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PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIVERSITY

Intensive English Communication Program - IECP

Program Type: College/University Affiliated
103 Ritenour Building
University Park, PA  16802 5901

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Host Institution: Pennsylvania State University

Host City Size: Up to 50,000

Year Established: 1976

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

IEP Membership Organizations: EnglishUSA
 
Phone #: (814) 865-7550

Fax #: (814) 863-5889

E-Mail:

Website: http://iecp.la.psu.edu

Application Contact Info: IECP 102 Ritenour Building Penn State University University Park, PA 16802-5901 http://iecp.la.psu.edu/ iecpadmissions@psu.edu
 
Course Schedule:
LevelClass hrs/wkLab hrs/wkCAI hrs/wkOther* hrs/wk
HB:20000
I:20000
HI:20000
A:20000

Additional Course Info: Programs for special groups on request.

English for Specific Purpose:
Specific Purposehrs
University Preparation300

ESP Additional Info: The IECP is an academic-focused program with the entirety of the curriculum designed to prepare students for study at a US-based institution of higher learning.

Test Preparation:
Test Typehrs/wk
IELTS4
TOEFL4
 
Terms:
Term Duration in WeeksStart Month
15January
8May
15August

Terms Additional Info: January, May and August are start dates for intensive English. Special programs available May-August.

Program Size: 100

Program Size, Summer: 40

Average Class Size: 15

Minimum Class Size: 0

Maximum Class Size: 18

Distribution:
RegionPercent
Americas10.00
Asia30.00
Europe10.00
Middle East/North Africa50.00

Full-time Instructors: 5

Part-time Instructors: 6

Average Full-time Hours per Week: 20

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

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: citizens, green card holders, visiting scholars, F-2, J-2, H

Tests used by the IEP for admission and proficiency: Other

 
Admissions: All Applicants

Admission Conditions: Must be non-native speakers who have a basic knowledge of English and evidence of academic success (demonstrated through high school or university transcripts, when available).

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

Conditions: Cor-credit options available upon individual consultation with the IECP and selected university program.

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

Maximum Credits Avail.: 6

Degree Levels: undergraduate or graduate

I-20 Includes Academic Admission: no

Academic Admissions Conditions: Students must complete all admission requirements (other than language proficiency) and inform the IECP of intent to apply.

TOEFL Required for Undergraduate Admission: yes

If TOEFL is not Required, Test Used: IELTS also accepted. Successful completion of the IECP waives the TOEFL requirement for university admissions.

TOEFL Required for Graduate Admission: yes

If TOEFL is not Required, Test Used: IELTS also accepted. Successful completion of the IECP waives the TOEFL requirement for university admissions.

Articulation Agreement(s): no

 
Tuition:
TuitionWeeks
700015
48758

Fees: $100

Insurance Cost: $4300

Insurance Details: 4300 is for one year

Other Costs: Late fees of 50 for first, 100 there after

Financial Aid Available: No

Campus Housing Availability: Available year-round

Campus Housing Assistance Available: yes

Housing Costs: $7200

Housing Weeks: 15

Housing Cost Type: Room and Board

Off-Campus Housing Availability: Readily available

Off-Campus housing Assistance Available: yes

Homestay Assistance Available: no

Board Plan Availability: Board plan available

Board Plan Costs: $500

Board Plan Weeks: 15

Board Plan Additional Info: additional plans available

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

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