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Zions Evening ESL Program
English Language Institute

Zions Evening ESL Program

Intensive English Classes for the Salt Lake City Community

Learn English from highly qualified and experienced instructors in a small classroom setting. The University of Utah's English Language Institute is proud to partner with Zions Bank to bring our Evening ESL Program to you for little cost with a $1,400 scholarship. Our 15-week evening course includes vocabulary, grammar, pronunciation, conversation, reading, and some writing. Acceptance into the program requires a free placement test.

Program Benefits

  • Noticeable improvements in English
  • TOEFL exam practice and test prep
  • Opportunities to continue studies at the University of Utah (Financial Aid is available)

Upcoming Programs
Monday-Thursday 6 - 8 pm

  Session Dates Testing Dates
Spring 2018 January 8 - April 20 December 14 FULL
January 4 at 6:15 pm FULL


$1,400 Scholarship. Student pays only $200 + $45 for book.

Steps for Enrollment

  1. 1. Select Program Placement Test Date

    All prospective students must take the free placement test prior to being accepted into the program. Placement tests are offered one month prior to the start of each session.

    Students must be:

    • At least 18 years old
    • Literate in their first language
    • Priority is given to students who would like to pursue higher education and/or want to improve their job opportunities
    • Preference is given to students who are residents of Utah (documentation is not requested or needed)
  2. 2. Take Placement Test

    The Zions Evening ESL Program placement test consists of five major components which take more or less time depending on the student's level of English proficiency.

    The placement test is offered in the Annex on the University of Utah campus. Map/google map link and parking information

  3. 3. Get your score and level

    Shortly after you take the placement test, we will tell you your score and discuss which class is best for you. In order to take the Zions Evening ESL Program, students must be at an intermediate level or higher. If your score is too low we encourage you to take English Classes in the community to improve your skills and return to take the placement test in the future.

  4. 4. Payment

    As a student you will only pay $200 + $45 for the book. Payment can be made with cash, credit card, debit card, or check issued to the University of Utah. Payment is due prior to or on the first day of class.

Contact Information

To learn more about the program or register for the test: 801-585-9656 |