Intensive English Programs
14-week Fall and Spring courses and 4 week Summer courses. Pre-intermediate to very advanced levels in Fall and Spring. Low intermediate to very advanced in Summer 2020.
Note: Fall 2020 intensive classes will be offered at intermediate to advanced levels only.
Rigorous 8-week Summer course for students who have immediate plans to enter a degree program in the U.S.
ALP Levels, Placement & Testing
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Commission on English Language Accreditation
The Advanced Academic Preparation Program is accredited by the Commission on English Language Accreditation (CEA) for the period of August 2019 through August 2029. For these offerings, the American Language Program agrees to uphold CEA Standards for English Language Programs and institutions. The U.S. Secretary of Education recognizes CEA as a national accrediting agency for English language programs and institutions in the U.S.