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ELS Philadelphia

ELS Philadelphia is part of the ELS group of language schools who have been offering English language courses in destinations around the world since 1961. ELS Philadelphia is located on the attractive and friendly campus of Saint Joseph’s University.

Housed in its own modern, two-storey building on Saint Joseph’s University campus, ELS Philadelphia is just a 20 minutes’ bus journey away from the heart of the city. Students benefit from the University’s facilities including sports fields, a gym, an indoor swimming pool and free parking. The University is a private institution with a total of around 9,000 students at any one time. Students at ELS can benefit from the University’s various clubs and societies, giving them the opportunity to meet and make friends with local students. From the campus there is a free shuttle service to nearby shops and restaurants.

ELS offers a variety of English courses of varying intensities, including a special academic English program for students wanting to prepare themselves for studying in an English-speaking university. ELS is known for the high standards of its teaching staff, with all teachers being professional educators, many with masters degree and more than 15 years experience with ELS.

ELS organizes a variety of extra-curricular activities for its students during their English courses, including weekend excursions to New York City, Atlantic City, Washington DC and Niagara Falls. 

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School Facts

School size:

medium

Classrooms:

16

High season:

February - April, October - November

Saudi Arabia
47%
China
22%
Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of)
5%
Qatar
4%
Korea (the Republic of)
3%
Argentina
3%
Colombia
3%
Japan
3%
Brazil
2%
Worldwide
8%

Location

ELS Language Centers, 5414 Overbrook Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19131, USA

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Courses

More information about different types of courses.

Schedule
Weeks
Price From
Mornings
Schedule: Mornings
4 - 12
Weeks: 4 - 12
1,664 USD (4 weeks)
  • 15 standard lessons per week
  • It is sometimes possible to start this course on other dates outside of the four week intervals - please contact us for more information
  • Class length in minutes: 50
  • Monday - Friday
  • Language Level: complete beginner - C2
  • Students per course: 12-15
  • Minimum age: 17
  • Starting dates: 2019-01-07 | 2019-02-04 | 2019-03-04 | 2019-04-01 | 2019-04-29 | 2019-05-27 | 2019-06-24 | 2019-07-22 | 2019-08-19 | 2019-09-16 | 2019-10-14 | 2019-11-11 | 2019-12-09
Mornings
Schedule: Mornings
4 - 48
Weeks: 4 - 48
1,728 USD (4 weeks)
  • 20 standard lessons per week
  • It is sometimes possible to start this course on other dates outside of the four week intervals - please contact us for more information
  • Class length in minutes: 50
  • Monday - Friday
  • Language Level: complete beginner - C2
  • Students per course: 12-15
  • Minimum age: 17
  • Starting dates: 2019-01-07 | 2019-02-04 | 2019-03-04 | 2019-04-01 | 2019-04-29 | 2019-05-27 | 2019-06-24 | 2019-07-22 | 2019-08-19 | 2019-09-16 | 2019-10-14 | 2019-11-11 | 2019-12-09
Full days
Schedule: Full days
4 - 48
Weeks: 4 - 48
2,168 USD (4 weeks)
  • 30 standard lessons per week
  • It is sometimes possible to start this course on other dates outside of the four week intervals - please contact us for more information
  • Class length in minutes: 50
  • Monday - Friday
  • Language Level: complete beginner - C2
  • Students per course: 12-15
  • Minimum age: 17
  • Starting dates: 2019-01-07 | 2019-02-04 | 2019-03-04 | 2019-04-01 | 2019-04-29 | 2019-05-27 | 2019-06-24 | 2019-07-22 | 2019-08-19 | 2019-09-16 | 2019-10-14 | 2019-11-11 | 2019-12-09
Schedule
Weeks
Price From
Mornings
Schedule: Mornings
2 - 4
Weeks: 2 - 4
5,905 USD (4 weeks)
  • 20 standard lessons per week
  • 15 private business English lessons per week
  • This course is intended for professionals wanting to learn career-specific terminology or technical jargon - please let us know when booking if there is a particular industry you would like to focus on in your private lessons
  • Return airport transfer and ELS medical insurance included
  • Class length in minutes: 50
  • Monday - Friday
  • Language Level: complete beginner - C2
  • Students per course: 12-15
  • Minimum age: 17
  • Material: Study material is included in the course price
  • Starting dates: 2019-01-07 | 2019-02-04 | 2019-03-04 | 2019-04-01 | 2019-04-29 | 2019-05-27 | 2019-06-24 | 2019-07-22 | 2019-08-19 | 2019-09-16 | 2019-10-14 | 2019-11-11 | 2019-12-09
Full days
Schedule: Full days
1 - 4
Weeks: 1 - 4
6,405 USD (4 weeks)
  • 20 private business English lessons per week
  • This course is intended for professionals wanting to learn career-specific terminology or technical jargon - please let us know when booking if there is a particular industry you would like to focus on
  • Return airport transfer and ELS medical insurance included
  • Class length in minutes: 50
  • Monday - Friday
  • Language Level: complete beginner - C2
  • Students per course: 1
  • Minimum age: 17
  • Material: Study material is included in the course price

Accommodation

More information about different types of accommodation

Meals
Bathroom
Price From
Half board
Half board
Shared
Shared
1,260 USD (4 weeks)
    Accommodation
  • Travel Time (on foot): 20 minutes
  • Average number of students: 2-3
  • Laundry facilities available
    Accommodation room
  • Minimum age: 17
  • Room facilities include: Bedding
Meals
Bathroom
Price From
Self catering
Self catering
Shared
Shared
1,492 USD (4 weeks)
    Accommodation
  • Travel Time (on foot): 15 minutes
  • Wifi
  • Accommodation facilities include: Fully equipped communal kitchen | Communal area/shared living room | 24-hour security | TV
    Accommodation room
  • Minimum age: 17
  • Deposit: 100 USD. Your deposit will be reimbursed at the end of your stay if you have taken appropriate care of the accommodation.
  • Room facilities include: Bedding

Transfer

Contact us for more information.

Direction
Operating Hours
Price
One Way
Direction: One Way
24
Operating Hours: 24
145 USD
Price: 145 USD
Return
Direction: Return
24h
Operating Hours: 24h
0 USD
Price: 0 USD
  • Only for students taking one of the following courses: Group Course 20 + Business English 15 (private) or Business English 20 (private)

Closure Dates

Public holidays and school closure dates - contact us for more information.

2019-02-18 | 2019-04-19 | 2019-05-27 | 2019-07-04 | 2019-09-02 | 2019-11-28 - 2019-11-29 | 2019-12-25 | 2020-01-01

Reviews

Yalea Rating Index: Good

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