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Intensive English Language Program (IELP)
Fargo, United States (Outgoing Program)
Application Terms: Fall,
Estimated Costs: Fall,
Application Deadlines / Degree Dates:
Term Year Application Deadline Decision Date Degree Start Date Degree End Date
Spring 2016 12/01/2015 ** Rolling Admission 01/11/2016 12/11/2020
NOTE: Applicants outside the U.S. have an earlier deadline of November 1, 2015, to ensure sufficient time for full admission and scholarship application review, prior to necessary immigration process preparation. Degree end dates are estimates and vary depending on education level and English language proficiency upon initial IELP enrollment. Actual dates will be determined through on-campus placement test during orientation.

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance/processing of this application and be able to complete Admitted/Processed requirements prior to the term's application deadline.
Fact Sheet:
English Proficiency Requirement: 70% average in previous English coursework (min. 1 year), IELTS: 4.0, TOEFL: 40 (433 paper test)
Minimum Grade Point Average:
Academic Credits: 20 credits/semester Class Instruction Type: Lecture/Lab/Other
Application Details:
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The Intensive English Language Programs (IELP) at NDSU are offered each Fall, Spring, and Summer term to high/secondary school graduates interested in studying advanced English or for individuals who wish to come to the United States to improve their English proficiency.

Prospective students must have studied English previously and be at the intermediate or advanced level of ability. This program is also required for undergraduate students who wish to apply for conditional admission.


Program Features:

  • Native English speakers

  • Individual classroom instruction

  • One-on-one tutoring program

  • Access to all university activities and facilities

  • Conditional admission option to an undergraduate academic program (requires additional application process and course payment)

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