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ELS Language Centers, Houston

University of St. Thomas - Houston [Houston, Texas]

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Over 650 U.S. colleges and universities accept the ELS Certification of English in place of the TOEFL
  • Students enjoy ELS-organized and independent weekend trips to San Antonio, Dallas, New Orleans and Mexico
  • Enjoy studying in Houston, the nation’s 4th largest city with a warm year-round climate and located 50km from the Gulf of Mexico
  • Information
    • About the ESL School
    • Fast Facts
    • Affiliation : Private English School
      Establishment : 1961
      Membership/Accreditation : EnglishUSA
      Enrollment : 300
      Average Class Size : 12
      Airport Pickup : Available From School
      Tuition : Medium
      Community Type : Urban
      Transportation : Bus, taxi
    • CONTACT INFORMATION
    • ELS Language Centers
      Central Admissions Office

      400 Alexander Park
      Princeton, NJ  08540  U.S.A.
      TEL: +1 (609) 750 3547
      FAX: +1 (609) 750 3599
      E-mail: admissions@els.com
      Website: http://www.els.edu
  • More Details
    • Housing
    • Surrounding Area
    • About the College/University
    • Conditional Admission / Credit Courses
  • Study Options
    • ELS Intensive English Program (IEP)

    • Overview
    • Data
    • CLASS SIZE: 12 - 15 Students
      CLASS LEVELS: 12 Levels
      COURSE LENGTH: 4,8,12,16,20,24 Weeks
      MINIMUM AGE: 17 Years Old
      REQUIREMENT: None
      VISA INFORMATION: I-20 Issued Upon Request
      HOUSING: Homestay
      Off-Campus Residence
    • Dates
      • Choose 4, 8, 12, 16, 20, 24 Week Course from Starting Dates
      • 2021/11/08
      • 2021/12/06
      • 2022/01/03
      • 2022/01/31
      • 2022/02/28
      • 2022/03/28
      • 2022/04/25
      • 2022/05/23
      • 2022/06/20
      • 2022/07/18
      • 2022/08/15
      • 2022/09/12
      • 2022/10/10
      • 2022/11/07
      • 2022/12/05
    • Costs
    • APPLICATION FEE
      US$ 180
      TUITION FEE (2022)
      4 WEEKS US$ 2,040
      8 WEEKS US$ 4,080
      12 WEEKS US$ 5,760
      16 WEEKS US$ 7,680
      20 WEEKS US$ 9,000
      24 WEEKS US$ 10,800
      HOUSING
      PLACEMENT FEE
      N/A
      HOUSING FEE
      LENGTH HOMESTAY DORMITORY / ON-CAMPUS APARTMENT OFF-CAMPUS RESIDENCE
      4 - 24 WEEKS US$ 1,260 Per Month N/A US$ 900 Per Month
      Airport Pickup Service
      US$ 155 (George Bush International and William P. Hobby)
    • Remarks / Other Information
    • Semi-Intensive English Program

    • Overview
    • Data
    • CLASS SIZE: 12 -15 Students
      CLASS LEVELS: 12 Levels
      COURSE LENGTH: 4,8,12,16,20,24 Weeks
      MINIMUM AGE: 18 Years Old
      REQUIREMENT: None
      VISA INFORMATION: I-20 Issued Upon Request
      HOUSING: Homestay
      Off-Campus Residence
    • Dates
      • Choose 4, 8, 12, 16, 20, 24 Week Course from Starting Dates
      • 2021/11/08
      • 2021/12/06
      • 2022/01/03
      • 2022/01/31
      • 2022/02/28
      • 2022/03/28
      • 2022/04/25
      • 2022/05/23
      • 2022/06/20
      • 2022/07/18
      • 2022/08/15
      • 2022/09/12
      • 2022/10/10
      • 2022/11/07
      • 2022/12/05
    • Costs
    • APPLICATION FEE
      US$ 180
      TUITION FEE (2022)
      4 WEEKS US$ 1,560
      8 WEEKS US$ 3,120
      12 WEEKS US$ 4,440
      16 WEEKS US$ 5,920
      20 WEEKS US$ 6,900
      24 WEEKS US$ 8,280
      HOUSING
      PLACEMENT FEE
      N/A
      HOUSING FEE
      LENGTH HOMESTAY DORMITORY / ON-CAMPUS APARTMENT OFF-CAMPUS RESIDENCE
      4-24 WEEKS US$ 1,260 Per Month N/A US$ 900 Per Month
      Airport Pickup Service
      US$ 155 (George Bush International and William P. Hobby)
    • Remarks / Other Information
    • American Explorer

