ELS Philadelphia is part of the ELS group of language schools who have been offering English language courses in destinations around the world since 1961. ELS Philadelphia is located on the attractive and friendly campus of Saint Joseph’s University.
Housed in its own modern, two-storey building on Saint Joseph’s University campus, ELS Philadelphia is just a 20 minutes’ bus journey away from the heart of the city. Students benefit from the University’s facilities including sports fields, a gym, an indoor swimming pool and free parking. The University is a private institution with a total of around 9,000 students at any one time. Students at ELS can benefit from the University’s various clubs and societies, giving them the opportunity to meet and make friends with local students. From the campus there is a free shuttle service to nearby shops and restaurants.
ELS offers a variety of English courses of varying intensities, including a special academic English program for students wanting to prepare themselves for studying in an English-speaking university. ELS is known for the high standards of its teaching staff, with all teachers being professional educators, many with masters degree and more than 15 years experience with ELS.
ELS organizes a variety of extra-curricular activities for its students during their English courses, including weekend excursions to New York City, Atlantic City, Washington DC and Niagara Falls.