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English Language Institute (ELI)

English Language Institute (ELI)
La Salle’s English Language Institute offers 6 levels of intensive English for academic purposes.  Students enrolled in the intensive program study for 20 hours per week in preparation for undergraduate and graduate studies at La Salle:
Program Highlights:

  • Focus on reading, writing, grammar, listening, speaking, and adjusting to US culture
  • Classes meet daily
  • TOEFL score NOT required for admission to ELI
  • Experienced teachers with Master’s degrees in TESOL or similar degrees

English Language Institute Program Offerings:

  • ELI Courses

The ELI offers 6 levels of intensive English for academic purposes.  Students enrolled in the intensive program study for 20 hours per week in preparation for undergraduate and graduate studies at La Salle. The courses focus on reading, writing, grammar, listening, speaking, and adjusting to US culture.

  • Pathways Program, Undergraduate Studies

La Salle University’s Pathways program provides academically qualified international students who still need English training FULL admission to La Salle University. The International Pathways program is a gateway into La Salle University in cooperation with the School of Business and the School of Arts & Sciences. The program includes tutoring, culture adjustment, and integration into campus life.

The Pathways program helps your prepare for degree-level study at La Salle. You begin your studies by taking undergraduate and intensive English to increase your chances of success at the college level. You will receive one-on-one tutoring each week, along with academic advising, group study sessions, and meetings with the Director of the program.

  • ELI Plus, Graduate Studies

For international students planning to pursue a graduate degree, La Salle University offers an entry level program called ELI Plus. The ELI Plus program can provide students with the knowledge and skills necessary to successfully complete a graduate degree in the U.S. The ELI Plus program is offered in a one semester format, prepares you with GMAT/GRE preparation, as well as academic reading, writing, and listening skills needed for full-time graduate studies. After successfully completing your ELI Plus program, you will move directly into full-time graduate programs. Graduate students with a TOEFL iBT 78 / IELTS 6.0 are eligible for the ELI Plus program.


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