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English Language Institute

University Life

City Campus in the Heart of Manhattan

Have a life-changing experience studying English in New York City. Our ELI classes are held in 2 locations:

Downtown Manhattan

Pace University’s main campus is located in New York City’s oldest neighborhood in Lower Manhattan and the Financial District with breathtaking views of Lower Manhattan or the nearby Brooklyn Bridge from many of our classrooms. It is a short walk to Wall Street and South Street Seaport, with easy access to Battery Park, the Statue of Liberty and the Staten Island ferry and nearby Chinatown. The major bus and subway lines run by the campus, so it is easy to get to stores, theaters, restaurants, and museums.

Our campus is undergoing a $190 million renovation, so you will be excited and motivated to learn in beautiful, modern spaces with state of art technology that enable collaborative, innovative approaches to teaching and learning and help merge academic and social life throughout the campus.


Midtown Manhattan

In the famous French Building right on 5th Avenue in the heart of the main shopping district, it is a short walk to Grand Central Terminal, the New York public library, Bryant Park, and Times Square. You can easily access many key things that NYC has to offer. Tap into the excitement and energy of NYC and feel a part of it, maximizing your experiences here.

Access to university environment and facilities

One of the many advantages to studying at Pace University’s English Language Institute is the access to you get to the university facilities. These include:

  • fitness center/ gym and intramural sports
  • library and research databases
  • writing center with free ESL workshops
  • 24-hour access to computer resource centers
  • university activities
  • healthcare center
  • on-campus accommodation for longer bookings
  • international office
  • cafeteria
  • access to lesson information via Blackboard
  • discounted movie tickets
  • discounts on performances at the Schimmel performing arts Center

When you study here, you will enjoy having access to a whole campus and experience life as a university student in the United States. This gives you a multi-dimensional, well-rounded experience in New City. There are also opportunities to meet other international and American students, and support for students interested in academic excellence. With this support and the chance to practice your English authentically, you are more likely to improve your English more quickly.