- It is Located near the Pacific Coast and downtown Los Angeles - Students in CLU may be able to join the American Conversation partnerships, volunteer program outside of academic settings - All the students can get free access to all campus facilities - There are a large number of activities outside of academic settings - Students can stay in Student Residence on campus or host family option near the center
Top Native Language by Center
Students from all over the world with different nationality and cultural background have chosen ELS program to study English in a new Environment. Nationalities of students include Arabic(48%).Chinese(22%),Japanese(13%),Portuguese(8%). The percentage may vary each month.
With over level 112 inELS, students can be accepted to Bachelor and Master's programs. BothUndergraduate and Graduate schools issue a CLA to students.
ELS Language Centers, Thousand Oaks (CA)About 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.
California Lutheran University(ELS Thousand Oaks)About the
California Lutheran University(CLU) is a private university located in Thousand Oaks, a small southern California city. It was founded in 1959 by the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, but is nonsectarian by offering interfaith resources. The institution houses 356 faculty members, 2,500 undergraduates and about 1,400 graduate students. California Lutheran University has four academic divisions; the College of Arts and Sciences, the School of Management, the Graduate School of Education, and the Adult Evening program. Across all divisions, class sizes are kept small; 16 students on average. CLU offers undergraduates either a Bachelor of Arts and Science depending on their field of study, in 36 academic majors and 31 minors, with the ability to double-major. There are 30 graduate programs offering credentials and certifications to doctorate degrees.
(2023Year schedule), has been finished. (2024Year schedule), has been updating
School's Admin fee
(USD)$ 24,725 / Week
Remarks / Other Information
* Dates and Fees are approximate and may change without prior notice.
Option 1) Homestay
Location: Homestays in the area
Room Type: Singles
Meals: 14 meals per week. Homestay families provide students with breakfast and dinner each day, and lunch is available at many locations on campus. If students have allergies or special needs, please let us know.
Min Age: 14
Description: ELS/Thousand Oaks offers homestay families in a variety of locations in the area. Our families are friendly, welcoming and open to cultures from around the world. Homestay students can rapidly improve their English and experience American culture. Students are able to walk, bike or take the bus to school.
Option 2)Student Residence (on campus)
Location: ELS On-Campus Dormitory
Thousand Oaks, CA
Room Type: Doubles - Male only, Singles - Female only
Meals: 14 meals per week
Min Age: 16, Students as young as 16 can stay in the dorm with the special approval from the Center Director and signed parental permission slip.
Key/Damage: Refundable $300 key / damage deposit collected at check in.
•Female Housing Address: Grace Hall, Room 14308 at 3255 Luther Ave., Thousand Oaks, CA 91360
Male and Female On-Campus Housing:
•2 minute walk to ELS classrooms
•Free high speed Wi-Fi internet in bedroom and across the campus
•Air conditioning and heating year-round
•Kitchens have stoves, ovens, microwaves, refrigerators, rice cookers, pots, pans, plates, cups and basic kitchen utensils
•Onsite Resident Assistant available to assist students after ELS Center hours and upon check in and check out
•Free parking 24/7
•24/7 onsite Campus Security
•Sheets, pillows, blankets and towels provided at no extra cost
Female On-Campus Housing is a private apartment exclusively for female ELS students located in a student housing complex shared with other California Lutheran University students.
Male On-Campus Housing is located in a private house with a back yard.
ELS/Thousand Oaks is located on the
beautiful campus of California Lutheran University. About 20 kilometers from the Pacific Coast and 70 kilometers from downtown Los Angeles, Thousand Oaks is ranked as one of the safest cities of its size in the United States. It offers art, outdoor festivals, shopping and fantastic weather year-round.
The Thousand Oaks are has a warm
temperate year-round climate. Afternoons are usually warm and sunny, and evenings and mornings can be cool. Students should bring
Baseball field, Basketball court(s), Cafeteria, Computer center, Fitness Center, Fitness Classes, Golf course nearby (fee), Gymnasium,
Language Technology Center (LTC), Library, Music practice room(s), Recreational park, Roller skating rink, Running track, Snack bar, Soccer field, Swimming pool (outdoor), Tennis court(s), Volleyball court(s)
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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Overseas Education & Culture Center of Korea (OECKO)
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