Pace University - English Language Institute (ELI)

Pace University English Language Institute

The English Language Institute (ELI) at Pace University offers students, visitors, and immigrants the opportunity to improve their English skills for academic study, career advancement, or personal enrichment through a variety of programs. ELI instructors are experienced, dedicated to their students, and have master's degrees. As an ELI student at Pace, you will have access to all University facilities, including libraries, computer labs, cafeterias, sports centers, medical and counseling services.


Two convenient locations provide you with a choice of settings. Our New York City campus, located in the heart of lower New York CityManhattan near Chinatown, Little Italy, and Wall Street, gives students the opportunity to explore the city with ease. Our Westchester campus, located just 40 minutes from New York City, offers both a quiet suburban campus with a modern fitness center and swimming pool and easy access to New York City. On both campuses, you will have the chance to participate in many cultural and social activities organized by the ELI for additional real-life opportunities to use English skills actively. You can also explore the possibility of continuing your studies as an undergraduate or graduate student at Pace University.

Programs We Can Offer You:
  • Intensive English
  • Pre-Undergraduate
  • Pre-Graduate
  • English for Lawyers
  • English for Professionals/Business English
  • TOEFL and GMAT Preparation
  • Three-week January program
  • Private Instruction

Student Life

The ELI plans 5-7 activities per 7 week term that are directed at helping students learn about American culture, enjoy New York City, and improve their English skills. The ELI also coordinates volunteer opportunities for students to lend a helping hand in the community they call "a home away from home".

Activities that ELI students can participate in include:
  • Broadway Show trips
  • Conversation Partner Program
  • Private, guided museum tours
  • Sporting events (NY Knicks, NY Yankees, NY Red Bulls, etc)
  • Xbox & Wii game nights
  • Film Screenings
  • Ice Skating
  • Food "Crawls"
  • Volunteer Service


Residence halls are located on or near to the campuses and are equipped with modern amenities. Other accommodation options are available such as homestays, off-campus residence halls, shared apartments and furnished studios. Visit our website for detailed information on housing options for both campuses.
Pace University students

Current Courses

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    • Type
    • Course Title
    • Duration
    • Location
    • English Program
    • English for Lawyers Program
    • 6 weeks
    • New York
    • English Program
    • Winter Program
    • 3 weeks
    • New York
    • English Program
    • Pre-Undergraduate Program
    • 12 or 14 weeks
    • New York
    • TOEFL / GMAT
    • TOEFL and GMAT Preparation
    • 6, 7, 12 or 14 weeks
    • New York
    • English Program
    • Pre-Graduate Program
    • 12 or 14 weeks
    • New York
    • English Program
    • Private Instruction
    • Any length
    • New York
    • English Program
    • Intensive English Program
    • 3, 6, 7,12 or 14 weeks
    • New York
    • English Program
    • English for Professionals Program
    • 2 weeks
    • New York

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