- 3 units acknowledged for students with levels over 112 - American conversation partnerships, college class visits - College Class Participation at ELS/NY-Riverdale - New York City's many attractions within easy reach - Weekend trips possible to Washington D.C., Philadelphia, Boston, beach areas and mountains
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Students from all over the world with different nationality and cultural background have chosen ELS program to study English in a new Environment. Majority of the students come from Asian countries including Japan (30%), Taiwan (25%) and Korea (20%). Some students from Central America (6%), Europe(9%) and Middle eastern countries (4%) have also chose ELS to enrich their English skills.
With over level 112 in ELS, students can be accepted to Bachelor and Master's programs. Both Undergraduate and Graduate schools issue a CLA to students.
ELS Language Centers, NY-RiverdaleAbout the
For over 50 years, students have chosen ELS to achieve their English language goals. With 12 class levels, state-of-the-art language technology centers, multiple testing services and university admission assistance, ELS ensures success through our personalized approach and commitment to student achievement. ELS' rapidly globalizing world presents many challenges; however, those challenges bring with them many opportunities. Being able to communicate effectively in English can help students make the most of these opportunities and enable student to accomplish his dreams. ELS International Pathways provide one with a seamless journey to further education. Students can study English with ELS in 83 different locations in 11 countries. By completing the ELS English for Academic Purposes program, student satisfy the English requirement for more than 650 ELS partner universities worldwide. ELS University Admission Services will guide students from start to finish as he progress toward his chosen university. Students will make new friends from around the world and come to understand their cultures. This will ensure one a successful journey through a rapidly changing, globalizing world.
College of Mount St. Vincent(ELS NY-Riverdale)About the
College of Mount Saint Vincent is a Catholic liberal arts college located in the northwest corner of the Riverdale section of the Bronx, New York. It is the northernmost location in the New York City and was founded by the Sisters of Charity of New York in 1847. This private catholic college serves 1,800 students with professional undergraduate programs in nursing, business, communication, and education. The college also offers a strong liberal arts undergraduate curriculum with distinctive strengths in biology, biochemistry, English, psychology and sociology. The college offers graduate degree programs in nursing, business, TESOL and education.
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School's Admin fee
(USD)$ 1,300 / Week
(USD)$ 2,600 / Week
(USD)$ 3,450 / Week
(USD)$ 4,600 / Week
(USD)$ 5,750 / Week
(USD)$ 6,900 / Week
Remarks / Other Information
* Dates and Fees are approximate and may change without prior notice.
Option1) Homestays in the area
Room Type: Singles
Meals: 14 meals per week. Breakfast and dinner are included during the weekdays. Two meals a day are included on weekends.
Min Age: 14
Key/Damage: $300 (collected at registration, refunded at check-out if there is no damage to student's room)
Description: ELS NY-Riverdale has an extensive, popular, and safe Homestay Program. Students enjoy a wide variety of homestay options. Commute times may be 30-40 minutes by public transportation, and not all homestays are within walking distance.
Option2) Student Residence (on campus)
Location: Mastronardi Hall 6301 Riverdale AvenueRiverdale, NY 10471
Room Type: Triples
Meals: Students receive $467 in meal credits per session and $10 to the campus bookstore or local eatery (both included in the dormitory price).
Min Age: 17
Key/Damage: Refundable $300 key / damage deposit collected at check in.
Description: Shared dorm rooms are located in Mastronardi Hall, which is conveniently located just a few minutes walk from the ELS Center. ELS students are housed in the same dormitory as CMSV students, so there are ample opportunities to socialize with College students. This option includes meal credits which can be used at the two on-campus cafeterias.
About Mastronardi Hall:
•Shared bathrooms and showers on each floor
•Room includes bed linens, dressers, desks, closets
•FREE self-service laundry machines
•FREE student parking
•24-hour security desk
Those students who stay in the dormitory need to submit an MMR immunization record. While it is preferable that students get their immunizations done in their home country, MMRs can be done at a clinic near campus.
ELS/Riverdale is conveniently located on the beautiful campus of the College of Mount Saint Vincent in the prestigious Riverdale section of New York City. Overlooking the Hudson River, CMSV is in a safe, residential community with fast, easy and inexpensive access to Manhattan by express bus, train or subway. New York City's many tourist and cultural attractions, restaurants, shopping and nightlife will never keep the students bored. Weekend trips are possible to other major northeastern cities including Washington D.C., Philadelphia, Boston, Niagara Falls and Canada.
Basketball courts, cafeteria, computer center, fitness center, golf course, gymnasium, horseback riding, health center, language technology center, library, music practice room, Racquetball/Squash courts, Recreational park, running track, snack bar, soccer field, swimming pool, tennis court, volleyball courts
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School Facility, atmosphere
Faculty & School's Counselor
OECKO is established in 1981. It is On and Offline study abroad counseling center. We have more than 20,000 students who went abroad to study through OECKO, and these students are working in variety of fields. We made partnerships with all excellent universities in order to raise global students. Students can self apply to schools in USA, Canada, England, Australia, New Zealand, Japan, Germany, Spain, France and etc by him or herself without any cost. However, high schools’, or universities’ required essay or personal statements help from us is charged. Language study entrance admissions can be obtained in 3~14 days.
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