Intensive English Program

Four students study outdoors.
Four students study outdoors.


Who should study in the IEP?

  • Undergraduate-level students preparing for university or professional life
  • Graduate-level students who do not qualify for the Graduate Pathways program
  • Full-time students with F-1 student visas
  • Part-time students with F-2 student visas
  • Full or Part-time students who are U.S. residents or citizens

Apply for IEP Admission

An English test score is NOT required to apply to the Intensive English Program. Students with an F-1 student visa must enroll in 18 hours per semester.

IEP Application Priority Deadlines

  • Fall (September–December): Apply by July 1.
  • Winter (January–April): Apply by October 30.


IEP students enroll in 18 hours of ESL instruction per week for 15 weeks. The tuition for one semester (15 weeks) is $7800 (USD). 

Admission Forms

EMU degree program admission

If you would like to be admitted to a degree program, but your English test score is not high enough, you can study in the Intensive English program (IEP) before starting your degree program. When you meet all admission requirements for the degree program, EMU staff will help you update your admission and I-20 to a degree program.  ** Admission to the IEP does not guarantee degree program admission.  You will need to apply.


Contact us by phone or email:

Phone:  734.487.0338
Email:  [email protected]

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