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University of St. Thomas - Minnesota

University of St. Thomas - Minnesota

ELS Language Centers, St. Paul (MN)
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School Info

Basic information

  • Enrollment
  • 300students
  • Airport Pickup
  • Yes
  • Telephone
  • 1(651)962-5990
  • Fax
  • 1(651)962-5991
  • Address
  • Mail SCB 118, 2115 Summit Avenue St Paul , MN , 55105

Options

  • Suburban
  • Homestay
  • On-Campus Dorm/residence
  • Private language institute (at University)
  • Conditional Admission (0)

Why This School?

  • - Located close to downtown St.Paul and Minneapolis-two cities have a reputation for safety, and cleanliness
    - Conditional admission with 112 ELS level, without TOEFL scores
    - Free access to all campus facilities
    - Number of activities outside of academic settings
    - Low living cost

About the  ELS Language Centers, St. Paul (MN)

  • 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.

About the  University of St. Thomas - Minnesota

  • University of St. Thomas is a private, Catholic, liberal arts and archdiocesan university located in St. Paul and Minneapolis, Minnesota. Founded in 1885 as a Catholic seminary, it is named after Thomas Aquinas, the medieval Catholic theologian and philosopher who was the patron saint of students in the Roman Catholic Church. UST currently enrolls more than 10,000 students, making it Minnesota's largest private college and university.

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Course Information

  • Focus of Study : 
    Structure/Speaking Practice with emphasis on vocabulary enrichment and language technology

    Benefit, Goal of this course : If students want to learn English while still having time to visit local cities and attractions, the ELS Semi-Intensive English program is the perfect choice! Student will take classes in the morning and have afternoons free to explore and use his improving English.
     
    Curriculum :  
    The development of important language skills and elements, such as listening, speaking, pronunciation and vocabulary, allows him to communicate accurately and effectively.
     
    Students practice conversation and other speaking skills using practical, real-world English. Students learn 
    to write with accuracy and effectiveness, develop strategic listening skills and improve your use  
    of grammar.
     
    Students work on his individual language skills and objectives through technology-supported learning  
    in our modern Language Technology Centers.
     
    Contact America! provides student with regular opportunities to meet with native English speakers, visit 
    and observe university courses, listen to guest lecturers and participate in local excursions

    Classroom Hour : 
    Monday through Friday/20 sessions per week 
    8:30-9:20-Language Technology Center
    9:30-10:20-Vocabulary Enrichment
    10:30-11:20-Structure/Speaking Practice
    11:30-12:20-Structure/Speaking Practice

Course Information

Class size 12 Students Schedule 4, 8, 12, 16, 20, 24, 28, 32, 36, 40 Weeks
Course Level 12 level VISA Info I-20 Issued Upon Request
Minimum age 16 Accommodation Homestay, On-Campus Dorm/residence

requirements

  • N/A

Course Schedule

2021-12-06 2021-11-08 2021-10-11 2021-09-13
2021-08-16 2021-07-19 2021-06-21 2021-05-24
2021-04-26 2021-03-29 2021-03-01 2021-02-01
2021-01-04 2020-12-07
※ From the Course Starting Dates 4, 8, 12, 16, 20, 24, 28, 32, 36, 40Weeks(month) Choose

Fees

Tuition

School's Admin fee (USD)$ 175
Tuition
4 Week 8 Week 12 Week 16 Week 20 Week
(USD)$ 1,410 (USD)$ 2,820 (USD)$ 4,230 (USD)$ 5,356 (USD)$ 6,695
24 Week 28 Week 32 Week 36 Week 40 Week
(USD)$ 7,614 (USD)$ 8,883 (USD)$ 9,584 (USD)$ 10,782 (USD)$ 11,980

Accomodation

Housing Placement fee
Accommodation Fee
Terms Homestay On-Campus Dorm/residence Off-Campus residence
4 weeks (USD)$ 1050 (USD)$ 1495

Airport Pickup

Airport Pickup (USD)$ 130
Other Charges (USD)$ 75    Detail

Remarks / Other Information

  • * Dates and Fees are approximate and may change without prior notice.

