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Credit ESL vs Non-Credit Classes at SRJC

SRJC offers both credit and non-credit English as a Second Language (ESL) programs to fit each student's goals. Take a few moments to learn which option is right for you by reviewing the differences between credit and non-credit ESL classes.

Credit ESL Classes

Credit ESL Classes:

  • cost $46 per unit (Need help paying for tuition, books, and other educational expenses? Apply for financial aid.)
  • prepare you for career certificates, an AA/AS degree, or to transfer to a four-year college
  • improve your writing, reading, grammar, vocabulary, listening & speaking English skills
  • offer low-intermediate through college reading and writing levels

Get started with Credit ESL classes...

Non-Credit ESL Classes

Non-Credit ESL Classes:

  • are free (you may need to purchase a textbook)
  • improve your English so that you can advance in your career, help your children in school, prepare for the GED or HiSET exam, and much more!
  • help you build basic English reading, writing, listening, and speaking skills
  • offer beginning to intermediate levels

Get started with Non-Credit ESL classes...