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Denver, CO

3645 West 112th Ave
Westminster, CO 80031
Tel.: (303)404-5717
ELS Center Hours: 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM (closed on weekends and holidays)
On the campus of: Front Range Community College
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ELS/Denver is located on the campus of Front Range Community College (FRCC) in the metropolitan Denver suburb of Westminster. Denver is a vibrant city situated against the backdrop of the spectacular Rocky Mountains with ample restaurants, shopping and entertainment venues. World-class skiing and other seasonal outdoor activities are readily accessible.

  • World-class museums, music, art, entertainment and shopping nearby
  • World class skiing and snowboarding at Vail, Aspen, others
  • Whitewater rafting, camping, hiking and horseback riding in area mountain parks and forests

Distance to Key Locations from ELS Center

Location Minutes Transportation Method
Airport 40
Bank 5
Downtown Area 40
Post Office 5
Restaurant(s) 4
Shopping Mall/Outlet 35
Bus Stop/Subway 1








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Programs available at this location

2015 Cost Per Session
$1790 USD

2015 Cost Per Session
$1680 USD

2015 Cost Per Session
$1410 USD

American Explorer Program

Enjoy the Adventure

2015 Cost Per Session
$1350 USD

English for Executives

Group and One-to-One Instruction

2015 Cost Per Session
$5725 USD

Super Intensive English Program

One-to-One instruction

Super Intensive Plus

One-to-One Instruction

Student Residence Building Swimming pool and spa of the Student Residence

Legacy Heights Apts.(Student Residence (Off Campus))

Our student residence apartments are located just five minutes from campus by bus. Students stay in a luxury apartment complex with two swimming pools, a fitness center, a club house with a movie theater, sand volleyball courts, barbeque areas and playgrounds for children. Supermarkets, pharmacies, a wide variety of restaurants, banks, a post office and more are conveniently located near the apartment complex! The apartments are spacious three-bedroom (single occupancy), two-bath units with central air-conditioning and heat, balconies, living rooms, dining areas, kitchens, and storage. Apartments are fully equipped with wireless internet, phones with free service to anywhere in the US, oven, refrigerator, microwave, cooking utensils, TV/VCR/DVD, cable TV service, and all utilities paid. All bedding, and towels are provided. They are tastefully furnished in a contemporary style to make the perfect home away from home!balconies, dishwasher, a TV/VCR with cable, free local phone and Wireless Internet hook up. The kitchens are fully equipped. Linens are also included. Students clean their own rooms during their stay. The complex has two swimming pools, hot tubs, outdoor BBQ pits, volley ball courts, a fitness center, and laundry facilities on site. It is next to two large shopping centers, one across the street. These include two large supermarkets and full service delis, pharmacy and post office. There are many restaurants in the area, all within a two block radius. Security: Limited access entry and courtesy patrol. Maintenance supervisor resides on site.

Price per Session $950
Occupancy Single, Single, Single, Single
Minimum Age 18
Airport Pickup $115
Meals / week or Meal Credit
No meals included.
2 large supermarkets and many restaurants (including fast food and sit down) within 5 minutes walking distance, college cafeteria open for lunch all year and dinner during the academic year.

Homestays in the area(Homestay)

Some students arrive by bus and other live close enough to walk. A few families drive students to and from the campus.

Price per Session $840
Occupancy Single, Single, Single, Single
Minimum Age 16
Airport Pickup $115
Meals / week or Meal Credit
16 meals per week

Denver Campus Campus Library Library Wing Main Entrance to Campus ELS Classroom Campus Gymnasium Denver City Park Rocky Mountains viewed from campus Downtown Denver Inside the Library Rocky Mountains and Lake Denver Golf Course Denver State Capitol Writer's Square Inside ELS Denver classroom
  • Baseball field
  • Computer center
  • Gymnasium
  • Library
  • Fitness Center
  • Fitness Classes
  • Center is handicapped accessible
  • Classrooms are handicapped accessible
  • Cafeteria

What is Conditional Admission?

Institutions in the ELS University Conditional Admission Network offer conditional admission to students who are academically admissible based on the student’s academic record and other university and/or departmental and program requirements, but who have not yet demonstrated English proficiency. Your admission is “conditional” based upon satisfying English proficiency through completion of a specified level of the ELS English for Academic Purposes program and any other specific requirements prior to full admission. Once these requirements are fulfilled, you are able to fully matriculate. These requirements will be outlined on your Conditional Letter of Admission, and your selected ELS center will assist you in completing all of the necessary requirements for matriculation.

