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8/1/2018 Member News
English Language Institute at MiraCosta College

English Language Institute at MiraCosta College

The English Language Institute (ELI) offers international students the opportunity to increase their English language proficiency and develop the skills needed to succeed at a college or university in the United States. This eight-week, intensive English-as-a-second-language program provides individualized instruction with small class sizes. The program is designed for students with a minimum of one year of English language training at high school or college level. This class may not be appropriate for advanced ESL students or students with a TOEFL score greater than 500 paper-based or 46 IBT. Students must be at least 18 years old or meet our minor policy requirements. Our International Student Office will issue I-20s. We accept students with an F1 or B visitor visa or any visa where “enrichment” or “study” is permissible.

MiraCosta College is now accepting applications for fall 2018 sessions. Program dates are August 20–October 12.

Fee: $1,895 (instruction, application fee, books, and student services). Health insurance is an optional fee of $365. Students must purchase our insurance plan or purchase their own insurance plan that meets our requirements. Fees subject to change. Location: 1 Barnard Drive, Oceanside, Room OCT510.

For more information, contact the English Language Institute at 1 Barnard Drive, Oceanside, CA 92056, 760.757.2121, x6590; email; or visit our web page at

About the Technology Career Institute

Situated in beautiful Carlsbad, CA, just minutes from the Pacific Ocean, MiraCosta’s Technology Career Institute (TCI) offers unsurpassed opportunities for students to gain real-world work experience through hands-on, accelerated and cooperative education offerings. With its vast network of partner employers, program graduates are sought after for employment into some of the world’s most renowned corporations.

There are four ways to register for a course at MiraCosta College’s TCI site:
• Internet Registration—Go to to register online.
• By Phone: 760.795.6820—Please have your Visa, MasterCard, or Discover card in hand and your registration information ready when you call.
• In Person—Community Education & Workforce Development Office, MiraCosta College Technology Career Institute, 2075 Las Palmas Drive, Carlsbad, CA 92011. Hours: 9 a.m.–5 p.m., Monday–Friday.
• By Mail—Complete the registration form on page five using a separate form for each person (forms may be duplicated). Visa, MasterCard, Discover card or check payable to MiraCosta College) can be used to pay registration fees. If you would like a confirmation, enclose a self-addressed, stamped envelope. Mail checks and completed registration form(s) to: Community Education & Workforce Development, MiraCosta College Technology Career Institute, 2075 Las Palmas Drive, Carlsbad, CA 92011.

About MiraCosta College
The MiraCosta Community College District has served the coastal North San Diego County area for over 80 years. More than 17,000 credit students per semester in over 70 disciplines enroll in associate degrees, university transfer and workforce readiness certificate programs. The college also serves a wide spectrum of educational needs in the region ranging from programs for adult education, basic skills, and ESL to a California Community College pilot program offering the nation’s first baccalaureate degree in biomanufacturing. MiraCosta College is accredited by the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges.