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Drexel University

English Language Center [Philadelphia, Pennsylvania]

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Free one-on-one tutoring and academic advising for all students
  • Conditional admission to Drexel University through the International Gateway program
  • Located in one of America’s first and largest cities – Philadelphia which is halfway between New York City and Washington DC
  • Information
    • About the ESL Program
    • Fast Facts
    • Affiliation : Private University
      Establishment : 1989
      Membership/Accreditation : UCIEP, EnglishUSA / CEA
      Enrollment : 120-150
      Average Class Size : 12
      Airport Pickup : Homestay Only
      Tuition : Medium
      Community Type : Urban
      Transportation : Bus, Subway, Train, Taxi
    • A Message from School
    • Welcome to the English Language Center at Drexel University!

      We are committed to serving students from around the world and helping them fulfill their dreams of studying in the United States and obtaining a Drexel degree. Our highly qualified team of faculty and staff are here to support you academically, professionally, and personally. Our small classrooms offer individualized attention, opportunity for ample practice, and a cohesive learning environment. In addition, there are many resources that the ELC, Drexel, and Philadelphia can offer you. We invite you to learn more about our programs through our profile on ApplyESL.com or by contacting us. We look forward to welcoming you to the Drexel ELC family!
      Dr. Rehab (Rubie) Ghazal
      Director, English Language Center
      Drexel University
    • CONTACT INFORMATION
    • Drexel University
      English Language Center

      229 North 33rd Street
      Philadelphia, Pennsylvania  19104  U.S.A.
      TEL: +1 (215) 895-2022
      FAX: +1 (215) 895-6775
      E-mail: elc@drexel.edu
      Website: http://www.drexel.edu/elc/
  • More Details
    • Housing
    • Surrounding Area
    • About the College/University
    • Conditional Admission / Credit Courses
  • Study Options
    • Intensive English Program

    • Overview
    • Data
    • CLASS SIZE: 10-12 students
      CLASS LEVELS: 6 levels
      COURSE LENGTH: 6 - 11 weeks
      MINIMUM AGE: 18 years old
      REQUIREMENT: N/A
      VISA INFORMATION: I-20 issued upon request
      HOUSING: Homestay
      Off Campus Residence
    • Dates
    • 2022
      6 WEEKS:
      1/2 - 2/42/4 - 3/113/25 - 4/294/29 - 6/3
      6/17 - 7/227/22 - 8/26

      11 WEEKS:
      1/2 - 3/113/25 - 6/36/17 - 8/26
    • Costs
    • APPLICATION FEE
      US $50
      TUITION FEE (2021-2022)
      6 WEEKS US $3,213
      11 WEEKS US $5,355
      HOUSING
      PLACEMENT FEE
      US $285 (Homestay Only)
      HOUSING FEE
      LENGTH HOMESTAY DORMITORY / ON-CAMPUS APARTMENT OFF-CAMPUS RESIDENCE
      6 WEEKS US $1,000 per month N/A US $2,885
      11 WEEKS US $1,000 per month US $4,125
      Airport Pickup Service
      Arranged by Student
      University Fees
      US $150 (11 weeks)
      Health Insurance
      US $600 (11 weeks); US $350 (6 weeks)
    • Remarks / Other Information
    • Drexel International Gateway

    • Overview
    • Data
    • CLASS SIZE: 8 – 15 Students
      CLASS LEVELS: 1 Level
      COURSE LENGTH: 9-12 Months
      MINIMUM AGE: N/A
      REQUIREMENT: High School Diploma / Certificate and TOEFL 53-78+ or IELTS 5.0-6.0+
      VISA INFORMATION: I-20 issued upon request
      HOUSING: Dormitory
      Homestay
      Off Campus Residence
    • Dates
      • Choose 31 - 35 Week Course from Starting Dates
      • 2022/01/03
    • Costs
    • APPLICATION FEE
      US$ 50
      TUITION FEE (2021-2022)
      40-52 WEEKS US $31,653 - $45,513
      HOUSING
      PLACEMENT FEE
      US $285 (Homestay Only)
      HOUSING FEE
      LENGTH HOMESTAY DORMITORY / ON-CAMPUS APARTMENT OFF-CAMPUS RESIDENCE
      40 WEEKS US $1,000 per month Contact School US $15,783
      52 WEEKS US $1,000 per month Contact School US $21,044
      Airport Pickup Service
      Arranged by Student
      Health Insurance & Fees
      US $3,395 (9 months); US $4,260 (12 months)
    • Remarks / Other Information
  • Location
    • United States Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
    • Location
      Drexel University
      English Language Center