Additional matriculation requirements may include other required scores, for example, GMAT® or GRE® for graduate programs.

Our ELS University Partners will offer a Conditional Letter of Admission (CLA) detailing the additional requirements needed for matriculation. You and your family can be assured that you have a university placement and ELS registration prior to departing for the USA.

What is the Conditional Admission Process?

  1. Find a university via our University Finder
  2. Apply for university admission and enroll for English studies at ELS Language Centers with help from a local ELS authorized Counseling Agent.
  3. If you are an acceptable candidate for university admission, you receive a letter of "Conditional university admission subject to English proficiency and submission of any other required documentation for matriculation."
  4. Study at any of the 60 ELS Centers in the USA to fulfill the university entrance requirement for English proficiency.
  5. Begin your university program!

Meet the Staff

Pat Johnson

Pat Johnson

Center Director

Center Director

Yi-Tzu "Joely"

March 11, 2015


"ELS is a good place for prepare before you go to college.
And ELS in Denver is a good place for you improve your English skill because
the relationship between teacher and student is like friends. Also you can go
to ski and you can go to see a beautiful view here because every season, the
view is different. The transition between ELS and community college was easy
because it is in the same building and if you have a question, you can go back
to ELS, ask any teacher, and they will help you. The class for research paper
is a good class for you to improve your writing skill because when you get into
the college, you need to write a lot of essays."


Shiempheotchan "Roland"

March 11, 2015


"I always liked to be in contact with different cultures (at
ELS) because it helps your perspective as a human being. It helps your English too
because I speak French. Somebody else can speak Chinese, Vietnamese, something
else – Arabic. And it helps us to come together and share our point of view,
and become a better person, better learners… In the regular class (at Community
College), you have a bunch of students around you who have a background in English,
they are American born. You can definitely learn from them. And you don’t have
to be shy, you probably have to open yourself; and this is honestly what
college is about: you need to learn more. So the transition from ELS to the
regular courses was good… The advisors were there for me, they were very
helpful at Front Range Community College… ELS too was very responsive. That was
very helpful, very fast - especially when you have to meet the deadlines."

-Shiempheotchan,Cote D Ivoire

Phuc "Austin"

March 11, 2015


“This is a good experience for me because ELS is a good
language center, and it’s help me a lot to improve my English… Furthermore, in
ELS there are many sensible activities for us, and when we take these
activities we can learn the American culture and it is easier for you guys to
communicate with American friends when you study in colleges and universities…

I think study in community college is a little bit different with you study in
ELS because you not only study English, you have to study about your major.
But, when you study in ELS, they provide you with the common knowledge before you study in college so you have enough knowledge to study in college. You are not afraid before you study in the college because you have to meet some American classmates and English is their first language.”

-Phuc "Austin",Vietnam


September 18, 2014


Hello, my name is Samantha Cabrera, I'm 18 years old and I'm from Venezuela. I graduated from school last year, my dream has always been to study Graphic Design in the Miami International University of
Art and Design. Now it has become possible due to ELS. 6 months ago I started studying English at ELS in Denver, Colorado. Definitely it was an unforgettable and awesome experience. I stayed there during 5 months, sharing with the awesome people that ELS has, they made me feel at home. The ELS staff were always worried trying to make the students feel happy and comfortable. They planned different kind of activities for our entertainment, at Downtown, mountains, etc. Besides this, Denver is a spectacular city, there are many places to visit and enjoy. This opportunity also allow people to meet and share with other students from different countries and cultures, which to me, was incredible.


Activities 3A

April 27, 2015

This was the final Ski Trip of the year. Unfortunately our snow melted very fast. However, due to the great weather, we got out and had a rousing soccer match.

Activities 3A

April 27, 2015

This was the final Ski Trip of the year. Unfortunately our snow melted very fast. However, due to the great weather, we got out and had a rousing soccer match.


ELS at Front Range Community College

ELS at Front Range Community College

Provides a brief description of ELS, our Programs and the Denver ELS Language Center. The flyer also offers some specific attributes of the university, its programs and other helpful information.

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