Samford University

Program Options

Find the track that is right for you:


  1. I want to return home or study at another university after completing the ELLI Program.    

    Our Certificate Track provides students with a concentrated English language curriculum designed to help students develop and sharpen their English skills. Students may choose to study as full-time or part-time students.

  2. I want to continue my studies for a Bachelor's Degree at Samford University after completing the ELLI Program.
    Our ESL Program has an academic track that allows international students who intend to pursue undergraduate or graduate studies at Samford University to first develop their English skills by fully participating in our IEP program.

    Click here to start your application!

    *Students who successfully complete the ELLI program of study will be considered for degree seeking admission to the University for full time study, provided they complete the ESL addendum upon completion of their program and remain in good standing with the university.    

  3. I want to study for a Graduate Degree at Samford University, but may also need ELLI Program classes.

    Our program offers language and content tutoring classes for graduate students. Students will need to apply to their graduate degree program before contacting ELLI.

     Click here to see our graduate programs*

    *This link will direct you to a complete list of Samford University graduate programs. Select "More Info" next to the program you are interested in to learn how to apply.