The Applied Language Institute

Semester programs

students studying

Fall and spring programs

20 to 25 hours of instruction per week

All levels of instruction

Highly intensive

No TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) required

Classes offered



Reading & vocabulary

Speaking & listening

See a sample course schedule here.

Program dates

Our semester-long programs offer 16 weeks of intensive instruction. Please plan to arrive one week early for required placement testing, international student orientation, and check-in.

Spring Semester 2019 Fall Semester 2019
January 22 - May 3, 2019 August 19 - December 06, 2019

Part-semester programs available

View fall and spring short-term programs here.

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