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International Accelerator Program

Academic English Session II

Advance your English skills before beginning your program. Undergraduate 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.
  • 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 and Costs

Please find more information on the Important Dates and Costs here. 


Undergraduate 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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