The path to a top U.S. university starts here

Students in professional clothing working as a team on a project.

University Preparation Programs The ELI offers a variety of programs to help students prepare to be successful in undergraduate or graduate programs at a top American university. Our undergraduate pathway program, Academic Transitions (AT), is for students who are conditionally admitted to a bachelor’s degree program at the University of … Continue reading

Graduation Session 1 2018

Silhouette of a graduate wearing a mortar board over the dome and pediment of Mitchell Hall

The ELI graduation ceremony for Session 1 2018 will be this Friday, October 19 at 3:30 p.m. in Mitchell Hall! All ELI students, faculty, staff, friends, families, and homestay families are welcome to attend. This is a time to celebrate and honor all of the students who are graduating this … Continue reading

Festival of Nations

Students engage at the Korean culture fair table.

On Friday, October 5, the ELI celebrated its 12th annual Festival of Nations. This celebration of international culture featured a culture fair with tables representing China, Saudi Arabia, Japan, Korea, Oman, the United Arab Emirates, Kuwait, Colombia, Ecuador, Turkey and many other countries. Favorite activities included capturing selfies with photo … Continue reading

SABIC students lend a hand in Puerto Rico

SABIC students work side-by-side with professionals at a site in Puerto Rico

Saudi English Language Institute students help families build hurricane-resistant homes When Saudi Arabian students travel to the University of Delaware’s English Language Institute for the SABIC Foundation Year, they come to learn English and experience America, but sometimes that experience goes much further than expected. That was true again in … Continue reading