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Apply to ELI/Session Dates

The ELI offers 5 eight-week sessions throughout the year. Students may enroll at the beginning of any session. Special programs and short-term programs are also available upon request.

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. All applicants must be at least 18 years old, and have completed secondary school. Additionally, applicants must already be at a high beginner level. High beginners must 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.

Applicants Requiring an F-1 Student Visa

F–1 Visa Transfer Students

Other Visa Holders, Permanent Residents, and U.S. Citizens

Upcoming Session Dates and Application Deadlines

Session Session Dates F-1 Visa Applicant Deadline Local (U.S.) Applicant Deadline 
 Fall I  August 25–October 17, 2014   July 14, 2014  August 11, 2014
 Fall II  October 20–December 12, 2014  September 8, 2014   October 6, 2014 
 Winter    January 5–16, 2015   November 24, 2014  December 15, 2014
 Spring I  January 26–March 27, 2015  December 15, 2014  January 12, 2015  
 Spring II  March 30–May 22, 2015  February 16, 2015 

 March 16, 2015

  Summer  June 3–July 24, 2015    April 20, 2015   May 18, 2015