Overview of the English Language Institute

About English Language Institute (ELI)

The Rider University English Language Institute provides programs in English as a second language (ESL) instruction to non-native speakers of English for academic, professional and business purposes. 

Offering a variety of noncredit courses for students and professionals, at all levels of language proficiency, our programs are focused on improving reading, writing, listening and speaking skills for success in the university or in the workplace. 

Rider’s English Language Institute attracts talented and motivated students and professionals with diverse backgrounds  from across the nation and around the world and puts them at the center of our learning and living community.

Rider University is a leader in American higher education celebrated for educating talented students for citizenship, life and career success in a diverse and interdependent world. 

ELI Brochure (PDF)

About Rider

Welcome to Rider University!

With roots dating back to 1865, Rider is a private, coeducational university located on 280 beautiful acres on two campuses in New Jersey – one in Lawrenceville and one in Princeton, both within easy driving distance to New York City and Philadelphia.  Learn more about Rider.

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