English as a Second Language (ESL)
The English as a Second Language program (ESL) prepares international students for undergraduate and graduate study, the TOEFL exam and U.S. culture.
SLU's ESL program offers an Intensive English Program, university-credit courses and academic language support to undergraduate and graduate students.
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- Interactive classes to help you develop academic reading, writing, speaking and listening skills
- Opportunities to join conversation groups with American students and audit University classes to improve your English skills
- Intermediate to advanced instruction
The paper-based institutional TOEFL is given at the end of each semester; the Internet-based TOEFL (iBT) is available on campus by appointment.
Students may enroll in the ESL program until they achieve the language proficiency to meet their needs before enrolling in a degree program. Admitted students may begin enrollment in any session.