Intensive English Language Program (IELP)


Intensive English Language Program (IELP)

Program Overview

This intensive five-level, non-credit program provides face-to-face instruction in classes ranging from Academic Reading & Writing to American Literature and Oral Presentation Skills.

**Successful completion of the IELP can be used in place of the TOEFL or IELTS scores for university admission into undergraduate and graduate degrees of study.**

**Students who use the IELP in place of the TOEFL or IELTS scores must still meet all other academic requirements for university admission.

Overview of the IELP

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  • Average class size - 15 students
  • Supportive learning environment
  • Highly qualified teachers
  • Trips to surrounding areas:  Philadelphia, New York City, Washington DC and the New Jersey beaches

*minimum enrollment per level must be met

Sample IELP Schedule

This schedule is a sample and may change by semester

  Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
9:00 - 10:15 Academic Reading Academic Reading Academic Reading Academic Reading  
10:30 - 11:45 Academic Writing Academic Writing Academic Writing Academic Writing  
11:45 - 12:45 Lunch Lunch Lunch Lunch  
12:45 - 1:45 Oral Presentation Skills Pronunciation Oral Presentation Skills Pronunciation  
2:00 - 3:00 American Literature Grammar American Literature



Successful Completion of the IELP

Students who wish to attend the IELP to fulfill their language requirement for university admission must meet the following requirements:

  • Successful completion of level 5 with a minimum GPA of 2.5
  • Minimum score of 543 on the IELP Exit Test (for direct university admission)
  • Minimum score of 500 on the IELP Exit Test (for Pathway admission)