The purpose of the Academic ESL Program is to provide academic English language instruction for students whose native language is not English. Our goal is to help prepare students for academic studies at U.S. colleges and for professional employment in the United States.

How to Enroll in Academic ESL Classes at College of DuPage

Below you will find steps to becoming an Academic ESL student at COD.

Step 1: Apply Apply to be a student at College of DuPage and get a student ID number. You can do this online by clicking here.

Step 2: Take Placement Tests Directions to Testing Center at College of DuPage, Berg Instructional Center (BIC), Room 2405. Recommended Placement Tests

  • ESL Compass Reading
  • ESL Compass Writing
  • ESL Compass e-Write
  • ESL Compass Listening
Step 3: See a Counselor or Advisor

After you get your test results, you may contact the Academic ESL Program Advisor directly, or you can contact the Counseling and Advising Center.

Program taught in:
  • English (US)

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