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Salem State University

American Language and Culture Institute (ALCI) [Salem, MA]

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Salem State University is the most diverse state university in Massachusetts and Massachusetts is ranked fourth in the nation as a top destination for international students
  • Salem is part of the Boston metropolitan area and is well-known for its many historical sites, world-class museum, and annual Halloween festival
  • Applicants can receive a TOEFL/IELTS waiver upon successfully completing the Intensive English Language Program (IELP) at Salem State University’s American Language and Culture Institute (ALCI)
  • Information
    • About the ESL Program
    • Fast Facts
    • Affiliation : Public University
      Establishment : 1854
      Membership/Accreditation : EnglishUSA / NECHE
      Enrollment : 50 - 80
      Average Class Size : 12 - 16
      Airport Pickup : Available Free of Charge
      Tuition : Low
      Community Type : Urban
      Transportation : Bus, Train, Taxi
    • A Message from School
    • Greetings from Salem, Massachusetts! We are thrilled that you are interested in studying in the United States. Whether you want to prepare for university admission, career advancement, or just want to practice your English while experiencing life in the U.S. on a short-term trip, our American Language and Culture Institute (ALCI) has a high-quality, affordable English program that is just right for you!

      You probably have the following questions:
      • How good is my English?
      • Am I ready for a degree program?
      • How long do I need to study?
      • What are my next steps?

      Since 1993, our faculty and staff have become experts at setting our students up for success. We will assess your level and help you design your personal pathway to English proficiency to reach your goals.
      Our students appreciate the personalized attention they receive from our faculty in class and during one-on-one language advising sessions. Students often comment that our learning environment is stress-free and helpful for adjusting to academic life in the U.S. With over 50 student organizations on campus and over 250 annual campus events, your opportunities to connect, explore, grow, lead and thrive are limitless!
      We understand that selecting the right place to begin your studies is an important decision. Selecting to study English at our ALCI can help you access a pathway to over 30 undergraduate majors and more than 20 graduate programs at Salem State University. The ALCI can also help prepare you to get accepted to a program at another school in the area. With more than 100 colleges and universities in the Boston metropolitan area, Massachusetts is known as the “university capital” of the United States and is ranked fourth in the nation as a top destination for international students. Therefore, we are confident you would be making a good decision by choosing to prepare for academic life at Salem State University.

      C. Julie Whitlow, Ph.D.
      Assistant Provost for Global Engagement
      Center for International Education
      Salem State University
    • CONTACT INFORMATION
    • Salem State University
      American Language and Culture Institute (ALCI)

      352 Lafayette Street
      Salem, MA  01970  U.S.A.
  • More Details
    • Housing
    • Surrounding Area
    • About the College/University
    • Conditional Admission / Credit Courses
  • Study Options
    • Intensive English Language Program (IELP)

    • Overview
    • Data
    • CLASS SIZE: 12 - 16 Students
      CLASS LEVELS: 7 Levels
      COURSE LENGTH: 8,16,24,32 Weeks
      MINIMUM AGE: 17 Years Old
      REQUIREMENT: High School Graduate
      VISA INFORMATION: I-20 Issued Upon Admission
      HOUSING: On-Campus Residence
      Off-Campus Residence
    • Dates
    • 2021
      8 WEEKS:
      10/28 - 12/18


      2022
      8 WEEKS:
      1/18 - 3/93/22 - 5/11

    • Costs
    • APPLICATION FEE
      N/A
      TUITION FEE (2021 - 2022)
      8 - 32 WEEKS US$ 1,925 Per Session
      HOUSING
      PLACEMENT FEE
      N/A
      HOUSING FEE
      LENGTH HOMESTAY DORMITORY / ON-CAMPUS APARTMENT OFF-CAMPUS RESIDENCE
      8-32 WEEKS N/A US$ 4740-6260 Semester Contact Program
      Airport Pickup Service
      Free (Send Arrival Information to School)
    • Remarks / Other Information
    • Undergraduate Degree Programs

    • Overview
    • Data
    • CLASS SIZE: Varies for Undergraduate Students
      CLASS LEVELS: Undergraduate
      COURSE LENGTH: 4 Years
      MINIMUM AGE: 18 Years Old
      REQUIREMENT: High School Graduate
      VISA INFORMATION: I-20 Form Issued Upon Request
      HOUSING: Dormitory
      Off-Campus Residence
    • Dates
    • 2022
      52 WEEKS:
      9/1 - 8/31


    • Costs
    • APPLICATION FEE
      N/A
      TUITION FEE (2021 - 2022)
      52 WEEKS US$ 18,480
      HOUSING
      PLACEMENT FEE
      N/A
      HOUSING FEE
      LENGTH HOMESTAY DORMITORY / ON-CAMPUS APARTMENT OFF-CAMPUS RESIDENCE
      52 WEEKS N/A US$ 13,811 N/A
      Airport Pickup Service
    • Remarks / Other Information
  • Location
    • United States Salem, Massachusetts
    • Location
      Salem State University
      American Language and Culture Institute (ALCI)

      352 Lafayette Street Salem, MA  01970  U.S.A.
    • Getting To Your School
    • From Logan International Airport:
      The program provides free airport pick-up service that brings students directly to campus. Taxis are also available at the airport. It will cost approximately US$ 55 and will arrive on-campus in 35 minutes.
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