New Locations

NEW ELS LANGUAGE CENTER LOCATIONS: 2014–2016

ELS Language Centers offers one of the largest networks of campus-based study locations in the United States and around the world. As our network continues to expand, we are pleased to highlight the following exciting new location options.

2016

ELS/Lake Charles
AT MCNEESE STATE UNIVERSITY

Lake Charles, Louisiana

Opened January 11, 2016 | ELS.edu/LakeCharles

ELS/Lake Charles is located on the campus of McNeese State University in Lake Charles, Louisiana. Lake Charles, located halfway between Houston and New Orleans, is one of the fastest growing cities in Louisiana. McNeese State University is part of the University of Louisiana system. McNeese’s over 8,000 students can choose from more than 70 degree programs.

THINGS TO SEE AND DO:
Festival Capital of Louisiana, Creole Nature Train All-American Road, Museums and Cultural Attractions


ELS/New York – Hofstra
AT HOFSTRA UNIVERSITY

Hempstead, New York

Opened April 25, 2016 | ELS.edu/NYHofstra

ELS/New York – Hofstra is located on the campus of Hofstra University in Hempstead, New York, only 40 kilometers east of Manhattan. The 240-acre campus is lush, green and spacious, with ivy-covered buildings and outstanding facilities. Hofstra is a great place for students who are looking for a traditional campus experience without sacrificing the networking opportunities, internship experiences and cultural offerings of a bustling metropolis.

THINGS TO SEE AND DO:
Nearby cities, on-campus culture and beauty, Jones Beach


ELS/Philadelphia – West Chester AT
WEST CHESTER UNIVERSITY

West Chester, Pennsylvania

Opened June 20, 2016 | ELS.edu/PhiladelphiaWestChester

ELS/Philadelphia – West Chester is located on the campus of West Chester University in West Chester, Pennsylvania. West Chester is located about 25 miles west of Philadelphia and halfway between New York City and Washington, D.C. The largest university in the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education, and the fourth-largest university in the Philadelphia metropolitan area, West Chester University is a public university home to over 16,000 undergraduate and graduate students.

THINGS TO SEE AND DO:
Museums and Local Historic Sites, Gardens and Parks, Philadelphia, New York City, Washington, D.C.


ELS/Kenosha AT
UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN–PARKSIDE

Kenosha, Wisconsin

Opened August 22, 2016 | ELS.edu/Kenosha

ELS/Kenosha is located on the 700-acre campus of the University of Wisconsin–Parkside (UW-Parkside) near the shores of Lake Michigan in the southeastern corner of Wisconsin. Glass-walled corridors connect the main academic buildings and provide views of the scenic landscape that surrounds the attractive campus.

THINGS TO SEE AND DO:
Lake Michigan Shoreline, Milwaukee, Chicago, Jelly Belly® Visitor Center


ELS/Sioux Falls
AT AUGUSTANA UNIVERSITY

Sioux Falls, South Dakota

Opened September 12, 2016 | ELS.edu/SiouxFalls

ELS/Sioux Falls is located in Sioux Falls, the largest city in South Dakota, on the campus of Augustana University. Augustana University is a private, residential, comprehensive university offering more than 50 majors and specializations on a beautiful, tree-lined campus. The city of Sioux Falls has an affordable cost of living, four distinct and attractive seasons, a safe environment full of resources and opportunities, and friendly residents known for their hospitality.

THINGS TO SEE AND DO:
Falls Park, Great Plains Zoo, Delbridge Museum of Natural History, Wild Water West Waterpark, SculptureWalk


ELS/San Jose
AT INTERNATIONAL TECHNOLOGICAL UNIVERSITY

San Jose, California

Opened Fall 2016 | ELS.edu/San Jose

ELS/San Jose will be located at International Technological University in San Jose, California, a large and modern city in the heart of California technology hub Silicon Valley. International Technological University offers affordable graduate degree programs that focus on the theory and soft skills needed in the modern job market, preparing students for leadership and exciting opportunities in their careers. The university is near many major technology and engineering corporations, making internships and professional networking both accessible and convenient.

THINGS TO SEE AND DO:
Museums and cultural attractions, beaches and lakes, nearby cities



2015

ELS/Bowling Green
AT BOWLING GREEN STATE UNIVERSITY

Bowling Green, Ohio

Opened March 9, 2015 | ELS.edu/BowlingGreen

ELS/Bowling Green is located on the vibrant campus of Bowling Green State University, just over an hour’s drive from the Detroit Metro Airport. The arts are emphasized on this campus, with a wide variety of on-campus cultural events throughout the year, including theater, music, digital arts and dance.

