About the English Language Institute (ELI)


About the English Language Institute

The UA English Language Institute, established in 1982, offers a year-round, 5-level Intensive English Program for students from around the world. The ELI provides English language support to the University of Alabama through a variety of programs and academic support courses. The ELI also conducts customized programs upon request for groups that have specialized needs.

Professional standards of the highest quality are extremely important to the ELI, whose Intensive English Program is accredited by CEA (Commission on English Language Program Accreditation) and which is a member of UCIEP (University & College Intensive English Programs) and EnglishUSA.

UA campus in front of the English Language Institute

Contact Us

Mailing Address

The English Language Institute
Box 870250, 101 BB Comer
Tuscaloosa, AL 35487-0250

Physical Address

The University of Alabama
400 McCorvey Drive
101 BB Comer
Tuscaloosa, AL 35487