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Partnership Programs

Drexel English Language Center has partnership agreements with a variety of institutions that offer conditional admission for graduate, undergraduate, and associate’s degree programs

Chestnut Hill College A small, Catholic, liberal arts college in Philadelphia offering BS and BA degrees in the humanities, social sciences, and natural sciences. Contact Ms. Trachanda Brown, Director of International Student Services and Admission ( or

Art Institute of Philadelphia A private college in Philadelphia offering AS (2 year) and BS (4 year) degrees design, media arts, fashion and culinary arts. Contact Audrey Panu, Assistant Director of Admissions for International Students (

Goldey-Beacom College A private college located near Philadelphia in Wilmington, Delaware, offering bachelor’s (BS and BBA) and master’s (MS and MBA) degrees in all areas of business. Contact Kevin Barrett, International Admissions Representative (

Wilson College A small women’s college of 800 students in a small town environment for students who want a personalized and rigorous education in the sciences and humanities. Located 1.5 hours from Baltimore and Washington, DC, and 1 hour south of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. Contact Laura Alleman, Assistant Director of Admissions (

  • Students can apply for conditional admission without TOEFL or IELTS scores prior to or during enrollment at the ELC.
  • Applicants must meet and complete all admission requirements with the exception of the English language test.
  • Applicants will receive a letter of conditional admission from the institution. They must also apply to attend Drexel ELC. They will receive an I-20 from Drexel ELC.
  • A student who is conditionally accepted to these institutions and completes ELC Level 6 (Level 5 for the Art Institute) with an overall average of 75% will have the TOEFL or IELTS requirement waived and can be officially accepted to the degree program.