Learn English in the United States

Students come from all of the world to attend English schools in the United States. Thousands of international students attend English courses in different states and cities of the USA. This is your chance to improve your language skills, experience the culture and country, meet other students from all over the world. If you would like to learn English in the United States view our recommended language schools below.

 
 

List of English Language Schools in the United States

There are American English Language schools located all over the country, where you choose really depends on the school, program or place you are interested in. Below are our top recommended English language schools.

 

Alabama   

Tuscaloosa

  • The University of Alabama ELI www.eli.ua.edu

 

Arizona   

Phoenix

  • Le Tutor Language School www.letutor.com

Tempe

  • ESL at ASU global.asu.edu/aecp

Tucson

  • The University of Arizona CESL www.cesl.arizona.edu

 

California   

Alhambra

  • Language Systems International www.languagesystems.com

Berkeley

  • Berkeley English Academy www.berkeleyenglishacademy.com
  • Kaplan International Colleges website
  • LSI Language Studies International www.lsi.edu

Campbell

  • Golden Gate Language Schools www.goldengatelanguage.com

Chico

  • ALCI Chico rce.csuchico.edu/alci

Davis

  • UC Davis Extension www.extension.ucdavis.edu/international

Fresno

  • American English Institute www.csufresno.edu/aei

Fullerton

  • American Language Program alp.fullerton.edu

Glendora

  • FLS Citrus College www.fls.net

Irvine

  • Kaplan International Colleges www.kaplaninternational.com
  • Poly Languages Institute ww.polylanguages.com

Los Angeles

  • A F International College www.afint.com
  • CSL California School of Languages www.csl-losangeles.com
  • California ESL www.california-esl.com
  • The American Language Institute www.uces.csulb.edu/ali
  • Diversified Language Institute dlila.edu
  • Embassy CES www.embassyces.com
  • ELC English Language Center www.elc.edu
  • GEOS Languages Plus www.geos.net
  • Kaplan International Colleges www.kaplaninternational.com
  • Language Systems International www.languagesystems.com
  • Poly Languages Institute www.polylanguages.com
  • USC Language Academy www.usc.edu

Monterey

  • Defense Language Institute www.dliflc.edu

Monterey Park

  • American English College www.aea-usa.com

Orange County

  • Language Systems International www.languagesystems.com

Palo Alto

  • Language Pacifica www.languagepacifica.org

Pasadena

  • Poly Languages Institute www.polylanguages.com

Pomona

  • Cal Poly English Language Institute www.cpeli.csupomona.edu

Riverside

  • American English Institute www.american-english-institute.com
  • UC Riverside IEP www.iep.ucr.edu

Rohnert Park

  • SSALI www.sonoma.edu/exed/ssali

Sacramento

  • Kaplan International Colleges www.kaplaninternational.com

San Bernardino

  • California State University IEP cel.csusb.edu/iep

San Diego

  • CEL College of English Language www.englishcollege.com
  • Converse Intl School of Languages www.cisl.edu
  • ELA English Language Academy www.elacademy.com
  • ELS Language Centers www.els.edu
  • Embassy CES www.embassyces.com
  • English Time Language Schools www.englishtime.com
  • International House San Diego www.ihsandiego.com
  • Intrax International Institute www.intrax.edu/san-diego
  • Kaplan International Colleges www.kaplaninternational.com
  • LSI Language Studies International www.lsi.edu
  • USA English Langauge Center sduis.edu/esl
  • San Diego State University ALI ali.sdsu.edu
  • Word Wide ESL Institute www.word-wide.us

San Francisco

  • AAE American Academy of English www.aae.edu
  • Brandon College www.brandoncollege.com
  • Converse Intl School of Languages www.cisl.edu
  • ELS Language Centers www.els.edu
  • Embassy CES www.embassyces.com
  • ELI English Language Institute www.elisf.com 
  • Intrax International Institute www.intrax.edu/san-francisco
  • Kaplan International Colleges w.kaplaninternational.com
  • OISE www.oise.com
  • San Francisco State University ALI www.sfsu.edu
  • St Giles San Francisco www.stgiles-usa.com
  • Transworld Schools www.transworldschools.com
  • USF ESL Program www.usfca.edu/esl

