Frequently Asked Questions

Why should I study English at Nebraska?

  • Small class sizes (12-15 students in IEP classes)
  • Dedicated, experienced faculty (no graduate assistants)
  • Credit granted for higher level classes (depending on major)
  • No TOEFL or IELTS scores required for undergraduate admission for students who complete IEP and Credit EAP programs
  •  Individual advising and coaching to help students succeed
  • Student Support Lab offered (individualized tutoring)
  • Lincoln, Nebraska was voted #1 U.S. city for quality of life in 2012
  • Lincoln, Nebraska was the #5 safest city in the U.S. in 2011

 What are the requirements to attend the Intensive English Program?

  • You must be a high school graduate. 
  • No previous English proficiency test score is required.

How many times per year is the Intensive English Program offered?

  • Three. The fall semester starts in August; the spring semester starts in January; and the summer session starts in May.
  • During the academic year, classes follow the UNL calendar.  Summer session begins at the same time as the university 8-week summer session.

What is the cost of the Intensive English Program?

How do I get admitted to the Intensive English Program?

What are the application deadlines?

  • Summer/Fall 2017 – May 1, 2017
  • Spring 2018 – December 1, 2017