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Intensive English Program

The Intensive English Program (IEP) at Illinois Institute of Technology in Chicago is designed to meet the personal, professional, and academic goals of international students. The program consists of the following:

  • 4 levels of instruction, from high-beginning to advanced
  • Core skills: Listening/Speaking, Reading/Writing, Grammar
  • Elective courses: American Culture, Pronunciation, and Test Prep
  • 18 total hours of class per week (no credit toward degrees)
  • Classes meet daily Monday to Friday between 9am and 5pm. Click here to view example schedule.
  • 15 students average in a class

Students accepted to the IEP will study English, meet new people from different countries and cultures, and will experience Chicago while preparing for their academic and professional careers. Experienced full-time and part-time instructors with graduate degrees assist students in achieving their language goals.

For information on important dates and deadlines, please visit the Program Calendar. For other questions, please visit our Frequently Asked Questions page.


Why Chicago?

Chicago has some of the world's best food, shopping, and museums in addition to its amazing architecture. There are events every weekend, live music and theatre every night, and beautiful parks and gardens. For more information on the thriving city, click here and choose Chicago.

Click here for IEP brochure
Intensive English Program Brochure