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DUQUESNE UNIVERSITY

English as a Second Language Program

Program Type: College/University Affiliated
Duquesne University
College Hall-ESL Program
Attn: Dr. Susan Todhunter
Pittsburgh, PA  15282 

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Host Institution: Duquesne University

Host City Size: 200,001 to 500,000

Year Established: 1986

Accreditations: Commission on English Language Program Accreditation

 
Phone #: (412) 396-5091

Phone #2: (412) 396-6113

Fax #: (412) 396-1682

E-Mail:

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

Application Contact Info: Applications may be submitted online at duq.edu/esl
 
Course Schedule:
LevelClass hrs/wkLab hrs/wkCAI hrs/wkOther* hrs/wk
B:20000
HB:20000
I:20000
HI:20000
A:20000
BR:3000

* Other Course Type: Comprehensive Academic Preparation CAP (4-16 class hours per week)

Additional Course Info: Accepted undergraduate students who demonstrate readiness may take academic courses in combination with ESL at the Advanced level. Bridge courses fulfill Freshman Writing requirements for enrolled undergraduate students. CAP courses prepare students fo

Test Preparation:
Test Typehrs/wk
TOEFL2
 
Terms:
Term Duration in WeeksStart Month
15January
12May
15August

Terms Additional Info: Total instructional time in Summer is the same as Fall and Spring.

Program Size: 120

Program Size, Summer: 70

Average Class Size: 12

Minimum Class Size: 5

Maximum Class Size: 19

Distribution:
RegionPercent
Africa2.00
Americas3.00
Asia56.00
Europe6.00
Middle East/North Africa30.00
Other3.00

Full-time Instructors: 3

Part-time Instructors: 22

Average Full-time Hours per Week: 10

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

Advanced Degree in TESOL or related field Part-time: 22

Full-time Admin: 4

Part-time Admin: 1

Part-time study option: yes

Part-time Eligibility: F-2 visa holders may be approved for incidental part-time study.

Tests used by the IEP for admission and proficiency: Other

 
Admissions: All Applicants

Admission Conditions: Application instructions can be found at www.duq.edu/esl. Applicants must have a secondary school diploma.

Visa Forms Issued: I-20, DS-2019

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

Maximum Credits Eligible: 6

Courses that can be Replaced: Foreign language or some electives; the policy varies by major.

Conditions: Credit is earned only by students who have prior acceptance to an undergraduate program at Duquesne University.

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

Maximum Credits Avail.: 0

I-20 Includes Academic Admission: no

Academic Admissions Conditions: Separate application for an academic admission is required.

TOEFL Required for Undergraduate Admission: no

If TOEFL is not Required, Test Used: ESL Program proficiency tests: Accuplacer, Program Writing Test, Institutional TOEFL (ITP)

TOEFL Required for Graduate Admission: no

If TOEFL is not Required, Test Used: TOEFL or IELTS

Articulation Agreement(s): no

 
Tuition:
TuitionWeeks
533015

Fees: $50

Insurance Cost: $900

Insurance Details: Required for all international students.

Other Costs: $ 350 Books Personal Expenses $ 1000 (estimate)

Financial Aid Available: No

Campus Housing Availability: Available year-round

Campus Housing Assistance Available: yes

Housing Costs: $12114

Housing Weeks: 32

Housing Cost Type: Room and Board

Additional Housing Info: Housing for families is available only off campus.

Off-Campus Housing Availability: Readily available, moderately priced

Off-Campus housing Assistance Available: yes

Homestay Assistance Available: yes

Board Plan Availability: Board plan included in housing

Services Available: Airport Meeting, Campus Orientation, Conversation Partners, Crosscultural Activities, Field Trips, International Student Advisor, Visa/Tax Counseling

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