SSALI In Your Language

Study Intensive English in California Wine Country

The Sonoma State American Language Institute (SSALI) offers students the opportunity to improve their English quickly in a supportive, family-like environment on the Sonoma State University campus located in beautiful northern California.

Why Choose SSALI?

  • Strong academic program and university skills preparation
  • Discounts for qualified students!
  • University Pathway options
    • Conditional Admission
    • Enrollment in university classes for qualified students
    • TOEFL waiver for study at Sonoma State University and Santa Rosa Junior College
  • Professional, well-educated faculty
  • Class sizes of 8-15 students
  • Diverse student population
  • Service learning and volunteering opportunities
  • Organized social activities with Sonoma State University students
  • Safe, friendly environment

Hundreds of students join SSALI every year to achieve their dream of improving their English skills for academic, job-related, or conversational purposes. We look forward to welcoming you to beautiful Sonoma State University


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