Centers and Institutes

ELS Language Center

Welcome

Welcome to the ELS Language Center on the campus of Saint Joseph's University. We have been here on campus for 32 years teaching English to international students and business professionals.

Philadelphia Center Profile

Important Arrival Information

Here are some reasons why I believe that our program will be beneficial to you:

  • 14 full-time faculty members with many years of teaching experience
  • 12 levels of proficiency so that students from beginning to advanced can be challenged
  • Free academic advising for students who are planning to go to college or university in the States
  • A complete iBT TOEFL PREP program
  • Free use of all university facilities: a well-equipped sports center, library and computer labs, many university activities
  • Completion of Level 112 accepted at Saint Joseph's University instead of a TOEFL score
  • Carefully-selected homestays and beautiful university dormitory apartments
  • A location in a safe suburban environment just 20 minutes from downtown by bus
  • An ideal East Coast location, with school-sponsored trips to New York, Washington, Boston, Atlantic City, Lancaster and Niagara Falls

We promise to offer you a thoroughly professional educational and cultural experience in a warm, nurturing atmosphere.