Riverside Language Program offers free English classes to documented, recently-arrived immigrants, asylees and refugee adults currently living in New York City.

Can I Study At Riverside?

If you live in New York City and are an immigrant, refugee or applicant for asylum, you could be eligible to enroll for English language classes at Riverside.


HoW is Riverside Different?

Riverside is the only free and full-time English language program in New York City. The program accelerates immigrant's entry to the American workforce or their pursuit of higher education.



Riverside offers opportunities to volunteer and help students practice their English skills.


Riverside Alumni

If you've taken classes at Riverside, join our Alumni Association today.



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