Program in American Language Studies


During the week of March 16 through March 20, the office of the Program in American Language Studies will be open at the following times:  Monday through Thursday from 1:00PM to 5:00PM.  We will also be open remotely from 9:00AM to 5:00PM Monday through Friday.  Please call or email as follows:

Darlene Smith, Program Coordinator:  973.353.5013,

Kristine Krieg, Testing Coordinator:  973.353.2722,

Nanette Bouvier, PALS Director: 973.353.5368,

Apply to PALS

The Program in American Language Studies has been a part of Rutgers University–Newark for more than 30 years. In this time, we have taught more than 3,000 students from over 70 countries.             

Our expert instructors have had years of experience teaching our diverse international students about American English and culture.


Study English in the U.S.


Achieve Your Goals

Some students want to study in an American college or university, others are seeking better job opportunities or plan to live in the USA. PALS is here to support you as you work to improve your academic ability in English.  

Whatever your level—beginner, intermediate, or advanced—we have programs and courses specially designed  to develop your listening, speaking, reading, writing, and grammar skills.  


It's Your Choice

PALS offers a variety of programs and courses to help develop students' English language skills:

  • Intensive ESL Program
  • TOEFL Programs, Courses, & Workshops
  • IELTS Programs, Courses, & Workshops
  • Advanced Academic Program
  • University Courses (for Undergraduate and Graduate Rutgers students)
  • Evening & Saturday Courses
  • International Graduate Student Institute
  • Private Tutoring


~ PALS is an IELTS Testing Center ~

Program in American Language Studies

175 University Avenue
Conklin Hall, Room 226
Newark , NJ 07102
United States

Tel: +1 (973) 353-5013
Fax: +1 (973) 353-1438

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