About New York English Academy

New York English Academy, offering various English Language Programs in New York, Manhattan

New York English Academy was founded in 1998 as a business career school in Manhattan. We are a premier licensed private career school offering a variety of high quality English courses. New York English Academy relocated to the Wall Street area, the world’s financial center, in December 2014.

The University of the State of New York Education Department certified New York English Academy as a licensed school in 2003, and renewed the license in 2005, 2009, and 2013. In 2014, New York English Academy was further accredited by ACCET (Accrediting Council For Continuing Education & Training). We are also authorized by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security to enroll non-immigrant foreign students, which enables us to issue I-20 forms to students that wish to obtain a student visa (F-1 Visa).

Why Choose New York English Academy

  • Class size : Average class size of 8-9 students (maximum 12 students/class).
  • Our programs : Comprehensive English programs approved by ACCET and BPSS: learn real communication skills!
  • Topnotch location : Located in the financial capital of the world!
  • Learning environment : 11 bright classrooms with large windows.
  • School events : Friday afternoon school activity + wine reception once a month.
  • Teachers : All NYEA teachers are native English speakers with experience teaching in over 20 countries.

Our facility is terrific!

This location will provide a level of comfort which may not be available at other schools. Everything is bright and clean and each of our classrooms has large windows facing north into the vast Manhattan skyline.

New York English Academy Mission

To provide English language learners with skills necessary to participate in a diverse global culture while achieving their personal, professional, and academic goals.

Licensed Private Career School

In order to maintain its license, the academy must adhere to stringent rules and regulations as stipulated by the New York State Department of Education. For instance, instructors are required to meet three different levels of licensing in order to teach and there are stringent guidelines in terms of the number of students allowed in each class.

As a premier school, in the heart of Manhattan, the New York English Academy takes great pride in always putting the needs of the students first, whether it’s inside the classroom, or during leisure time; the teachers are learner-centric, always looking for new and effective methods to make learning English interactive and fun.

Our teachers are trained to provide methodologies that focus on students’ needs, from learning basic vocabulary and pronunciation, all the way to professional business English. There are also programs for those who want to learn conversational English as well as idioms and slang. When students complete the program, they are awarded a Certificate of Completion.

Nationality Mix

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Holiday Schedule 2017

  • Martin Luther King, Jr. Day : 1/16
  • Presidents' Day : 2/20
  • Memorial Day : 5/29
  • Independence Day : 7/3-7/4
  • Labor Day : 9/4
  • Columbus Day : 10/09
  • Veterans Day : 11/11
  • Thanksgiving Day : 11/23-11/24
  • Christmas day - New Year’s day : 12/25/17-1/1/18

School Accreditations, Approvals and Members

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New York Education Department

The New York State Education Department is responsible for the supervision for all public schools in New York State and all standardized testing, as well as the production and administration of state tests and Regents Examinations. The main offices of the department are located in Albany, the state capital.
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U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services

United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) is a bureau in the United States Department of Homeland Security (DHS). It performs many of the functions formerly carried out by the United States Immigration and Naturalization Service, which was part of the Department of Justice. The stated priorities of the USCIS are to promote national security, to eliminate immigration case backlogs, and improve customer services.
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NAFSA: Association of International Educators

NAFSA is a non-profit, Washington D.C-based professional organization for international educators founded in 1948. NAFSA is an association of individuals worldwide advancing international education and exchange. NAFSA's members number nearly 10,000 individuals from all 50 states and more than 150 countries and New York English Academy is one of them.
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ACCET (Accrediting Council For Continuing Education & Training) is an independent national accrediting organization founded in 1974 for the purpose of improving continuing education and training. Since 1978 it has been officially recognized by the U.S. Department of Education as a qualified source of higher education evaluation. ACCET requires schools seeking accreditation to adhere to a rigorous set of quality standards in their educational program offerings. New York English Academy was officially accredited by ACCET in August 2014