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Note: We service immigrants, residents and refugees in this program only. . Individuals with F,M,B, Student or J visas are not eligible for Basic & Transitional Studies. Please contact International Programs at 206-934-5360 for more information.

English as a Second Language (ESL) classes are offered to non-native English speakers to improve their English communication skills. Conversation, pronunciation, reading, writing, grammar and composition are taught with an emphasis on language skills.

Classes are offered both morning (8 am – 11am) and evening (6 pm – 9 pm) Monday through Thursday at the West Seattle and NewHolly campuses. Additional evening classes are available at the Georgetown campus
The total tuition fee for each quarter is $25.00.


Robert Smith Building
(RSB 2)


Monday & Wednesday:
7:30 am - 6:00 pm

Tuesday & Thursday

7:30 am - 4:30 pm


8:00 am - 1:00 pm