English Language Institute

Overview

English Language Institute
Intensive English Learning

The English Language Institute at California State University, Sacramento is delighted to introduce you to our community of language learners, represented by over 50 countries and growing. 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!

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Program Dates

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One World Initiative

One World Initiative
Perspectives on Happiness

Students in the English Language Institute take on a tough assignment, demonstrating their English skills while sharing their ideas of happiness at a 2015 symposium at Sacramento State. Morgan Murphy shares their experience in this video.

Photo gallery
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About Our Campus

California State University, Sacramento (also known as Sacramento State) is an outstanding and comprehensive university in California’s Capital. Founded in 1947, Sacramento State has over 30,000 students and offers 58 undergraduate majors. Sacramento State’s legacy is its proud alumni, more than 221,000, who make up the heart of the region’s workforce and some of its finest leaders.

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Wacky Games Translate into Fun

Wacky Games Translate into Fun

From three-legged races to the “cookie face” game, students in the English Language Institute create friendships and fun at the 2015 Adventure Games on campus. Heather Mendez produced this music video.

Student Success Story
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Maydel Uzcategui
English Language Institute

Maydel Uzcategui made a bold move from Venezuela to the United States, all on her own, in pursuit of twin goals. She wanted to improve her English skills and become a civil engineer.  A graduate of the English Language Institute, she’s now working on her master’s degree in engineering at Sacramento State. ”Hopefully I can work for a transnational company focused on geotechnical engineering.”