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University of Minnesota (UMN)

Minnesota English Language Program (MELP) [Minneapolis, Minnesota]


  • The Minnesota English Language Program has taught thousands of students English as a Second Language (ESL) since 1968.
  • The University of Minnesota is ranked one of the best international universities in the world and has an international student population of over 6,000.
  • Minneapolis is a clean, safe, world-class city with much to enjoy within a lush, natural environment.
  • Information
    • About the ESL Program
    • Fast Facts
    • Affiliation : Public University
      Establishment : 1968
      Membership/Accreditation : EnglishUSA, UCIEP / HLC, CEA
      Enrollment : 60
      Average Class Size : 14
      Airport Pickup : Student Arranged
      Tuition : Medium
      Community Type : Urban
      Transportation : Bus, Train, Taxi
    • A Message from School
    • Welcome to the University of Minnesota! The Minnesota English Language Program (MELP) at the University of Minnesota is located in the Twin Cities of Minneapolis and St. Paul. For more than 50 years we have welcomed students who want to improve their English skills for academic or professional purposes. The University of Minnesota has a beautiful campus located in a safe, urban environment. While studying here, students enjoy the many cultural opportunities within the Twin Cities including theaters, professional sports events, shopping at the Mall of America, and the many parks and lakes nearby. Our experienced, friendly, and caring instructors will work with you to help you achieve your learning goals and support you in adjusting to studying in English at a university. All of our classes are on campus where you will have opportunities to meet other university students and also use the libraries, recreation center, computer labs, and much more. I look forward to seeing you on campus.

      Dr. Michael E. Anderson
      Minnesota English Language Program
      College of Continuing and Professional Studies
    • University of Minnesota
      Minnesota English Language Program (MELP)

      20 Nicholson Hall, 216 Pillsbury Dr. S.E.
      Minneapolis, Minnesota  55455  U.S.A.
      TEL: +1 (612) 624-1503
      FAX: +1 (612) 626-1800
  • More Details
    • Housing
    • Surrounding Area
    • About the College/University
    • Conditional Admission / Credit Courses
  • Study Options
    • Intensive English Program (IEP)

    • Overview
    • Data
    • CLASS SIZE: 10 - 15 Students
      CLASS LEVELS: 4 Levels
      COURSE LENGTH: 7, 15 Weeks
      MINIMUM AGE: 17 Years Old
      REQUIREMENT: High School Diploma and 2 Years of English
      VISA INFORMATION: I-20 Issued Upon Request
      HOUSING: Dormitory or On-Campus Apartment
      Off-Campus Residence
    • Dates
    • 2024
      15 WEEKS:
      9/3 - 12/13
      Apply by 7/5

    • Costs
      US$ 55
      TUITION FEE (2024)
      7 WEEKS US$ 4,125
      15 WEEKS US$ 6,425
      US$ 25 (On-Campus Residence)
      7 -15 WEEKS N/A US$1891-3287 Per Semester US$3048-4716 Per Semester
      Airport Pickup Service
      Student Arranged (Taxi, Bus or Car Service)
      Student Fees
      US$ 304 (7 Weeks), US$ 459 (15 Weeks)
      Medical Insurance
      US$ 690 (7 Weeks), US$ 1398 (15 Weeks)
    • Remarks / Other Information
  • Location
    • United States Minneapolis, Minnesota
    • Location
      University of Minnesota
      Minnesota English Language Program (MELP)

      20 Nicholson Hall, 216 Pillsbury Dr. S.E. Minneapolis, Minnesota  55455  U.S.A.
    • Getting To Your School
    • From Minneapolis / St. Paul International Airport:
      It is the student’s responsibility to arrange travel arrangements from the airport to campus. Students can take taxis that cost approximately US$ 40 and arrive on campus in 30 minutes. The campus is also accessible by buses that run on a limited schedule.
  • Student Reviews
    • Academic Quality: 4.8
      School Environment: 5.0
      Helpfulness of Staff: 4.7
      Activities and Social Life: 4.7
      Accommodation: 4.8


    • There are 6 reviews for this school

    • 学生
      [ Beijing, China, Age 33, Male ]
      10 of 15 people found the following review helpful.
      Good Program
      The teachers here are so nice. The course helps me a lot.
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      Adriano Martins
      [ São Paulo/ SP, Brazil, Age 35, Male ]

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