English Language Institute

Welcome to the English Language Institute (ELI) at CSU-Pueblo!

Colorado State University-Pueblo is proud to offer a high quality on-campus intensive English program for a reasonable cost. 

Our ELI employs an interactive method of learning academic English in an environment committed to student success.

Classroom instruction is 20-25 hours per week, with experienced ESL instructors. An activity is scheduled each Friday during the semester. Extra tutorial sessions are available free of charge upon request.

Every benefit given to regular university students is available to ELI participants, including all student activities, housing options, and access to the library, computer labs, and recreational facilities.

Why choose the English Language Institute at CSU-Pueblo?

  • Small Classes
    You have many opportunities to practice what you are learning because each individual class has only a small number of students. 

  • Affordable Tuition
    At $250 per credit, you can afford to come to the university to improve your English and get university experience at the same time.  Our semesters are 15 weeks long and you enroll for 12 credits.

  • Integrated On-Campus Experience
    You can use all of the facilities available on campus – academic, recreational, and social.  There are many chances for you to interact with both American and other international undergraduate and graduate students.

  • Adventurous Outdoor Recreation
    Colorado is famous for outdoor activities such as skiing, snowboarding, rafting, biking, and hiking.  The campus recreational facilities allow you to enjoy wide our open spaces, sparkling water, and towering mountains.

  • Reasonable Cost-of-Living
    Pueblo is a small inexpensive city where you can live safely and comfortably.

  • Personal Attention
    The staff of International Programs provides individual attention to each student.  We have extensive experience with students from cultures all over the world and we are dedicated to helping you succeed.  Our knowledgeable tutors are available free of charge to help you.