Established in 1985, Towson University’s English Language Center (Towson ELC) is the oldest intensive English language program in the Baltimore/Towson area. We offer English for academic purposes, putting you on a direct pathway to success.
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English Language Center Pathway
CONDITIONAL ADMISSION for UNDER GRADUATES is available to all students who meet the university admission requirements.
You will have a direct pathway from Towson ELC to Towson University if you get a B or better in all ELC advanced level 4 courses. No TOEFL, IELTS, or PTE needed!
PROVISIONAL ADMISSION for GRADUATE STUDENTS is avaliable for all students who qualify academically for the graduate program of their choice but do not meet the English Language Requirements.
Level 5 and 6 Towson ELC classes are specifically designed to prepare students who want to enter graduate school. You will not need to take the TOEFL, IELTS or PTE, but you must first be placed into and pass both level 5 and 6 with a B or better.
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We offer classes in Intensive Academic English, TOEFL Preparation, English Conversation & Culture, and Accent Modification.
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The Towson ELC is a member of the American Association of Intensive English Programs (AAIEP)