ELS Language Center - Houston TX

affiliated with University of St. Thomas - Houston

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Tel: 1(713) 331-7690
E-mail: hou@ELS.edu

  • Houston is the most culturally diverse city in the United States and a major destination for international students
  • Houston is the fourth largest city in the U.S.
  • NASA Johnson Space Center - visit unique exhibits, special presentations and hands-on activities tell the story of NASA's manned space flight program
  • Located in the Upper Kirby/River Oaks/Greenway Plaza District convenient to shopping, dining and entertainment
  • Join ELS on social media! #ELSCenters #ELSHouston

Center Director Academic Director International Student Advisor IELTS Administrator
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Ray Trantham Tim Richardson Nhan Nguyen Martha Vitatoe



Get a real glimpse of Southern hospitality when you learn English in Houston, America's fourth largest city. Houston is a cosmopolitan melting pot that is known for its cultural diversity. It is filled with world-class dining - including many award-winning restaurants - plus art, shopping, a museum district, and much more.
ELS Houston is located close to the beautiful University of St. Thomas-Houston campus, bordering the Museum District. Enjoy weekend visits to the NASA Space Center, the Gulf of Mexico beaches, and more. When you're not practicing your English while shopping, dining, or enjoying outdoor festivals, there's plenty more in Houston for you to experience!


The ELS/Houston physical address is:

ELS Language Centers
2990 Richmond Ave, Suite 600
Houston, TX 77098


  • Semi-Intensive English
  • Intensive English
  • American Explorer
  • Guided E-Learning
  • English for Executives
  • Super Intensive English Plus
  • Super Intensive English
  • Group Super Intensive English

Special Opportunities

  • IELTS Testing Center
  • University Scholarships for ELS Students

Minimum Age Requirements

No ELS Housing   16
Homestay, Homestays in the area 


Student Residence (off campus), Kimpton Apartments 18

Start Dates

January 2, January 30, February 27, March 27, April 24, May 22, June 19, July 17, August 14, September 11, October 9, November 6, December 4
January 1, January 29, February 26, March 25, April 22, May 20, June 17, July 15, August 12, September 9, October 7, November 4, December 2

Price Summary

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