English as a Second Language

The English as a Second Language Institute (ESLI) is a division of Jackson State University's International Programs Office.  During five eight-week sessions a year, ESLI delivers high quality and intensive academic English instruction to international students, employing experienced faculty dedicated to innovation and best practices. ESLI students also interact with native English speaking students and Jackson residents, on and off campus, and learn directly about the people and cultures in this diverse and historically black university setting.

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