Mississippi State University - ESL CenterThe ESL Center at Mississippi State University offers international students an intensive English language program, more than 20 hours per week of English language instruction, in a traditional southern setting. All ESL Instructors are Mississippi State University faculty members with degrees in language instruction. They provide excellent instruction in a small classroom setting, 10-12 students. Students enjoy plenty of personal attention and opportunities to practice their English skills.
ESL Center's goal is to provide quality language instruction combined with an exciting cultural experience. Students not only take English classes, but they mix with other Mississippi State University students to participate in culture activities. The ESL Center's staff take care of students from the time they step off the plane. They provide a safe home away from home.
The ESL Center wants to help its students feel welcomed and accepted at Mississippi State University. All ESL students are paired with American college students for at least two-hours a week of informal conversation and fun activities. Many partners meet for lunch or coffee and attend sporting and cultural events together. The center also works to involve students in campus activities and in the community.
Whether a student is interested in getting a degree at a university in the U.S. or in developing strong English language skills to be more successful, the ESL Center at Mississippi State University can help.