Drexel English Language Center

Program Description

Accredited programs, affordable prices: Drexel ELC offers both! Located on the campus of Drexel University near the center of beautiful, historic Philadelphia, PA, Drexel ELC has six levels of Intensive English, from beginning to advanced. 6-week and 11-week sessions are available year round beginning in January, February, April, May, June, July, September and October. Full-time study includes at least 18 hours of classes per week: 15 hours of Speaking/Listening and Reading/Writing, plus a three-hour Special Topic chosen from academic, business, language skills, cultural or test preparation topics. Optional free grammar, pronunciation, and conversation classes are also available.

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Program Details

Tuition: Full term - $3250; half term - $1950

Housing/Meals: @ $3600 for 3 months

Total Cost: Approximately $7225 for 3 months (includes tuition, housing, food, books, health insurance & living expenses)

Average Class Size: 11

Maximum Class Size: 16

Current Student Count: 100

Available Housing Options:

Drexel World House Dormitory, located two blocks from the ELC, features shared rooms & bathrooms, kitchen, lounge, and laundry facilities. Limited spaces available.International House, a large dormitory-style residence offering single rooms with shared bathrooms and kitchens, is a 15 minute walk from the ELC.Homestays provide single rooms in the home of an American family. A self-serve breakfast each morning and 3 family-style dinners per week are included. Most require a 30-45 minute walk, or a short bus or subway ride.

Location Information:

Drexel ELC is located on the campus of Drexel University, in a safe residential area near the heart of beautiful, historic Philadelphia. The city lies on the East Coast of the U.S, about 2 hours by car from mountains, seashore, New York City, and Washington, DC. Philly offers many cultural, recreational, and entertainment opportunities. It was the first capital of the U.S. and is now the countrys fifth-largest city.

Application Information:

Students must submit an application, $75 application fee and $100 tuition deposit (both nonrefundable), and financial guarantee of $7000 for 3-month term. Overseas students requesting an I-20 form should apply 6 weeks before the start date. Application materials are available from the ELC, or they can be printed from the internet.