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Below is a partial listing of institutions which offer English language instruction.You should call each school to get exact information on the courses offered, schedules and current costs for registration and tuition

 

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Columbia University
American Language Program
504 Lewisohn Hall
New York, NY 10027
(212) 854-3584
www.ce.columbia.edu/alp

 

Course length: Fall/Winter/Spring/Summer (part-time and full-time)
Hours per week: 5-20
Cost: Varies

Columbia University
Language Resource Center
420W 118St. Of. 353C. Directions:
(212) 854 9226
Language Maintenance Tutorials
http://www.lrc.columbia.edu/students/lmt/index.php

Course Length: Individual Tutorials:  10 Sessions 90 Minutes each,
during fall or spring semesters.
Conversation Groups: 10 Sessions 120 Minutes each during fall or
spring semesters
Cost: Conversation Groups: $375
      Individual tutorials: $500

Community Impact, Columbia University
English as a Second Language Program
105 Earl Hall, MC2010
2980 Broadway
New York, NY 10027
Phone (212) 854-1492
http://www.columbia.edu/cu/ci/programs/jeep/esl/

Course length: Fall/Spring/Summer (11 weeks)
Hours per week: 8 (Monday – Thursday 4:00pm- 6:00pm or 6:00pm- 8:00pm)
Cost: Free

Baptist Campus Ministry, Columbia University
International Students English Conversation Group
108 Earl Hall, Schiff Room
2980 Broadway
New York, NY 10027
(212) 854-1514
www.columbia.edu/cu/earl/bcm/internationalstudents

When: Mondays 2:00-4:00pm
Cost: Free

Teachers College, Columbia University
Community English Program
46E Horace Mann
525 West 120th Street
New York, NY 10027
(212) 678-3279 for registration info, (212) 678-3097 to speak w/ staff
www.tc.edu/centers/communityenglish

Course length: Fall/Spring (10 weeks) Summer (5 weeks)
Hours per week: Fall/Spring (6 hours) Summer (10 hours)
Cost: $150 (Fall/Spring) $125 (Summer)
*25% discount for immediate family members of full-time students, faculty, or staff at Teachers College (not Columbia’s main campus)

Riverside Church
Riverside Language Program
91 Claremont Avenue (between 120th - 122nd  streets)
New York, NY 10027
(212) 662-3200
www.theriversidechurchny.org

Course length: 6 weeks
Hours per week: 30 (Monday-Friday 9:30am-3:30am)
Cost: Free for permanent residents in the country for less than 2 years

Cambridge Schools
211 East 43rd Street
New York, NY 10017
(212) 490-0865
www.cambridgeschools.com

 

Course length: 5 weeks (Day Program); 10 weeks (Evening Program)
Hours per week: 20 (Day Program); 9 (Evening Program)
Cost: $775 (Day Program); $635 (Evening Program)

 

Hunter College
International English Language Institute
695 Park Avenue
New York, NY 10021
(212) 772-4292
www.eslnyc.com

 

Course length: 4-8 weeks
Hours per week: 2-18
Cost: $1,580 ( full-time);  $250- 1185 (part-time)

Brooklyn College
American Language Academy
1212 Boylan Hall
2900 Bedford Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11210
(718) 951-4141 for general information (718) 951-5013 for specific details
http://academic.brooklyn.cuny.edu/adulted/ESL.htm

 

Course length:  8-10 weeks
Hours per week: 3-26
Cost: $875 (full-time); $ 250 (part-time)

 

Queens College
English Language Institute
Kiely Room 111
65-30 Kissena Boulevard
Flushing, NY 11590
(718) 997-5712 or (718) 997-5700 5720
http://qcpages.qc.cuny.edu/esl

 

Course length: 10-11 weeks
Hours per week: 2-24
Cost: $2,360 (full-time), $320 (part-time)
*10% discount off early registration

New York City Department of Education
Mid-Manhattan Adult Learning Center, School #5
212 West 120th Street (b/w Adam Clayton Powell and St. Nicholas)
New York, NY 10027
(212) 666-1920
Please call for more information

Course length: 6 months
Hours per week: 4-15
Cost : Free                  
*open to ages 21 and over

92nd Street Y
English As A Second Language
1395 Lexington Avenue
New York, NY 10128
(212) 415-5500
www.92y.org

Course length: 14 weeks
Hours per week: 3-6
Cost: $195- $585

New York Public Library
Available at different locations in Manhattan, the Bronx, and Staten Island
(212) 340-0918
www.nypl.org/classes/esol.html

 

Course length: Fall/Winter/Spring  (3 months)
Hours per week: 5
Cost: Free, by lottery
*open to ages 16 and over

The New School
E.S.L. Department
68 5th Avenue
New York, NY 10011
(212) 229-5372
www.nsu.newschool.edu/english

 

Course length: Fall/Spring (6-12 weeks);  Summer (4-12 weeks)
Hours per week: 2-18
Cost: $3,560 (12 weeks), $2,373 (8 weeks), $1,186 (4-weeks)
$370-505 Individual 6-week Conversation/Grammar/Vocabulary workshops

Fiorello LaGuardia Community College
The English Language Center
C Building 354
31-10 Thompson Avenue
Long Island City, NY 11101
(718) 482-5360
http://esl.lagcc.cuny.edu/

Course length: Fall/Winter/Spring/Summer (6-11 weeks)
Hours per week: 18-20 (Day Program); 5-10 (Evening/Weekend Program)
Cost: $850-1300 (Day Program) $210-480 (Evening/Weekend Program)

Manhattan Language
American English Program
1265 Broadway (at 32nd St.)
New York, NY
(212) 683-5442
www.manhattanlanguage.com

 

Course length: 1-12 weeks
Hours per week: 2-24
Cost: Varies

Fordham University
Institute of American Language and Culture
33 West 60th St., 3rd Floor
New York, NY 10023
(212) 636-6353
www.fordham.edu/acadh/englishsl

Course length: Fall/Spring/Summer/1-year
Hours per week: 6-18
Cost: Varies

New York University
American Language Institute
48 Cooper Sq., 2nd Floor
New York, NY 10003
(212) 998-7040; toll free (888) 998-7204
www.scps.nyu.edu/ali

Course length: Fall/Spring/Summer (part-time and full-time)
Hours per week: 2-20
Cost: Varies

Hearts & Minds
Conversation Groups
3074 Broadway (at 122nd Street)
New York, NY 10027
(212) 280-0332
www.heartsandminds.org/speak

When: Varies
Cost: Free ($3-5 suggested donation)

Spanish-American Institute
215 West 43rd Street, Fl. 2
New York, NY 10036
(212) 840-7111
www.sai2000.org

 

Course length: 3 months/6 months/12 months (part-time and full-time)
Hours per week: 10-20
Cost: $480-1440 (part-time) $1440-2880 (full-time)