Intensive English Language Program

Learn English at a top state university known for excellence, impact, and affordability!

The Intensive English Language Program (IELP) is designed for international students who want to improve their English language skills. The IELP has many great options for you! After successfully completing the IELP, many students enter one of UAlbany’s world-famous degree programs. Join us!

Choose your Pathway Program into University at Albany:

  1. Fast-Track Pathway with Conditional Admission
  2. Guided Language and Academic Pathway
  3. UA-USA Experience with Concurrent Enrollment
  4. Academic and Language Skills Boot Camp short-seminar pathway

The Intensive English Language Program Advantage:

  • Conditional Admission & TOEFL Waiver
  • Small Class Size
  • All Teachers have Master’s Degrees or Higher
  • English for Specific Purposes
  • 8- and 4-week Sessions
  • Social and Cultural Activities & Language Clubs
  • New York State & New York City

The IELP, established in 1978, has trained 10,000 ESL students. The IELP is a member of the American Association of Intensive English Programs and University and College Intensive English Programs.

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