The Applied Language Institute

English and Business Certificate Program

Summer 4 Weeks


  • 29 hours of Intensive English Instruction per week
  • Four hours of Business classes per week
  • Four educational visits to businesses (1 per week)
  • Social and Cultural Activities
  • Certificates of completion
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Program Details

  • ESL Classes: Grammar, Writing, Reading & Vocabulary, Speaking & Listening, U.S. Culture
  • Business Component: A minimum of 4 topics of interest to international students
  • Educational Business Visits (examples): Wal-Mart Distribution Center, Google Fiber, Start-Up Village Entrepreneurial Houses, The Kauffman Foundation, Hallmark Cards, The Roasterie, etc.
  • Free Cultural & Social Activities (examples): City Bus Tour, Nelson-Atkins Museum Tour, World War I Museum
  • Optional Cultural & Social Activities (examples): Mini-Golf, Go-Karts, Arcades, Local Barbeque, Major League Baseball Game, Zoo, Picnic at a local lake, Amusement & Water Parks, Shopping Trip & Musical Performance
Scofield Hall
Scofield Hall


ESL University Tuition ESL Partial Scholarship Final Tuition Cost Additional Business Cost
$2,374 $748 $1,626 $200


Homestay-Meals Homestay-No Meals Lunch on campus Campus Housing
$800/month with breakfast & dinner $500/month $7 to $10 per day $1,650 per month/with meals


Social Activities Package (optional) One-Time International Fee Books (approximate) Health Insurance
$150 $40 $50 $200

ALI at a glance

ALI students have all-day access to a state-of-the-art language laboratory.

Classes are small.

All levels of instruction

There is no TOEFL requirement for ALI classes.

Social and cultural activities are part of the program.

Features a fun and friendly atmosphere with fantastic teachers.

Includes preparation for TOEFL.

Contact Info

Applied Language Institute
5301 Rockhill Road
Kansas City, MO 64110
Phone: 816.235.1233
Fax: 816.235.5437
Hours: Monday – Friday,
8 am – 4 pm