The mission of Maryland English Institute (MEI) is to provide English language instruction and assessment at the postsecondary level for speakers of other languages who wish to learn English for academic, professional, or personal reasons.
Located just a few miles from America’s capitol, the Maryland English Institute is part of the University of Maryland, one of the top public research institutions in the U.S. MEI has been teaching English since 1980 and each year, students from more than 50 countries come to study with us in order to prepare for academic study at universities in the United States as well as for personal and professional reasons. Students have the opportunity to study on the campus of the University of Maryland, one of the greenest and most beautiful campuses in the United States, and ranked in the top 60 national universities and top 20 public universities in the United States.
It is the mission of the Intensive English Program of Maryland English Institute to offer international students high-quality, multi-level academic English language instruction, cultural orientation, and preparation for academic study at universities in the United States.
English preparation programmes
Tuition costs do not include living expenses including housing. There are many communities in the area around the university where international students can comfortably live and the MEI can help you find housing, but cannot arrange housing for you.
MEI students also participate in various social events. Examples include:
The MEI also offers many activities and events for students. These events help you better understand the American culture. They are also a great opportunity to make friends and have fun speaking English. These activities include: