The ELP will resume in-person classes in our Intensive Program beginning with the Summer 2 session on June 24, 2021. Learn more here.

University Preparation

  • An Important Update Regarding Summer 2, 2021 Session

    The ELP will resume in-person classes in our Intensive Program... Read More

  • Course options

    All programs for the ELP Summer 1, 2021 session will continue to be delivered remotely.

    • ... Read More
    • 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

    • Program: University Connection

      I moved to the United States in February of 2020, just before the pandemic rose and the lockdown began. During the first month, I... Read More