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Take ESL Classes with the University of Utah

The English Language Institute (ELI) at the University of Utah is now registering students for evening English as a Second Language (ESL) courses for Spring 2021. These courses are provided at a greatly reduced cost.

Who Can Take These Classes?

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  • Students who do not need to maintain a student visa.  
  • The courses are for beginning and intermediate English speakers. Students will take a placement test to determine the best class for them.

  • Highly qualified ELI instructors will teach English grammar, reading, listening, speaking, and writing.
  • Each course will include in-person and online instruction. Masks and social distancing will be maintained at all times in the classrooms.
  • limited number of laptops will be available for students to check out during the semester.

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Classes will be held at the English Language Institute in Research Park near the University of Utah: 

540 Arapeen Dr. Room 115
Salt Lake City, Utah.

Session Dates 

Each session will meet Monday through Thursday from 4:30 - 5:30 PM. 

Tuition is $240* and includes 8 weeks of classes and all textbook fees.
*There is an additional one-time placement test fee of $50

  • Session Dates: 
    • January 19 - March 12, 2021 (Full)
    • March 15 – May 6, 2021 (Full)
    • May 17 - July 19, 2021 (Accepting Registrations)


Register Now

*Registration must be received by May 11, 2021, for consideration

Contact Us

Questions? Call the ELI office at 801-581-4600 or via email at

Last Updated: 3/18/21