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English Teacher Education

Illinois State University

48 months
27069 USD/year
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The English Teacher Education program at Illinois State University is an English Studies sequence in the Department of English (College of Arts and Sciences) at Illinois State University.


 INTO helps you apply for free to your undergraduate degree. If you meet the programme application requirements (including English language scores) you can benefit from Undergraduate Direct Entry for your desired university. They will assist you with multiple university application. The application does not cost you anything. Another great advantage is that you will receive a Form I-20 to get more easily through the student visa process for the United States.

Why study  the English Teacher Education program at Illinois State University

The program emphasizes a critical literacy practices framework valuing language arts skills for life-long learning with these core values:

  • Teaching and learning for democracy and social justice
  • Respect for the diversity of learners
  • Writing as a rhetorical process
  • Reading as a strategic process
  • Multiple perspective taking
  • Meeting student needs through differentiation
  • Teaching speaking, listening, and language skills for students to become advocates


Illinois State University operates under authority granted by the State of Illinois. Courses of study offered by Illinois State University are those authorized by the state through its Illinois Board of Higher Education.Accreditation is a voluntary process that provides assurances to the public, in particular to prospective students, that an institution meets clearly stated requirements and criteria. Accreditation assures quality by verifying that an institution meets threshold quality standards and is engaged in continuous improvement. In Illinois, only accredited institutions are permitted by the Illinois Board of Higher Education to offer post-secondary programs. Illinois State University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  •  Introduction to English Studies
  • Senior Seminar
  • Rhetorical Theory & Applications 
  • Poetry
  • Drama
  • Prose

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 alternative credits


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Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • All information is provided as a guide and does not guarantee entry. Admissions decisions are at the discretion of the university.

  • High School Diploma. Minimum 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale.

Tuition Fee

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    27069 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 27069 USD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Normal

1100 - 1500 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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