- Located in one of the fastest growing parts of the
United States, MCELI provides an intensive program of learning,
recreation and cultural activities for students and professionals with
the desire to improve English language skills while developing a better
understanding of American culture and business practices.
facilities are located on the campus of Merced College, allowing
students the opportunity to study and learn on an American college
campus before actually being accepted into the College.
- MCELI students have access to the facilities and
activities of Merced College, which was established in 1962 and
currently has 11,000 students. With the purchase of a Merced College
Student Identification Card, MCELI students are able to use various
services such as recreational programs and the College Library, with its
extensive book and periodical collection, and student computer work
- Merced College is located in the heart of the great
San Joaquin Valley and nestled between the sea and the mountains. There
are dozens of tree shaded parks, miles of bike paths, municipal and
private golf courses, and plenty of choices for sailing, water skiing
and fishing. Merced has claimed the distinction as the "Gateway to
Yosemite," which is a world famous national park. It is also possible
for students to take a day trip to everybody's nearby favorite, San
Francisco, and to beautiful beaches like Monterey, and the capital city
of California, Sacramento.