Intensive English Program

Four students study outdoors.
Four students study outdoors.



For students who wish to study English as a second language (ESL) in an intensive program.

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

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.   

Apply for IEP Admission

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


Contact us by phone, email, Skype or Facebook:

[email protected]
Skype: esl.emich

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