American English Institute's Intensive English Program

Program Type: College/University Affiliated
American English Institute
5212 University of Oregon
Agate Hall
Eugene, OR  97403 5212

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Host Institution: University Of Oregon

Host City Size: 200,001 to 500,000

Year Established: 1978

Accreditations: Commission on English Language Program Accreditation, Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Accrediting Commission for Senior Colleges and Universities

IEP Membership Organizations: EnglishUSA, UCIEP
Phone #: (541) 346-3945

Fax #: (541) 346-3917



Application Contact Info: *Online:; *E-mail questions to AEI Admissions Coordinator at; *Apply for Conditional Admission via:
Course Schedule:
LevelClass hrs/wkLab hrs/wkCAI hrs/wkOther* hrs/wk

* Other Course Type: 2-hour /week conversation partner; 2-hour/week Orientation to Eugene and UO (new students only), 2 hours of volunteer opportunities weekly, 1-3 hours of cultural and social activities weekly

Additional Course Info: Students can meet weekly with a Conversation Partner (two 50 minute sessions/week). Homework help desk drop-in hours allow students to get language specific help from trained tutors. A computer lab and language lab are available.

English for Specific Purpose:
Specific Purposehrs
Teacher Training0

ESP Additional Info: ESP programs can be designed upon request, Teacher Training programs can be on-site or specially designed, online or blended education courses

Test Preparation:
Test Typehrs/wk
Term Duration in WeeksStart Month

Terms Additional Info: Terms follow the University of Oregon's quarter system calendar.

Program Size: 250

Program Size, Summer: 150

Average Class Size: 14

Minimum Class Size: 4

Maximum Class Size: 22

Middle East/North Africa19.00

Full-time Instructors: 38

Part-time Instructors: 2

Average Full-time Hours per Week: 12

Advanced Degree in TESOL or related field Full-time: 40

Advanced Degree in TESOL or related field Part-time: 0

Full-time Admin: 15

Part-time Admin: 0

Part-time study option: yes

Part-time Eligibility: F-2 students

Tests used by the IEP for admission and proficiency: Other

Admissions: All Applicants

Admission Conditions: High school graduates, at least 17 years old

Visa Forms Issued: I-20, DS-2019

Other Visa Forms Issued - Details: University of Oregon Conditional Admission I-20 includes required English study at the American English Institute before beginning academic program.

Pre-academic work completed in IEP eligible for college/university credit: no

Maximum Credits Eligible: 0

Conditions: at Advanced level with academic adviser's approval

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

Maximum Credits Avail.: 8

Degree Levels: Undergraduate

I-20 Includes Academic Admission: no

Academic Admissions Conditions: Conditional admission possible to university if English score not yet high enough for full admission; High school graduation with 3.0 GPA, 61 iBT TOEFL, 173 CBT TOEFL, 500 PBT TOEFL, 6.0 IELTS Maximum 8 credits can be taken in the ESL at Undergraduate lev

TOEFL Required for Undergraduate Admission: no

If TOEFL is not Required, Test Used: IELTS; Successful completion of Advanced level of IEP and letter of recommendation in place of TOEFL

TOEFL Required for Graduate Admission: yes

If TOEFL is not Required, Test Used: IELTS also acceptable for many graduate programs

Articulation Agreement(s): no


Fees: $816

Insurance Cost: $635

Insurance Details: University Student Health Insurance (mandatory),

Other Costs: Application fee; Insurance, International Student Fee, Homestay application fee (if applicable)

Financial Aid Available: Opportunity Scholarship for IEP Students (OSIS),

Campus Housing Availability: Available year-round

Campus Housing Assistance Available: yes

Housing Costs: $3810

Housing Weeks: 12

Housing Cost Type: Room and Board

Additional Housing Info: AEI provides homestay placements. Homestay is $600/mo for private room and 2 meals a day.

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

Board Plan Additional Info: Ducks Dine On Plan offers a range of options,

Services Available: Academic Counseling, Academic Placement, Airport Meeting, Campus Orientation, Conversation Partners, Crosscultural Activities, Field Trips, Homestay, Host Family, Housing Assistance, International Student Advisor, Personal/Cultural Counseling, Recreational Activities

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