California El Camino Language Academy

Fast Facts

  • School Size


  • Cost of Attendance

    $1,000—$5,000 Session

  • Affiliation


  • Type of School

    Intensive English Program

  • Student Body Gender


  • Religious Affiliation

    No Affiliation

  • Scholarships for International Students


  • Conditional Admission Available


  • Top Programs

    Business, Computer Science, Liberal Arts

  • Setting


  • Accreditation and Certification

    AACC Schools

  • Type of Housing

    Homestay, Apartment

  • Social Media

Welcome to Our Campus!

El Camino Language Academy (ECLA) is located on the campus of El Camino College - one of the most prestigious two-year community colleges in the United States. The Language Academy is an academic based program that will provide you with the skills to continue your American education. We welcome you to southern California in an area that is culturally diverse, close to beautiful beaches, and near world-class ski resorts. Join us and begin your exciting path to learning a new language and experiencing the lifestyle of southern California - we are waiting for you!

California El Camino Language Academy (ECLA)

The Language Academy (ECLA) program does not require a TOEFL score. Our mission is to prepare the international student to take and pass TOEFL, to reach an academic level in English and to transfer to El Camino College or any other university in the United States. A student may apply for one of the three offered semesters; fall semester, spring semester or summer session. This program consists of 20 hours a week of class time with all the resources of being on a community college. Classes include: Conversation, Reading, Grammar, Writing, American Culture and TOEFL Preparation. Our program also consists of various campus events, social outings, lunch parties and field trips.

Achieve Your Goals! Academic Counseling

All international students will meet with an academic counselor before they start their program and then meet with a counselor at least once a semester. El Camino's excellent counseling staff can help students select a major, offer career counseling, transfer options and graduation requirements.

Benefits! Student Services

El Camino's student services are complete and extensive: Visa advisement, college/university transfer fairs, orientation to the campus and community, academic assistance, personal counseling and support programs, career planning, free tutoring services, and health services.

Participate! Campus Services

  • Transfer Center for university visits and transfer information
  • Honors Program
  • Health Center
  • Counseling, Career and Testing Centers
  • State-of-the-Art Library services and technology center
  • Athletic Programs — participate or be a fan
  • South Bay Center for the Arts — world class entertainment for everyone!

International Student Program (ISP)

If you have a TOEFL score (450/PBT, 133/CBT or 45/iBT) you can apply directly to the ISP program. Please contact the ISP office at: or at the website web site:

El Camino College's Associate in Arts and Sciences Programs

All successful graduates of ECLA have conditional acceptance to El Camino College. After you complete the Language Academy you can transfer to El Camino College and begin the next exciting part of achieving your goals. El Camino offers over 80 comprehensive programs in Liberal Arts and Sciences — check it out at:

El Camino College's Mission Statement

The mission of El Camino College is to meet the educational needs of our diverse community and ensure student success by offering quality comprehensive educational opportunities.

Application Process

Please click on the Apply Now link and follow instructions to send your completed application.

A complete application includes 6 documents:

  1. Completed Application (2 pages) – available at the link below or at
  2. Payment of $75 application fee
  3. Confidential Financial Statement (or bank letter)
  4. Copy of High School Graduation Certificate
  5. One Passport Size Photo
  6. Copy of Inside of Passport (photo page)
California El Camino Language Academy

16007 Crenshaw Blvd.
Torrance CA 90506
P: 310.660.6473
For more information: California El Camino Language Academy