Our English Programs

Intensive English Program (IEP)

  • 20-26 hours/week of English classes
  • 6 levels (Beginner to Advanced)
  • Six and 8 week sessions
  • Pathway to UA

  • Study English and begin your degree
  • Earn up to 17 academic credits
  • Begin in August, January or May
  • Semester Abroad at UA

  • Experience life in the US
  • Take English and university courses for credit
  • Transfer credit to your home university
  • English + Business Program

  • Lectures by business professors
  • 2 - 3 corporate visits
  • 45 hours of English classes
  • Customized Group Programs

  • Short term (2 - 6 weeks)
  • Flexible dates
  • Custom classes & trips
  • Learn English to Succeed


    Improve your English and experience US life and culture on a beautiful university campus.

    • Professional teachers with master’s degrees
    • Organized activities to meet university students from the US
    • Low cost of living
    • Over 200 degree programs offered at The University of Alabama
    • Located in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, one of the top 50 college towns

    New students

    Compete for a chance to win a 50% scholarship to study English in the Intensive English Program (IEP) this autumn
    at the University of Alabama English Language Institute!
    Take the Sqore Scholarship Challenge by clicking the button below.

    Sqore Scholarship Challenge

    “Before coming to the US, I never thought I would meet such wonderful people. The ELI faculty and office staff were a major source of satisfaction for me, and they helped me overcome the difficulties of learning English.”
    Yudum T., Turkey