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Why Students Choose to Study ESL at Duquesne

  • Cannevin and chapelAn attractive and friendly university campus
  • Excellent opportunities for language learning
  • Small class size (averaging 10-12 students)
  • Experienced and professional faculty
  • An Office of International Programs (OIP) staffed by full-time advisors to assist with pre-arrival information, applications, arrival orientation, and compliance with SEVIS immigration requirements for issuance of F-1 and J-1 visa documents
  • Assistance with information on maintenance of full-time student status
  • Support for international events, activities, and organizations such as the International Student Organization (ISO)
  • Chances for qualified students to study in ESL and university classes
  • Credit for ESL courses completed by students in undergraduate degree programs
  • Opportunity to earn a Certificate of Program Completion
  • ESL Advisors to guide ESL students during the program
  • Services for students, social activities and athletic programs
  • Opportunities to visit or live with U.S. families
  • Location in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania---one of America's "most livable" cities