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Towson University

English Language Center (ELC) [Towson, MD]


  • Qualified students who complete the advanced level may apply for undergraduate admission to Towson University without the TOEFL
  • Study at an institution ranked 7th among the 65 regional public institutions in the Northern U.S.
  • Live in a peaceful community with easy access to the nearby cities of Baltimore, Washington, D.C., Philadelphia, and New York
  • Information
    • About the ESL Program
    • Fast Facts
    • Affiliation : Public
      Establishment : 1985
      Membership/Accreditation : EnglishUSA/ CEA
      Enrollment : 60
      Average Class Size : 12
      Airport Pickup : No
      Tuition : Medium
      Community Type : Suburban
      Transportation : Bus, Taxi
    • A Message from School
    • Welcome to Maryland!
      We are delighted that you are interested in the English Language Center at Towson University! Check out our many wonderful features on and discover why you should come to Maryland and join the ELC. We offer a comprehensive English language program that will strengthen your language skills, develop your cross cultural awareness, and enrich your personal growth and development. Located in the center of the beautiful, safe TU campus, the ELC gives you many opportunities to become part of the university community. You will meet people from all over the world as you study, participate in cultural and social events, and use campus recreational facilities, such as our new rock climbing wall. English Language Center faculty are language teaching experts dedicated to giving you the best English language instruction possible through classes and out-of-class activities. There is much to experience outside the ELC classroom, too! While studying at the ELC, you can explore the nearby cities of Baltimore, Washington, D.C., Philadelphia, and New York, visit Maryland's famous Eastern Shore, or participate in the many recreational and cultural events available at Towson University. In 2015, we will be commemorating the ELC’s 30th anniversary on the Towson campus, so come help us celebrate!
      Lynda Mermell
      Director, Towson University
    • English Language Center
      Towson University

      8000 York Road
      Towson, MD  21252  U.S.A.
      TEL: +1 410 704-2552
      FAX: +1 410 704-2090
  • More Details
    • Housing
    • Surrounding Area
    • About the College/University
    • Conditional Admission / Credit Courses
  • Study Options
    • Intensive Academic English Program

    • Overview
    • Data
    • CLASS SIZE: 12-15 Students
      CLASS LEVELS: 6 Levels
      COURSE LENGTH: 10,15 Weeks
      MINIMUM AGE: 17 Years Old
      REQUIREMENT: High School Diploma
      VISA INFORMATION: I-20 issued upon request
      HOUSING: Off-Campus Residence
    • Dates
    • 2024
      15 WEEKS:
      8/26 - 12/6

    • Costs
      US$ 50
      TUITION FEE (2024)
      15 WEEKS US $4,400
      4 WEEKS N/A N/A US $780 - $2,743
      Airport Pickup Service
    • Remarks / Other Information
  • Location
    • United States Towson, Maryland
    • Location
      English Language Center
      Towson University

      8000 York Road Towson, MD  21252  U.S.A.
    • Getting To Your School
    • From Baltimore-Washington International (BWI) Airport:
      It is the student's responsibility to arrange their own transportation from the airport to campus. A Shuttle bus is available at the airport to take students to their residence for approximately US$21. Taxis are also available at the airport. It will cost approximately US$40 and will arrive on campus in 45 minutes. The campus is also accessible by a combination of bus and train.
  • Student Reviews
    • Academic Quality: 4.3
      School Environment: 3.7
      Helpfulness of Staff: 4.3
      Activities and Social Life: 3.3
      Accommodation: 4.0


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