Intensive English Program (IEP)

Dear Future ELI Students,

All Intensive English Program classes will be offered only in person.

We look forward to meeting you!

Intensive English Program (IEP)


The ELI offers a year-round, 5-level Intensive English Program for students from around the world. Improve your English for your studies, job or travel.


“If you are interested in any kind of sports, The University of Alabama is a great place for you. I am very proud of our football team.”

ELI Accreditation and Affiliations

ELI Colombian student in front of the Ferguson Student Center

“The ELI is a wonderful place! Not only because you learn English, but you also get involved with American college culture!”

Martin A., Colombia

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Celebrating Holi Festival - 2017

Program Design

  • 5 levels of study (high beginning to advanced)
  • English, test-prep and cultural classes
  • Friendly teachers with international experience
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Tailgating before a Football Game

Calendar and Costs

  • 6 sessions per year, each lasting 8 or 6 weeks
  • Starting dates in January, March, May, June, August, & October
  • Affordable program cost
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Listen to ELI students talk about the Intensive English Program.

Visit the Student Testimonials page to watch other ELI student videos.

Argentina student

Language: Spanish

South Korean student

Language: Korean