University of Illinois - Urbana-Champaign

Division of English as an International Language

Teaching English as a Second Language


Department of Bioengineering 1270 DCL, MC 278

801 South Wright Street

Urbana, IL 61802

United States





Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Teaching English as a Second Language

Format: Campus

Program Description:

Within the Division, the degree available to graduate students is the Master of Arts in the Teaching of English as a Second Language (MATESL) degree. For those wishing to continue on toward a doctorate, the Division cooperates with other departments offering doctoral programs in which a student can specialize in various theoretical and applied aspects of second language learning and pedagogy as applied to the English Language. DEIL's MATESL program is one of the largest in the nation and has a distinctly international flavor. Approximately sixty percent of the 80 to 90 graduate students enrolled each year are from outside the United States.


North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission

Facts & Figures

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Locale: Small City

Size & Settings: 40,000+

Find Schools