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International Accelerator Program

Academic English Session II

Advance your English skills before beginning your program. Undergradute and graduate level students may enroll in an eight-week intensive English program to prepare for success. 

 Benefits to You

  • Available to: Students at both the undergraduate and graduate level*
  • Start early, finish early: Upon meeting the required internal English testing level on campus, gain an earlier start towards your degree track. Students have the opportunity to retest their English at the end of the eight weeks and to potentially accelerate the completion of their degree program.
  • No minimum test score required: Receive a full offer for Academic English and be placed into the appropriate level class upon arrival. If you do have a test score, you will receive a full packaged academic offer when applying. (Note: Students without a test score will be given a study plan of at least three semesters of English.)
  • Build confidence: The additional time on campus will help you adjust to your new home and achieve academic success.

*Note: Progression into the summer semester is not available for graduate students. 

Important Dates

Event Spring 2020 Fall 2020
Application Deadline February 7, 2020 September 11, 2020
Payment Deadline February 25, 2020 September 29, 2020
Move-in Date March 10, 2020 October 13, 2020
Program Start March 11, 2020 October 14, 2020

All dates may be subject to change.

Estimated Tuition and Fees

Subject Cost
Tuition and Fees  $3,350
Housing  $2,030 - $2,793
Dining $1,050
Health Insurance  $425
Total  $6,855 - $7,618

 All costs may be subject to change.

Undergratue Progression Details 

Following completion of your 8 week session you will progress into the program that is right for you depending on your academic background and English-language proficiency.

Anticipated Program Program Duration  GPA Requirement English Language Requirement
International Direct Directly Enrolled/Degree-seeking 3.0 IELTS 6.5 or Equivalent 
Academic Accelerator 2 Semesters 2.5 IELTS 5.5 or Equivalent 
Extended Accelerator 3 Semesters  2.5 IELTS 5.0 or Equivalent 
Academic English Additional 1-3 Semesters 2.5 Below IELTS 5.0 or Equivalent 

*All students will be tested upon arrival to confirm program duration.  


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