Cleveland ESL Resources

Below are some links that English language learners will find helpful. Below you will find a list of resources for ESL classes and ESL programs in Cleveland and the surrounding areas.If you know of a resource or program  and would like us to post it here, please let us know. We will not list private tutors and instructors unless they meet a high standard of quality.  contact us here.

English as a Second Language (ESL) program at Cuyahoga Community College (Tri-C)

The English as a Second Language (ESL) program at Cuyahoga Community College (Tri-C) is the largest college-credit ESL program in the state of Ohio. We serve students on temporary visas, immigrants from all over the world, and native-born U.S. citizens whose first language is not English. Whether you have an advanced degree from your own country and need English proficiency to continue your profession, or you are a new college student, Tri-C’s ESL courses will prepare you to participate more fully in your college and professional life.

ELS Language Centers/Cleveland

Since 1961, ELS Language Centers has helped more than 1,000,000 international students from more than 140 countries around the world learn English quickly and effectively. Programs include: Intensive, Semi-Intensive and American Explorer English programs; Prep Program for the TOEFL; Business English; Vacation Learning Programs; Youth Programs; and Executive Programs. Over 50 great locations across the US, most on university campuses; state-of-the-art ELS language technology centers; no TOEFL required for admission to 600+ US colleges and universities with completion of ELS Intensive English programs; ELS University admission services.

Case Western Reserve University
Cleveland, OH United States 44106

tuition: $1575 – Intensive Program / $1150 – Semi-Intensive (per 4-weeks)
housing/meals: Varies by option
total cost: Varies by housing choice and length of stay
average class size: 12
maximum class size: 20

Intensive English Language Program

The IELP at Cleveland State University can help you improve your English skills whether your goals are for educational, business or personal reasons. By living “in the language,” you will learn English more efficiently. The IELP offers full-time study. F-1 visa students receive 20 hours of intensive English study in the classroom per week from experienced ESL teachers. The IELP offers three levels of instruction, depending on enrollment: Elementary, Intermediate, and Advanced.Core courses in Integrated Reading/Writing, and Integrated Listening/Speaking and support classes in Grammar, Pronunciation and Conversation Practice. Small classes will give students more individual attention. The IELP has part-time study available for residents or citizens for whom English is their second language.

2121 Euclid Avenue, CE 103
Cleveland, OH United States 44115-2214

tuition:$3430/15 Week Semester
housing/meals: $3305/15 Week Semester
total cost: $8548 (Amount needed for I-20)/15 Week Semester

El Barrio A program of Westside Ecumenical Ministry (WSEM)

5209 Detroit Avenue, Cleveland, Ohio 44102
216-651-2037 | fax: 216-651-4145


At the time of writing, July 9th 2013, there were no ESL groups.