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UC San Diego English Language Institute
The University of California, San Diego is ranked as one of the top universities in the U.S. In keeping with UC San Diego's strong academic reputation, UC San Diego Extension International Programs offer the finest English language, university credit, & professional certificate programs in the U.S. UC San Diego Extension International Programs and the English Language Institute are located right on campus. Its teachers are experts with master's degrees and many teaching specialties. Students have access to university resources such as native-speaker conversation leaders, computer labs, libraries, and a wide variety of core and elective classes. Our highly experienced staff organize recreational activities, provide information about housing options on or near campus, advise students about their study and career objectives, and provide expert advice on immigration and visa issues. Most students in UC San Diego Extension International Programs are preparing for academic degree programs in the U.S. or elsewhere, or they are taking university credit-bearing courses with the American students or they are taking English language courses for transfer credit back to their home institutions. For more information about our programs please visit us at www.ip.extension.ucsd.edu or email us at ipinfo@ucsd.edu.
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Quick Facts

School Overview

Institution Type: Public
School size: 35
International student service office: Yes
Study Abroad Department: No
Top Programs: Anthropology, Biochemistry, Biology, Biomedical Sciences, Biotechnology, Chemistry, Computer Science, Economics, Engineering, English as a Second Language, Environmental Sciences (Marine, Atmospheric, Meterology), Environmental Studies, Geology, Health Sciences, History, International Relations, International Studies, Internship Programs, Marine Sciences, Physics, Political Science, Politics, Project Management, Psychology, Social Sciences, Sociology, Theater, Drama, Performing Arts, Dance
Top Degrees: Bachelor's, Master's, Doctoral's
Academic Calendar:
Accredited: Yes
Programs in English: Yes
Housing options: Yes
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What University of California San Diego Extension International Programs is all about
It is our mission to provide programs of the highest quality, in which people can learn to their full potential, develop a deeper understanding of the United States, and always receive courteous and knowledgeable services.
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Associations we are a member of
  • United States of America AAIEP - American Association of Intensive English Programs
  • United States of America CEA - Commission on English Language Program Accreditation (CEA)
  • United States of America UCIEP - University and College Intensive English Programs
Language Program

Admissions Contact

Ivana Bonaccorsi (Brazil)
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Mariana Lemcovich (Latin America)
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Monique Kovacs-Nathan (Europe)
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Gwendolyne Guzman (General Inquiries)
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Gwendolyne Guzman
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Intensive and short-term English language programs offered for professional and academic development.

Calendar & fees

Average cost of 4-week intensive language program including tuition, fees, books, supplies, room and board: 4,050.00 (USD)
Award scholarships? No
Is there financial assistance available for this program? No

Main Campus Location of this program

Institution Name: University of California San Diego Extension International Programs
Address: 9500 Gilman Drive MC-0176
City/Location: La Jolla
State/Province: California
Country: United States
Zip/Postal Code: 92093-0176
Telephone: +1-858-534-6784
Fax: +1-858-534-5703
About this program:
The University of California, San Diego’s English Language Institute (ELI) was established in 1980 to provide English language programs of the highest quality, in which people can learn to their full potential, and develop a deeper understanding of the United States. ELI is accredited by the Commission on English Language Program Accreditation (CEA) and is a member of the American Association of Intensive English Programs (AAIEP).
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Foundation Year: 1980

Other Campuses Locations of this program

Languages taught

  • English

Courses Offered

  • Exam Preparation Courses
  • For Language Teachers
  • General Language
  • Language for Academic Purposes
  • Language for Medicine
  • Language plus Business
  • Language plus Law
  • Other

Exam Preparation Offered

  • IELTS
  • TOEFL

Accommodation

  • Flat
  • Host Family
  • Hotel
  • Other
  • University Residence

Our Location

The University of California, San Diego's English Language Institute (ELI) is located on campus and overlooks the Pacific Ocean in a beach resort town called La Jolla. Students have access to university resources such as native-speaker conversation leaders, computer labs, libraries, and a wide variety of core and elective classes. Our highly experienced staff organize recreational activities, provide information about housing options on or near campus, advise students about their study and career objectives, and provide expert advice on immigration and visa issues.
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Miscellaneous Information

