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Virginia International University

ESL Department of VIU
Fairfax, Virginia USA



School Introduction

Small class size, meaning lots of individual attention. Class sizes on the average are 12 students for academic programs and 6-8 students for ESL and TOEFL classes.
VIU is located in Fairfax City, VA, one of the best and safest places in the United States of America to live. Fairfax County is also the third wealthiest county in the U.S.
After completion of a full academic year at VIU, we offer scholarships to eligible students
The unemployment rate in Fairfax County is very low. Known as 'Silicon Valley II', Northern Virginia hosts most of the high tech company headquarters. Thus, there are a lot of opportunities for your future career.

ESL Program Introduction

Welcome to the English-as-a-Second-Language (ESL) Program at Virginia International University. Advanced English language proficiency is vital for surviving in today's global market and has become the standard language for commerce, entertainment, the Internet, information technology, and other important fields. VIU addresses this need by offering a semester-based, intensive English program with several proficiency levels, ranging from beginner to advanced.

Background Data

Schedule & Fees

Summer II 2010: June 1, 2010 - August 25, 2010
Application Deadline for Summer II 2010 is: June 4, 2010

Fall 2010: July 1, 2010 - December 18, 2010
Application Deadline for Fall 2010 is: July 19, 2010

Summer II Session: Full-time (150 hours) $1, 325 per session

Fall Session: Full-time (300 hours) $2, 650 per semester
Part-time $11/hour
Other Fees
Non-refundable application fee : $100
Postal fee : $65 (for outside USA)
Airport pick up fee : $60 (on time of arrival)

Special Courses & Features

Housing/Accommodation Info

VIU Housing Department provides students with resource and useful information to make the process of finding accommodation easier.

Contact Info

ESL Department of VIU
Virginia International University
11200 Waples Mill Rd. #360
Fairfax, Virginia 22030

(703) 591-7042
(703) 591-7048