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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. 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  Fall 2020 Spring 2021 Summer 2021 Fall 2021
Application Deadline* September 11, 2020 February 5, 2021 N/A September 10, 2021
Payment Deadline September 29, 2020 February 23, 2021 N/A September 28, 2021
Move-in Date October 7, 2020 March 9, 2021 N/A October 12, 2021
Program Start Date October 8, 2020 March 10, 2021 N/A October 13, 2021

All dates may be subject to change.

Estimated Tuition and Fees

Subject Cost
Tuition and Fees  $3,350
Housing  $2,100 - $3,410
Dining $1,080
Health Insurance  $425
Total  $6,955 - $8,265

 All costs may be subject to change. No dining plan is available in the summer. 

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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