Course Information

  • Focus of Study : 
    Structure and Speaking Practice, Vocabulary Enrichment, Language Technology Center

    Benefit, Goal of this course : 
    Students who wish to study English while on vacation in the USA may do so in the ELS American Explorer Program.
    Curriculum : This program features three morning lessons per day (Monday through Friday) for a total of 15 lessons per week. Afternoons are free for recreation and relaxation. 

    Classroom Hour : 
    Monday through Friday/15 lessons per week
    8:30-9:20 Vocabulary Enrichment/Language
    9:30-10:20 Structure/Speaking Practice
    10:30-11:20 Structure/Speaking Practice

Course Information

Class size 12 Students Schedule 1, 2, 3, 4, 8, 12 Weeks
Course Level 12 level Minimum age 16
Accommodation Homestay, On-Campus Dorm/residence

requirements

  • N/A

Course Schedule

2021-12-06 2021-11-08 2021-10-11 2021-09-13
2021-08-16 2021-07-19 2021-06-21 2021-05-24
2021-04-26 2021-03-29 2021-03-01 2021-02-01
2021-01-04 2020-12-07
※ From the Course Starting Dates 1, 2, 3, 4, 8, 12Weeks(month) Choose

Fees

Tuition

School's Admin fee (USD)$ 175
Tuition
1 Week 2 Week 3 Week 4 Week 8 Week
(USD)$ 455 (USD)$ 845 (USD)$ 1,164 (USD)$ 1,350 (USD)$ 2,700
12 Week Week Week Week Week
(USD)$ 4,050

Accomodation

Housing Placement fee
Accommodation Fee
Terms Homestay On-Campus Dorm/residence Off-Campus residence
4 weeks (USD)$ 1050 (USD)$ 1495

Airport Pickup

Airport Pickup (USD)$ 100
Other Charges (USD)$ 75    Detail

Remarks / Other Information

  • * Dates and Fees are approximate and may change without prior notice.

Course information

  • Focus of Study :
    English for Academic Purposes (EAP) is set out to provide students with the fundamental academic tools they will need in order to study abroad. EAP will be the initiative to students' pursuit of higher education.

    Benefit, Goal of this course : 
    Students who enroll in EAP program will ultimately aim for conditional admissions to ELS' 650+ partner universities. Students who complete all 12 levels of Intensive EAP courses will be issued a Certificate of Completion which will prove students' English proficiency at more than 650 universities.

    Curriculum :
    Students at all levels will be offered Language Technology Center and Reading/Writing lessons. From beginner(101-103) to advanced(107-109), students will be provided with structure/speaking and vocabulary lessons while masters (110-112) will be provided with Skills Enhancement Class and Language Studies additionally.

    Classroom Hour : 
    English for Academic Purposes Sample Class Schedule*


    BEGINNER
    (101 - 103)

    INTERMEDIATE
    (104 - 106)

    ADVANCED
    (107 - 109)

    MASTERS
    (110 - 112)

    8:30 – 9:20

    Structure/Speaking Practice

    Structure/Speaking Practice

    Language Technology Center

    Skills Enhancement Class*

    9:30 – 10:20

    Structure/Speaking Practice

    Structure/Speaking Practice

    Vocabulary Enrichment

    Language Technology Center

     

    10:30 – 11:20

    Language Technology Center

    Vocabulary Enrichment

    Structure/Speaking Practice

    Language Studies

    11:30 – 12:20

    Vocabulary Enrichment

    Language Technology Center

    Structure/Speaking Practice

    Language Studies

    12:20 – 1:30

    LUNCH

    LUNCH

    LUNCH

    LUNCH

    1:30 – 2:30

    Reading/Writing**

    Reading/Writing**

    Reading/Writing**

    Reading/Writing**

    2:40 – 3:45

    Reading/Writing**

    Reading/Writing**

    Reading/Writing**

    Reading/Writing**



Course information

Class size 15 Students Schedule 4, 8, 12, 16, 20, 24, 28, 32, 36, 40 Weeks
Course Level 12 level VISA Info I-20 Issued Upon Request
Minimum age 16 Accommodation Homestay, On-Campus Dorm/residence

requirements

  • N/A

Course Schedule

2021-12-06 2021-11-08 2021-10-11 2021-09-13
2021-08-16 2021-07-19 2021-06-21 2021-05-24
2021-04-26 2021-03-29 2021-03-01 2021-02-01
2021-01-04 2020-12-07
※ From the Course Starting Dates 4, 8, 12, 16, 20, 24, 28, 32, 36, 40Weeks(month) Choose

