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THE UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE AT CHATTANOOGA

ESL Institute at UTC

Program Type: College/University Affiliated
615 McCallie Ave
Dept. 1751
Chattanooga, TN  37403 2598

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Host Institution: The University Of Tennessee At Chattanooga

Host City Size: 200,001 to 500,000

Year Established: 1995

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

IEP Membership Organizations: EnglishUSA
 
Phone #: (423) 425-4754

Fax #: (423) 425-4768

E-Mail:

Website: http://www.utc.edu/esl

 
Course Schedule:
LevelClass hrs/wkLab hrs/wkCAI hrs/wkOther* hrs/wk
B:20000
HB:20000
LI:20000
I:20000
HI:20000
A:20000

Additional Course Info: Classes are offered in many areas: reading, writing, listening, speaking, pronunciation, vocabulary, grammar, TOEFL preparation, public speaking or American culture. Our ESL Program focuses on English for Academic Purposes.

Test Preparation:
Test Typehrs/wk
TOEFL2
 
Terms:
Term Duration in WeeksStart Month
16January
8March
16May
8June
16August
8October

Terms Additional Info: Our ESL program is offered three times a year (Spring, Summer and Fall term). Our schedule is Monday through Thursday from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. (one hour for lunch).

Program Size: 35

Program Size, Summer: 20

Average Class Size: 5

Minimum Class Size: 1

Maximum Class Size: 18

Distribution:
RegionPercent
Americas4.00
Asia56.00
Europe18.00
Middle East/North Africa22.00

Full-time Instructors: 1

Part-time Instructors: 7

Average Full-time Hours per Week: 20

Advanced Degree in TESOL or related field Full-time: 1

Advanced Degree in TESOL or related field Part-time: 5

Full-time Admin: 1

Part-time Admin: 0

Part-time study option: yes

Part-time Eligibility: F2 visa holders, permanent residents and other visa types are eligible (except for F1 visa holders)

Tests used by the IEP for admission and proficiency: Other

 
Admissions: All Applicants

Admission Conditions: Admission Requirements 1. Please complete the online application available on our website. 2. Provide the required documents listed on our website.

Visa Forms Issued: I-20

Pre-academic work completed in IEP eligible for college/university credit: no

Maximum Credits Eligible: 0

IEP students can take academic courses at college/university: no

Maximum Credits Avail.: 0

I-20 Includes Academic Admission: no

TOEFL Required for Undergraduate Admission: yes

TOEFL Required for Graduate Admission: yes

Articulation Agreement(s): no

 
Tuition:
TuitionWeeks
438816
21008

Fees: $0

Insurance Cost: $785

Insurance Details: All international students are automatically enrolled in the UTC Student Health Insurance. Enrollment into the insurance program occurs on a per semester basis.

Other Costs: Three textbooks are included in the tuition fee. Instructors may recommend purchasing additional textbooks - prices ranging from $16 to $150 (e.g. TOEFL preparation materials)

Campus Housing Availability: Available year-round

Campus Housing Assistance Available: yes

Housing Costs: $3600

Housing Weeks: 15

Housing Cost Type: Room

Additional Housing Info: ESL students live in the Go Global Community and are housed in Stophel Apartments. Go Global allows UTC students to live with and learn from returning UTC international exchange students and other international students.

Off-Campus Housing Availability: Readily available

Off-Campus housing Assistance Available: no

Homestay Assistance Available: no

Board Plan Availability: Board plan available

Board Plan Costs: $775

Board Plan Weeks: 15

Board Plan Additional Info: A variety of meal plans available. A meal plan gains you access to Crossroads Dining Hall, our all you care to eat facility. All plans also come with Mocs Bucks. Mocs Bucks can be used at all on campus restaurants, convenience stores and coffee shops.

Services Available: Academic Counseling, Airport Meeting, 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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