Please register early. Registration will close when classes reach capacity. We reserve the right to close registration or change classes at any time.
CHOOSE A COURSE
REGISTRATION AND PAYMENT DEADLINES: SEPTEMBER 10 (INTENSIVE, F1 STUDENTS) | SEPTEMBER 17 (INTENSIVE, GENERAL) | SEPTEMBER 25 (EVENING) | SEPTEMBER 28 (SATURDAY)** We are authorized to enroll students in F-1 status in our intensive classes. Please submit your International Students I20 Packet by August 02. Please register early. Registration will close when classes reach capacity. We reserve the right to close registration or change classes at any time.
In-Person Class Schedules
**INTENSIVE ENGLISH PROGRAMDuration: October 3 – December 4 Days: Monday – Friday Time: 8:30am – 1:00pm Sessions/Hours: 41 sessions / 160 hours Tuition: $1695.00 USD
EVENING LISTENING, SPEAKING, READING & WRITINGDuration: October 11 – December 11 Days: Monday to Thursday Time: 6:50pm – 9:20pm Sessions/Hours: 32 sessions / 80 hours Tuition: $685 USD
EVENING LISTENING & SPEAKINGDuration: October 11 – December 11 Days: Monday & Wednesday Time: 6:50pm – 9:20pm Sessions/Hours: 16 sessions / 40 hours Tuition: $365 USD
EVENING READING & WRITINGDuration: October 12 – December 7 Days: Tuesday & Thursday Time: 6:50pm – 9:20pm Sessions/Hours: 16 sessions / 40 hours Tuition: $365 USD
SATURDAY LISTENING, SPEAKING, READING & WRITINGDuration: October 14 – December 9 Days: Saturday Time: 9:00am – 2:30pm Sessions/Hours: 8 sessions / 40 hours Tuition: $365 USD
REGISTRATION AND PAYMENT DEADLINES: SEPTEMBER 25, 2023Please register early. Registration will close when classes reach capacity. We reserve the right to close registration or change classes at any time.
Online Classes Schedules
EVENING LISTENING, SPEAKING, READING & WRITINGDuration: October 12 – December 7 Days: Tuesday & Thursday Time: 6:50pm – 9:20pm Sessions/Hours: 16 sessions / 40 hours Tuition: $365 USD
Prepare for college, graduate school or a better job by learning English at LaGuardia. The English Language Center (TELC) at LaGuardia Community College is the largest English language program in New York City. Since 1971, we have served more than 275,000 students from over 80 countries.
Why choose TELC?
- Expert instructors
- International reputation
- Low cost and convenient location
- Technology-supported instruction
- Academic and immigration advisement
- Enrollment for students in F-1 status
More information about our program can be found in our student handbook.
HOW TO APPLY
To register at TELC, create a profile and choose a course. You will be able to pay when you register. If you are a new student, you will receive information about a placement test after you register and pay.
Most students will not need any documents. However, students who have an I-20 must provide additional documents. For more information, see International Students section below, or contact the office.
FORM I-20 Application
View and print our complete the Application Packet, which includes all of the information you need to prepare to apply.
At TELC, we use eShip Global (UEMS) to mail I-20 documents to students.
Please follow the instructions on their web page to create an account and pre-pay for shipping.
We will print out the shipping label and mail your documents.
If you choose to, you can also mail application documents to TELC using your eShip Global (UEMS) account.
If you are already in F-1 status studying in the U.S., view and print our transfer application packet.
See the schedules, fees, and application deadlines for the Intensive English Program. More information can be found in our student handbook.
LIFE IN NEW YORK CITY
New York City is your classroom. TELC is one subway stop from Manhattan, where you can see Broadway, the Empire State Building, Fifth Avenue, Times Square, and so much more.
TELC is a part of LaGuardia Community College. As a LaGuardia student, you will have access to many campus resources
LaGuardia does not have on-campus housing, so refer to this list for housingoptions in New York City.
TEEN ENGLISH ACADEMY
Learn English while exploring New York City. The Teen English Academy at LaGuardia Community College combines fun and interactive classes with field trips that allow students to practice their English in the real world.
AGES 13 – 16 | $895 | JULY 17 – AUGUST 17, 2023
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday – 10:00am to 2:30pm
Thursday – 10:00am to 4:00pm
JULY 20 New York Mets vs. Chicago White Sox at Citi Field
JULY 27 Edge & the High Line
AUGUST 3 American Museum of Natural History & Hayden Planetarium
AUGUST 10 Statue of Liberty & Oculus
AUGUST 17 Museum of the Moving Image & a Movie
Former Students Say
“The classes were so much fun that they didn’t feel like classes, which helped me learn more.” —
Student from 2016
“It was awesome! I met people from all over the world and everyone was really nice.” —
Student from 2017
“I liked how dynamic the teachers were, and I liked the social aspect of the class.” —
Student from 2018
“I got to meet really nice people, and the field trips were great.” —
Student from 2018