Fees

Tuition

School's Admin fee (USD)$ 175
Tuition
4 Week 8 Week 12 Week 16 Week 20 Week
(USD)$ 1,840 (USD)$ 3,680 (USD)$ 5,244 (USD)$ 6,992 (USD)$ 8,280
24 Week 28 Week 32 Week 36 Week 40 Week
(USD)$ 9,936 (USD)$ 10,948 (USD)$ 12,512 (USD)$ 14,076 (USD)$ 15,640

Accommodation

Housing Placement
Accommodation fee
Terms Homestay On-Campus Dorm/residence Off-Campus residence

Airport Pickup

Airport Pickup (USD)$ 130
Other Charges (USD)$ 315    Detail

Remarks / Other Information

  • * Dates and Fees are approximate and may change without prior notice.

Location


Accommodation

  • Student Residence (On Campus) 
    Location: UST-Koch Commons Selby Avenue & Finn Street St. Paul, MN 55105 Room Type: Double Meals: 19 meals per week Min Age: 18 Key/Damage: None Description:  
    • The full-service cafeteria at the University of St. Thomas will close after week one of Session 6, on May 24th. 
    • During the summer months, students may still purchase breakfast, lunch, and dinner at alternate locations on campus Monday - Friday, and breakfast and lunch on Saturdays. 

    Shared typical on campus dorm room. Shared hallway bathrooms. Rooms includebed, dresser, desk and refrigerator. Linens are also included. Self-service laundry machines are available in the same dormitory building for a small fee. Security: All buildings are secure. There is one resident assistant for each floor or wing (1 per approx. 40 students). 

    Homestay Location: 
    Homestays in the area Room Type: Single Meals: 16 meals per week Min Age: 16 Key/Damage: None Description: Host family students are responsible for their personal transportation. Most students arrive at the campus by bus. Some families are close and provide bicyclesfor our students. Some families are within walking distance of the campus.

Surrounding Area

  • ELS/St. Paul is situated on the University of St. Thomas - Minnesota campus. It is in a residential area close to downtown St. Paul – Minneapolis. The two cities have a reputation for safety, cleanliness and low-cost living in a friendly Midwestern environment. The Mall of America retail complex is close by. Minnesota has 4 distinct seasons with hot summers (June, July and August) and cold winters (November through February). Students should bring appropriate clothing.

Facilities

  • Baseball field, Basketball court(s), Cafeteria, Computer center, Fitness Center, Fitness Classes, Gymnasium,Health center, Language Technology Center (LTC), Library, Music practice room(s), Racquetball/squash Courts, Running track, Snack bar, Swimming pool (indoor), Volleyball court(s)

National Mix

  • 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 (62%), Chinese (8%), Korean(9%), and Spanish (8%). The percentage may vary each month.

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劉馨妤

請問學校外國人比例~
Q: 您好,我想請問一下關於聖湯瑪斯大學聖保羅分校,外國人比例人數多嗎,因為想去很少說中文的語言學校。 A:您好,感謝您的提問,關於學校各國人數比例的部分,請參考以下資訊。 來自世界各地不同國籍和文化背景的學生,選擇ELS課程作為學習英語的新環境。學生的國籍,包括阿拉伯語(62%),中國(8%),韓國(9%)和西班牙(8%)。該百分比可能每個月變化。


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何佩儒

在聖湯瑪斯念語言課程的過程中,體會到真得去美國念書的感覺,一直是我的心願,終於實現了!!

我學的是通用英語課程,課程皆為小班制,老師都能非常照顧到所有的學生。
通用英語課程將聽、說、讀、寫課程與特定技巧加強課程相結合,為每一位學生提供獨一無二的英語學習課程。 
一直很想出國唸書且羨幕別人能達到這個夢想,沒想到我今天也可以,我今天可以不單單是靠自己的力量,而是要由衷的感謝留學中心幫我圓這個夢~
因為有過這個學習的經驗讓我對自己的英文方面更有自信,更清楚知道未來要走的道路。
推薦大家都到聖湯瑪斯念語言課程~~

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