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Arcadia University

English Language Institute
Glenside, Pennsylvania USA



School Introduction

Arcadia University is located in suburban Philadelphia in the city of Glenside, Pennsylvania. The school is home to 4, 000 undergraduate and graduate students. Downtown Philadelphia, New York City, and Washington, D.C. are easily accessible by train. Arcadia is known for its commitment to international education.

ESL Program Introduction

Beginning and intermediate level students attend classes 20 hours a week. Advanced level classes are eligible for university credit. Advanced students take two English courses, spending 12 hours a week in class, and may choose to take a university course with tutorial assistance.

Electives and activities include such options as conversation partners, TOEFL prep and accent reduction courses, and book club groups.

Background Data

Schedule & Fees

Fall: August 29-December 12, 2011
(orientation week, 14 instruction weeks, assessment week)
Spring: January 9-May 4 , 2012
(spring break, March 10-18)
Summer: Dates to be announced

Tuition: $5000/semester
Application fee: $50
Housing: $5000-6000/semester

Special Courses & Features

Housing/Accommodation Info

The Office of International Affairs will assist students in choosing housing.

Contact Info

English Language Institute
Arcadia University
405 S. Easton Road
Glenside, PA 19038