Intensive English and IELTS-TOEFL, English Course | English Language & Culture Institute (ELCI) | Albany, United States
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The Intensive English and IELTS-TOEFL Program from English Language & Culture Institute (ELCI) is for students who have a goal to achieve a required IELTS or TOEFL score in a specific time-frame.


We offer a Intensive English and IELTS-TOEFL certificate at English Language & Culture Institute (ELCI). Our small class size and free one-on-one tutoring will help you greatly in your test preparation.

Key Features 

  • Come for as many months as you want or need. The longer you study, the lower the per-week price.
  • ELCI will assist you in applying to your ideal universities. We highly recommend you consider attending Western Oregon University (WOU) or Linn-Benton Community College (LBCC), the 2 colleges that we work most closely with.

Programme Structure

Courses Include
  • After studying at the Intensive English  & Test Prep program at the ELCI, students with sufficient TOEFL or IELTS scores can participate in the Half-Half Program with Western Oregon University (WOU) and if successful can matriculate into the full-time academic program in the university.

Academic requirements

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English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Student insurance

Make sure to cover your health, travel, and stay while studying abroad. Even global coverages can miss important items, so make sure your student insurance ticks all the following:

  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

We partnered with Aon to provide you with the best affordable student insurance, for a carefree experience away from home.

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Starting from €0.53/day, free cancellation any time.

Remember, countries and universities may have specific insurance requirements. To learn more about how student insurance work at English Language & Culture Institute (ELCI) and/or in United States, please visit Student Insurance Portal.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Have a paper-based TOEFL score of 475 or higher (with director recommendation)
  • Have a GPA of 3.0 or higher at the ELCI
  • Maintain 80% attendance at the ELCI

Tuition Fee


Tuition Fees
  • Full-Time Tuition: $375/week: 1-8 weeks; $305/week: 9-23 weeks; $275/week: 24 or more weeks
  • Part-Time Tuition: $325/week: 1-4 weeks; $280/week: 5 or more weeks; $275/week: 24+weeks
See course website for more specific pricing information. 

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