Our Mission: Your Success

Through our professional, competitive, high-quality, and the only CEA-accredited language programs in Arizona, we will prepare you to achieve educational, professional, and personal success. Click here to learn more about why CESL is your best choice.

About Us

Welcome to the University of Arizona's Center for English as a Second Language (CESL)

The University of Arizona’s Center for English as a Second Language (CESL) offers high-quality English language and teacher training programs. CESL has been serving the University of Arizona and the greater Tucson and global communities for over 45 years.

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Upcoming Sessions

Upcoming Activities

Saturday, August 26, 2017 - 9:30am
Desert Museum
Saturday, September 2, 2017 - 9:00am
Mount Lemmon
Saturday, September 9, 2017 - 9:00am
Autobahn Go-Cart Racing
Saturday, October 14, 2017 - 4:00pm
Tucson Meet Yourself Festival
Friday, October 20, 2017 - 7:00am
Grand Canyon Trip

News & Events

"I came to live in the United States, but I had a big barrier: the language. Now I am studying at CESL and this barrier is gone."