The General English Program

Advance your English skills, and enroll in our Intensive English program.

Benefits to you:

  • Build confidence: General English marks the start of new beginnings. Live and thrive on a traditional American campus all while gaining the English language skills you need to be an industry leader.

Program Description

This 16 or 8-week intensive English program is for non-degree students who are motivated to improve their practical English skills in reading, writing, listening, and speaking. The core English language curriculum consists of four levels aligned with the Common European Framework for Languages (CEFR).

Program Structure

  • Applied Integrated Skills: 10 Hours
    The course integrates listening, speaking, reading, and writing to improve students’ English skills.
  • Grammar in Context: 10 Hours
    The course focuses on grammar through writing skills. Students write in a variety of genres with an emphasis on academic discourse.

Total Weekly Classroom Hours = 20 hours 

Program Details

First-Year Program Length Program
Earned Toward
8-week session

16-week semester session (Fall or Spring)

11-week semester session (Summer)


Important Dates and Costs

For all application and payment deadlines, move-in and program start dates, and up-to-date program costs,
please visit the Important Dates and Costs page.

House icon


fork and spoon icon


You've got big dreams. We'll help you realize them.

Onstage and behind the scenes, in ways big and small, our alumni are making their mark in the world. Some have reached the heights of fame, and some hold positions of great influence, while others make a difference in quieter ways. Whether on a local or global scale, we offer the support and resources you’ll need to make the most of your education. How far do you want to go?