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Wondering what to expect when you walk through the doors at Kaplan’s New York Center? Check out our virtual tour! See 360-degree panoramas of our lecture hall, study rooms, cafeteria, and more. Plus, get to know the center staff through our short video interviews.

How it works: When you're on our virtual tour, interact with the 360-degree panoramas by moving your mouse to rotate it in all directions, from the floor to ceiling, to explore different floors, to watch videos, etc.

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Top 5 things to do:

  • Take a walk at the Flatiron District's Madison Square Park.
  • Have a picnic and bird watch in Central Park.
  • Visit the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island.
  • Catch a Broadway show in Midtown's Theater District.
  • Shop at the boutiques and stores along the famed and classy 5th Avenue.


According to US News (Best Hospitals, US News 2014-2015), no metro area can top New York City, with two hospitals on the Best Hospitals Honor Roll and 55 U.S. News-ranked hospitals within its metro area.

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Contact Information

Phone Number:

+1 212 977 8200



131 W 56th Street
New York, NY 10019

Hours of Operation:

Monday - Thursday:
9 a.m. - 8 p.m. ET

Friday - Sunday:
9 a.m. - 5 p.m. ET

Call Center for holiday hours.

Explore Housing Options

Common Apartments

  • Various locations available - $500 off your first month!
  • Private fully furnished rooms starting at $1375 per month
  • Also included: Fully furnished common areas, High-end kitchen, Weekly cleaning, Essential household supplies, Free on-site laundry, Free high-speed WiFi, Property services on demand

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Additional Options

American Homestay Network
  • AHN offers a stress free accommodation process with a specially trained AHN Homestay Host. Download Flyer

Nearby Hotels

  • Club Quarters
    Kaplan member pricing available
  • Le Parker Meridien
    Next door to Kaplan center
  • The Shoreham Hotel
    33 W 55th St, New York, NY reservation requests sent to Lisette Madrid at 
  • The Bernic Hotel
    145 East 47th Street, New York, NY
    Code: KAPLAN ** Reservations for this Special Corporate Rate can be made through the hotel Reservation Office at (212) 754-9700 or via email at *Students can request to stay a maximum 3 weeks or 21 days.
  • DoubleTree by Hilton Metropolitan - New York City
    569 Lexington Ave, New York, NY Visit Here to Book - Use - Client ID - 0550000776

Have additional questions about housing opportunities? Join your Kaplan Center Facebook page! You’ll get updates about the center and have the ability to connect with other students before you arrive.

Center Information

Want to learn more about the New York Kaplan Medical Live center?

Call +1 212 977 8200 to speak with an advisor today.

Courses offered

  • USMLE Step 1 Plus Programs
  • USMLE Step 1 Prep - Live
  • USMLE Step 1 Prep - In Center
  • USMLE Step 2 CK Plus Programs
  • USMLE Step 2 CK Prep - Live
  • USMLE Step 2 CK Prep - In Center
  • USMLE Step 2 CS Live
  • USMLE Step 3 Plus Programs
  • USMLE Step 3 Prep - Live
  • USMLE Step 3 Prep - In Center
  • Complete Prep

IMG-friendly hospitals near the center

  • Albert Einstein - Montefiore Hospital
  • Bronx Lebanon Hospital
  • Mt Sinai Hospital
  • Jamaica hospital
  • SUNY Downstate
  • St Barnabas
  • Lutheran Hospital
  • North-Shore Jewish hospital
  • Wyckoff Hospital
  • Kingsbrook Jewish Hospital

Center accommodations

  • 227-seat all-digital auditorium with state-of-the-art technology
  • 3 large computer labs and 1 small computer lab
  • Group and quiet study rooms
  • Spacious student lounge with microwaves, filtered water, premium coffee, & vending machines
  • Prayer room
  • Free wireless Internet access (Wi-Fi)
  • Medical library with free access to textbooks and flashcards

I loved getting to make great friends with people from so many different countries. The most supportive and understanding person I encountered during my whole year and a half at Kaplan was my DSO-always astoundingly professional and helpful in ALL matters regarding my studies and me.