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The NYU School of Professional Studies American Language Institute (ALI) offers day and evening sessions for beginning, intermediate, and advanced students. Classes are small to ensure individualized attention. Student placement is based upon their level of English proficiency. Programs are flexible, with classes meeting from two to 22 hours per week. Placement testing and registration includes face-to-face, one-on-one interviews that ensure students are guided as to which classes are most appropriate for them.

Advanced Diploma in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages

A semester-long program that provides the skills needed to teach English to nonnative speakers.

Academic English Program

For students admitted to or enrolled in degree programs at NYU or other universities.

Professional English Program

Part-time courses for international professionals, with classes meeting in the evening or on Saturdays.

Comprehensive English Program

A full-time or part-time English language and American culture program for all levels of proficiency.

ALI also offers the following specialized programs to meet the needs of students, professionals, and adult learners abroad.

Mastering English Program

Culturally immersive and intensive short-term program in New York City that offers a wide array of courses designed for international high school and college students, as well as adult learners.

Mastering Corporate Communications

Innovative group and one-on-one English language classes for executives and professionals taught onsite.

Custom Programs

Short-term intensive programs tailored for international student groups abroad.