English Language Programs, University of Pennsylvania

Program Description

The Intensive Program has six 7.5-week sessions each year, with 3 days devoted to language testing and placement and to academic and cultural orientation. The rest of the session provides 20 hours of instruction from Monday through Friday for full-time students. There are 8 levels of proficiency from beginning to advanced; over 35 courses that emphasize language skills or content such as business or academic preparation. Part-time students can study, 5, 10, or 15 hours/week depending on their level. Super-Intensive options are also available. Student (F-1) visas are issued to full-time students only.

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Address University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA United States 19104-6274
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Phone (215) 898-8681

Fax (215) 898-2684

Program Details

Tuition: (7 weeks including fees) $3672

Housing/Meals: (7 weeks including meals and other expenses) $1220-$2000

Total Cost: Depends on housing option selected and other factors. Discounts available for students who stay more than 1 session.

Average Class Size: 14

Maximum Class Size: 17

Current Student Count: 210

Available Housing Options:

Dormitory rooms, International House, homestays

Location Information:

The University of Pennsylvania (one of eight universities know as the Ivy League) is located a few minutes from the center of Philadelphia, the 5th largest metropolitan city in the U.S. and one of the most historic. New York City, Washington DC, and Atlantic Ocean beaches are all just a few hours away.

Application Information:

Contact us for a brochure and enrollment form, or visit our web site at www.sas.upenn.edu/elp and print an enrollment form. Allow up to 6 weeks for processing of an I-20 for and F-1 (student) visa.