All ELP programs will be taught through remote (online) instruction through the Fall of 2020. We are excited to offer our engaging courses and opportunities for extracurricular activities online. Learn more here.

University Preparation

  • A Message About Fall 2020 to the ELP Community

    From:  Nora E. Lewis, Vice Dean, Professional & Liberal Education, and Jack Sullivan,... Read More

  • Course options

    For Fall 1 & 2, 2020 Sessions, the Intensive and UniConn Programs will be offered remotely.

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    • Program: University Connection

      What do you tell friends in your home country about Penn ELP?
      There is no better place to learn English... Read More

    • Program: University Connection

      The very first thing I did in Philly was go to the ELP. I mean, literally, I went there my first day. They helped me go through... Read More

    • Program: KAUST Foundation Year

      The English Language Program in Philadelphia was a place I called home. It was a place... Read More

    • Program: University Connection

      Before attending a language school in the USA, I had many questions on my mind because I am not that kind of person who is easily... Read More

    • Program: SABIC Foundation Year

      A couple of weeks prior to my travel to Philadelphia, I never stopped googling "Upenn ELP", "University of Pennsylvania campus"... Read More

    • Program: SABIC Foundation Year

      Hello! My name is Mohammed. I am a Saudi student, who came to ELP eight months ago as a part of my foundation year to prepare... Read More

    • Program: University Connection Plus

      My name is Yahya, a pharmacist, 26 years old and I'm from Saudi Arabia. I've been here since January 1st. I chose the ELP... Read More

    • Program: Intensive Program

      What did you take away from your experience at the ELP?
      I took away the knowledge of English, acceptance to a... Read More

    • Program: Intensive Program and University Connection

      What do you tell friends in your home country about the ELP?
      I have learned a lot... Read More

    • Program: University Connection

      Why did you attend ELP?
      I attended ELP because I needed to improve my English for college. I especially... Read More

    • Program: KAUST Foundation Year

      Fisher Bennett Hall was the first building I stepped into at the University of Pennsylvania. I remember how I pushed the heavy... Read More

    • Program: KAUST Foundation Year

      I remember first stepping foot in University City and feeling completely overwhelmed. Not necessarily by how much the city’s... Read More

    • Program: University Connection

      Having a great chance to study English in the United States, my choice fell on the English Language Program of the University of... Read More

    • Program: University Connection Program     

      It was June 27, 2019, when I stumbled upon ELP. Genuinely, before traveling to the U.S., I had had no idea why I... Read More

    • Program: University Connection

      I felt welcomed on my first day in February 2020, with a smell of fresh coffee and delicious sweets. It was nice that Kara St.... Read More

    • Program: University Connection

      I am pleased to write about the greatest experience I have had in my life. When I was looking for the best school to learn... Read More

    • Program: University Connection

      Ever since I was in elementary school, it was a dream of mine to live a period of my life in America and gain my graduate degree... Read More

    • Program: ... Read More

    • Program: University Connection

      A year ago I was an Italian girl... Read More