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UNIVERSITY OF PITTSBURGH, MAIN CAMPUS

English Language Institute

Program Type: College/University Affiliated
University of Pittsburgh
200 Meyran Avenue
Parkvale Building, Room M13, Box IIE
Pittsburgh, PA  15260- 

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Host Institution: University Of Pittsburgh, Main Campus

Host City Size: 200,001 to 500,000

Year Established: 1964

Accreditations: Commission on English Language Program Accreditation, Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools

IEP Membership Organizations: EnglishUSA, UCIEP
 
Phone #: (412) 624-5901

Fax #: (412) 624-6130

E-Mail:

Website: http://www.eli.pitt.edu

 
Course Schedule:
LevelClass hrs/wkLab hrs/wkCAI hrs/wkOther* hrs/wk
HB:20000
LI:20000
I:20000
HI:20000
A:20000

* Other Course Type: Activities are scheduled outside of class time and include field trips to local places of interest, conversation partners, and trips to local cultural events such as symphony, theater, or baseball games.

Additional Course Info: Technology and/or computer-assisted language learning (CALL) is integrated into each of the 5 skill classes (speaking, listening, grammar, writing, reading). We also offer additional courses in TOEFL Preparation.

English for Specific Purpose:
Specific Purposehrs
Law0
University Preparation110

ESP Additional Info: Professional and Academic English Program is offered June-July for students entering graduate programs at the University of Pittsburgh or at any university in the US. US Law and Legal English is a collaboration with the University of Pittsburgh Law School

Test Preparation:
Test Typehrs/wk
TOEFL2
 
Terms:
Term Duration in WeeksStart Month
13January
13May
6June
13September

Terms Additional Info: Classes meet Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday for 5 hours/day. The full-time day program has classes from either 9 am to 3 pm or 10 am to 4 pm.

Program Size: 140

Program Size, Summer: 100

Average Class Size: 16

Minimum Class Size: 8

Maximum Class Size: 20

Distribution:
RegionPercent
Americas6.00
Asia50.00
Europe3.00
Middle East/North Africa41.00

Full-time Instructors: 11

Part-time Instructors: 9

Average Full-time Hours per Week: 16

Advanced Degree in TESOL or related field Full-time: 11

Advanced Degree in TESOL or related field Part-time: 9

Full-time Admin: 1

Part-time Admin: 1

Part-time study option: yes

Part-time Eligibility: Any applicant who did not enter the U.S. on an F-1 visa with an I-20 issued through the English Language Institute.

Tests used by the IEP for admission and proficiency: Other

 
Admissions: All Applicants

Admission Conditions: All applicants must have completed secondary (high) school. Application instructions can be found at www.eli.pitt.edu.

Visa Forms Issued: I-20

Pre-academic work completed in IEP eligible for college/university credit: no

Maximum Credits Eligible: 0

Courses that can be Replaced: NA (not applicable)

Conditions: NA (not applicable)

IEP students can take academic courses at college/university: no

Maximum Credits Avail.: 0

Degree Levels: NA (not applicable)

I-20 Includes Academic Admission: no

TOEFL Required for Undergraduate Admission: yes

If TOEFL is not Required, Test Used: Either TOEFL or IELTS is required.

TOEFL Required for Graduate Admission: yes

If TOEFL is not Required, Test Used: Either TOEFL or IELTS is required.

Articulation Agreement(s): yes

Articulation Agreement Details: TOEFL/IELTS waiver for admission to LLM Program (http://law.pitt.edu/llm)

 
Tuition:
TuitionWeeks
30456
473013

Fees: $279

Insurance Cost: $500

Insurance Details: Proof of hospitalization insurance must be presented, either from student's own country, sponsoring agency or a company in the US.

Other Costs: 60 (Student Health Services fee)

Financial Aid Available: Financial aid is available only to University of Pittsburgh employees and their families.

Campus Housing Availability: Available summer only

Campus Housing Assistance Available: yes

Housing Costs: $230

Housing Weeks: 1

Housing Cost Type: Room

Off-Campus Housing Availability: Readily available, moderately priced

Off-Campus housing Assistance Available: yes

Homestay Assistance Available: yes

Board Plan Availability: Board plan available

Board Plan Weeks: 13

Board Plan Additional Info: Resident and commuter meal plans are available. More information and pricing can be found at https://www.pc.pitt.edu/dining/mealplans/index.php.

Services Available: Academic Counseling, Campus Orientation, Conversation Partners, Crosscultural Activities, Field Trips, Homestay, Housing Assistance, International Student Advisor, Personal/Cultural Counseling, Recreational Activities

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