Admissions & Aid

ESL Pathway Partners

Alma College offers conditional acceptance for international students who are otherwise qualified but do not meet the college’s English language proficiency requirement.

Students may choose among our three different pathway partners, offering high quality English as a Second Language (ESL) training, thus waiving the TOEFL or IELTS requirement.

Alma College has three excellent choices among our program partners for studying ESL in great locations. Enrolling in full-time English studies is key to getting ready to take on your Alma College degree program with confidence. 

Choose from among our three pathway partners:

  • ELS Language Services — U.S. and worldwide
  • Mentora College — Washington, DC
    • A graduate of Mentora College’s University Pathway Program will not be required to produce an English language test score such as TOEFL, IELTS, or PTE or successful passing (80% minimum) of each of the following Advanced ESL Classes: ESL 500A, ESL 500B, ESL 500C and ESL Advanced Academic, Writing, and Presenting Course.