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EC San Diego

Former known as: International Center for American English (ICAE)

La Jolla, United States

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Learn English in San Diego

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San Diego, with its wonderful Californian climate, relaxed outdoor way of life and great scenery offers students a unique opportunity for learning. Picture-postcard houses, golden beaches, secluded coves and rugged landscape the Californian way of life has to be experienced to be believed.

EC San Diego is located in the beautiful area of La Jolla, known for its up-market shopping and incredible beaches, where seals can be spotted next to surfers and sunbathers.

The school’s bright classrooms, spacious student lounge and outdoor terrace with ocean views all help to create the relaxed Californian atmosphere unique to EC San Diego.

EC San Diego offers a wide range of English language courses to suit every learner.


English language courses
English Au pair program
English Courses for Academic Purposes EAP
Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE)
Cambridge English: First (FCE)
Cambridge English: Proficiency (CPE)
IELTS - the International English Language Testing System
TOEFL - Test of English as a Foreign Language
Intensive English Course
Standard English Course
English Private Lessons
English Diploma Courses
General English Courses
English Language Courses
English for 50 plus
TOEIC English Test

At every EC school, we are focused on improving your English.

We promise to offer all our students:

  • A friendly learning environment
  • A high standard of teaching and student welfare
  • Appropriate facilities for language learning
  • Practical ideas and guidance for personal study outside lesson times
  • A varied social programme to complement your learning
  • A quick response to any questions or problems.

Your commitment to us: 

  • Speaking English at all times during your stay
  • Do your homework
  • Be punctual to all classes and activities
  • No mobile phones in class.

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EC San Diego

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School Size L

Number of Students in School

Season avg. max.
all year 180
High seaon 250
Class Size

Number of Students in Class

Class Type avg. max.
all year 12 15
High seaon 14 15

Number of Students

Age Mix

Age structure

Age group %
16 to 17 5
18 to 20 24
21 to 25 39
26 to 30 14
31 to 40 12
41 to 50 5
50 plus 2

EC San Diego, La Jolla, United States

1012 Prospect Street, Suite 200, 92037 La Jolla, United States