Academic English Program

Academic English Program (AEP)

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.



Course Description




  • Full PSU campus immersion

  • U.S. Univeristy 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 accesss

  • Gym access

  • Discounted public transportation

IELP Student Testimonial

Abdulkarim Alfaraj, PSU Pathway Student
School of Business, Accounting

Saudi Arabia

“My favorite memory [from the IELP] is when I was considered as an inspirational student...
I was happy for that and I was proud of that.”