THINGS TO SEE AND DO:
BGSU Planetarium, Black Swamp Arts Festival, Cedar Point, Toledo Zoo


ELS/Myrtle Beach
AT COASTAL CAROLINA UNIVERSITY

Myrtle Beach, South Carolina

Opened April 27, 2015 | ELS.edu/MyrtleBeach

ELS/Myrtle Beach is located on the beautiful campus of Coastal Carolina University in Conway, just nine miles from the resort area of Myrtle Beach, which lies along the Atlantic Ocean.

THINGS TO SEE AND DO:
The beach, Brookgreen Gardens, Ripley’s® Aquarium


ELS/Philadelphia – Camden
AT RUTGERS UNIVERSITY–CAMDEN

Camden, New Jersey

Opened October 12, 2015 | ELS.edu/PhiladelphiaCamden

ELS/Philadelphia – Camden is located on the campus of Rutgers University–Camden in Camden, New Jersey, just across the Delaware River from the heart of downtown Philadelphia. Rutgers University is one of the oldest and most prestigious public research universities in the United States. Rutgers–Camden delivers resources of a world-class research university with the benefits of a small campus.

THINGS TO SEE AND DO:
Camden Waterfront; New York City; Philadelphia; Washington, D.C.; Atlantic City



2014

ELS/Chennai
AT SRM UNIVERSITY

Chennai, India

Opened July 2014 | ELS.edu/Chennai

ELS/Chennai is on the Kattankulathur Campus at SRM University in Chennai, India. Beyond its wide range of academic offerings and its high ranking and accreditation, SRM University is very forthcoming and student-service-focused, with a welcoming infrastructure for international students.

THINGS TO SEE AND DO:
Marina Beach, Mahabalipurum, Arignar Anna Zoological Park, Theme Parks


ELS/Atlantic City
AT STOCKTON UNIVERSITY

Galloway, New Jersey

Opened August 25, 2014 | ELS.edu/AtlanticCity

ELS/Atlantic City is located on the 2,000-acre campus of Stockton University in New Jersey’s beautiful Pinelands National Reserve. The university has been ranked in the top tier of the “Best Regional Colleges and Universities of the North” (U.S. News & World Report) and among the “Best in the Northeast” (The Princeton Review).

THINGS TO SEE AND DO:
Atlantic City Aquarium, Absecon Lighthouse, Cape May County Park and Zoo, Boardwalk Hall Auditorium Organ, Ripley’s® Believe it or Not Museum, Philadelphia and New York City


ELS/Chicago – Romeoville
AT LEWIS UNIVERSITY

Romeoville, Illinois

Opened October 13, 2014 | ELS.edu/ChicagoRomeoville

ELS/Chicago – Romeoville is located on the campus of Lewis University, in the small city of Romeoville, just 30 minutes southwest of Chicago. Despite its proximity to metropolitan Chicago, Romeoville has the feeling of a small town and offers residents and visitors a close sense of community.

THINGS TO SEE AND DO:

Chicagoland Speedway, First Midwest Bank Amphitheatre, Route 66 (known as the “Main Street of America”)


ELS/Richmond – Kentucky
AT EASTERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY

Richmond, Kentucky

Opened October 20, 2014 | ELS.edu/RichmondKentucky

ELS/Richmond – Kentucky is located on the campus of Eastern Kentucky University, a regional, coeducational, residential, public institution established in 1906 in Richmond, Kentucky. EKU is within an easy day’s drive of Chicago, Atlanta and St. Louis, and only 90 minutes from Cincinnati and Louisville.

THINGS TO SEE AND DO:
Fort Boonesborough State Park, Red River Gorge, Paradise Cove Water Park, King’s Island Amusement Park


ELS/Hollywood
AT LOS ANGELES FILM SCHOOL

Hollywood, California

Opened November 10, 2014 | ELS.edu/Hollywood

ELS/Hollywood, founded in partnership with the industry-leading Los Angeles Film School, is located in Hollywood, the neighborhood of Los Angeles that is considered the worldwide capital of the entertainment industry. The campus is central to studios, production houses and leading entertainment industry companies.

THINGS TO SEE AND DO:
The TCL Chinese Theatre and the Hollywood Walk of Fame, Griffith Park, Universal Studios Hollywood, Hollywood Bowl



FOR MORE INFORMATION:

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