Attention: CELP will be closing permanently on May 15, 2020.

Discover CELP

New Mexico State University’s Center for English Language Programs (CELP) is the premier intensive English program in the Southwest offering a variety of courses and programs to fit the needs of today’s students, professionals, and community members. NMSU’s intensive English programs have existed for over 40 years, providing a comfortable and challenging environment in which students of all levels can study the principles of effective communication leading to enhanced proficiency in English. CELP’s extensive program portfolio assures that there is a variety of courses for everyone, and our flexibility of delivery styles provide access to students.

Our Family

At CELP, we treat all students like family, and we believe that’s what sets us apart from our competitors! We take the time to ensure that all needs of our students are met and that they feel at home in CELP.

Our Students

Our students come from around the world (110 countries to date) as well from our own backyard (Las Cruces, El Paso and the Borderlands). We celebrate diversity at CELP and know that the success of our program is dependent upon the richness of culture, language and experience of our international student population.

Our Faculty

CELP faculty ensure that a friendly and supportive learning environment is created to provide students the necessary foundation for learning English. Our exceptional faculty have a wide range of professional, educational and cultural backgrounds that allow them to mentor students in achieving their individual short-term and long-term goals.

CELP Programs

CELP offers several types of English programs to serve the needs of our local and international students and clients. Click on a box below for more information.

Admission Information

New Mexico State University values its international students and is committed to student success by offering a variety of pathways to admissions.

To learn more about these opportunities, click on a box below.

Connect With Us

CELP is committed to building a personal relationship with every student who participates in one of our programs! For our international students and clients, we utilize texting applications such as WeChat, WhatsApp and Kakao to communicate directly with our students early in the application cycle. We provide timely support and service to answer any questions that students may have about the application and admission process, Visa type, housing and dining options on campus, as well as entertainment and excursion opportunities. As the arrival date to NMSU and CELP grows nearer, we utilize Facebook, email, and other social media platforms to continue our icons

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