    • Overview
    • Data
    • CLASS SIZE: 12 - 15 Students
      CLASS LEVELS: 12 Levels
      COURSE LENGTH: 4,8,12 Weeks
      MINIMUM AGE: 16 Years Old
      REQUIREMENT: None
      VISA INFORMATION: No Student Visa Required
      HOUSING: Homestay
      Off-Campus Residence
    • Dates
      • Choose 4, 8, 12 Week Course from Starting Dates
      • 2021/11/08
      • 2021/12/06
      • 2022/01/03
      • 2022/01/31
      • 2022/02/28
      • 2022/03/28
      • 2022/04/25
      • 2022/05/23
      • 2022/06/20
      • 2022/07/18
      • 2022/08/15
      • 2022/09/12
      • 2022/10/10
      • 2022/11/07
      • 2022/12/05
    • Costs
    • APPLICATION FEE
      US$ 180
      TUITION FEE (2022)
      4 WEEKS US$ 1,500
      8 WEEKS US$ 3,000
      12 WEEKS US$ 4,260
      HOUSING
      PLACEMENT FEE
      N/A
      HOUSING FEE
      LENGTH HOMESTAY DORMITORY / ON-CAMPUS APARTMENT OFF-CAMPUS RESIDENCE
      4-12 WEEKS US$ 1,260 Per Month N/A US$ 900 Per Month
      Airport Pickup Service
      US$ 155 (George Bush International and William P. Hobby)
    • Remarks / Other Information
  • Location
    • United States Houston, Texas
    • Location
      ELS Language Centers, Houston
      University of St. Thomas

      2990 Richmond Avenue, Suite 600 Houston, Texas  77098  U.S.A.
    • Getting To Your School
    • From George Bush Intercontinental Airport:
      ELS Language Centers arrange airport pick-up service that costs US$145 and brings students directly to the University of St. Thomas campus in approximately 30 minutes.

      From William Hobby Airport:
      ELS Language Centers arrange airport pick-up service that costs US$145 and brings students directly to the University of St. Thomas campus in approximately 20 minutes.
  • Student Reviews
    • Academic Quality: 3.8
      School Environment: 3.8
      Helpfulness of Staff: 4.4
      Activities and Social Life: 4.2
      Accommodation:

      4.1

    • There are 5 reviews for this school

    • Nasraldin Alarbi
      [ Tripoli, Libya, Male ]
      Activities
      ELS is not only an educational institution, it is a place to get to know people from all over the world and have a lot of fun participating in the activities the school offers to its students, that includes going to watch live NBA basketball games, arranging trips to other cities, having student picnics, going to music concerts and so on. Thank you ELS for the unforgettable experience you gave me. To anyone who wants to learn English as well as enjoy it and have fun, ELS Houston is the right destination.
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      Husain Hashem
      [ Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, Male ]
      I Didn't Know How To Speak or Write
      Thank you ELS for everything that helped me a lot to improve my English skills. I realized that when I came to ELS, Houston, I didn’t know how to speak or to write, but by practicing the language with native American teachers, I saw a difference. Also, ELS has given me the good opportunity to live in a different culture and to know how to respect others’ beliefs. On the other hand, what I liked the most about ELS is the wonderful friendships between the students and teachers. I recommend to anyone who wants to improve his or her English skills to try ELS, Houston and you will see the difference.
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      Pei
      [ Beijing, China, Female ]
      A Bridge to further education
      The most valuable gift I received here is an English environment which greatly fostered my fresh life in the U.S. We all come from different countries, but everyone only speaks English here. We improved both spoken English and communication skills. When we do our group projects, for example, it is hard to get everyone on the same boat in the beginning because of our different ways of thinking. However, we tried our best to communicate creative ideas, to adjust team members' language mistakes and to cooperate in harmony. Finally, with our teachers' patience and encouragement, we finished our projects successfully and made huge progress in English.
      Whenever I look back on the first day I came to the U.S., I see the most amazing change that happened in my life. So, ELS is not just a language school for me, it is also a window to a real English world, a bridge to further education, a theater of American culture and a big party to meet friends from other parts of the world.
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      Andres Marquez
      [ Caracas, Venezuela, Age 24, Male ]
      50 of 61 people found the following review helpful.
      My Experience
      Learning english at ELS was a great experience. All my teachers were excellent and I met people from many different countries. The school was a bit small, but overall, I enjoyed my experience at ELS. Thank you!
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