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Gap year programs in New York

Spend a gap year in New York and get to know life as a New Yorker. With a full year in New York, you'll have plenty of time to make new friends, get to know less famous parts of the city, and really become comfortable speaking English. You'll come home from New York fluent in English and with fond memories of your year this great city. Want to know more? Take a look at our course options.

Gap year programs in New York

EF Language Year Abroad

16 + years
6, 9 or 11 months
Combine language and academic studies at a school abroad. Prepare for an official language exam and gain work experience.
Destination: USA
City: New York

EF Languages Abroad

14 - 25 years
2-24 weeks
Learn a language faster at an accredited EF school. Choose from 10 languages in 50 destinations. Start any Monday.
Destination: USA
City: New York

EF Languages Abroad

25 + years
1-24 weeks
Boost your global career with personalised language courses in one of the world´s greatest cities. Designed for Adults and Professionals.
Destination: USA
City: New York

Gap year in New York

When you spend a gap year in New York studying English you'll be opening your eyes to a part of US culture that you just can't find anywhere else. The staggering diversity within this enormous city means that whatever your age, nationality and current language level, you'll fit right in. Study for a year in New York and not only will your English be transformed as you get used to speaking the language as part of your everyday life, but you'll find you develop as a person in ways that you never imagined. Living and studying abroad is a huge achievement, and a gap year in New York will set you up for a fantastic future speaking English.

Your year, your education, your choice

Whatever plans you have for your future, spending a gap year in New York learning English is a great starting point. Choose from high school programs, student exchanges, university preparation courses, professional qualifications and many more. Over the course of a gap year in New York you can expect to bring your level of English to a high standard, even if you're a complete beginner when you start. Whatever your academic and personal goals, you can customize your gap year in New York so that you'll meet the targets you set for yourself, whether that's passing exams, getting into university, finding a job, or simply having confidence speaking English.