English as a Second Language
If your native language is not English, you are required to take the English as a Second Language (ESL) Placement Test. The test will show whether you can begin college-level classes or if you need further study in ESL Courses.
You may not have to take the ESL Placement Test if:
- You have attended four years of high school in the United States, or
- You have presented TOEFL scores of at least 480 written, 157 computer, or 54-55 iBT.
Scheduling the Test
Call the testing office nearest you to schedule an appointment:
- Mays Landing - (609) 625-1111, ext. 5449
- Atlantic City - (609) 343-4831
- Cape May County - (609) 463-4774, ext. 3775
Atlantic Cape offers different levels of ESL courses. Check the list below to find out which one best meets your needs.
|College ESL Program||Adult Education ESL|
|Intensive multi-level college credit courses focused on reading, writing, listening, speaking and knowledge of American culture||Elementary-level program designed for students with little to no knowledge of English|
|Courses are offered primarily at the Worthington Atlantic City Center Campus, with some advanced courses offered at the Mays Landing Campus; morning, afternoon, and evening classes||Program is offered exclusively at the Worthington Atlantic City Center Campus; morning, afternoon, and evening classes|
|Application fee of $35; tuition is based on residency and is charged per college credit||Registration fee of $15|
|After completing the College ESL Program, student take an Exit Exam to determine their placement into college courses within their degree program||Upon completing the Adult Education ESL Program, students may decide to pursue the College ESL program to enhance their English language skills|
For more information
For additional information about the College's ESL program, please call (609) 343-5081 or send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org. To learn about the Adult Education ESL program, please call (609) 343-4713.