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Mid-Continent University

School for Global Business English
Mayfield, Kentucky USA



School Introduction

Mid-Continent University is a private, Christ-centered, four-year, liberal arts institution located in Mayfield, Kentucky. What you will find at MCU is a family-oriented community, intimate in size, steadfast in faith, with an exceptional faculty and staff of extraordinary commitments. By teaching from the Christian worldview, MCU continues in its 60 year tradition of educating students for Christian leadership and service around the world.

Mid-Continent University has a diverse student body representing 13 countries. There is a 16-to-1 student-to-faculty ratio that offers personal attention and mentoring. The campus location in western Kentucky provides a safe and friendly campus.

Mid-Continent University is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools.

ESL Program Introduction

The School for Global Business English (SGBE) exists to equip students for full-time study at English-speaking universities and for successful careers that requre English fluency. This intensive program is for students who may need additional help with English prior to beginning an undergraduate program. Instruction if provided to students from all over the world through on-campus and off-campus programs.

The SGBE seeks to: provide English instruction on 3 levels (high beginner, intermediate, and advanced), facilitate speaking proficiency through the required homestay program, create a variety of opportunities for speaking English through afternoon or weekend visits to local businesses or nearby cities (Nashville, Memphis or St. Louis), and support students through the transition process from their own country to the United States.

Background Data

Schedule & Fees

Fall Semester: orientation begins August 19 and classes begin August 24 through December 10, 2009.
Spring Semester: orientation begins January 14 and classes begin January 19 through May 13, 2010.

Application and testing fee: $125
Tuition: $2, 800.00 (16 weeks of instruction)
Books, insurance, programming fee, lunch, administrative fee: $1, 605
Housing and Transportation: $1, 300
Total per semester: $5, 705

Special Courses & Features

Housing/Accommodation Info

Students will be placed in a local Homestay family home. Families are interiewed and selected by the School for Global Business English. Each host family must participate in an orientation program.

Contact Info

School for Global Business English
Mid-Continent University
99 Powell Rd. East
Mayfield, KY 42066

270.247.8521, ext. 374