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Intensive English Program

The Intensive English Program (IEP) provides learners of English specialized courses  to support the development of English language skills for academic success.

Our program offers:

  • Conditional admission into undergraduate degree programs.
    Note: Graduate applicants must submit a satisfactory external language proficiency score, (TOEFL, IELTS or PTE) to complete an application to the Graduate School.
  • No language proficiency score required for admission
  • Personalized attention and small classes
  • Fun and interesting ways to practice and improve your English abilities
  • Instructors with specialized knowledge, education and experience who care deeply about the needs of English language learners of all levels
  • Spring, summer and fall start dates
  • Accredited by the Higher Learning Commission

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"The Intensive English Program is effective for me to build up my English skills. I have really enjoyed taking all of the classes in the program because I am always able to gain knowledge and intensify my way of thinking in English rather than in my mother tongue." Heng, IEP 2017