Prepare for Academic Success at Temple University
Temple University attracts students from all over the world to the historic city of Philadelphia, the 5th largest city in the United States, a cultural, artistic and culinary center. International students enjoy the excellent educational resources available at Temple and the many cultural experiences available on and near campus.
The Intensive English Language Program Offers:
- Small, year-round English classes for all proficiency levels
- 21 hours of instruction per week in listening, speaking, writing, reading, and elective classes
- Interesting and effective cultural enrichment courses. Improve presentation skills, watch and discuss movies, learn English by volunteering in the community, learn about American idioms and slang, and more!
Tuition and Fees
We understand that some students progress more quickly than others. IELP sessions are only 7 weeks long, offering you more flexibility than other programs to move to a higher level of instruction.
One session (7 weeks) is approximately $2,700. There is a 5 percent discount when paying for two sessions (14 weeks) at once.
More Reasons to Come to Temple University
Accreditation and Instructors: The IELP is accredited by the American Association of Intensive English Programs (AAIEP). Instructors hold a Master’s degree in TESOL, or Ph.D. in a related field.
Conversation Partners: International students are paired with American conversation partners to practice speaking English in an informal setting.
Activities: The IELP arranges excursions and activities that expose students to the culture of the U.S, including trips to other major cities like Washington D.C. and New York City, skiing in the Pocono Mountains, or enjoying the nearby beaches. Locally, students are accompanied to museums, sporting events, concerts and shopping, as well as architectural tours in the city of Philadelphia.
Access to University Resources: Students receive access to all library facilities and to the Temple University TECH Center, a state-of-the-art technology facility with a variety of work spaces to enable students to work collaboratively or individually. Students may also enjoy Temple University’s recreational facilities, ranked 8th in the nation. The rec center offers aquatic facilities, a rock climbing wall, an indoor golf driving range, fitness classes and more.
International Services: Temple University’s Office of International Student and Scholar Services provides advisory and counseling services for international students, including help in applying to American universities of their choice.
For more information: Temple University Intensive English Language Program