ESLi is the original Pathway Program into the universities’ degree programs. No TOEFL or IELTS is required. Upon completing our program, ESLi universities guarantee placement to academically qualified students.


ESLi is CEA accredited and provides a focus on academic English in order to prepare students for work in American universities. ESLi students have full access to campus facilities, services, and activities. Every ESLi school offers students the opportunity to immerse themselves in the university culture; students are encouraged to participate in social activities and attend sporting events.

Students do not need to submit GMAT or GRE exam scores at the time of application for acceptance into the graduate programs. Instead, ESLi affiliated universities allow students to take the exams at the end of the Pre-University level of the ESLi program. Substantial scholarships are available to academically qualified students once they enter the degree program.

ESLi guarantees academically qualified students placement in degree programs upon successful completion of ESLi. Our proven instructional multi-level model (four levels in the USE; five levels in Canada) coupled with 25 hours per week of intensive English language instruction ensures success. Students are challenged in academic reading and writing, research skills, group work, presentations, and critical thinking.

Outside the classroom, the campus community provides ESLi students with an opportunity to live and learn alongside North American students and ensures that once they have completed their language studies, they are prepared to begin their university career without delay. Students who complete the ESLi program enter the degree programs with no TOEFL or IELTS test.

ESLi students can enjoy learning English without the pressure of having to pass these exams. As an ESLi student, you will have full access to all the facilities and activities of the university and will be considered a university student.

At each ESLi university, you will have the opportunity to participate in a wide variety of social and sporting events during the year. Take advantage of the on-campus libraries, computer labs, student center, dining and residential facilities, as well as the local attractions, theaters, and restaurants in the surrounding community.

Master's Programmes


ESLi is accredited by CEA, the Commission on English Language Program Accreditation.

Bowling Green, Kentucky, United States