Cuesta College has 2 ESL options:

 

Life and Work Skills ESL (non-credit)

The purpose of these classes is to provide students with life and work skills. These classes focus on preparing students for employment, to obtain the GED, and to effectively communicate in the community. These classes are free and are for beginning to advanced levels.

 

Academic ESL (credit)

The purpose of these classes is to provide students with college preparation and academic language instruction. The focus of these classes is to prepare students for certificate and degree programs, transfer to a University, vocational certificates, and the GED. Tuition fees apply and Financial Aid is available for those who qualify. These classes are for intermediate to advanced levels.

 

 The ESL office will help you determine which option is best for you.

 

Classes are offered during the following

3 semesters:

 

SUMMER (6 weeks): June - July

For information about our upcoming summer classes, click on the links below:

Oceano summer flyer

Nipomo summer flyer

San Luis Obispo

 

FALL (4 months): August – December

Some of our "Late Start" classes start a month later.

For information about our upcoming fall classes, click on the links below:

Arroyo Grande fall flyer

Atascadero fall flyer

Cambria fall flyer

Los Osos fall flyer

Nipomo fall flyer

Oceano fall flyer

Paso Robles fall flyer

San Miguel fall flyer

San Luis Obispo flyer

 

SPRING (4 months): January – May

 

Location of Classes:

 

Classes are offered at both of our Cuesta College campus locations in San Luis Obispo and Paso Robles, as well as at our Arroyo Grande site located at Arroyo Grande High School.

Classes are also offered throughout the San Luis Obispo County communities of San Miguel, Paso Robles, Shandon, Atascadero, Cambria, San Luis Obispo, Oceano, Los Osos, Arroyo Grande, and Nipomo.