San Jose

  • International Gateways igateways.sjsu.edu

San Marcos

  • California State University - ALCI www.csusm.edu/alci

Santa Barbara

  • ELS Language Centers www.els.edu
  • Kaplan International Colleges www.kaplaninternational.com
  • Torrance
  • Language Systems International www.languagesystems.com
  • Westlake Village
  • A F International School of Languages www.afiwestlake.com

 

Colorado   

Boulder

  • University of Colorado IEC www.colorado.edu/iec

Denver

  • Colorado School of English www.englishamerica.com
  • ELS Language Centers www.els.edu
  • Mountain Language Institute www.mlienglish.com
  • The English Academy www.theenglishacademy.us
  • University of Denver ELC www.du.edu/intl/elc

 

Connecticut   

Bridgeport

  • University of Bridgeport ELI www.bridgeport.edu/academics/eli
  • New Haven
  • Yale English Language Institute summer-eli.yale.edu
  • Storrs
  • UCAELI www.ucaeli.uconn.edu

 

Washington, DC

  • CAL Center for Applied Linguistics www.cal.org
  • ELS Language Center www.els.edu
  • George Mason University ELI eli.gmu.edu
  • MLI - Speak Your Mind www.learnenglishwashington.com
  • NCELA www.ncela.gwu.edu
  • ICLS www.icls.com
  • ILI International Language Institute www.ilidc.com
  • Kaplan International Colleges www.kaplaninternational.com
  • Lado International College www.lado.edu

 

Delaware   

Newark

  • University of Delaware ELI sites.udel.edu/eli

 

Florida   

Boca Raton

  • Language Exchange International www.languageexchange.com

Fort Lauderdale

  • Embassy CES www.embassyces.com
  • LAL Fort Lauderdale www.lalschools.com
  • The Language Academy www.languageacademy.com

Melbourne

  • ELS Language Centers www.els.edu

Miami

  • ELS Language Centers www.els.edu
  • Florida English Center www.floridaenglishcenter.com
  • Kaplan International Colleges www.kaplaninternational.com
  • TALK School of Languages www.talk.edu

Naples

  • Express Languages www.expresslanguages.com

Orlando

  • The Language Company www.thelanguagecompany.com
  • KEF USA www.kefss.com

St Petersburg

  • ELS Language Centers www.els.edu
  • English in Florida www.englishinflorida.com

 

Georgia   

Atlanta

  • Atlanta Intl Language Institute www.languageatlanta.com
  • Atlanta English Institute www.atlei.com
  • ELS Language Centers www.els.edu
  • Language Institute of Atlanta www.atlantalanguage.com
  • Mercer University ELI www.mercer.edu/eli

Chamblee

  • Iverson Institute www.ii.edu

Deluth

  • CCB School of Atlanta www.ccbatlanta.com

Roswell

  • English for Internationals www.eng4intl.com

 

Hawaii   

Hilo

  • Hawaii Community College IEP iephawaii.com

Honolulu

  • Academia Language School www.academiaschool.com
  • Central Pacific College www.cpcenglish.com
  • ELS Language Centers www.els.edu
  • Hawaii Language School www.hawaiiesl.org
  • Hawaii Palms English School www.englishschoolhawaii.com

 

Idaho   

Boise

  • CR Languages www.crlanguages.com

Moscow

  • University of Idaho ALCP www.uidaho.edu/international/alcp
  • Pocatello
  • ELS Language Centers www.els.edu

 

Illinois   

Chicago

  • BIR Training Center www.birtraining.edu
  • DePaul University ELA ela.depaul.edu
  • ELS Language Centers www.els.edu
  • Goal Training Educational Center www.yourgoal.com
  • Intrax www.intrax.edu/chicago
  • Kaplan International Colleges www.kaplaninternational.com
  • North Park University ESL Program www.northpark.edu/esl
  • UIC Tutorium www.uic.edu/depts/tie

Urbana

  • Intensive English Institute www.iei.illinois.edu

 

Indiana   

Bloomington

  • Indiana University iep.indiana.edu

Indianapolis

  • ELS Language Centers www.els.edu

South Bend

  • The Language Company www.thelanguagecompany.com

Terre Haute

  • ISU Interlink Language Center www.indstate.edu/interlink

Valparaiso

  • Interlink Language Center interlinkesl.com/vu

 

Iowa   

Ames

  • Iowa State University IEOP www.ieop.iastate.edu

Iowa City

  • Iowa Intensive English Program clas.uiowa.edu/esl

 

