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UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND

Maryland English Institute (MEI)

Program Type: College/University Affiliated
1117 Cole Student Activities Building
University of Maryland
College Park, MD  20742- 

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Host Institution: University Of Maryland

Host City Size: Up to 50,000

Year Established: 1981

Accreditations: Commission on English Language Program Accreditation, Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools

IEP Membership Organizations: EnglishUSA, UCIEP
 
Phone #: (301) 405-8634

Fax #: (301) 314-9462

E-Mail:

Website: http://www.mei.umd.edu

Application Contact Info: Jennifer Moore
 
Course Schedule:
LevelClass hrs/wkLab hrs/wkCAI hrs/wkOther* hrs/wk
HB:2362
LI:2362
I:2362
HI:2362
A:2362

* Other Course Type: Cultural activities, field trips

Additional Course Info: Test Prep (TOEFL and IELTS) courses, as well as special focus courses, are also provided during the Winter semester.

English for Specific Purpose:
Specific Purposehrs
Graduate Study10
University Preparation4

ESP Additional Info: Graduate Writing and Advanced English for International Students.

Test Preparation:
Test Typehrs/wk
IELTS4
TOEFL4
 
Terms:
Term Duration in WeeksStart Month
January
June
November
December

Terms Additional Info: TOEFL and IELTS preparation offered in summer program and during the winter semester.

Program Size: 45

Program Size, Summer: 30

Average Class Size: 10

Minimum Class Size: 5

Maximum Class Size: 16

Distribution:
RegionPercent
Africa5.00
Americas14.00
Asia50.00
Europe5.00
Middle East/North Africa25.00
Other1.00

Full-time Instructors: 9

Part-time Instructors: 2

Average Full-time Hours per Week: 15

Advanced Degree in TESOL or related field Full-time: 9

Advanced Degree in TESOL or related field Part-time: 2

Full-time Admin: 3

Part-time Admin: 3

Part-time study option: yes

Part-time Eligibility: Only if immigration status permits part-time study

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

 
Admissions: All Applicants

Admission Conditions: 18 years of age, proof of secondary school completion

Visa Forms Issued: I-20, DS-2019

Other Visa Forms Issued - Details: none

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: yes

Maximum Credits Avail.: 0

Degree Levels: undergraduate and/or graduate can be taken in the ESL at undergraduate and/or graduate level.

I-20 Includes Academic Admission: no

TOEFL Required for Undergraduate Admission: no

If TOEFL is not Required, Test Used: IELTS is also accepted.

TOEFL Required for Graduate Admission: no

If TOEFL is not Required, Test Used: IELTS is also accepted.

Articulation Agreement(s): no

 
Tuition:
TuitionWeeks
622214
32707

Fees: $1230

Insurance Cost: $930

Insurance Details: The University provides access to group health insurances for all students. Students who elect the University's plan are able to use the University health center free of charge for routine visits.

Other Costs: ($): Fees include university fee (995), application fee (110) and student fee (125).

Financial Aid Available: No

Campus Housing Availability: Available summer

Campus Housing Assistance Available: yes

Housing Costs: $500

Housing Weeks: 4

Housing Cost Type: Room and Board

Additional Housing Info: http://www.resnet.umd.edu/

Off-Campus Housing Availability: Readily available, moderately priced

Off-Campus housing Assistance Available: yes

Homestay Assistance Available: no

Board Plan Availability: Board plan available

Board Plan Additional Info: http://dining.umd.edu/terrapin, http://dining.umd.edu/dining

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

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