To enroll in an English language course, please follow these steps.

  1. PLACEMENT TEST: In order to determine your level of English, please take the free online placement test:
    We have 5 levels of English language classes from beginner to advanced levels.

  2. COURSES and PRICES: Review our list of courses and prices:  If you want Immersion or Intensive classes, please decide on the number of weeks of class. The total tuition for intensive classes depends on the number of weeks of class.

  3. START DATE: Choose a course and your start date. New students start every week. Review our program schedules:

  4. REGISTER: Call or visit us to register and pay for your class. Please call us during office hours (Monday through Friday / 9:30 AM - 5:30 PM Boston time) at 617-262-3500 Ext. 228 or visit us at 648 Beacon St., Boston, MA. Register at least 1 week before your first day of class.


Registration and payment:

You may register over the phone and pay with a credit or debit card. We accept the following forms of payment: Visa, MasterCard, American Express, cash, checks and bank wire transfers. Instead of financial aid, we offer payment plans. A minimum deposit of 25% of the course cost plus the registration fee is required for registration.


With regard to Visas:

  • The Institute does not issue I-20 certificates for student visas.
  • The Institute does not require visa documentation from students.
  • You may study at the Institute with a tourist visa (B-2) if you enroll in a class that meets for less than 18 hours per week. Most of our English Language Programs meet the tourist visa requirement (less than 18 hours per week).
  • If you have an F1 student visa, you may study at the Institute during your 60 day grace period after you finish your studies at another school.


Our Guarantee

The Guarantee: if you are not satisfied with the quality of your instruction after the first day of class or after 2 hours of private lessons, we will refund your tuition less the registration fee. Refunds will be processed and paid within thirty days of cancellation. Failure to attend class does not constitute withdrawal or cancellation of a course.


You are invited to our next Open House on 
Tuesday, September 19, from 5 - 7 p.m. 

Location: The Boston Language Institute, Inc.648 Beacon Street
Boston, MA 02215.

Join our staff and teachers for refreshments
and a helpful discussion of your needs.


Darlene Madera
Associate Director, English Language Programs
617-262-3500 x228