtain sufficient knowledge to become fluent in all areas of English.

US$ 365 per week for 1 - 3 weeks
US$ 325 per week for 4 - 11 weeks (more weeks at lower prices) 

General English: The General English is a part-time course for short-term students and visitors from all over the world. This course follows the same curriculum as the popular Intensive English Course, without the Friday Workshops. We offer continuous instruction throughout the year with classes beginning every Monday.

US$ 350 per week for 1 - 3 weeks
US$ 315 per week for 4 - 11 weeks (more weeks at lower prices)

Business English: We are offering a practical Business English Program for the enhancement of commercial and cross-cultural communication skills. The course is designed for business executives, professionals, entrepreneurs and business graduates to build language confidence through improved comprehension and to develop fluency and accurate pronunciation.

US$ 365 per week for 1 - 3 weeks
US$ 325 per week for 4 - 11 weeks (more weeks at lower prices)

TOEFL, TOEIC and Cambridge test preparation: We are offering Preparation Courses which are designed to help students acquire the skills and confidence necessary to get a high score on their test.

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Ohter fees
US$ 100 application fee
US$   55 materials fee
US$   98 airport pick up