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EC San Francisco

Reopening date to be confirmed at a later date

EC San Francisco is a contemporary space, situated in the heart of the city centre, just off Market Street and a short walk to Union Square. Classrooms surround a large sun-filled lounge, where students can relax and meet their classmates from all over the world.

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Ryan Hisamoto

Centre Director
Centre Director

Robert Miller

Director of Studies

Amanda Marquez-Coad

Student Services Coordinator / DSO

Centre Info

  • *Due to state/city/province regulations during COVID 19 some classes may still be delivered online, speak with your booking agent for more details or

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  • Launched: 2010
  • Centre capacity: 222
  • Classrooms: 15
  • Minimum age: 16
  • Students per class: Average 12 (Max. 15)
  • Wheelchair accessible

School Includes

  • 23 internet connected computers
  • Free wireless internet access throughout
    the centre
  • Library facilities
  • Self study room for all EC San Francisco students
  • Interactive whiteboards in every classroom
  • Starbucks
  • Social and cultural programme
  • Student lounge
  • University Admissions Service

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EC San Francisco,
100 Montgomery, 18th Floor,
San Francisco,
California 94104, USA

As of March 31st , 2020, EC San Francisco will be located at the new address of:
433 California street, 2nd Floor,
San Francisco, CA 94104  
United States



+1 415 362 3300

Emergency Number

+1 858 449 3758
(For use outside of office hours)


Opening Hours

09:00 - 17:30 GMT -8


  • Right in the centre of downtown
  • Just a short walk to Union Square
  • Convenient for public transport
  • Surrounded by shopping, dining and entertainment options

Nationality Mix

  • Other
  • Brazilian
  • Korean
  • Japanese
  • Saudi Arabian
  • Taiwanese
  • French
  • Thai
  • Turkish
  • Swiss

Age Mix

  • 16 - 17

  • 18 - 20

  • 21 - 25

  • 26 - 30

  • 31 - 40

  • 41 - 50

  • 51+

Student Testimonial

It was a wonderful experience to live in San Francisco over the last three months- definitely unforgettable. I liked so much about EC. The level of education is high and the teachers are good. They’ve really helped me improve my English. Besides the teachers, there are also other staff members who are helpful (especially Amanda!). I’m sure I will never forget the wonderful friendships I made with people from different countries. I’ll really miss everyone! I would certainly recommend EC San Francisco to a friend. The time I spent in this city will add much to my life.

Juliana Fellner

Teacher Testimonial

My name is Anthony Jones. I was born in Central California, went to college in Los Angeles and lived in New York for five years before I moved to San Francisco.

I've been a teacher for over five years. I've taught twelve year olds, thirteen year olds, high school students and adults. I'm also a professional fiction writer.

Don't be afraid to make mistakes! The more you go out there and try to speak English, the more you'll learn. My classes are very relaxed. I believe that students speak their best English when they're calm.

My favourite spot in San Francisco is Golden Gate Park... but only when it's sunny!

Anthony Jones



Student from Switzerland



Teacher at EC San Francisco

Sample Activities

  • Monday

    Giants Baseball Game Giants Baseball Game

  • Tuesday

    Pronunciation Pronunciation

    Perfect your pronunciation.

  • Wednesday

    Mission Murals Mission Murals

    Over 600 murals in Mission District

  • Thursday

    Chill and Chat Chill and Chat

  • Friday

    Food Festival Food Festival

    SF's best food trucks all in one place

  • Saturday

    Movie Night Movie Night

  • Sunday

    Stern Grove Festival Stern Grove Festival

    Free outdoor music festival