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Iowa Intensive English Program

Iowa City, Iowa USA



School Introduction

The Iowa Intensive English Program (IIEP)provides international students with high quality intensive English instruction and a cultural, social and academic introduction to the U.S. It focuses on improving students' grammar, writing, reading, listening comprehension, pronunciation and conversation skills.

The University of Iowa is located in Iowa City, Iowa, a quiet, midwestern community of 62, 000 people. Iowa City offers all of the amenities of a modern urban center, while maintaining a friendly, small-town atmosphere. It is an academically oriented and student-friendly community. It is a four- to six-hour drive to the major urban centers of Chicago, Minneapolis, St. Louis and Kansas City.

ESL Program Introduction

Students who choose the IIEP benefit in several ways. In addition to making friends from all over the world, IIEP students…
• Learn English quickly
• Study in a well-established and accredited university English language program
• Small classes and professional instructors
• Receive individual attention in their classes
• Find an ideal home away from home
• Experience American culture in the Heartland of the United States
• Experience life at a large, fully accredited, and well respected US university
• Accredited by CEA and a member of UCIEP
• Have access to all campus facilities
• Are able to work on campus up to 20 hours per week
• Participate in cultural and social activities
• Gain undergraduate conditional admission to the University
• Take an institutional TOEFL each session

If you wish to study in an undergraduate degree program at The University of Iowa, conditional admission to the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences is available. You must be academically admissible in all ways and submit a minimum TOEFL score of 450 (paper-based) or 133 (computer-based).

If you have any questions about the IIEP, please feel free to contact us or visit our website to learn more and view pictures of Iowa City, the University and IIEP activities. In addition, you may apply online.

Thank you for your consideration of our program.

Background Data

Schedule & Fees

Fall 2005: August 22 - December 9
Spring 2006: January 20 - May 5
Summer 2006: May 25 - July 14
Fall 2006: August 24 - December 8

Tuition: $3585 (Fall or Spring), $1875 (Summer)
Application Fee: $50
Express Mailing: $35
Tuition Deposit (subtracted from tuition): $100
Estimated Living Expense: $3000 (Fall or Spring), $1500 (Summer)

Dormitory housing available.

Special Courses & Features

Contact Info

Iowa Intensive English Program
38 Macbride Hall
The University of Iowa
Iowa City, IA 52242