How to Apply

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 International Deadline Orientation 
Fall I 2019 August 26 - October 17, 2019 July 15, 2019 August 19, 2019 (MON)
Fall II 2019 October 21 - December 12, 2019 September 9, 2019 October 14, 2019 (MON)
Winterim 2020 January 6 - January 17, 2020 November 25, 2019 N/A
Spring I 2020 January 21 - March 12, 2020 December 10, 2019 January 13, 2020 (MON)
Spring II 2020 March 23 - May 14, 2020 February 10, 2020 March 16, 2020 (MON)
Summer 2020 June 1 - July 23, 2020 April 20, 2020 May 25, 2020 (MON)

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

Contact

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Jessica Hurtado
Assistant Director of ELI
410-532-3183