Study English in Chicago | Midwestern Career College

International Students

Midwestern Career College, located in Chicago downtown, is a private school on a mission to provide career-focused education to empower students with academic training, technical expertise, and professional support to launch or advance our students’ successful careers. We offer a variety of accredited programs including Associate degrees in accounting, business administration, and marketing, as well as English language classes.

Study English in Chicago

Midwestern Career College’s main campus overlooks the Chicago River in the heart of the bustling downtown city center, conveniently located near Union Station and numerous “L”-train stops. Millennium Park, Willis Tower, Lake Michigan, and other famous tourist spots of Chicago are only a short walk away. Make the most of learning English in Chicago by visiting cultural sites such as the Museum of Science and Industry and the University of Chicago’s Museum of Modern Art.

Learn English from Qualified Instructors

Our English as a Second Language (ESL) program boasts a growing population of international students who have traveled from more than 45 countries around the world to study English in Chicago, USA. We are proud of our classes and the personalized instruction students receive from highly qualified English language instructors who are passionate about teaching and learning. Students appreciate our course schedules; classes are available days and some evenings. And our affordable tuition allows students to study while experiencing rich and unique American culture in one of the biggest metropolitan cities in the country.

Earn an American Degree

Midwestern Career College offers 2-year degree programs in Business, Marketing, Accounting, and Healthcare. Many international students often choose these pathways by taking our English courses first and then transitioning into the degree programs, which are tailored to meet the needs of today’s high-growth, high-demand careers. All our programs offer students the opportunity to gain practical skills through internships. Students can elect to participate in Curricular Practical Training (CPT) or Optional Practical Training (OPT) to enhance their education by acquiring work experience in the USA integral to their programs of study. Take advantage of our contemporary curricula, affordable tuition, and flexible schedule and start building your future today.

Programs for International Students

  • English For Academic Purposes Courses:
  • TOEFL iBT Preparation
  • Understanding US Culture
  • Academic Writing from Sources
  • Critical Reading and Thinking Skills in English: US Fiction
  • Critical Reading and Thinking Skills in English: US Nonfiction
  • IELTS Test Preparation


Come visit us!

Come in for a personal tour with an International Admissions Advisor to discuss your future at Midwestern Career College! Our experienced team is happy to help you through the admissions process and answer questions about F-1 visa application or transfer. Don’t miss your opportunity to learn English in Chicago.

Can’t Make It in Person? 

If you’re currently out of area, an Admissions Counselor would be happy to call or Skype you to answer any questions you may have. Please contact us to set up a time to talk.

We Are Here to Help You!

Tel: 312-236-9000 EXT. 2