Education First San Francisco

Education First was founded over fifty years ago with the aim of opening the world through education - a mission that’s more important now than ever before.

EF programs for everyone

Education First was founded over fifty years ago with the aim of opening the world through education - a mission that’s more important now than ever before.

Today, Education First is the world’s largest education company, providing personalized courses that help you learn a language faster. By studying a language where it’s natively spoken, our students gain a cultural understanding that transcends borders.

A lot has changed in the years since we opened our doors, but we are still fully committed to making our students’ dreams come true. We’re always open, flexible and ready to accompany you on your adventures abroad.

City highlights

  • San Francisco is the gateway to beautiful Northern California and the most densely populated city in the United States
  • One of the world's most socially progressive and liberal cities. San Francisco has been an important base for the Beat Generation, civil rights, women's rights, and gay rights movements
  • Experience a diverse and multicultural city with over one third of its residents having been born outside of the US
  • San Francisco is the epicenter of online and social media start-up companies located both in the city and nearby Silicon Valley (home to tech giants such as Apple, Google and Facebook)
  • Enjoy the laid-back, relaxed California lifestyle in all its glory – in one of the safest major cities in the country
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    Campus highlights

  • Beautiful facilities and outstanding location in the heart of the city. Close to many attractions, shopping, dining and nightlife; easy access to public transportation links. Ideal for mature, independent students who can handle a big city
  • Wide range of academic programs to suit any student, with one-on-one lessons available year-round
  • Full time Cambridge Preparation Program offered in place of General English classes (for FCE or CAE). Note that the Cambridge Preparation Program is not offered in the summer. We are also a Cambridge test centre and offer TOEFL SPINs year-round
  • Advanced Diploma Business English offered for Language Year or Semester students, which includes volunteership opportunities
  • Excellent nationality mix year-round
  • As we are a campus located in a big city, we do not receive many students under 18 years old. We recommend younger students travel during July and August, when it's most likely that we have other students around their age
  • Campus located close to the iconic Coit Tower in the heart of the Telegraph Hill area



$10,000 — $15,000 Quarter

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Type of School

University/Intensive English Program

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    No Affiliation
  • Scholarships for International Students

  • Conditional Admission Available

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  • Type of Housing

    Residence Hall, Homestay, Apartment, Dormitory

San Francisco CA
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1355 Sansome St. San Francisco, CA

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