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Summer Programs

​​​​​​Summer Language & Culture Program

Session I: July 18 - August 5, 2022 (full - not accepting new applications)

Session II: August 8 - August 26, 2022 (Flyer)

Want to enjoy a beautiful summer in Chicago while improving your English skills? Enroll in our Summer 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 for each session: $1,100 (including course tuition, weekly 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 for Session I: June 15 ​(closed)

Application Deadline for Session II: July 15


For more information, please contact:

English Language Academy
25 East Jackson Boulevard, 17th Floor
Chicago, IL 60604-2217 USA
ela@depaul.edu

Resources:

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