English Language Institute

MiraCost Engish language institute

The English Language Institute (ELI) offers international students the opportunity to increase their English language proficiency and develop the skills needed for success in a college or university in the United States. The program is designed for students with a minimum of one year English language training at high school or college level. This class may not be appropriate for advanced ESL students or students with a TOEFL score greater than 500 paper-based or 46 IBT. Students must be at least 18 years old or meet our minor policy requirements.

Schedule 2017-2018

Steps to Apply

View the steps to apply.

We also offer a 1 year ELI program. International students with an F-1 visa are required to attend all class meetings and every session while in the United States.   

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Contact Information

To get more information or to receive application materials, write, phone, or email, or you can print out the three-page ELI Application above.

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English Language Institute
MiraCosta College                                                       
1 Barnard Drive, #13
Oceanside, CA 92056

P 760.757.2121, x6590

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