English Language Institute

Improve your English language skills and develop a better understanding of American culture in one of the top cities in the world – Charleston, S.C.

The English Language Institute (ELI) provides intensive English language instruction to non-native speakers. Our students choose to study English for academic, professional or personal development. Our curriculum helps students gain English language proficiency through a combination of classroom work and immersive experiences.

Conditional Acceptance

Students who wish to pursue a degree program at the College of Charleston, and who meet all admission requirements with the exception of English language proficiency, may be granted conditional acceptance to the credit program pending the successful completion of the Intensive English Program.

Ready to learn more? Visit the English Language Institute for more information:

Contact information

David McIntosh
Director of the English Language Institute
email: eli@cofc.edu

Mailing Address

English Language Institute
College of Charleston
66 George Street
Charleston, S.C. 29424

Office Location

9 1/2 Glebe Street
Charleston, S.C. 29401