Pre-Sessional English Admission
Prepare for English Language Classrooms
Many international students want some help feeling more comfortable learning in English full-time. The Pre-Sessional English program gives you the language training and support you need to study confidently in U.S. classrooms at Adelphi.
Once you complete the Pre-Sessional English program, you’ll move into the Extended Accelerator program and start earning credits towards your undergraduate degree.
Planned – all courses exclusive to Adelphi International students
|Not applicable||Completion of ITEP Level 3 and pass all courses with 80% or higher||Extended Accelerator|
*Additional semesters may be required based on your English-language proficiency.
To apply for the Pre-Sessional English add-on program at Adelphi University, you should meet the following qualifications:
|GPA Requirement||Minimum TOEFL®||Minimum IELTS™||iTEP|
|Only one of the scores below required|
|2.5||< 60||< 5.0||<3.0|
|Anticipated Pre-Sessional Program Duration:||TOEFL iBT®||IELTS™||iTEP|
|Pre-Sessional 1 Term||50 – 59||4.5||2.5 – 2.9|
|Pre-Sessional 2 Terms||40 – 49||4.0||2.0 – 2.4|
|Pre-Sessional 3 Terms||30||3.5||1.5 – 1.9|
*All students will be tested upon arrival to confirm program duration
|Fall 2019||Spring 2020||Summer 2020|
|Payment Deadline||August 5, 2019||December 30, 2019||May 6, 2020|
|Move-in Date||August 19, 2019||January 13, 2020||May 20, 2020|
|Program Start Date||August 20, 2019||January 14, 2020||May 21, 2020|
Costs per semester
|Tuition and Fees||$8,360||$8,360||$8,360|
|Housing||$4,495 – $6,935||$4,495 – $6,935||$5,070|
|Total||$17,065 – $19,505||$17,065 – $19,505||$16,130|
*Health insurance coverage lasts for three consecutive semesters.
In the summer semester dining and housing options may be limited and costs may vary during this semester.
Starting Your Fall Semester Studies? You May Be Eligible for a Discount.
We are delighted to offer a fee reduction with early tuition payment.* Students enrolled in the fall semester may be eligible for the following discounts:
- Option 1: Students who pay their full balance by May 3rd will lock in last year’s tuition. They will also receive an exclusive academic year discount: Undergraduate students will receive $1,500 off their tuition, while postgraduate students will receive $500.
- Option 2: Students who pay their full balance by May 31st, will lock in last year’s cost for tuition only. Pricing will rise after this date.
*Students on payment plans are not eligible. Students participating in the 2–3 term pre-sessional bundle are not eligible. Please note that this offer is only valid for students participating in fall intake.
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