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Welcome to the Intercultural Institute of California (IIC)!

Here at IIC, we offer English as a Second Language classes, Business English classes and Test Preparation courses in beautiful San Francisco.

While studying with us, you will learn a new language, make friends and discover various cultures. You will also see why San Francisco is the most exciting and beautiful city in America.

Our English language school is an affordable alternative to the more expensive ESL schools. IIC offers the same programs, student services and high-quality instructors that the more expensive ESL schools provide.

IIC offers courses in General English for 5 levels, test preparation for the iBT TOEFL and GRE/GMAT, and Business English. (Note: Availability of our GRE/GMAT class depends on student demand.)

About IIC

The Intercultural Institute of California is a not-for-profit institution that welcomes students interested in studying ESL for academic, business, or personal purposes. IIC is accredited by the Commission on English Language Program Accreditation (CEA).

IIC helps international students reach their academic, professional and career goals through its intensive English language programs.

Mission Statement

The Intercultural Institute of California (IIC) is a non-profit institution incorporated with the mission of "providing post-secondary students with affordable, quality non-degree extension study programs through establishment of formal curricula and regular faculty." More specifically, these educational programs are designed to fulfill our students' varied learning needs, and to empower them with the necessary skills to understand and communicate with people from different cultures.

License Approval, Accreditation & Memberships

IIC is proudly accredited by the Commission on English Language Program Accreditation (CEA). This distinguished accreditation is a confirmation that our staff and faculty work hard to continuously provide ESL education at the highest standards.

This School is authorized under Federal law to enroll nonimmigrant alien students.

If you are looking for the Korean Language Program, you will find it on the Korean Center's website.