Academic English Program

At a Glance

Level: Undergraduate and graduate
Credits: Credit courses
Schedule: Monday−Friday (varies)
Phone: 612-624-1503 or 800-234-6564
E-mail: esl@umn.edu

English as a Second Language (ESL) credit classes are designed for:

  • undergraduates, graduate students, and post-doctoral students who want to improve their English skills in order to be more effective in their studies, research, and work at the University
  • international students admitted to the University with an AZ Hold who may be required to take 1−3 ESL classes
  • University employees wanting to improve their English language skills

Academic English Classes

These classes, offered for academic credit, are designed to meet the needs of undergraduate and graduate students who want to improve their English to be more effective in their study and daily lives.