For over 50 years, ELS has helped more than 1,100,000 students from 175 countries around the world learn English and with over 65 locations throughout the USA, Canada, Europe, Malaysia, and Australia (over 50 located on university campuses).

ELS provides students with a wide variety of options ranging from intensive English programs and university placement assistance to executive business programs and vacation learning.


Explore all the wonderful opportunities ELS offers in the Sunshine State!


Blue ocean waters, white sandy beaches, year-round sunshine, and world-famous theme parks are some of the perks that come with studying English in Florida. ELS has got your English instruction covered with not one, but five unique language Centers located on some of the best universities in the USA. Click on any of our centers below for more information and to contact an agent in your country to start your educational journey!

Your future looks bright when you study English in Florida’s Sunshine City.

The teachers gave me tools to better my English and always helped me to understand. I definitely recommend ELS. You will not regret it.
-Renzo, Peru


ELS/St. Petersburg is located on the beautiful waterfront campus of Eckerd College. St. Petersburg is situated on Florida’s tropical west coast. It is well known for its beaches and mild climate. The largest collection of Salvador Dali’s work outside of Spain, with over 2,000 pieces of his original work, occupies a new multimillion-dollar setting by the water.

Cast off on your adventure and study English in the Harbor City!

What surprised me is that my time at ELS was not just about language. I learned about sociology, culture, and felt like I traveled the world because of the time I spent with students from so many countries.
-Diego, Colombia


ELS/Melbourne is located on the campus of the Florida Institute of Technology. It offers a state-of-the-art campus nestled in a tropical garden, just minutes from Florida’s beautiful white sand beaches. Just east of many popular Orlando, Florida, vacation destinations and theme parks, NASA’s launch headquarters, The Kennedy Space Center, is the place to tour launch areas, meet an astronaut, see giant rockets, and train in spaceflight simulators.

An English learning experience of a lifetime is no illusion in the Magic City!

I made some new friends that will last forever.
-Cleyton, Brazil


ELS/Miami is located on the campus of Barry University just 20 minutes from exciting downtown Miami. With year-round sunshine, blue ocean waters and white sand beaches, the area is known for its outdoor activities, such as snorkeling, jet skiing, water skiing and boating. The popular Florida tourist destinations of Orlando and Key West are close enough for weekend trips.

Take a wild ride and learn English in the “Theme Park Capital of the World!”

Studying at ELS for me was like a dream come true. It is an experience that everybody should have.
-Aline, Brazil


ELS/Orlando is located in the building of the Stetson University Center at Celebration, Florida, a suburb of Orlando. It is minutes from the area’s theme parks, including Magic Kingdom®, EPCOT®, Disney’s Animal Kingdom®, Universal Studios Florida® and Sea World®. It is about one hour from Kennedy Space Center, as well as both the Atlantic and Gulf coast beaches.

You’ve heard of the Big Apple, but what about learning English in the Big Guava?

You can share experiences with a lot of people. You meet people from all over the world.
-Olga, Colombia


ELS/Tampa is located at The University of Tampa, near beaches, exciting nightlife and world-class shopping. The beautiful campus is nestled on the banks of the Hillsborough River and has some of the best sports facilities in the nation for a school of its size. Tampa has been ranked as the fifth-best outdoor city in the USA by Forbes.