English Language Institute


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Admission to the ELI

Please visit the Admission to the ELI page for information about applying to the Intensive English Program and other programs in the ELI, as well as requirements for an F-1 student visa. 

Tuition and Fees

Please visit the Tuition and Fees page for more information.

TOEFL/IELTS Waivers and Conditional Admission

Please visit the TOEFL/IELTS Waivers and Conditional Admission page for more information. 

Admission to a Degree Program at the University of Pittsburgh



The ELI program was designed for international students who want to improve their English for academic, professional, or personal reasons. Located on the campus of the University of Pittsburgh, the ELI provides students with an opportunity to experience life on an American university campus and interact with American students. The ELI offers: