Part of Virginia Tech Outreach and International Affairs, the institute has locations in Blacksburg at the main Virginia Tech campus, in the National Capital Region, and at Radford University.
The institute hosts over 500 students per year from more than 30 countries spanning the globe, served by 75 professional faculty, instructors, and staff.
There is no better way for you to improve your English language skills and experience American culture than through the LCI. You’ll meet dedicated faculty members who all hold master’s or doctoral degrees and certificates of advanced study. And you’ll study in a state-of-the-art computer lab and teaching facilities that will help bring your lessons to life and allow you to make rapid progress.
But we think you’ll learn so much more than just English at the LCI. Your time here will be one of the most memorable experiences of your life. At our campuses in scenic Blacksburg, Radford, and the Washington, D.C. area, you’ll experience American culture both inside and outside the classroom while gaining the skills to help you achieve your academic, professional, or personal goals.
About Our Facility
Our buildingOur new location, opened in 2014, helps students and professionals achieve their English language goals. Just minutes from Washington, D.C., we are conveniently located a block from the Dunn Loring-Merrifield Metro stop on the Orange Line.
This state-of-the-art facility features:
A computer lab outfitted with the latest language-learning technology
New classrooms designed specifically for language classes
"Collaboration rooms” for group projects or presentations
More than 12,500 total square feet in a completely renovated setting