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Middlebury Institute of International Studies

Intensive ESL Program [Monterey, California]


  • Expert and caring teachers who all have Master’s degrees in Teaching English
  • Small class sizes focused on each student’s needs and extensive support outside of class including free tutoring, guided weekend activities, conversation partners program
  • Beautiful, safe town next to the Pacific Ocean
  • Information
    • About the ESL Program
    • Fast Facts
    • Affiliation : Private University
      Establishment : 1955
      Membership/Accreditation : EnglishUSA / CEA
      Enrollment : 100-150
      Average Class Size : 6-8
      Airport Pickup : Student Arranged
      Tuition : Medium
      Community Type : Suburban
      Transportation : Bus, Train, Taxi
    • A Message from School
    • Hello student! We are looking forward to welcoming you to beautiful Monterey, California. From the time that you arrive at our school, you will receive individual attention and help reaching your learning goals. You will have excellent, highly qualified teachers who care about their students. Your teachers will meet with you during and after class to help you improve all your English skills, and reach your life goals. You will also have access to free tutoring services and free assistance planning trips and learning about the community. We also have an activity guide who plans fun, educational activities for you to attend on the weekends. You will also have the chance to get a native speaker conversation partner through our Conversation Partner program. From the first day, you will have many opportunities to practice English both in class and in the community. We can’t wait to meet you.

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      Rogers Walker
      Associate Director, Intensive English Programs
      Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey
    • Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey

      460 Pierce Street
      Monterey, California  93940  U.S.A.
  • More Details
    • Housing
    • Surrounding Area
    • About the College/University
    • Conditional Admission / Credit Courses
  • Study Options
    • Intensive ESL Program / English Preparation for Graduate Studies

    • Overview
    • Data
    • CLASS SIZE: 6 - 8 Students
      CLASS LEVELS: 6 Levels
      COURSE LENGTH: 8, 16 Weeks
      MINIMUM AGE: 16 Years Old
      REQUIREMENT: One Year of English
      VISA INFORMATION: I-20 Issued Upon Request
      HOUSING: Homestay
      Off-Campus Residence
    • Dates
    • 2021
      8 WEEKS:
      9/7 - 10/2911/1 - 12/22

    • Costs
      US$ 50 (Non-Refundable)
      TUITION FEE (2021 - 2022)
      8 WEEKS US$ 3,500
      16 WEEKS US$ 5,800
      US$ 350 (Homestay ONLY)
      8-16 WEEKS US$ 65 Per Night N/A US$ 600-3,600 Per Month
      Airport Pickup Service
      Student Arranged (Airport Shuttle Available)
    • Remarks / Other Information
  • Location
    • United States Monterey, California
    • Location
      Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey

      460 Pierce Street Monterey, California  93940  U.S.A.
    • Getting To Your School
    • From San Francisco International Airport:
      It is the students’ responsibility to arrange their own transportation from the airport to campus.
  • Student Reviews
    • Academic Quality: 4.6
      School Environment: 4.6
      Helpfulness of Staff: 5.0
      Activities and Social Life: 4.8
      Accommodation: 4.0


    • There are 5 reviews for this school

    • Rida
      [ Phnom Penh, Cambodia, Age 22, Female ]
      4 of 4 people found the following review helpful.
      Great Experience
      I can say I like all my teachers in the ESL program. I learned a lot from them. I also had a great time with new classmates from around the world. I made many wonderful friends!
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      A Former Student
      [ Shanghai, China ]

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      [ Sogamoso, Colombia, Age 27, Female ]
      16 of 17 people found the following review helpful.
      Perfect place
      Excellent school! This school has the best teachers. The ESL program is challenging, but you learn a lot. If you want to improve your English, MIIS is the best place!

      [ Changhua, Taiwan ]

      [ Jecheon, South Korea, Age 28, Female ]
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