Why Selnate

We hire the best teachers so that you can learn the best English. Our curriculum and services are of the highest quality.


Selnate International School empowers international students to raise their level of English proficiency by providing the highest quality:
1) instruction from qualified teachers
2) curriculum from basic levels to college prep
3) student support and cultural experiences

How does Selnate accomplish its mission?

  • Selnate's teachers are more than Native English speakers, they are trained professionals, experts in Teaching English!
  • All of our teachers have degrees in TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages) and the majority have Master's degrees in TESOL.
  • Our teachers engage in regular professional development so they are best prepared to teach with the most up-to-date methodologies.
  • By hiring the best teachers and paying them fairly, we can guarantee the best quality instruction for our students, and the best results.
  • Selnate's curriculum is based off of internationally-recognized textbooks from publishers such as Pearson, Cengage and DELTA.
  • Selnate has dedicated levels to TOEFL Prep and GRE/GMAT prep to help student learn strategies and practice appropriately to pass the test!
  • Selnate offers outstanding student support, both academically and culturally. We offer weekly and monthly activities to learn about American culture
  • Selnate is committed to acting with honesty and integrity to our students.

What else makes Selnate different?

  • Selnate has partnerships with 14 American colleges and Universities that waive the TOEFL requirement when students complete Selnate's program.
  • Selnate offers on-campus jobs for students.
  • Selnate is an authorized ETS testing center that administers the TOEFL. Our students can take the TOEFL in the comfortable school environment they are used to.
  • Selnate International School has been teaching professionals and young adults to succeed in international settings since 1999.

Selnate is authorized to issue I-20 forms by SEVIS and maintains its accreditation through CEA.

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Selnate International School is accredited by the Commission on English Language Program Accreditation for the period August 2013 through December 2018 and agrees to uphold the CEA Standards for English Language Programs and institutions. CEA is recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education as a national accrediting agency for English language programs and institutions in the U.S. For further information about this accreditation, please contact CEA, 801 North Fairfax Street, Suite 402A, Alexandria, VA 22314, 703-665-3400, www.cea-accredit.org


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Selnate respects people from all backgrounds and cultures, and places the highest priority on integrity in business as well as in the programs we operate.  We value people over programs.

Selnate International School is not affiliated with Selnate Co. Ltd. of Japan.  Contact us for more information.


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