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About the ELI

The English Language Institute, founded in 1971 and a unit of the Graduate School of Education of the University at Buffalo (UB), offers English language instruction, cultural orientation and pre-academic training to international students, scholars and professionals on an intensive and per-course basis.

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Intensive English Program

The Intensive English Program (IEP) provides high quality intensive English instruction, preacademic training, and cultural orientation to international students preparing for university study in the United States; the program also welcomes individuals who are not students and wish to improve their English language proficiency.

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Evening Program

The Evening Program offers a variety of part-time courses suited to the specific needs and schedules of various English language learners.

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