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International Accelerator Program

Pre-Sessional English

Prepare yourself for English-speaking classrooms with this program, designed to give you strong language support so that you will feel more comfortable learning in English.

As a Pre-Sessional English Student:

Once you complete the Pre-Sessional English program, you can transition into the Extended Accelerator Program and start working toward your degree.

Program Information

  • First-Year Program Length Options: 1 semester (17 weeks)
  • Program Curriculum Planned – all courses exclusive to Accelerator students
  • Credits Earned Toward Degrees Not applicable
  • Progression Requirements Successful completion of the Pre-Sessional English program
  • Progression Into Extended Accelerator Program


Entry Requirements

  • GPA Requirement: 2.5
  • One of these scores:
    • Minimum TOEFL®: 50 or below
    • Minimum IELTS™: 4.5 or below 
    • Minimum iTEP: 2.5 or below 


Important Dates

Event  Summer 2019 Fall 2019
Application Deadline April 26, 2019 July 12, 2019
Payment Deadline  April 15, 2019 July 31, 2019
Move-in Date May 21, 2019 August 14, 2019
Program Start Date May 22, 2019 August 15, 2019

All dates may be subject to change.



Fee Entering Summer 2019
Tuition  $3,250
Fees N/A
Housing  $11,405 - $16,574
Dining  N/A
Health Insurance  $2,000
Total  $16,655 - $21,824

Note: Fees include technology fee, lab fees, immigration fees, application, orientation and testing fees; cultural and academic support

Department-specific fees are charged for Direct Admission students who are enrolled in many majors and vary from $200 to $1500 per semester.

Pre-sessional tuition is charged for each semester enrolled and includes all fees; insurance, housing and dining listed are full year prices.

Housing: Shared housing is not available in the summer semester. Price quoted includes a move to a single room for the summer

Dining: No dining plan is available for summer semester; amount listed covers only fall or spring semesters.