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English as a Second Language University Preparation, Pre-Bachelor

  • Application Deadline
  • 3 months
    Duration
University rank #561 (QS) New York City, NY, United States
This flexible pre-enrollment English as a Second Language University Preparation program at The New School is for international students who plan to enroll in an academic degree program in the United States but need to improve their English language skills in order to be admitted to their intended course of study.
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Overview

The English as a Second Language University Preparation Certificate program is designed to prepare students for success in an undergraduate or graduate degree program at The New School or another U.S. institution. The program is customized for each student's degree objective and area of study. Students take a structured set of intensive academic courses in English as a second language (ESL) - reading, writing, listening and speaking, and grammar. In addition, students at the advanced level engage in subject-related language training and activities.

Program Features and Benefits

  • Intensive English language study at a university with highly regarded programs in English language learning and teaching.
  • Flexible registration dates (start in the fall, spring, or summer term).
  • Flexible duration (one to four academic semesters, approximately three months to two years).
  • F1 student visa eligibility for students enrolled full-time in the program.
  • Services and academic resources including health services, New School events, library and computing services, and English language tutoring.
  • Eligibility to live in university housing and access to many other services and academic resources of the university. Housing applications and fees are separate from the program's application and fees.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:
    • Summer 2019 classes run from June 10 to August 13, 2019.
    • Fall 2019 classses run from September 4 to December 5, 2019.
  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 3 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Grammar
  • Listening and Speaking
  • Writing
  • Reading

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

  • New School ESL+ courses are offered at intermediate and advanced levels. The New School ESL+ programs are not for beginners.
  •  Intermediate level proficiency in speaking, reading, and writing English is required to apply.
  •  Those who have not attained that level based on a writing test will not be admitted to the program.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    5931 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5931 USD for the full programme and a duration of 3 months.
  • National

    5931 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5931 USD for the full programme and a duration of 3 months.
  • In-State

    5931 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5931 USD for the full programme and a duration of 3 months.
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  • Fall: $6,258

Living costs for New York City

  • 1819 - 3970 USD/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding

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