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!
If you do not complete all advanced level 4 ELC classes, you may enroll in NON-DEGREE courses at the university as a part-time student. This will enable you to begin your studies and maintain your visa requirements.
PROVISIONAL ADMISSION for GRADUATE 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 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)