The English Language Academy (ELA) at the University of San Diego offers an intensive English Language education program. Students are tested for class placement on six levels and learn English language skills in small class sizes.
ELA is a member of the American Association of Intensive English Programs (AAIEP) and the Association of International Educators (NAFSA).
USD Pathway Program for International Students
USD Pathway Program: If the Office of Undergraduate Admissions determines that you may be in need of strengthening select skills prior to beginning your undergraduate studies at USD, you may be admitted conditionally by way of the Pathway Program. Admission to the Pathway Program is determined by the Office of Undergraduate Admissions only. The USD Pathway Program offers academically prepared international students with the opportunity to become full-time, degree-seeking USD students through completion of an English language and college readiness curriculum, which is administered by the English Language Academy.