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English Language Center
The English Language Center (ELC) provides instruction to international students who need to improve their language skills before beginning academic coursework and to individuals who are not seeking a degree, but who seriously want to improve their English skills. Please contact this program directly or visit the ELC MSU web site for more information.
Centrally located between Detroit and Chicago, on the campus of Michigan State University. Local population approximately 100,000 between East lansing and the State Capitol, Lansing.
The ELC has qualified, dedicated, and professional instructors who have at least a master's degree in TESOL or a related field or who are working towards this degree.
General English: Yes
English for Academic Purposes (EAP): Yes
English for Business: No
Other Programs:English for Academic Purposes (EAP)
Private Classes: No
Customised Groups: Yes
Maximum Class Size: 18
Average Class Size: 15
Beginner Levels: 1
Intermediate Levels: 2
Advanced Levels: 2
One Advanced Level is English for Academic Purposes and is designed for MSU Provisionally Admitted students.
Minimum Hours Required Per Week: 20
Maximum Hours Per Week: 20
Part Time Available: No
Fall Semester (15 weeks/August) Spring Semester (16 weeks/January) Summer Semester (14 weeks/May)
Student Origins and Enrollments
Latin America: 2%
Middle East: 4%
ELC students are very much a part of the university community. Classes are held on campus and all the university facilities are open to them. The ELC makes full use of a state-of the art language Learning Center, where students use computers to assist their language learning. Students also have MSU e-mail accounts.
Fees based on a session length of 4 weeks.
Fees may have changed since this information was published — check for latest information.
Included means that this service is provided at no extra charge.
Double Room w/Board: $728/4 weeks. No Airport Pick-up or Homestays. Admission to ELC not automatic admission to MSU.
Notes on Fees:
Fees listed are for 4-weeks. Our sessions are normally 15-week semesters.
Dormitories require aged 18 and older. We assist with reuesting University Housing. We do not arrange apartments, hotels, or homestays.
Student Advising: The ELC provides advising for its students in the areas of English language, immigration, and cultural adjustment. Health Services: The Olin Health Center, located on campus, provides medical care for all ELC students.
Educational Service Opportunities
Information and guidance is available for those students interested in pursuing academic degree programs at MSU.
Bus system runs on-campus and off-campus. Trains and Coach Buses available nearby. Local Airport is Lansing Capitol City Airport.
$285.00 Deposit comes with all applications. ($200 Tuition Deposit, $50 ELC Course Fee, $25 Housing Deposit, $10 Application Fee.)