The University is located on a safe, garden-like campus in the western part of the city. Mobile has a subtropical climate, with very mild winters. Beaches in Florida and Alabama are less than one hour away by car. New Orleans is about two hours away.
The English Language Center is an intensive English program for students who want to attend a university in the U.S. or who simply want to improve their English. The program has five 8-week terms a year starting in January, March, May, August and October. Full-time students take five classes for twenty hours of instruction per week. There are five levels of instruction: beginning, lower and upper intermediate, and lower and upper advanced. A special computer lab for ELC students offers instructional software plus e-mail and Internet access.
Students can stay in on-campus dormitories or private apartments near campus.
$500 for housing; $437 for basic meal plan