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Summer Explorations in Language and Culture


Manhattanville College English Language Institute


View our Summer Explorations in Language and Culture Program brochure!

Summer Explorations is designed for visitors to the New York area who want to improve their English and explore US culture while living on a beautiful college campus. 

Friendly, supportive atmosphere, spend your weekday mornings in small groups where you will be encouraged and have plenty of opportunity to improve your English.   Spend your afternoons, evenings, and weekends enjoying a variety of cultural activities both on and off campus.

Trips to New York City and other cultural sites including two overnight weekend trips will allow visitors to practice their English while exploring US culture.

Who is Eligible:

Visitors with basic knowledge of English (at least 1 year) who:

  • are interested in participating in American cultural activities while building their English language skills
  • are at least 16 years old

and who

  • Hold a B-1 or B-2 (tourist) visa
  • Have entered the US on a visa waiver
  • Already have an F-1 visa and wish to enrich their summer break with additional study
  • Are US citizens or permanent residents
Click here for the Application and Enrollment Terms and Conditions for the Summer Explorations in Language and Culture Program.
For further information and pricing, please contact the ELI by email at or by phone at 914-323-5271.