College of Education, Criminal Justice, & Human ServicesCollege of Education, Criminal Justice, & Human ServicesUniversity of CincinnatiCollege of Education, Criminal Justice, & Human Services

College of Education, Criminal Justice, & Human Services

Center for English as a Second Language (CESL)Center for English as a Second Language (CESL)

Center for English as a Second Language (CESL)

Welcome to the Center for English as a Second Language (CESL)!

The CESL is affiliated with the Literacy and Second Language Studies Graduate Program at the University of Cincinnati.  CESL administers the Oral English Proficiency Test (OEPT), ESL English Placement Test (ENPT), and offers ESL courses specially designed for international and immigrant graduate and undergraduate students at the University of Cincinnati.

We serve current students, faculty members, and visiting scholars.

Center for ESL Office 

610Q Teachers College

Office Hours: Call or email for appointments

Phone: 513-556-3590

 esl1@uc.edu

Testing Office

610A Teachers College

Office Hours: Please call or email for appointments

Phone: 513-556-3519

 oept1@uc.edu

Please send interdepartment mails to Teacher's College mail location 0022

job opportunities
  • English Placement Test (ENPT) can be arranged by contacting CESL testing office with student name and M number.
  • Graduate departments please read about new updates with the OEPT.