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Advisory Regarding Coronavirus COVID-19

In order to deliver the best and safest program for our students, all programs will move to online learning for Summer 2020. We are excited to deliver dynamic and engaging courses and cocurricular activities online. Applications remain open, and we encourage students to apply. Learn More.
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Intensive English Programs

Butler Library and Alma Mater

Intensive Academic English Program

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. 

Advanced Academic Preparation

Rigorous 8-week Summer course for students who have immediate plans to enter a degree program in the U.S.

Applications for all Summer sessions and the Fall semester are currently open. The ALP is admitting students and sending admissions materials.

Because of COVID-19 all ALP summer English language courses will be offered remotely (online) with special pricing. Participants will be able to join from any location in the world.

ALP Levels, Placement & Testing

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Learn more about American Language Program at Columbia University, or contact the program advisor.

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Apply to the American Language Program

Learn more about the application process, deadlines, and requirements.

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