Kansas   

Lenexa

  • CAL Learning www.callearning.com

Manhattan

  • Kansas State University ELP www.k-state.edu/elp

Wichita

  • Wichita State University webs.wichita.edu/ielc

 

Louisiana   

New Orleans

  • Loyola Intensive English Program www.loyno.edu/cie/liep
  • University of New Orleans IELP ielp.uno.edu

Ruston

  • ELS Language Centers www.els.edu

 

Maine   

Camden

  • Acadia Center for English Immersion www.acadiaenglish.com

Rockland

  • Penobscot School www.penobscot.us

 

Maryland   

Baltimore

  • Notre Dame of Maryland Uni ELI www.ndm.edu/institutes/eli
  • UMBC English Language Institute www.umbc.edu/eli

Columbia

  • English Institute www.howardcc.edu/eli

Germantown

  • The Clarewood Institute www.clarewood.org

Silver Spring

  • Lado International College www.lado.edu

Towson

  • Towson University ELC www.towson.edu/elc

 

Massachusetts   

Boston

  • Approach approachusa.com
  • Boston Academy of English www.bostonacademyofenglish.com
  • Boston IELTS www.bostonielts.com
  • Boston School of Modern Languages www.studyenglish.com
  • Boston University CELOP www.bu.edu/celop
  • ELS Language Centers www.els.edu
  • Embassy CES www.embassyces.com
  • English and Culture Tutoring Services www.englishandculture.com/boston
  • English Language Center www.elc.edu
  • FLS International www.fls.net
  • Harvest Institute www.harvest-boston.com
  • Kaplan International Colleges www.kaplaninternational.com
  • Language Skills www.languageskills.us
  • LSI Language Studies International www.lsi.edu
  • OISE www.oise.com
  • EC English Language Centers www.ecenglish.com
  • Pro ESL www.proesl.com
  • TALK International www.talk.edu
  • Target International Student Center www.targetschool.com
  • The Boston Language Institute www.bostonlanguage.com
  • The New England School of English www.nese.com

Northampton

  • ILI www.ili.edu

 

Michigan   

Ann Arbor

  • Michigan Language Center www.englishclasses.com

East Lansing

  • Michigan State University ELC elc.msu.edu

Grand Rapids

  • ELS Language Centers www.els.edu

Kalamazoo

  • CELCIS www.wmich.edu/celcis

Mt Pleasant

  • Central Michigan University ELI www.eli.cmich.edu

Novi

  • KLC www.klcnovi.com

 

Minnesota   

St Paul

  • ELS Language Centers www.els.edu
  • Global Language Institute www.gli.org

 

Missouri   

Cape Girardeau

  • Southeast Missouri State University www.semo.edu/iep

Kirksville

  • The Language Company www.thelanguagecompany.com

Springfield

  • English Language Institute international.missouristate.edu/eli

St Louis

  • ELS Language Centers www.els.edu

 

Montana   

Bozeman

  • ACE Language Institutes cultural.org/esl/msu

 

Nevada   

Las Vegas

  • English Time Language Schools www.englishtime.com
  • FLS International www.fls.net

Reno

  • University of Nevada IELC www.unr.edu/ielc

 

New Jersey   

Jersey City

  • New Jersey City University, AEP www.njcu.edu

Newark

  • Harvest Institute www.harvestinstitute.net

Teaneack

  • ELS Language Centers www.els.edu

 

New York   

Garden City

  • ELS Language Centers www.els.edu

New York City

  • ALP American Language Programs www.alp-online.com
  • Be Fluent NYC www.befluentnyc.com
  • Columbia University ALP ce.columbia.edu/alp
  • Campus studyoncampus.com
  • ELS Language Centers www.els.edu
  • Embassy CES www.embassyces.com
  • English & Culture Tutoring Services www.englishandculture.com/new-york
  • CSI English Language Institute www.csi.cuny.edu
  • GEOS Language Institute www.geosnyc.com
  • International House New York www.ihnewyork.com
  • Kaplan International Colleges www.kaplaninternational.com
  • LSI Language Studies International www.lsi.edu
  • PC Tech www.getitnyc.com
  • New York Language Learning Center www.learnenglish-nyc.com
  • NYU American Language Institute www.scps.nyu.edu/ali
  • Pace University ELI www.pace.edu/eli
  • St Giles New York www.stgiles-international.com

