About the English Language Institute

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

Offering a variety of credit and noncredit courses for students and professionals, at all levels of language proficiency, our programs focus 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.


The English Language Institute at Rider University serves to provide exceptional English as a Second Language instruction and training to nonnative speakers of English in order to achieve their academic, professional and social goals and promote a mutual understanding of cultures and ideas.

Rider’s ELI is dedicated to individual accomplishment and respect for all cultures and is committed to sharing that understanding to the Rider community and beyond. We strive to provide programming that not only promotes language and cultural proficiency, but also reflects current trends and relevant content critical for future success.

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Rider University English Language Institute
Rider University
2083 Lawrenceville Road
Student Recreation Center, 2nd Floor
Lawrenceville, NJ 08648

Office Hours
Monday - Friday 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Fax: 609-896-7745
[email protected]

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