The Mission of the ELI at Salisbury University is to provide high quality English language courses and a smooth transition to U.S. culture for international students, professionals and other non-native speakers of English.
The English Language Institute's objectives include:
Improve both English language and study skills of students in preparation for study at an American college or university, or for personal or professional purposes
Acquaint students with the cultural knowledge and awareness necessary to transition from life and study in their home countries to life and study in the U.S.
Provide excellent student support and administrative services
Maintain the highest standards of English language instruction by employing and developing capable, dynamic and experienced faculty.
Foster an intellectual atmosphere where professional development is supported, appreciated and pursued by all faculty.
Enrich Salisbury University campus and faculty at large by encouraging multicultural communication and interaction
Advance Salisbury University's reputation as a Maryland University of International Distinction and support a community-wide effort to promote and international, cross-cultural learning environment