Student Body

​MLS English language students are highly diverse -drawn from around the world and from a variety of academic and professional backgrounds. As of the most recent term, our student population was the following:

MLS Student Affiliation:

 

Americans: .4% *

 

Au Pairs: 4%

 

Boston Architectural College Community Members: .2% 

 

Boston College Community Members: .4%

 

Berklee College of Music: .2%

 

Bunker Hill Community College Members: .2%

 

Brandeis University Community Members: .2%

 

Broad Institute: .6%

 

Boston University Community Members: 3.4%

 

Cambridge College: .4%

 

Company Transfers: 17% **

 

Dartmouth College Community Members: .2%

 

Harvard University Community Members: 17%

 

Immigrants: 31%

 

Longy School of Music of Bard College Community Members: 1.4% ***

 

MIT Community Members: 9.4%

 

Northeastern University Community Members: .4% 

 

Refugees: .2%

 

Students of Other English Programs: 3% ****

 

Tufts University Community Members: 4.4%

 

University of Massachusetts Community Members: .8%

 

Visitors: 4.4%

These are students in the most advanced courses. They speak English as a first language, but have some minor challenges

as second-generation immigrants to the U.S. This number does not include our many students who are naturalized U.S. citizens.

** This does not include students in the MLS on-site programs at local companies.  

*** This does not include students in the MLS on-site programs at Longy.

**** These are students of other English language programs in the area who are dissatisfied with their schools but continue to study 

there in order to maintain their student visa status. They study with us for their English development.  

MLS Student Nationality:

 

Albania: 0.2%

Argentina: 0.6%

Azerbaijan: 0.6%

Bangladesh: 0.2%

Belarus: 0.2%

Brazil: 14%

Cape Verde: 0.4%

Chile: 0.6%   

China: 6.6%

Colombia: 3.2%

Costa Rica: 0.4%

Czech Republic: 0.4%

Dominican Republic: 0.4%

Egypt: 0.2%

El Salvador: 0.4%

Finland: 0.4%

France: 1.2%

Germany: 0.2%

Guatemala: 0.4%

Haiti: 0.8%

Hungary: 0.2%

India: 1.2%

Indonesia: 0.2%

Iran: 0.2%

Italy: 3%

Japan: 26%

Jordan: 0.2%

Kazakhstan: 0.8%

Mexico: 3% 

Nepal: 0.2%

Nicaragua: 0.2%

Panama: 0.2%

Peru: 0.8% 

Philippines: 0.2%

Poland: 1.4%

Portugal: 0.4%

Romania: 0.2%

Russia: 3%

Saudi Arabia: 0.2%

South Korea: 7%

Spain: 5%

Switzerland: 0.2%

Syria: 0.6%

Taiwan: 1%

Thailand: 1.6%

Turkey: 8.6%

U.S. 0.2%

Ukraine: 0.8%

Venezuela: 0.8%

Vietnam: 0.2%