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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 our 2022 sessions. These courses are provided at a greatly reduced cost.

Who Can Take These Classes?

  • Students who do not need to maintain a student visa.  
  • 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 is taught in-person.
  • A 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 

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Class Day and Time: Monday- Thursday from 6:00 - 8:00 PM
Tuition: $200 per 8-week course + $40 for the textbook


  • Fall-2 | Oct. 24 - Dec. 16

*Summer session is full and now closed to new applicants.  


  • Spring-1 | Jan. 9 - March 3
  • Spring-2 | March 13 - May 5
  • Summer | May 15 - July 7


Contact Us

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

Last Updated: 9/26/22