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Texas State University-San Marcos

TSIE Texas State Intensive English Language Program
San Marcos, Texas USA



School Introduction

TSIE is a non-credit university intensive English-as-a-Second-Language Program at Texas State University-San Marcos (Texas State) for international students who want to improve thier command of English before entering an educational institution in the United States. Texas State has over 26, 000 students and offers 110 majors. San Marcos is a small, safe, friendly city in the Texas hill country near Austin and San Antonio. San Marcos is famous for the springs of the San Marcos river and shopping at the factory outlet mall.

ESL Program Introduction

TSIE offers five levels of Grammar, Oral Skills, Reading, and Writing. An optional TOEFL preparation course is offered. Conditional admission to the Undergraduate and Graduate Bridge Programs is avialable to students with a TOEFL score 500-547 (173-210 CBT). Admission to the Undergraduate Bridge program is available to students with a TOEFL score 450-497.

Background Data

Schedule & Fees

Spring: 1/20/04 - 5/06/04 Tuition:$2180
Spring I: 1/20/04 - 3/12/04 Tuition:$1308
Spring II: 3/22/04 - 5/06/04 Tuition:$1308

Summer: 6/07/04 - 8/12/04 Tuition:$1452
Summer I: 6/07/04 - 7/08/04 Tuition:$876
Summer II: 7/12/04 - 8/12/04 Tuition:$876

Fall: 8/23/04 - 12/02/04 Tuition:$2180
Fall I: 8/23/04 - 10/07/02 Tuition:$1308
Fall II: 10/11/04 - 12/02/04 Tuition:$1308

Optional TOEFL Class: $60 - $100
University Student Fees: $258
Books: approximately $100
Health insurance is required.
See website for housing options.

Special Courses & Features

Contact Info

TSIE Texas State Intensive English Language Program
Texas State University-San Marcos
ASB-N 400, 601 University Drive
601 University Drive
San Marcos, Texas 78666

(512) 245-7810
(512) 245-3752