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FLORIDA ATLANTIC UNIVERSITY

Intensive English Institute

Program Type: College/University Affiliated
777 Glades Road
Center for Global Engagement Building DP 49
Boca Raton, FL  33431- 

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Host Institution: Florida Atlantic University

Host City Size: 50,001 to 200,000

Year Established: 1995

Accreditations: Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges

IEP Membership Organizations: EnglishUSA
 
Toll Free #: 800-228-5845

Phone #: (561) 297-0179

Phone #2: (561) 297-3174

Fax #: (561) 297-3987

E-Mail:

Website: http://www.fau.edu/intensive-english

Application Contact Info: iei@fau.edu Barbara Chapman bchapman@fau.edu or 561-297-0179 Marta Guevara (Spanish) mguevara@faul.edu or 561-297-3174
 
Course Schedule:
LevelClass hrs/wkLab hrs/wkCAI hrs/wkOther* hrs/wk
B:1842
LI:1842
I:1842
HI:1842
A:1222

* Other Course Type: Classes are held Monday through Thursday, with special programming on Fridays. Schedule depends on level placement. Optional courses in American Culture are also available.

Additional Course Info: In Level 6, students have the option for an integrated pathway program: transitional ESL and university courses, or ESL Only.

English for Specific Purpose:
Specific Purposehrs
University Preparation0

ESP Additional Info: Free one-on-one tutoring is available in our Learning Lab. Two 4-week Friday afternoon elective sessions may be offered. Topics vary depending on interest and may cover Business Engilsh, Pronunciation, or Music, for example.

Test Preparation:
Test Typehrs/wk
ACT0
GRE0
IELTS0
TOEFL0
 
Terms:
Term Duration in WeeksStart Month
January
March
May
July
August
October

Terms Additional Info: Students can move through two ESL levels during one semester. Students in Level 6, with direct pathway to our university, take one full semester ESL course, and two university bridge courses.

Program Size: 80

Program Size, Summer: 50

Average Class Size: 12

Minimum Class Size: 0

Maximum Class Size: 15

Distribution:
RegionPercent
Africa4.00
Americas60.00
Asia20.00
Europe6.00
Middle East/North Africa10.00

Full-time Instructors: 3

Part-time Instructors: 6

Average Full-time Hours per Week: 20

Advanced Degree in TESOL or related field Full-time: 3

Advanced Degree in TESOL or related field Part-time: 6

Full-time Admin: 2

Part-time Admin: 1

Part-time study option: yes

Part-time Eligibility: Students have the option for course-by-course in our Academic Track, or a variety of additional less concentrated courses.

Tests used by the IEP for admission and proficiency: Other

 
Admissions: All Applicants

Admission Conditions: Minimum age of 18 years; Student must have completed high school before studying in FAU's IEI. Apply online at our website: fau.edu/intensive-english.

Visa Forms Issued: I-20

Other Visa Forms Issued - Details: none

Pre-academic work completed in IEP eligible for college/university credit: yes

Maximum Credits Eligible: 6

Conditions: Students that have applied for undergraduate conditional admission will take two university courses, earning up to six university credits, during their final semester in the Academic Track program.

IEP students can take academic courses at college/university: yes

Maximum Credits Avail.: 0

Degree Levels: undergraduate and graduate

I-20 Includes Academic Admission: yes

Academic Admissions Conditions: Conditional Admission is available for both undergraduate and graduate students. can be taken in the ESL at undergraduate and graduate level.

TOEFL Required for Undergraduate Admission: yes

If TOEFL is not Required, Test Used: Conditional Admission Students: Successful completion of the Academic Track Program

TOEFL Required for Graduate Admission: yes

If TOEFL is not Required, Test Used: Conditional Admission Students: Successful completion of the Academic Track Program

Articulation Agreement(s): no

 
Tuition:
TuitionWeeks
22208

Fees: $75

Insurance Cost: $550

Insurance Details: Insurance is available through FAU/Insurance for Students. $500 is the estimated cost.

Other Costs: Students pay for books, personal expenses, housing, food, FAU academic course tuition.

Financial Aid Available: N/A

Campus Housing Availability: Available

Campus Housing Assistance Available: yes

Housing Costs: $5400

Housing Weeks: 16

Housing Cost Type: Room

Additional Housing Info: Limited on-campus housing. Request information when registering.

Off-Campus Housing Availability: Readily available

Off-Campus housing Assistance Available: yes

Homestay Assistance Available: yes

Board Plan Availability: Board plan included in housing

Board Plan Additional Info: Students who choose to live on-campus must also purchase a meal plan. Various levels of coverage available.

Services Available: Academic Counseling, Academic Placement, Campus Orientation, Conversation Partners, Crosscultural Activities, Field Trips, Housing Assistance, International Student Advisor, Personal/Cultural Counseling, Recreational Activities, Visa/Tax Counseling

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