International Students

Overview

International Students

As California’s capital university, we pride ourselves on the diversity of our campus community. Our students represent more than 100 different countries and cultures from around the globe.

In an effort to enhance international experiences and successes, Sacramento State continues to build robust educational opportunities and invest in programs that expand our students’ global perspectives.

We offer these programs through a partnership with the Office of International Programs and Global Engagement (IPGE). For more information about international admissions, scholar services or other global initiatives, please visit IPGE’s webpage.

Overview

English Language Institute

The English Language Institute (ELI) at California State University, Sacramento offers superior language instruction and exceptional cultural experiences.  With our unique location in California’s capital city, it is easy to see why hundreds of students from around the world choose to study at ELI each year.

Post Sacramento8 week sessions offered year-round

Intensive English Program

Overview

The Intensive English program is designed for non-native English speakers who have a serious desire to improve their language skills, whether for academic, personal or professional success. 

Highly skilled and caring and instructors take an interactive approach to teaching that provides students the opportunity to collaborate with one another and with the local community.  All classes are held on the campus of Sacramento State, providing a genuine American university experience.

Post Sacramento4 weeks

American Language and Culture

Overview

The American Language & Culture Program is a program for participants wanting to explore American culture and improve their conversational English skills in an immersive, fun and supportive atmosphere. Students will develop their vocabulary, fluency, understanding and usage of idioms, and intercultural competency through classroom activities and weekly field trips centered on different aspects of American culture and life in California.