English Proficiency at the English Language Institute

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The English Language Institute (ELI) offers a variety of programs for non-native speakers who wish to pursue English language study for academic, professional or personal development. English language learners from the Beginner to Advanced level enjoy small class sizes, highly-qualified instructors, and customized programs.

The ELI is located in Charleston, SC, a city known for its historic buildings, beautiful scenery, and vibrant cultural scene. Our students have access to a wide variety of campus-based and community activities, as well as many opportunities for practicing English.