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ELS New York, Manhattan, at New York Institute of Technology

Learn English in New York City at ELS Language Centers.


About ELS New York*

* Owing to increased enrollments for 2024/25, our host institution in New York, NYIT, will need the space currently occupied by ELS. As a result, we will be discontinuing our program in New York City and our final day of teaching will be Friday September 06, 2024.

Set in the vibrant heart of New York City, Manhattan, ELS New York offers the opportunity to learn English amidst the bustling energy of one of the world's most iconic cities.

Immerse yourself in the cultural mosaic of New York while studying English at ELS on the campus of New York Institute of Technology (NYIT) in the heart of Manhattan. Our New York location, adjacent to Central Park, provides a unique blend of cosmopolitan flair and urban charm, steps from everything you want to discover in New York.

Experience the diverse neighborhoods, familiar iconic landmarks, Broadway shows, museums, and endless entertainment options that only New York City can offer. At ELS New York, you’ll discover a one-of-a-kind English learning and American cultural experience as you explore this world-famous city’s unique fusion of arts, culture, cuisines, and more!


Learn English in New York at ELS
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Founded in 1955, New York Institute of Technology (New York Tech) is home to nearly 8000 students across three campuses. New York Tech offers more than 100 undergraduate and graduate degrees including technology, education, health, and business. This highly regarded institution offers an outstanding, hands-on learning opportunity at a reasonable tuition. When you study English at ELS New York, you’ll have access to the campus facilities including student lounge areas, the library, and more.

Planning to transfer to an American college or university after your studies? Looking to transition to an American college or university post-studies? Upon successful completion of ELS Intensive English level 112, you'll meet the English language entry requirement for conditional admission not only to NYIT but also to ELS’s many partner colleges and universities.

Explore the New York Institute of Technology
Times Square in Manhattan, New York, USA.

Why you should Choose
ELS New York for Your English
Learning Experience

  • Learn English in an immersive urban environment in the heart of Manhattan, soaking in the multicultural vibe of New York City.
  • Get a full American student experience as you connect with NYIT students around campus and while you use the campus facilities.
  • Enjoy easy access to iconic landmarks, world-renowned museums, and a plethora of cultural events and experience, and just steps away from famous Central Park.
  • Choose from our diverse English programs tailored to match your learning objectives, whether you’re aiming for intensive Academic English or more flexible study options.
  • Learn with our renowned, high-quality curriculum and supportive teachers. ELS Intensive English levels 109 and 112 meets the English language entry requirements for over 600 colleges and universities across the USA.

Unique opportunities at
New York Institute of Technology


IELTS Testing Center

Planning to take the IELTS test? ELS New York, Manhattan is an official IELTS Test center.

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Christian Perticone
ELS New York Center Director

Christian has been an administrator and teacher, both in the US and internationally, for nearly 20 years. He was elected the 2024 VP Outreach for the New York State Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages Association (NYS TESOL). Christian received his graduate certificate in TESOL from Teachers College, Columbia University, and he has learned to speak Spanish with near fluency. Christian is dedicated to helping students improve their English and embark on a transformative higher education journey at ELS New York, Manhattan!


Important Campus Info


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  • 12-15
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ELS New York | New York Institute of Technology Campus Facilities

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Things to do in New York

An aeriel view of Central Park in New York City, New York, USA near ELS Language Centers.

Central Park

Immerse yourself in the lush greenery and myriad activities within Central Park. From scenic walks to recreational sports, concerts and events, this iconic urban oasis offers a diverse array of experiences.

The Empire State Building in Manhattan, New York, USA near ELS Language Centers.

Empire State Building Observatory

Enjoy breathtaking panoramic views of New York City's skyline from the top of this iconic skyscraper. Take in the city's beauty from 1,454 feet above ground level.

An exterior view of the Metropolitan Museum of Art in Manhattan, New York, USA near ELS Language Centers.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Discover an extensive collection of art spanning centuries and cultures at The Met. Explore ancient artifacts, world famous paintings, and captivating exhibitions showcasing diverse artistic expressions.

Times Square in Manhattan, New York, USA near ELS Language Centers.

Times Square

Experience the vibrant energy of Times Square, known for its dazzling billboards, theaters, shopping, dining, and an electric atmosphere that embodies the essence of New York City.

The Statue of Liberty on Liberty Island in New York City, New York, USA near ELS Language Centers.

Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island

Take the ferry to visit these historic landmarks. Learn about American history, immigration, and enjoy stunning views of the Statue of Liberty, a symbol of freedom and opportunity.

A Broadway theater in New York, USA near ELS Language Centers.

Broadway Shows

Immerse yourself in the world of live theater by attending a Broadway show. Experience the magic of famous performers and captivating storytelling at one of the city's iconic theaters.

An art display at the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) in Manhattan, New York, USA near ELS Language Centers.

Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)

Explore contemporary and modern art at MoMA, featuring an impressive collection of masterpieces, avant-garde works, and thought-provoking exhibitions.

A view of New York City from inside the One World Observatory in New York, USA near ELS Language Centers.

One World Observatory

Visit the top of One World Trade Center for sweeping views of New York City and its surroundings. Witness the resilience and spirit of the city from this iconic location.

ELS New York, Manhattan
Homestay Accommodation

Stay with a local family in a homestay for a unique cultural immersion experience or choose a student residence to connect with other local and international students.
ELS New York, Manhattan homestays are within walking distance of subway and bus stations, providing easy access to the center, local attractions, restaurants, theaters, and other entertainment venues. Homestay hosts provide continental breakfasts. Other meals can be purchased at local delicatessens and restaurants near the center or homestay.

Housing availability and confirmations are contingent on university and/or provider approval and are subject to change.

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Discover ELS English Programs in New York

Intensive English

Our most complete English learning experience, designed to develop your language proficiency to support success in English-speaking higher education, business, or in any activity where you need to speak English well. Choose this program if you plan to attend one of the 600+ colleges that recognize ELS level 109 or 112 for language entry. 

Semi-Intensive English

Make English language development a priority while still leaving plenty of time to discover local culture and activities. Enjoy four daily English lessons designed to quickly improve your English communication skills. Outside the classroom, connect with locals and discover the attractions in your USA study city. 

American Explorer

The American Explorer Program offers a casual English learning experience while providing plenty of free time for local discovery and American cultural immersion. Designed for the curious explorer, this relaxed study program will help you improve your English to enrich a short-term study adventure. 

Where to Find ELS New York

ELS New York is located on the Campus of New York Institute of Technology:

  • 16 West 61st Street (tenth floor),
    New York,
    New York, United States
  • (212) 432-9330