Stephen F. Austin State University

English Language Institute (ELI)

Mission Statement

The mission of the English Language Institute (ELI) is to provide non-credit intensive instruction in academic English as a Second Language to international students who want to pursue undergraduate and graduate degrees at Stephen F. Austin State University and to other non-native speakers who desire to improve their English for personal or professional reasons. To achieve this mission ELI offers students curriculum and activities necessary to succeed in an American university, supportive student services, and quality instruction and program administration.

Accreditation and Recognition

The SFA English Language Institute is accredited by the Commission on English Language Program Accreditation (CEA) and agrees to uphold the CEA Standards for English Language Programs and Institutions. CEA is a national accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education. For further information visit www.cea-accredit.org.

We are also a member in good standing of English USA.

Why Choose ELI?

Students enroll for a full 13 or 14-week term during either of the regular academic semesters - Fall (late-August through mid-December), or Spring (mid-January to early May).

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ELI Brochure

FIND OUT MORE ABOUT THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE INSTITUTE IN OUR BROCHURE! CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD THE BROCHURE.