Phone: 734.663.9415
Fax: 734.663.9623



The mission of the Michigan Language Center is to provide a high quality program of English as a Second Language to international students and to equip them with English language skills that they will need to do one or all of the following:

1) Enter US institutions of higher learning

2) Utilize their English language skills in a work related situation

3) Expand their English language communication skills so that they can interact with other English language speakers

4) Introduce the students to the culture of the United States

The MLC’s flexible curriculum allows for differences in students’ language backgrounds and personal learning styles. The comfortable, friendly atmosphere of the MLC provides an optimum environment for efficiently learning English and for adjusting to the American culture. The MLC encourages its students to participate in the academic and culturally rich university city of Ann Arbor by providing them with opportunities to meet students and residents and to utilize their language skills in a meaningful, communicative way.

MLC Non-Discrimination Statement
The Michigan Language Center does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, ethnic origin, gender, gender identification, sexual orientation, or religion.


The Michigan Language Center is located in the center of Ann Arbor


Adjacent to the University of Michigan and the main shopping area;

Within walking distance of major points of interest and cultural activities;

Small, safe, comfortable friendly city


Variety of museums, theaters, libraries, restaurants, and night clubs


Entertainment for everyone.


2014 "Most Educated Cities" -- #1 Ann Arbor,

2014 "Best Places to Live" -- Ann Arbor,

2014 "Top 100 Best Cities to Live" -- #13 Ann Arbor,

2014 "The 10 Best Midsize Cities to Raise Children" -- #3 Ann Arbor,

2014 "Top 25 Most Beautiful Cities in America" Ann Arbor --

2014 "Best Cities for New College Grads 2014" -- #7 Ann Arbor, Livability

2014 "Best Cities for Well-Being" -- #6 Ann Arbor, USA Today and Gallup

2014 "Times Higher Education World Rankings" -- #15 University of Michigan

2014 "America's Best Main Streets" -- South Main Street, Ann Arbor, The Huffington Post & Fodor's Travel

2013 " Most Walkable Cities" -- #4 Ann Arbor,

2013 "America's Top 25 High-Tech Hotspots" -- #18 Ann Arbor, Richard Florida, The Atlantic Cities

2013 "Top 100 Best Places to Live" -- #13 Ann Arbor,

2013 "Best Places for Business and Careers in 2013" -- Ann Arbor, Forbes

2013 "The World's Top 25 Universities" -- #22 University of Michigan, Forbes

2013 "Best and Most Collaborative Large U.S. College" -- #1 University of Michigan, Huffington Post

2013 "Top Public Colleges" --  #5 University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Forbes

2013 "Smartest Cities in America" -- #15 Ann Arbor,

2013 "10 Coolest Cities in the Midwest" -- Ann Arbor, MSN Travel