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Why choose the English Language Institute at TMU?

Why choose the English Language Institute at TMU?

Start learning through dialogue at Toronto Metropolitan University's English Language Institute (ELI).

With small classes and student support services, we are committed to your success. Find comfort in our award-winning facilities and support from our dedicated advisors and mentors.


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Transformative Learning

Apply your language skills beyond the classroom with off-campus trips, case competitions and workshops. Expand your understanding of real-world events with our curriculum based on the United Nations' Sustainable Development Goals. Transform into a global citizen.

Exciting Undergraduate Programs

Successful completion of a pathway program at the English Language Institute provides you with direct entry to 60+ Bachelor’s degree programs at TMU. Be inspired by innovative learning experiences you can’t get anywhere else. When you earn your degree at TMU, you’ll get an excellent academic foundation—plus the real-world experience you need to succeed.

Start building your future in Toronto

Once you are at the English Language Institute, you will be part of Toronto Metropolitan University’s welcoming community of students from over 140 countries. Speak English with confidence as you experience living in Canada’s largest and most diverse city.

Complete this form if you are interested in learning more about our English language pathway programs. You'll be added to our mailing list and receive relevant information about everything you need to unlock your potential at Toronto Metropolitan University.

Toronto Metropolitan University ("the University") collects personal information under the authority of the  (PDF file) University Act and in accordance with the University Notice of Collection for international recruitment and other related purposes. The University will collect, use, disclose, and protect your personal information in accordance with the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act. If you have questions about the collection, use and disclosure of this information by Toronto Metropolitan University, please contact the English Language Institute, 424 Yonge St, 2nd Floor, Toronto, ON M5B 2H3,