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The new Accelerated Mountaineer Program for English as a Second Language enables students to start their college career with additional English language support and personalized guidance. 

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Don’t take our word for it — WVU international students tell their stories.

Our Programs

The Intensive English Program (IEP) helps you get your start towards earning your West Virginia University degree.

Intensive English Program

The IEP prepares students for the rigors of study in an American academic setting through intensive English language instruction and cultural study in a friendly and supportive environment. The program is offered in person and online.

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Accelerated Mountaineer Program for ESL

We help make integration and transition to college life for international students as easy as possible. Depending on initial test scores, the program lasts either one or two semesters, and you earn credit toward a bachelor's degree at WVU.

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One Stop Shop

WVU's Intensive English Program is part of the Office of Global Affairs, where international students can work closely with international student advisors on questions related to their student visa and international student services. 

  • F-1/J-1 Support
  • Sponsored Student Services
  • International Student Organization
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Other Offerings

In addition to the semester-long programs, ELLI offers a variety of other program options.
  • Summer Programs
  • One-on-One Instruction
  • Tutoring
  • Special Group Programs

For Special Program Requests email us for more information or fill-out this form Special Programs Information

Fulbright Pre-Academic Program

Farewell to our Summer 2023 Fulbright participants!
May you succeed at everything you fight for.

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