English Language Institute

Learn, Explore, Discover!
American English Language Programs for university preparation, career enhancement or personal growth.


Welcome to English Language Program at University of the West!

University of the West sits atop a 10-acre campus in the Southern California City of Rosemead, conveniently located 15 minutes from downtown Los Angeles, provides an opportunity for students to study the English language in an exciting educational setting that blends LEARNING with EXPERIENCING.

Our customized American English Study Programs are organized for small groups. These programs offer a great opportunity for students, young adults and even working professionals who are looking for an exciting chance to visit the United States, practice English and learn about American Culture in sunny Southern California. 4, 6 and 8 weeks. Your choice.

ELI History

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Full Time/Part Time

We offer two different programs that allow you to get everything you want from your experience here.  Live the California dream! Enjoy our wonderful sunny weather! Explore world famous attractions like Disneyland, Hollywood, Santa Monica, Malibu beaches and national parks! Discover the world in the multicultural city of Los Angeles! Live in the culture! Eat the food!…..all while you’re attending University of the West’s ELI program.

Intensive English Program - 20 hours/week

16 Weeks (20 hrs a wk) = $3900
12 Weeks (20 hrs a wk) = $3100
8 Weeks (20 hrs a wk) = $2000
4 Weeks (20 hrs a week) =$1100


Morning Classes
15 Hours a Week
M-F 9am-12pm

Speaking, Listening, Reading, Writing, Grammar


Afternoon Elective Classes
5 Hours a Week
M & W 1pm-3pm/F 1pm-2pm

American Culture, Pronunciation, Basic Communication, Conversation, Storytelling, College Success for English Language Learners

English Conversation & Culture Program - 15 hours/week

4 Weeks (15 hrs a wk) =$825
8 Weeks (15 hrs a wk) = $1550
12 Weeks (15 hrs a wk) =$2200

 Morning Classes
15 Hours a Week
M-F 9am-12pm

Speaking, Listening, Reading, Writing, Grammar


Pathway to a degree

Achieve your goal of getting your BA or MA degree at UWest by completing our IEP and Academic Bridge Program (AEB). You have a guaranteed placement into degree program after completing AEB.

1. Complete the Intensive English Program (IEP)

Students must complete the IEP with an acceptable score to move up to the next level.

2. Complete the Academic Bridge Program (AEB) 

Complete Bridge 90 & 100 Level and move up to Degree Program (2 semesters)

3. Earn your Degree


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