Since 1961, ELS has dedicated every effort to create international pathways for over 1.25 million students from more than 178 countries to achieve their personal and professional goals, by providing them with English preparation and professional higher education counseling. Headquartered in Princeton, New Jersey, ELS has established a strong network of over 1,900 education counseling offices in more than 100 countries and facilitates millions of students aspiring to study in the US. ELS has created more than 750 university direct entry pathways and maintains over 84 pathway centers around the world with 58 of them located on university campuses.
ELS has more than 55 years of leadership in international education, offering the largest network of campus-based English language instruction centers in the world, with 80+ study locations in Australia, Canada, China, Europe, India, Malaysia and USA. ELS Certification is a top standard of proof of English proficiency in North America. More than 750 colleges and universities worldwide accept completion of the ELS intensive English for Academic Purposes program demonstration of English proficiency for their admission requirement. ELS annually facilitates enrollment of thousands of international students into degree programs, thus expanding their future opportunities.
ELS expanded its horizons in 2010 establishing ELS International Education Pathways in India, with headquarters in Chennai and branch offices in Bangalore, and Hyderabad. ELS in India offers Counselling and Admissions Services to students aspiring to study abroad and English Language Training for academic purposes & for students and professionals seeking to improve their communication skills for work environment.
Through internet, websites, local seminars and presentations, telephone counselling and face-to-face advising, ELS brings international counselling to students, helping them to choose those institutions which most closely match their academic qualifications, career ambitions and financial means.