Academic English Program

Program Description

Students learn in a rigorous and dynamic environment to build strong written, reading comprehension, and oral communication skills that they can use in university and professional settings. Students who complete the advanced level have the English skills needed for success in the United States. The Academic English Program accepts students beginning through advanced levels.

Features of the Program

  • Full PSU campus immersion
  • U.S. University Undergraduate & Graduate pathway
  • Earn university credits
  • Term-long American Culture and Academic Life class
  • On-campus housing
  • Home stay and off-campus housing advice
  • Comprehensive orientation
  • Tutoring services
  • Conversation partner program
  • IELP learning center
  • 24-hour computer lab access
  • Program-sponsored field trips and fun activities
  • PSU library access
  • Gym access
  • Discounted public transportation

Daiki Mitsui

Study Abroad Student, International Economics

"IELP students often gather in the IELP lounge to talk with friends, play games, and eat snacks"