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ELI Programs

The ELI offers 5 eight-week sessions throughout the year. You may enroll at the beginning of any session.

Special programs and short-term programs are also available upon request.

Online Application

Who Can Apply?

We accept applications from anyone whose native language is not English. This includes international students, visitors, au pairs, U.S. residents, and others.

Requirements

All applicants must:

  • Be at least 18 years old;
  • Have completed secondary school;
  • Be at a high beginner level (know the English alphabet and be able to speak in simple present tense)

Unfortunately, the ELI does not offer classes for low beginner level students.

Applicant Types

Session Dates & Application Deadlines

Session Session Dates New Student Orientation * International Applicant Deadline 
Fall I 2018 August 27 - October 19, 2018 August 20-21, 2018 July 9, 2018
Fall II 2018 October 22 - December 14, 2018 October 19, 2018 September 7, 2018
Winterim 2019 January 2 - 17, 2019 January 2, 2019 November 16, 2018
Spring I 2019 January 22 - March 15, 2019 January 14-15, 2019 December 21, 2018
Spring II 2019 March 18 - May 17, 2019 March 15, 2019 February 11, 2019
Summer I 2019 June 3 - June 28, 2019 May 29, 2019 April 29, 2019
Summer II 2019 July 1 - July 26, 2019 June 28, 2019 May 31, 2019

* International Application Deadline dates only required for new F-1 Visa applicant.