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Welcome to the English Language Institute!

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Learn English with us and enjoy:

  • Top university in innovation to improve students’ educational experience
  • High quality teaching, ranked in the top 6 national universities for undergraduate teaching
  • Special admission opportunities to UMBC undergraduate programs without a TOEFL score
  • Intensive English Program, Academic English Program, Accent Reduction, TOEFL Prep, GRE Prep, Professional English and more
  • Well qualified instructors with TESOL background
  • Start in January, March, May, August, or October
  • Close to Washington D.C. and New York City
  • Free conversation partner to practice your English with an English speaker
  • Free individual tutoring
  • Free access to the UMBC facilities and resources

View our brochure and explore the links at left to learn more.

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News & Events

News & Events

New ELI-Undergraduate Bridge Program: get admission to the ELI and conditional admission to a Bachelor degree program with one application!

Improve your English in three short weeks!  Take ELI classes during our Winter Mini Session (January 4-22).

Apply now for Spring 2016. Classes start on January 21. 

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New Online Classes!

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