Maryville College ESL Program
English Language Courses in Tennessee, USA
in 1981, the Maryville College ESL program is a serious language program designed to help
students quickly acquire essential English skills. Students from around the world
come to Maryville to receive outstanding English language instruction and individual
attention from both the ESL instructors and the Center for International Education
The purpose of the ESL curriculum is to provide students with the academic and language
skills essential to succeed in an American university, a business environment or for
personal growth. Instruction is given 25 hours a week and additional hours outside
the classroom. Class sizes are small, typically no more than 6-8 students per class.
The instructors are native speakers and hold masters degrees.
Conditional admission into college (undergraduate program) is offered through the ESL
program. Students who move from the ESL program to begin their undergraduate
studies, will get college credit toward their Maryville College degree for their ESL
The ESL students gain full access to Maryville Colleges campus facilities and can
enjoy using the sports facilities, campus libraries, the student health clinic, wireless
campus and computer labs with Internet access. A regular program of social activities is
also arranged for ESL students and can include movies nights, shopping trips, hikes in the
Great Smoky Mountains, whitewater rafting, and sightseeing.
Maryville College ESL is a proud member of AAIEP, the American Associate of Intensive
English Programs promoting professional standards and high-quality English programs.
FOR FURTHER DETAILS PLEASE CONTACT: Maryville College ESL Program
502 E. Lamar Alexander Parkway
Maryville, TN 37804, USA