University of North Carolina at Charlotte Charlotte NC

University of North Carolina at Charlotte

Fast Facts

  • School Size


  • Tuition

    $1,000—$5,000 Semester

  • Affiliation


  • Type of School

    Intensive English Program

  • Student Body Gender


  • Religious Affiliation

    No Affiliation

  • Scholarships for International Students


  • Conditional Admission Available


  • Setting


  • Type of Housing

    Residence Hall, Apartment, Dormitory

  • Social Media

English Language Training Institute (

The English Language Training Institute,  part of the University of North Carolina Charlotte's Office of International Programs, prepares English learners to be successful in the US academic community while promoting intercultural understanding and a global perspective.

  • Oldest and largest English language program in North Carolina
  • Housed centrally on the University of North Carolina (UNC Charlotte) campus 13 km north of uptown Charlotte
  • Located in North Carolina’s largest metropolitan area, close to New York City, Atlanta, and Washington, DC.
  • Charlotte ranks as one of the best U.S. cities for living and is the second largest US banking center
  • Professional and semi-professional sports: soccer, football, baseball, basketball, hockey

Intensive English Program

  • 20 hours/week full-time study
    • Six levels of study from beginning to advanced
    • College readiness and academic English instruction in reading, writing, listening, speaking, pronunciation
    • Semesters starting in January (15 weeks), May (10 weeks), August (15 weeks)
    • Highly trained instructors with master degrees in Teaching English as a Second Language
    • Full student access to university services: health and student centers, recreation facilities, sporting events, student clubs, theater
    • On-campus housing available
    • Conversation partner program
    • Computer and language labs
    • Student activities on campus, in the Charlotte area, and overnight
    • Offering conditional admission to University
    • Combined ELTI and University schedule possible
  • International teaching assistant and visiting scholar assessment and language support services

Intercultural Outreach Program (

Customized, short-term experiences for students, faculty, and professional groups

  • Innovative training programs
  • Language immersion
  • Faculty-led programs


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University of North Carolina at Charlotte

English Language Training Institute
9201 University City Blvd.
Charlotte NC 28223
P: 7046877777
English Programs
  • English for Academic Purposes
  • English for Professionals
  • English for Specific Purposes Programs
  • English Language (ESL)
  • General English Programs
  • Intensive English
  • Summer Intensive English
  • TOEFL and Test Preparation

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