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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: Applicants need to show sufficient financial resources to qualify for an I-20.
 
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.

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

Test Preparation:
Test Typehrs/wk
IELTS4
TOEFL4
 
Terms:
Term Duration in WeeksStart Month
14January
7June
14September
3December

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

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: Insurance cost estimate is for the 14-week term; the 7-week term cost is estimated at 300.

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

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

Off-Campus Housing Availability: Readily available

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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