The University of Texas at El Paso is located on the U.S.-Mexico border in El Paso, Texas, a city of more than 650,000 people. Ciudad Juarez, El Pasos siter city across the Rio Grande in Mexico, has a population of over 1,500,000. Shielded by mountains on three sides, the dual cities of El Paso and Ciudad Juarez are rewarded with more than 200 days of sunshine annually and a dry climate, making it possible to enjoy most outdoor activities year-round. Ranked as the second safest city in the United States, El Paso offers a variety of cultural attractions and recreatinal facilities. In addition, there are nearby recreational centers in southern New Mexico. The border city culture that exists in El Paso makes UTEP a safe and familiar environment for international students. Respect for, and interest in, other cultures are what founded this region economically, culturally, and educationally.

Discover the highest academic quality and lowest tuition cost in the United States. Study English in the unique cultural crossroads of Americas™ magnificent mountainous desert Southwest. Experience rich multicultural diversity on the border of Texas and Mexico. Our teachers and staff are ready to make your experience a remarkable one. The English Language Institute, a part of the Division of Professional and Continuing Education at The University of Texas at El Paso, is specifically designed to help learners gain functional command of English in listening, speaking, reading, and writing. The Program operates to meet a number of student goals:(1) To pass the TOEFL and to have a successful academic experience in an American institution of higher learning;(2) To use English in business and other vocational pursuits; and(3) To satisfy language and cultural needs for social interaction with English speakers. Courses during the fall, spring, and summer meet for intensive eight-week sessions to help students learn English in the shortest possible time. In each eight-week session, classes meet five hours a day, Monday thru Thursday in spring and fall, and Monday thru Friday in the summer. Listening comprehension, reading/writing, grammar, conversation, and study of American culture patterns will be stressed.

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Miner Hall Room 108 · El Paso, TX, United States 79968-0602


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The University’s exciting Miner Village is an ultramodern, on campus apartment community. Units accommodate one, two or four students. Prices range from $330 to $485 per month. Some students prefer the privacy of nearby apartments. Prices range from $470 - $600



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