English Language Institute

English Language at Arcadia University

About the English Language Institute

The English Language Institute will prepare you to continue your education and professional development at Arcadia University or elsewhere. Through language instruction, intercultural experiences, and academic support, the Institute provides you with the foundation for successful academic careers and full participation in a global society.

Our Location

Arcadia's campus is located in Glenside, Pa., just 25 minutes by train from Center City Philadelphia. Glenside is an exciting neighborhood with a vibrant local theater, numerous restaurants with tasty foods, and two major shopping malls nearby. The campus is convenient to reach by public transportation. It is easy to travel from Glenside to Center City Philadelphia as well as to exciting cities like New York, Washington DC, and Boston. More about the area.

Why Should You Study Here?

The intensive English program consists of six levels of language proficiency: 95 Beginning I, 96 Beginning II, 97 Intermediate I, 98 Intermediate II, 99 Intermediate III, and 100 Advanced.

Six-level Language Preparation

The intensive English program consists of six levels of language proficiency: 95 Beginning I, 96 Beginning II, 97 Intermediate I, 98 Intermediate II, 99 Intermediate III, and 100 Advanced.

Advanced-level students may be eligible to take graduate or undergraduate courses at Arcadia with language support and may pay for the courses at the credit-hour rate.

Bridge and Conditional Admissions Programs

Advanced-level students may be eligible to take graduate or undergraduate courses at Arcadia with language support and may pay for the courses at the credit-hour rate.

Most classes have 6-8 students enrolled, allowing teachers to provide the individual attention that students need to succeed in the class.

Small Classes and Individual Attention

Most classes have 6-8 students enrolled, allowing teachers to provide the individual attention that students need to succeed in the class.

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Contact the Director

Dr. Mark A. Ouellette 
Director 
267-620-4134 
ouellettem@arcadia.edu