Closest airport: San Diego International Airport
Airport pick-up service? Yes
Airport return service? Yes
Offer certificates? Yes
Language teacher qualifications: 100% hold a recognized language teaching qualification
Principal student nationalities represented at University of California San Diego Extension International Programs: Saudi Arabian, Korean, Japanese, Taiwanese, Norwegian, German, Brazilian
Offer on-campus work opportunities? No
Offer extracurricular excursions? Yes
Offer weekly activities? No
Maximum number of students per class: 20
Average number of students per class: 12
Minimum required age for children/pupil courses: 15
Average age of students in summer: 22
Average age of students for the rest of year: 26
Average number of course levels offered in the summer: 12
Average number of course levels offered for the rest of year: 12
Language Lab? Yes
Library? Yes
Access to a computer or the internet? Yes
Cafeteria? Yes
Athletics:
  • Basketball (Men and Women )
  • Cross Country (Men and Women )
  • Golf (Men and Women )
  • Soccer (Men and Women )
  • Swimming (Men and Women )
  • Tennis (Men and Women )
  • Weightlifting (Men and Women )

GLBT-Friendly: Yes

About your school

Student enrollment: Big
School setting: Rural
Student diversity: Some diversity
Other school options:
  • No religious affiliation
  • Co-ed (men and women)
  • Online/distance learning options
Extension Program

Admissions Contact

Ivana Bonaccorsi (Brazil)
Can I help you?

Mariana Lemcovich (Latin America)
Can I help you?

Monique Kovacs-Nathan (Europe)
Can I help you?

Gwendolyne Guzman (General Inquiries)
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Gwendolyne Guzman
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Students may take UC San Diego and UC San Diego Extension courses for credit in our University and Professional Studies (UPS) program or obtain a certificate in Teaching English as a Foreign Lanuage (TEFL) and Business.

Calendar & fees

Estimated Calendar & fees (Annual tuition, fees, books, supplies, room and board): 12,350.00 (USD)
Award scholarships? No
Is there financial assistance available for this program? No

Main Campus Location of this program

Institution Name: University of California San Diego Extension International Programs
Address: 9500 Gilman Drive MC-0176 - ( http://edufindme.com/img/maps.png>)
Zip/Postal Code: 92093-0176
City/Location: LAJOLLA
Country: United States
State/Province: California
Telephone: +1-858-534-6784
Fax: +1-858-534-5703
About this program:
Students may attend UC San Diego or UC San Diego Extension courses on a space-available basis for university credit and transfer those credits to their home universities. Courses may be taken from a variety of departments such as Chemistry, Physics, Bioengineering, History, Biology, Engineering, Economics, and more. For those prospective students interested in earning a professional certificate, students may earn a professional certificate in Teaching English as a Foreign Language and Business Management.
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Foundation Year: 1980

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Courses Offered

  • Economics & Econometrics
  • Globalisation & Development
  • International Relations/ Conflict Resolution
  • Politics & International Studies
  • Anthropology
  • Applied Mathematics
  • Bio-medical Science
  • Biochemistry
  • Biology
  • Biotechnology
  • Chemistry
  • Computer Science
  • Genetics Science
  • Marine Biology/ Oceanography
  • Physics
  • Psychology
  • Sociology
  • Statistics & Operational Research
  • Communications & Media Studies
  • Digital Media & Design Technology
  • English Literature & Comparitive Studies
  • History
  • Philosophy
  • Photography
  • Web Design/ Development
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Computer Engineering
  • Electrical & Electronic Engineering
  • Engineering (General)
  • Mechanical, Aeronautical & Manufact. Engineering
  • Communications Embedded Systems Design Engineering

Our Location

The University of California, San Diego's Extension International Programs is located on campus and overlooks the Pacific Ocean in a beach resort town called La Jolla. Students have access to university resources such as native-speaker conversation leaders, computer labs, and libraries to help them obtain their study and career objectives.

