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English Language Center

The World Meets Here

The mission of the English Language Center (ELC) is to support the goals of the University of Denver by preparing English Language Learners with the necessary communicative and cultural competencies to be successful members of DU and other US institutions of Higher Education.

View the ELC brochure and learn more from our ELC graduate videos below.

ELC Brochure

Sqore Future English Instructors Competition

The deadline for the Sqore competition has passed. Applicants will receive updates from Sqore soon.

ELC Student Newsletters:

Summer 2016

Spring 2016

Winter 2016

Summer 2015

Fall 2014


ELC Graduate Videos:


Accreditations and memberships

The English Language Center is a member of The Consortium of University and College Intensive English Programs (UCIEP) and The American Association of Intensive English Programs (AAIEP). The English Language Center is proud to be fully accredited by the Commission on English Language Program Accreditation.

The English Language Center, University of Denver is accredited by the Commission on English Language Program Accreditation for the period December 2015 through December 2025 and agrees to uphold the CEA Standards for English Language Programs and Institutions. CEA is recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education as a nationally recognized accrediting agency for English language programs and institutions in the U.S. For further information about this accreditation, please contact CEA, 1001 North Fairfax Street, Suite 630, Alexandria, VA 22314, (703)665-3400,

CEA Standards

Complaints Against an Accredited Program

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