English for Academic Preparation Program

Study English in San Francisco, America's Most International City

The English for Academic Preparation (EAP) Program gives you an opportunity to study in beautiful San Francisco, California and learn English in an intensive language program that emphasizes university preparation and academic skills.


ALI features:

  • well-trained and enthusiastic teachers and small classes with individual attention to all students
  • a curriculum that will give you strategies to understand and use English at an American university
  • TOEFL waivers for qualified students applying to SF State undergraduate degree programs
  • advisors to help you apply to SF State and assist you with immigration questions, academics and American life
  • a regular program of student activities to help you enjoy your city and American culture

American Language Institute student Elena Zheltova

ALI is the best English program that I have ever attended. Seriously. Everything there was flexible, but structured. My class had six people from different countries, and everybody was very goal oriented.”

Elena Zheltova, Student