      229 North 33rd Street Philadelphia, Pennsylvania  19104  U.S.A.
    • Getting To Your School
    • From Philadelphia International Airport:
      Taxis and shuttle vans are available at the airport. A taxi ride takes approximately 20 minutes costs and $30 plus 15% tip. Shuttle vans are less expensive but the trip can take longer. Airport pick-up service is available to homestay students for US$70. The campus is also accessible by both bus and train.
  • Student Reviews
    • Academic Quality: 3.9
      School Environment: 3.9
      Helpfulness of Staff: 4.3
      Activities and Social Life: 3.5
      Accommodation: 3.6

      3.9

    • There are 18 reviews for this school

    • Student
      [ Taipei, Taiwan, Age 26, Male ]
      17 of 17 people found the following review helpful.
      Good Environment for Beginners
      I found Drexel University's English Language Center a particularly good environment for beginning English speakers. I highly recommend this program based on my experience.
      Was this review helpful to you? Yes  No 


      學生
      [ 台灣, 台灣, Age 20, Female ]

    • Below you will find additional reviews in other languages.
    • ApplyESL claims no responsibility for errors in, or the quality of, machine translations provided by Google Translate.

      元留学生
      [ 佐賀, 日本, Age 25, Female ]
      1 of 1 people found the following review helpful.
      学校では日本人の生徒は他にいなかったので、英語を使わざる得ない環境に居ることができたのは良かったです。ただ、周りは他国からの留学生ばかりで初めは友達を作るのに苦労したり、英語が聞きづらく授業中にコミュニケーションを取るのが難しく感じたこともありました。隣の大学(University of Pennsylvania)のESLには日本人が多く、ホームステイ先では日本人の生徒と住むことが多かったです。フィラデルフィアは住みやすい街でした。(地域によっては治安があまり良くないところもありますが)ニューヨークやワシントンD.C.にも近く、旅行もできたのでよかったと思ってます。


      Shizuka
      [ 徳島県, 日本, Age 32, Female ]
      1 of 1 people found the following review helpful.
      充実した教授陣の授業と安全なキャンパス。
      ドレクセルELCでは安全で十分な英語学習ができます。先生達が能力も優秀で、人格もすばらしいことに驚かされました。クラスは入学後のテストで6つのレベルに分けられます。授業は90分×3コマのwriting、speaking、文法or語彙です。予約制で1対1で先生の指導を受けることもできます。授業は最大15人までです。私はドレクセル大とペンシルバニア大を迷ったのですが、両校は徒歩15分の近さということもあり、なんと語学コースの先生がほとんど同じなのです。私もライティングはペンシルバニア大の先生に教えてもらいました。宿題が大変多いので、力が付きます。深夜まで長文のエッセイを書いて提出したりしました。留学した時期はサウジアラビアの学生が半分、他には多い順に中国、ブラジル、韓国、ロシアでした。日本人はたった2人でした。毎月遠足があり、ニューヨークや水族館、野球観戦などに行くことができます。


      元留学生
      [ 山口, 日本, Age 23, Female ]
      6 of 7 people found the following review helpful.
      思った以上に満足
      ELCは1から6にクラスのレベルが分かれています。(レベル6が一番上級クラス)レベルが上がるにつれ宿題が多くなる傾向があるようです。どの授業も先生方がフィードバックを下さり、学びたい意欲を満たしてくれると思います。週末にはだいたい2週間に1度Day Tripがあります。参加は自由で、タームの始めだけでなく随時申し込み出来ます。私が宿泊したWorld Houseは主に東洋人が多く、台湾人・タイ人・日本人・トルコ人でした。


      Estudiante Anterior
      [ Oaxaca, Mexico, Age 19, Male ]
      4 of 6 people found the following review helpful.
      Buena escuela
      Es una buena escuela, pero creo que por ser llamado el curso como intensivo, se deben organizar mas horarios para clases y actividades extras. En el aspecto academico es bueno, los maestros te tratan bien y el ambiente es muy agradable y amigable. Creo que deben de hacer algo para inducir a personas de otros paises a venir, no solo de asia y arabia.


      吳奕辰
      [ 台北, 台灣, Age 21, Male ]


      정태호
      [ 인천, 대한민국, Age 27, Male ]


      익명
      [ 창원, 한국, Age 28, Male ]


      Cóndor
      [ Loja, Ecuador, Age 35, Female ]


      Alejandro Raposo Casado
      [ Madrid, España, Age 23, Male ]


      學生
      [ 高雄, 台灣, Age 25, Female ]


      Sherry Tsai
      [ Yunlin, Taiwan ]


      學生
      [ 台北, 台灣, Age 23, Female ]


      學生
      [ 台北市, 台灣 ]


      Irina Lu
      [ Taipei, Taiwan R.O.C, Age 29, Female ]


      Jitae Chai
      [ Jeonju, Republic of Korea, Age 24, Male ]


      익명
      [ 서울, 한국, Age 20, Female ]
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