For both certificate programs in Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL) and Business, access to a car or other reliable transportation is required for evening and off-site classes.
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Miscellaneous Information

Closest airport: San Diego International Airport
Airport pick-up service? Yes
Airport return service? Yes
Principal student nationalities represented at University of California San Diego Extension International Programs: Saudi Arabian, Korean, Japanese, Taiwanese, Norwegian, German, Brazilian
Library? Yes
Access to a computer or the internet? Yes
Cafeteria? Yes
Offer on-campus work opportunities? No
Athletics:
  • Basketball (Men and Women )
  • Cross Country (Men and Women )
  • Golf (Men and Women )
  • Soccer (Men and Women )
  • Swimming (Men and Women )
  • Tennis (Men and Women )
  • Weightlifting (Men and Women )

GLBT-Friendly: Yes

About your school

Student enrollment: Big
School setting: Rural
Student diversity: Some diversity
Other school options:
  • No religious affiliation
  • Co-ed (men and women)
  • Online/distance learning options

International Student Admissions

Selectivity: Very Selective (admits less than 1/3 of applicants)
Open admissions policy: No
Testing requirements:
  • SAT I:
  • ACT:
  • SAT II/Achievement:
  • ASSET:
  • GMAT:
  • GRE:
  • LSAT:
  • MCAT:
  • DAT:
English proficiency test: Required
Minimum TOEFL: UPS program: 90iBT; Professional Certificates: 69-80iBT (Please see website for exact minimum requirements for each program.)
Minimum IELTS: UPS program: 7.0 IELTS; Professional Certificates: 6-6.5 IELTS (Please see website for exact minimum requirements for each program.)

Useful Links

Price table: http://extension.ucsd.edu/department/elp/frequentquestions/index.cfm?vAction=datesprices
Start dates: http://extension.ucsd.edu/department/elp/frequentquestions/index.cfm?vAction=datesprices
Online Program

Admissions Contact

Ivana Bonaccorsi (Brazil)
Can I help you?

Mariana Lemcovich (Latin America)
Can I help you?

Monique Kovacs-Nathan (Europe)
Can I help you?

Gwendolyne Guzman (General Inquiries)
Can I help you?

Gwendolyne Guzman
Can I help you?

Medical English Online is offered to students and professionals in the medical field.

Calendar & fees

Estimated Calendar & fees (Annual tuition, fees, books, supplies, room and board): 475.00 (USD)
Award scholarships? No
Is there financial assistance available for this program? No

Main Campus Location of this program

Institution Name: University of California San Diego Extension International Programs
Address: 9500 Gilman Drive MC-0176 - ( Maps)
Zip/Postal Code: 92093-0176
City/Location: LAJOLLA
Country: United States
State/Province: California
Telephone: +1-858-534-6784
Fax: +1-858-534-5703
About this program:
Two Medical English Online courses are designed for non-native speakers of English in the medical and healthcare professions who need to use English for both work and professional studies. Individuals who frequent healthcare facilities for personal or work-related reasons may also find this series useful. Course highlights and activities include anatomy and physiology, common pathologies, role plays in clinical settings, and pronunciation practice.
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Foundation Year: 1980

Other Campuses Locations of this program

Fields of Study

  • Medicine-Related Studies

Accommodation

  • Flat
  • Host Family
  • Hotel
  • Other
  • University Residence

Miscellaneous Information

Principal student nationalities represented at University of California San Diego Extension International Programs: Saudi Arabian, Korean, Japanese, Taiwanese, Norwegian, German, Brazilian
Athletics:
  • Basketball (Men and Women )
  • Cross Country (Men and Women )
  • Golf (Men and Women )
  • Soccer (Men and Women )
  • Swimming (Men and Women )
  • Tennis (Men and Women )
  • Weightlifting (Men and Women )

GLBT-Friendly: Yes

About your school

Student enrollment: Big
School setting: Rural
Student diversity: Some diversity
Other school options:
  • No religious affiliation
  • Co-ed (men and women)
  • Online/distance learning options

International Student Admissions

Selectivity: Very Selective (admits less than 1/3 of applicants)
Open admissions policy: No
Testing requirements:
  • SAT I: Required
  • ACT:
  • SAT II/Achievement: Required
  • ASSET:
  • GMAT: Required
  • GRE: Required
  • LSAT:
  • MCAT: Required
  • DAT:
English proficiency test: Required
Minimum TOEFL: 80 iBT
Minimum IELTS: 7.0
Most popular areas of study:
  • Business & Economics
  • Engineering & Technology
  • Life Sciences, Medicine & Health
  • Natural Sciences
  • Social Sciences

Useful Links

Price table: http://extension.ucsd.edu/department/elp/frequentquestions/index.cfm?vAction=datesprices
Start dates: http://extension.ucsd.edu/department/elp/frequentquestions/index.cfm?vAction=datesprices
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