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Summer Programs

​​​​Summer Program in 2020 has been cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. We hope we can offer this program in 2021. Please come back to this page in early 2021 for further information about our future programs.

Summer English Language & Culture Program

In July, 2021

Want to enjoy a beautiful summer in Chicago while improving your English skills? Enroll in our Summer English Language & Culture Program, where you will study alongside a diverse group of students while learning about American culture and America’s third largest city.

Program Information:

  • Minimum age: 16 years old
  • English proficiency requirements: Confident intermediate skills in written and spoken English
  • Tuition and Fees: $1335. Includes course tuition, 30-day CTA bus and train pass, and all excursion admission fees.

How to Apply

Step 1. Apply online:

Create your application account (Blue Demon Domain) and select "English Language Academy" Application. If you cannot complete an online application, please contact ELA by phone +1(312/362-6455) or email. We can help you complete the application.

Apply Here

Step 2. Make and Submit a Video:

Record a short video with three parts:
1.  Tell us about yourself.
2. Why do you want to take Summer Language and Culture Program?
3. What do you hope to take away from Summer Language and Culture Program?

Upload your video through Blue Demon Domain.

When we have your complete application, we will make a quick decision on your admission.

Application Deadline: June 1 ​

Summer English Language & Culture Program Flyer​ ​- Coming in early 2021

For more information, please contact:

English Language Academy
25 East Jackson Boulevard, 17th Floor
Chicago, IL 60604-2217 USA


If you need accommodations to attend the Summer English Language and Culture program, we recommend the University Center Summer Housing.
Please visit their website: University Center Summer Housing.