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ESL English School Chicago area



 Why Choose Ivy as your ESL School

 If you are looking for an intensive ESL school in the Chicago area to improve your English skills at an affordable tuition (low cost) and/or to enter universities in the U.S., then Ivy E & E Institute (Ivy) is the right school for you! 



       Intensive ESL (English as a Second Language)

       Business English and Business Administration

       TESOL / TEFL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages)

       ESL and College Prep (English for Academic Purpose and TOEFL)


Approved Post-secondary Educational Institution


U.S. DHS (SEVIS) – approved ESL school since May 2003.

Authorized under Federal law to enroll international (F-1 visa) students.

The school is authorized to operate a postsecondary institution by the Division

of PBVS of the Illinois Board of Higher Education.


Reliable Outcome – Study for Success


Since 1995, this school has taught hundreds of college-bound students and helped them improve their English skills and obtain admissions to prestigious U.S. colleges and universities.


Thousands of international students (from Brazil, Bulgaria, China, Columbia, India, Japan, Lithuania, Macedonia, Mexico, Mongolia, Nepal, South Korea, Poland, Spain, Russia, Ukraine, Vietnam, etc) have studied at Ivy and improved their English skills.

Dedicated Faculty


Ivy’s dedicated instructors and administrators are committed to help Ivy students to succeed. Many Ivy faculty members (current or former instructors) hold Master’s degrees in teaching English and/or have experienced teaching ESL.  The school was founded by Dr. Yu, former professor at Northwestern University, who has compassion and dedication to quality education.


Student-focused instructions and services


Ivy classes are small, which means you are guaranteed individualized attention.  Students can participate in our student-oriented, small class-sized programs at an affordable tuition. Here at Ivy, our students have free access to our computer labs, ample free parking, and complimentary coffee every school day. Housing assistance is also available. Ivy is the school where you “study for success.”


Safe School Location


Ivy is located in Wheeling, a safe northwest suburb of Chicago (less than 1 hour from downtown Chicago), where you can enjoy both a vibrant Chicago city life and a serene suburban life.


Join Ivy and study for success.

We would love to help you succeed!

If you want to know more about Ivy, call at 1-847-541-1525 or email to