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Gap year programs in San Francisco

A gap year in San Francisco is a magnificent way to become fluent in English. San Francisco is full of charm. Whether you're interested in food, music, art, technology, or history, this city has it all. With an entire year in San Francisco, you can take the time to explore, develop favorite hangouts, and make deep and lasting friendships. Want to know more? Take a look at our course options.

Gap year programs in San Francisco

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: San Francisco

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: San Francisco

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: San Francisco

Gap year in San Francisco

If you are aiming for fluency in English, a gap year in San Francisco is an experience you just can't beat. We have a wide range of courses for you to choose from, whether you're just starting out in English or you're working towards university or professional level English. You can choose to study in a general English course for your level, or specialize your program from the start if you have a specific goal in mind for your year abroad. Whatever your reasons for choosing to study abroad, a gap year in San Francisco will help you develop your confidence speaking English, and bring you closer to achieving your dreams.

Accommodation options in San Francisco

A year is a long time to spend away from home, wherever you're going to be, so it's important you feel comfortable with your living arrangements. When you join us for a gap year in San Francisco you can choose to participate in our homestay program or to live in a carefully selected student residence. Choosing homestay is a great way to build a local attachment, as well as perfecting your accent as you chat with your hosts over meals. Student residences offer you more independence during your gap year in San Francisco, perfect for forming friendships with your international classmates and setting your own schedule.