The Quad-Cities consist of four cities (Rock Island, Moline, Davenport, and Bettendorf) located along the border of the states of Iowa and Illinois divided by the historic Mississippi River. It is a place that embodies the charm of the small town; however within the four cities and the surrounding areas, students will find the rich culture that is found in the big city. Universities, colleges, and museums provide a variety of cultural events regularly throughout the year. The Quad-Cities are within driving distance to Minneapolis/St. Paul, Chicago, Madison, Iowa City and ST. Louis.
The ESL Program is a seven-level program designed for non-native speakers and international students who need English skills to participate in American societ, to enroll in vocational or academic programs at the college level, to enter or advance in the workplace, or to earn citizenship. Students will attain and refine langauge and study skills as well as deepen their knowledge of U.S. culture through a series of specially designed courses that include sentence structure, reading, writing, speaking, listening and pronunciation. Students have access to computer, video and lab equipment through the Independent Learning Center. Individual and group tutoring is available . Students have access to all college services and may also participate in college clubs and attend all extra-curricular activities.
ApartmentsHomestays with meals or without
Varies with the home stay; average cost $450 per month