Sign In

Login to ...

QC Home Page QC Home Page
  
A-Z Index
Home > Professional & Continuing Studies > Programs > English Language Institute
English Language Institute


The English Language Institute (ELI) at Queens College (QC) is a comprehensive academic program for learning English as a second language. Established in 1945, the ELI is the oldest English language school in the City University of New York (CUNY) system and the second oldest in the entire United States. All faculty members possess graduate degrees in applied linguistics and/or teaching English as a second language.

Whether you are preparing to enter college or already in college, seeking to improve language skills in order to enhance your career, or a traveler interested in improving language skills, the ELI at QC offers programs to help you achieve your goal. Select from a range of quality, well-rounded training courses in English as a second language in either the intensive or part-time programs. 

The ELI has trained more than 40,000 ESL students from 47 countries. The success of the ELI is confirmed by the great number of students who go on to study at CUNY and other colleges, universities and professional schools across the United States. Students include United Nations personnel, representatives of governments throughout the world, international business people, professionals, new and prospective citizens, and tourists.

The ELI offers two programs:
Full-time Day Program
Part-time Program
​​​​





NEW! Are you a native or near-native speaker of English? 

 

 Office Information

 
English Language Institute
Kissena Hall Room 100

Queens College
65-30 Kissena Boulevard
Queens, NY 11367

Phone: (718) 997-5720
Fax: (718) 997-5723
Email: eli@qc.cuny.edu


Office Hours:
Monday through Friday, 9:00 am - 5:00 pm


Closed on the Following Dates:
April 19, May 25 & 27, July 4


Donna Y. Smith
Executive Director​



 ComingSoon.png

Click to see online brochure

 

 Related Links

 
 
 
Stay Social at QC YouTube Facebook Twitter Gray Bar Calendar MyQC QC Mobile CUNY first Blackboard QC Bookstore

Click each division to view a complete list of its departments


Adult Collegiate Education | English Language Institute | Professional & Continuing Studies
Summer Session | Weekend College | Winter Session



Resources for Combating Sexual Harassment/Sexual Assault (Title IX)

Queens College is CUNY
DirectionsMap/Directions  |  Emergency Preparedness  |  Working at QC  |  Student Consumer Info  |  A-Z Index  | 
Queens College, CUNY | 65-30 Kissena Blvd. | Queens, NY 11367-1597 | Phone: (718) 997-5000 Copyright © 2004-