Boston University, Center for English Language and Orientation Programs Boston MA

Boston University, Center for English Language and Orientation Programs

Fast Facts

  • School Size


  • Tuition

    $5,000—$10,000 Semester

  • Affiliation


  • Type of School

    Intensive English Program

  • Student Body Gender


  • Religious Affiliation

    No Affiliation

  • Scholarships for International Students


  • Conditional Admission Available


  • Top Programs

    English for Academic Purposes, English for Postgraduates, English for Professionals

  • Setting


  • Accreditation and Certification

    CEA, EnglishUSA Member, UCIEP Member

  • Type of Housing

    Residence Hall, Homestay, Apartment, Dormitory

  • Test Scores

    TOEFL: No requirements, IELTS: No requirements

  • Social Media

CELOP is Boston University’s intensive English language program and the only accredited university ESL program in Boston. CELOP offers a unique model that helps students meet their goals and find the next step in their academic or professional career. Since 1975, CELOP has sent thousands of students to universities around the US.

CELOP programs are primarily designed for students who need English for success in their academic career but we also offer programs for professional growth and personal enrichment.

CELOP Programs

  • Advance: Intensive 12 week English programs for students at all levels.
  • Professional: Summer English programs with a professional focus. The programs include Pre- MBA, Legal English Programs, English for Engineering, English Teacher Development, and Innovation & Entrepreneurship.
  • Advantage: Orientation and adjustment to the US higher education model.
  • Enrich: A variety of part time programs designed to fit your schedule.
  • Boost: Short- term intensive English programs to strengthen your skills.

Experienced Boston University ESL Faculty

CELOP students have the opportunity to learn in small class sizes with one-on-one attention from our experienced Boston University ESL faculty. Our faculty will help students acclimate to American culture with a focus on providing skills for workplace and academic readiness.  

College Admissions

At CELOP, we have created a supportive learning environment that provides students with individual advising to assist them with the complex college application process.

Our primary goal is to help students find the right “next step” in their professional or educational life. We work closely to educate our students about the nuances of the college admission process. We provide expert guidance throughout the college admissions process by having students work with our admissions advisor who provides individualized attention to each student.

CELOP Student Life

CELOP students will receive the opportunity to live on campus in Boston University dormitories and engage in the rich student life that Boston University has to offer by joining various student clubs, taking trips throughout the Boston Area, and engaging with the greater Boston University community.

Visit our website and learn more about our programs and apply today to succeed at CELOP!

CEA EnglishUSA Member UCIEP Member
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Boston University, Center for English Language and Orientation Programs

890 Commonwealth Avenue
Boston MA 02215
P: 1-617-353-4870
English Programs
  • Business English
  • English for Academic Purposes
  • English for Postgraduates
  • English for Professionals
  • English for Specific Purposes Programs
  • English Language (ESL)
  • General English Programs
  • Intensive English
  • Summer Intensive English
  • TESOL and Teacher Training
  • TOEFL and Test Preparation
  • English Language (ESL)
  • General English Programs
  • Summer Intensive English
  • Summer Pre-University
  • Teaching English Language
  • TOEFL and Test Preparation

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