Special Admission Courses for Columbia Students
The American Language Program offers a number of courses throughout the year to assist specific Columbia University populations.
Advanced Academic English for Graduate Students
Summer. Open to incoming master's students entering Columbia University in the Fall.
Advanced Academic Writing for International Students in General Studies
Fall + Spring. For admitted General Studies students who have tested into ALP level 9 only.
Advanced English for MA Thesis Writing
Fall + Spring. For Columbia MA students in the Humanities and Social Sciences.
English for Advanced Legal Study
Summer. For LLM students beginning their degree in the Fall semester at an accredited U.S. law school.
English for Professional Purposes: SIPA
Summer. For incoming Columbia SIPA students only.
English for International and Public Affairs
Fall + Spring. For SIPA students only.
International Teaching Fellows Testing and Training
Fall + Spring. For International Teaching Assistants only.
ALP Levels, Placement & Testing
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