Study in ELS Philadelphia @ Saint Joseph University
Since 1961, ELS has helped more than 1.2million students from over 143 countries around the world learn English quickly and effectively. With 12 class levels, state-of-the-art language technology centers, multiple testing services and university admission assistace, ELS ensures success through personalized approach and commitment to student achievement. Currently ELS have over 80 Language Centres globally- the largest network of campus locations in the world.
ELS/Philadelphia, on the friendly campus of Saint Joseph's University for over 30 years, has its own modern, two-story building. Students enjoy free use of a state-of-the-art library, gyms, pools, soccer fields, and tennis courts with free campus shuttles to nearby shopping and restaurants, or take a 20-minute train or bus ride downtown. Philadelphia is a modern yet historic city on the East coast, offering a lively experience in American culture. As the first capital, Philadelphia is rich in history with cobblestone streets leading visitors to Independence National Park and the Liberty Bell. Downtown cultural attractions include museums, (the Philadelphia Museum of Art and the Barnes Foundation), concert halls (the Kimmel Center, the Philadelphia Orchestra, the Pennsylvania Ballet), professional sports teams, and shopping (King of Prussia Mall, Premium Outlets). Weekend getaways include New York City, Atlantic City, Washington, DC, Lancaster County and Niagara Falls.
- National Constitutional Center
- Philadelphia Museum of Art
- The Franklin Institute Science Museum
- Independence National Park
Why choose this campus
- Centrally located, just 20 minutes from downtown by train or bus.
- Center is within walking distance of many restaurants/coffee shops, student union, student bookstore, and other University amenities
- On-campus dorms within a 5-minute walk of the ELS Center
- Free shuttle service to stores, restaurants, and apartments provided for dorm students
- Center is handicapped accessible
- Students have free access to all St. Joseph's University has to offer!
- Modern, two-story building with administrative and classroom space
- Student lounge
- Parking lot directly in front of Center (with permit)
- Fitness center and other sports facilities
- Arabic: 32
- Chinese: 22
- Spanish: 21
- Portoguese: 6