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Join The New England School of English in Boston

Home to some of the best universities in the world, Boston is a first class US city with a distinctly European feel. This is a place where the old and new complement one another, side by side. World-class museums, a powerful literary heritage, great food, fantastic shopping centres… Boston has everything for a language student!

Experience Boston
at The New England School of English

  • 16+
    Minimum Age
  • 31
  • 12
    Max students per class
  • 1990
    Founded in

Founded by a Harvard-trained educator in 1990, the New England School of English (NESE) is situated on the doorstep of Harvard University.  NESE is a well-established and highly respected school of English in Boston in its own right.

Also, NESE is brilliantly located for cafes, restaurants, bookshops, and boutiques. If you are really serious about joining English courses in Boston, this is the school for you!


  • Excellence: Every aspect of your learning experience at NESE has been designed to optimize your learning process
  • Harvard Trained Educators: NESE has outstanding teachers and staff, who are committed to offering each student an exceptional school environment.
  • Curriculum: A wide choice of electives and extra-curricular activities is available in addition to NESE’s curriculum
  • Personalised Language Acquisition Method: At NESE, classes are divided by unique student profiles, meaning students are placed in classes with others of the same age and English level
  • Methodology: NESE recognizes each student as an individual person, with his own distinct learning style, needs, and goals.
  • Location: In the heart of Harvard Square and surrounded by the academic life of Harvard University.

Supportive facilities

  • Free WiFi
  • Computer and Tablet Access
  • Bookshop
  • Lounge Area
  • Restaurant Next Door
  • Air Conditioning
  • Wheelchair Access

Explore our great Location

See the school as if you were here

The New England Schools of English
Harvard Square
36 John F. Kennedy Street
Cambridge, MA 02138 USA

Nationality Mix

  • 40%
  • 12%
    Africa and Middle East
  • 8%
  • 11%
    Central and South America
  • 25%
  • 4%

Age Range

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      Leisure Programmes

      Get the most out of your experience

      At NESE, we encourage you to discover new places, meet new people, and try new things. These are some of the activities that you can do during your stay in our school of English in Boston.

      Accommodation in Boston

      NESE has several options to help you find the perfect place to stay during your English course.

      Lee Hall

      12 minutes to the school

      Lee Hall is a "Professionals Only" residence, located in a quiet, residential neighbourhood, which is part of the Cambridge historic district.

      Homestay in Boston

      Average 35 minutes to the school

      The homestay program is designed to provide cultural exposure to an American family life, in a warm and supportive environment. Your homestay family will provide you with friendship, care, and an ideal opportunity to use your English and experience American culture.

      Poppet Hall

      15 minutes to the school

      Poppet Hall is a historic style residence that offers students a spacious, warm, and quiet environment. This residence is only a few minutes away from the Harvard University Law School.

      Green Executive Center

      10 minutes to the school

      Green Executive Center is a “Professionals Only” residence located within one of NESE's main residences, Green Hall. It only offers single accommodation.

      Green Hall

      10 minutes to the school

      Green Hall offers students a lovely accommodation with single and double rooms. It is specially designed for students under the age of 30.

      NESE Studio Apartments

      30 minutes to the school

      NESE’s “Professionals Only” modern studio apartments are located in the heart of Boston’s most prestigious neighbourhood, the Back Bay.

      Further Information

      Important Information NESE is closed during the last week of April, the last week of August, and the last two weeks of December. NESE housing is available only to continuing students during these periods for an extra fee. Please contact NESE for extra fee rate.


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