Applied English Center

Program Type: College/University Affiliated
1410 Jayhawk Blvd
Lippincott Hall, Room 204
Lawrence, KS  66045 7515

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Host Institution: University Of Kansas

Host City Size: 50,001 to 200,000

Year Established: 1964

Accreditations: Commission on English Language Program Accreditation, North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission

IEP Membership Organizations: EnglishUSA, UCIEP
Phone #: (785) 864-4606

Fax #: (785) 864-5050



Application Contact Info: Email:; Apply online at
Course Schedule:
LevelClass hrs/wkLab hrs/wkCAI hrs/wkOther* hrs/wk

* Other Course Type: Short-term special programs for groups; University-level special topics courses; Online courses

Additional Course Info: In addition, students have assigned work in the language lab and the computer lab. They also participate in conversation groups.

English for Specific Purpose:
Specific Purposehrs
University Preparation0

Term Duration in WeeksStart Month

Terms Additional Info: Students may choose to enroll for fewer weeks.

Program Size: 225

Program Size, Summer: 65

Average Class Size: 12

Minimum Class Size: 5

Maximum Class Size: 20

Middle East/North Africa17.00

Full-time Instructors: 13

Part-time Instructors: 6

Average Full-time Hours per Week: 16

Advanced Degree in TESOL or related field Full-time: 13

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

Full-time Admin: 4

Part-time Admin: 0

Part-time study option: yes

Part-time Eligibility: Possible if admitted to a university degree program. Most advanced students take a mix of AEC classes and KU courses for their majors. Domestic students may also enroll part-time. Please visit

Tests used by the IEP for admission and proficiency: IELTS, TOEFL, Other

Admissions: All Applicants

Admission Conditions: High school graduation with a good academic record.

Visa Forms Issued: I-20, DS-2019

Other Visa Forms Issued - Details: For academic admission: High school graduation with a minimum grade point average of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale

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

Maximum Credits Eligible: 9

Courses that can be Replaced: Foreign Language and Elective courses

Conditions: Academic credit is offered for advanced courses (4th and 5th level) in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, Business, and Architecture. University level special topics (AESP) courses are also eligible for academic credit.

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

Maximum Credits Avail.: 30

Degree Levels: undergraduate

I-20 Includes Academic Admission: yes

Academic Admissions Conditions: High school graduation with a minimum grade point average of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale

TOEFL Required for Undergraduate Admission: no

If TOEFL is not Required, Test Used: Please visit for more information.

TOEFL Required for Graduate Admission: no

If TOEFL is not Required, Test Used: Please visit for more information.

Articulation Agreement(s): no

Articulation Agreement Details: Students may transfer credits but do so through university admissions


Fees: $1843

Insurance Cost: $1772

Insurance Details: Fees and Insurance shown for 1 yr. Insurance is mandatory.

Other Costs: Please visit for more information

Financial Aid Available:

Campus Housing Availability: Available year-round

Campus Housing Assistance Available: yes

Housing Costs: $6084

Housing Weeks: 32

Housing Cost Type: Room

Additional Housing Info: Mid-August through mid-May; different room options available at different prices

Off-Campus Housing Availability: Readily available, moderately priced

Off-Campus housing Assistance Available: no

Homestay Assistance Available: no

Board Plan Availability: Board plan included in housing

Board Plan Costs: $4266

Board Plan Weeks: 19

Board Plan Additional Info: A variety of plans are available depending on how many meals per week the student wishes to have.

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

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