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English for Academic Purposes

Future ELI Students

Learn more about English language training at the English Language Institute.

Admitted ELI Students

Complete our pre-arrival to do list and arrange airport pickup for when you arrive in Springfield, Missouri.

Current ELI Students

Find out how to get involved in activities at the English Language Institute, access class projects, and explore Missouri State University.


The English for Academic Purposes program at the English Language Institute is accredited by:


The English for Academic Purposes program at the English Language Institute is a member of:

English USA

University and College Intensive English Programs

  • Technology in the Classroom

    English Language Institute English for Academic Purposes students have access to state-of-the-art technology in the classroom. English instructors incorporate technology into class sessions every day.

  • Missouri State University Connections

    Regular interaction with U.S. students from Missouri State University helps English Language Institute English for Academic Purposes students practice their language skills and become familiar with U.S. academic culture.

  • Sharing Culture in the Classroom to Promote Language Learning

    Students who are able to provide different cultural viewpoints help each other learn English in a more immersive way. It's also just more fun.