English Language Institute


English Language Institute
Intensive English Learning

The English Language Institute at California State University, Sacramento is delighted to introduce you to our wonderful community of English language learners,

We hope you have a wonderful time with us as you develop your English language proficiency, heighten your cross cultural awareness, and enhance your professional growth and development. You will meet people from all over the world in your classes, participate in cultural and social events, and explore the beautiful city of Sacramento and the state of California. 

If you still have questions after exploring the website, please contact us. Our staff and instructors are always willing to help and answer your questions. Our hope is that you can make the best of every minute of your time here at the English Language Institute!

“In the ELI program I have met students from Asia, the Middle East and South America. Now I have friends from all over the world.” — Celia Vasquez


Program Dates

Fall I 2016

New Student Application Deadline: July 8
Transfer Student Application Deadline: July 29

Orientation: August 4 – August 11
Classes: August 15 – October 7
Vacation: October 8 – October 23
Holidays: September 5 (Labor Day)

Fall II 2016

New Student Application Deadline: September 16
Transfer Student Application Deadline: October 2