The ESL Program at EMU is flexible because it offers two excellent options for international students:
1. Intensive English Admission(IEP Program): You can be admitted to EMU to study only ESL. This option is for students in the Beginning to Advanced levels of English only. If you think your level of English is above advanced, e.g., you have a TOEFL iBT score of 45 or above, a MELAB of 65 or above, or an IELTS score of 5 or above, we recommend that you apply for conditional admission (see below). A test score is NOT required to apply to the IEP Program. You can fill out an application and mail it directly to the ESL Program. See IEP information and application process for more information. The deadline for admission for Winter 2014 is October 1.
2. ESL conditional admission: You can be admitted to a degree program, even if you need to study ESL first. ESL courses have academic credit that can be used for elective credits toward graduation requirements in many undergraduate degree programs. You can take any level of English as a conditionally admitted student. However, you must be conditionally admitted to take Academic and Graduate levels of ESL. You can apply for undergraduate conditional admission through University Admissions.
English as a Second Language is part of the World Languages Department, 219 Alexander, 734.487.0130