The Applied Language Institute

Summer 4 Week Teacher Education Program

(Language / Culture / Methodology)


  • Two hours of English Language and US Culture per day
  • Two hours of EFL/ESL Teaching Methodology per day
  • Visits to ESL programs
  • Social and Cultural Activities
  • Homestay or University Housing
  • Partial scholarship guaranteed!
Union Station

UMKC is a research-intensive, comprehensive university with more than 125 academic areas of study

  • More than 16,000 students & 1,000 international students
  • ALI is an accredited department of UMKC
  • All students admitted to ALI receive a partial scholarship

All Faculty...

  • Are educated in the area of Teaching English as a second Language
  • Have taught abroad
  • Are up to date in teaching methods & technology
Scofield Hall


University Tuition Partial Scholarship Final Tuition Cost
$2,374 $748 $1,626


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 $100 $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