Penn offers English Language Programs to members of the Penn and Philadelphia communities, which aim to successfully develop competence and fluency in English.

They focus primarily on speaking and listening skills and cover a wide range of language proficiency, from beginner through advanced. Classes are held 6:00-7:40pm, one night per week, for seven weeks, and the cost is $400 - one exception is the TOEFL skills course, which meets twice weekly and is $800. The first step for enrollment is to email our ELP Main Office: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

If you are interested and have any questions, you should contact the Intensive Program Manager, Alyssa Swanson. Her email is This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. She will be able to administer the short placement test and help students sign up for classes.

Attached is an overview of upcoming courses in the evening program.

Upcoming English Language Courses Offered at Penn