Covid-19 Update

AEI is open and offering in-person classes.  We welcome students on an F1 visa, B1/B2, green card holders, visa waiver and students seeking reinstatement and change of status.  All students must wear masks at all times during classes and maintain 6ft social distancing.

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American English Institute's Intensive English Program offers students fast progress to reach their academic and professional goals.


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5225 Canyon Crest Drive, Building 400 2nd Floor, Riverside, California 92507

Our Mission

Our mission is to help students improve their English and academic skills to gain admission to and be successful at U.S. colleges and universities, and to help non-native English speakers to improve their English for personal growth and professional advancement.


About Us

American English Institute does more than just teach English. We develop strong students who are confident and prepared to take on the challenges in our fast growing global economy. If you want to learn or improve your English language skills in order to become more valuable in your current job, or to prepare for admission to a U.S. college or university of your choice, AEI can help. Fluency in English is the key to opening the door to your academic and professional dreams, and American English Institute is here to help you achieve that dream.


Our vision is to help students reach their goals and live their dreams.  Our experienced instructors have on average 10+ years of teaching experience, and our small classes mean you'll start communicating in English from the first day of your studies with us.


Our programs will help you reach your goals quickly.  AEI's core program is the 8-Week Intensive Program that provides 20 hours of English language improvement per week.  Strong English skills are needed for academic, professional and personal advancement and AEI will help you to read, write, listen and speak English well.



Our Values

American English Institute is an Intensive English and Test Preparation center that helps international students improve their English and obtain the test scores they need to enter a U.S college or university. We also help professionals to improve their English and acquire new skills to advance in their careers. And, we host groups of international youth for summer and winter camps where they will learn English while enjoying American culture!


American English Institute's Values

  • Creating the highest quality curriculum

  • Providing superior instruction to students

  • Offering exceptional support services including opportunities for service learning and extracurricular activities as well as homestay placement

  • Creating a learning environment that is rigorous and engaging in a safe and enjoyable atmosphere

  • Respecting everyone, being honest, and laughing often

  • Offering one-one-one test preparation in TOEFL, IELTS, GRE, GMAT specifically for international students





Vacation English

2 weeks & longer

Experience a spectacular learning session while on vacation in the U.S. by studying 15 hours per week.

Intensive English

4 & 8 weeks & longer

Do you want to improve your English for admission to a U.S. university or to improve your English to advance your career?  The Intensive English Program offering 20 hours per week is for you.

Flight Training Pathway

68 weeks

Improve your English and begin a career as a commercial pilot. AEI's flight training pathway helps students gain the English they need while starting flight training ground and flight classes.



Youth Programs

AEI is pleased to offer summer and winter youth camps for groups of 10 or more students.

TOEFL & IELTS Prep and 1:1 Tutoring

Students seeking to improve their TOEFL or IELTS score work 1:1 with out experienced instructors to improve thei skills they want to target and get the score they need!

Custom Programs

AEI offers customized programs for groups in specialized areas such as teacher training, business and management, and marketing.





Our English programs help you reach your goals quickly by completing a level in just 8 weeks!

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American English Institute
5225 Canyon Crest Drive #451
Riverside, 92507
Phone: +1 951 824-6150+1 951 824-6150
Fax: +195-683-4886
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Business Hours During Covid-19

Monday - Friday09:00 AM - 05:00 PM
The institute will be closed on most major holidays.

American English Institute is accredited by the Commission on English Language Program Accreditation and AEI agrees to uphold the CEA Standards for English Language Programs and Institutions. CEA is recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education as a nationally recognized accrediting agency for English language programs and institutions in the U.S.

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Tel: 951-824-6150
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