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

Conditional Admission and TOEFL/IELTS/Duolingo Waivers

  • For more information about conditional admission to the University of Pittsburgh and partner universities, visit the Conditional Admission page. 
  • Admission to the English Language Institute does not include admission to a degree program at the University of Pittsburgh, but conditional admission options may be available for eligible students. 

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: