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Rice University

Rice University Intensive English Program
Houston, Texas USA



School Introduction

Houston, the fourth largest city in the US, has a metropolitan population of more than three million. The city has an international airport, museums, the opera and the symphony, festivals, theaters, concerts, sporting events, outstanding restaurants, one of the world's foremost medical centers and many other attractions. The NASA Johnson Space Center is nearby and Galveston's beaches, less than a hour away, afford many recreational opportunities.

ESL Program Introduction

The Rice University Intensive English is open to non-native speakers who wish to improve their English language skills. The program provides a challenging course of study for working professionals and students preparing for university study or professional programs. Classes are small, with an average of ten students, and are offered at beginning through advanced levels. Students from more than 40 countries attend this program, established in 1978. Six, seven-week sessions are offered yearly.

Background Data

Schedule & Fees

Starting dates 2002:
January 2, February 28, April 29, June 27, August 28, October 24.

Tuition: New students $1, 420 plus $60 testing and registration fee. Continuing students enrolling by the discount deadline $1, 370.

Students are responsible for making their own housing arrangements. Moderately priced facilities are generally available.

Special Courses & Features

Contact Info

Rice University Intensive English Program
Rice University
Rice University SCS-Language Program
MS-550, P.O. Box 1892
Houston, Texas