Courses

UMBC has its own English Language Institute (ELI) that offers the Intensive English Program (IEP) to students who would like to improve their English language skills for personal and academic purposes. This program has seven levels: From Level INTRO to Level 6. In the Intensive English Program (IEP), students gain skills in speaking, listening, reading, writing, grammar, vocabulary, and pronunciation.


August 31, 2022 to October 19, 2022, UMBC Main Campus
October 24, 2022 to December 13, 2022, UMBC Main Campus
UMBC English Language Institute (ELI) offers the Intensive and Academic English Program (IEP/AEP) to students who would like to improve their English language skills for personal and academic purposes. This program has seven levels: From Level INTRO to Level 6. In the Intensive English Program (IEP), students gain skills in speaking, listening, reading, writing, grammar, vocabulary, and pronunciation. For the detailed course description, please go to http://eli.umbc.edu/iep.php.


May 31, 2022 to July 22, 2022, UMBC Main Campus
August 31, 2022 to October 19, 2022, UMBC Main Campus
Conditional Admission for International students. If you meet the academic requirements for admission to UMBC but do not have the required TOEFL or IELTS score, you may apply to the ELI-Undergraduate Bridge Program. You will study at the ELI until you pass Level 5 (advanced). Then, you may begin your bachelor's degree program at UMBC. No TOEFL or IELTS score is required!


August 26, 2022 to October 19, 2022, UMBC Main Campus
October 20, 2022 to December 13, 2022, UMBC Main Campus