Purchase

  • Manhattanville College ELI www.mville.edu/eli

Riverdale

  • ELS Language Centers www.els.edu

 

North Carolina   

Charlotte

  • ELS Language Centers www.els.edu

 

North Dakota   

Grand Forks

  • ELS Language Centers www.els.edu

 

Ohio   

Bowling Green

  • The Language Company www.thelanguagecompany.com

Cincinnati

  • International Language Plus www.schooloflanguage.com
  • Xavier University ESL Program www.xu.edu/esl

Cleveland

  • ELS Language Centers www.els.edu

Dayton

  • University of Dayton IEP www.udayton.edu/international/iep

Oklahoma   

  • Edmond
  • The Language Company www.thelanguagecompany.com

Oklahoma City

  • ELS Language Centers www.els.edu

Shawnee

  • The Language Company www.thelanguagecompany.com

Stillwater

  • OSU English Language Institute www.okstate.edu/outreach/eli

Tulsa

  • ULI University Language Institute www.uli.net

 

Oregon   

Lake Oswego

  • LCIO www.lcio.us

Portland

  • Capstone English Mastery Center www.capstone.org
  • ELS Language Centers www.els.edu
  • Kaplan International Colleges www.kaplaninternational.com
  • Lewis and Clark's AES www.lclark.edu
  • Pacific International Academy www.piaschools.edu
  • Packard Communications www.packardcommunications.com

 

Pennsylvania   

Chester

  • The Language Company www.thelanguagecompany.com

Lock Haven

  • FLS International www.fls.net

Philadelphia

  • Drexel English Language Center www.drexel.edu/elc
  • ELS Language Centers www.els.edu
  • Kaplan International Colleges www.kaplaninternational.com

Pittsburgh

  • ELS Language Centers www.els.edu

University Park

  • Penn State IECP iecp.psu.edu

 

Tennessee   

Cookeville

  • FLS International www.fls.net

Nashville

  • ELS Language Centers www.els.edu

 

Texas   

Arlington

  • University of Texas ELI eli.uta.edu

Austin

  • Texas Intensive English Program www.tiec.org/tiep

Dallas

  • American Learning Institute alidallas.com
  • Elite Language Institute, LLC www.elidallas.com

Denton

  • UNT International www.international.unt.edu

Edinburg

  • UTPA English Language Institute coserve1.panam.edu/eli

Fort Worth

  • TCU Intensive English Program www.iep.tcu.edu

Houston

  • BEI Bilingual Education Institute www.aetas.com
  • ELS Language Centers www.els.edu
  • Rice University ESL Program esl.rice.edu
  • UH Language and Culture Center www.lcc.uh.edu

San Antonio

  • ELS Language Centers www.els.edu

 

Utah   

Provo

  • Internexus www.internexus.to/provo.html
  • Nomen Global Language Centers www.nomenglobal.com

 

Virginia   

Arlington

  • Lado International College www.lado.edu

 

Washington   

Seattle

  • ELS Language Centers www.els.edu
  • Embassy CES www.embassyces.com
  • Kaplan International Colleges www.kaplaninternational.com
  • Live In Langauges www.liveinlanguages.co.uk
  • Seattle Languages International www.seattlelanguages.com
  • UW International Outreach www.outreach.washington.edu/elp
  • Washington Academy of Languages www.wal.org

 

Wisconsin   

La Crosse

  • University of Wisconsin ESL Institute www.uwlax.edu/esl

Madison

  • WESLI Wisconsin ESL Institute www.wesli.com

Stevens Point

  • UWSP ESL Program www.uwsp.edu/esl

 

Wyoming   

Laramie

  • ELS Language Centers www.els.edu

 

 

 

 

Types of English Language Courses in the United States

There are a wide range of courses for people seeking to either learn or improve their English language skills, these include:

  • Intensive General English courses
  • Cambridge Examination Preparation Courses
  • IELST and TOEFL Preparation
  • International Semester English courses
  • Platinum Business and General English courses for Executives and Professionals
  • English for Tourism courses
  • English plus Art and Design
  • Business English programs
  • Summer Vacation Courses for Children 
  • Junior Summer Camps
  • Study Tours
  • English for Teachers of English
  • CELTA and TEFL courses

 

 

Who Can Join

  • High school and college and students
  • Executives and professionals
  • Anyone seeking to learn or improve English

 

 

Teachers

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