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Undergraduate English Program

The English Language Institute assists international undergraduate students in acquiring the sophisticated use of English at the university through a sequence of English courses that fulfill UB’s Communicative Literacy requirement.

Graduate Student Programs

The English Language Institute offers a variety of programs and services designed to support graduate students and the University community.

Community Programs

The English Language Institute offers a variety of conveniently scheduled part-time courses that are customized for the specific needs of graduate students, working professionals and community members.

Program Notes

Thank you for your interest in our programs. Please see our notes below about current program availability and contact us with any questions.

CHAT ROOM: The chat room is currently suspended until further notice. Please check back for updates.

INTENSIVE ENGLISH PROGRAM: This program has been permanently discontinued.