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Summer Language & Culture Program (SLC)

​​​Summer L​anguage & Culture Program

​*Download Brochure Here*

Dates: July 29 - August 16, 2024
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)
*We will need at least 6 participants to run this program. 

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: July 1


DePaul Housing is available on the Lincoln Park Campus. Please contact us for more information. 
Housing Deadline: June 1

For more information, please contact:

English Language Academy
25 East Jackson Boulevard, 11th Floor
Chicago, IL 60604-2217 USA