Program Details

Academic Program Levels

There are 7 levels of ESL instruction, ranging from classes to serve those with no English skills to classes for those with advanced skills.

The program offers the following courses based on participants' TOEFL scores:

ESL Beginning Literacy (Level 1)

ESL Beginning Low (Level 2)

ESL Beginning High (Level 3)

ESL Intermediate Low (Level 4)

ESL Intermediate High (Level 5)

ESL Advanced Low (Level 6)

ESL Advanced High (Level 7)

Regular programming for the Baltimore community and beyond includes all 7 levels of ESL listed above as well as:

  • English for specific purposes (nursing, health professions, business, government, sciences, engineering, etc)
  • Conversation
  • Customized programs
  • Online programs available 24/7
  • TOEFL preparation
  • Additional programming available


Additional information about the 7 ESL Program levels may be found here.

A "Community ESL" program is available for friends and family of Morgan State ESL students and well as the general public.  For more information, or to apply, see our Application Form page.  The quarterly tuition and fees for a student in this program are $1,569.00.

Program Costs for Summer 2017 (Intensive Course)

  • Summer Term (5 hours/day from May 30 - August 11 with one week break in early July): $5,821.00
  • The cost of room and board is not included in the above price.