Intensive English Language Program (IELP)

Schedule, Dates, and Costs

Study English as a world class US university.

Application Deadlines
Financial Verification Requirements
IELP Costs
Schedule
Dates
Contact


Application Deadlines

The Intensive English Language Program (IELP) will help you prepare for the university or work. The classes will integrate the different language skills and give you practice. We can give I-20’s to request a student visa, but permanent residents and citizens are also welcome. 

  • The application deadline for Summer 2011 (May 24 - August 12, 2011) is Tuesday, March 14, 2011.  Transfer application deadline is Monday, April 25, 2011.
  • The application deadline for Fall 2011 (August 29 - December 17, 2011 is Monday, June 13, 2011.  Transfer application deadline is Monday, July 25, 2011.

IELP Costs (2010-2011 school year)

Fees & Expenses*
(all in shown in US dollars)
15-week
Semester
School Year
(2 semesters)
12-week
Summer session
Tuition & Fees $3,956* $7,912* $3,306*
Room & Board** (housing and meal plan on-campus) $4,794* $9,588* $2,500*
Books and Supplies $200 $400 $120
Health Insurance (required) $755 ($1,008 Spring & Summer) $1,510 $365
Miscellaneous & Personal Expenses (including transportation) $1,600 $3,200 $1200
Total $11,305 $22,610 $7,491

*Fees may change without notice. Room and Board is based on current information for occupancy in double room in residence hall for a semester.  Different plans are available.  You may need to pay more if you choose a different option.  Room/board may be adjusted if living with family or a friend.  See Financial Responsibility on back of application.  On-campus housing rates can be found at www.csuohio.edu/reslife/

Health insurance is required.  If you are only here for spring, the insurance may decrease. 

Additional Financial Responsibility: If living off-campus, a student must still show a total of $11,305 for one semester or $22,610 for two semesters, unless living with someone.  If you have any questions, please contact the Intensive English Language Program (IELP) at Cleveland State University at (216) 875-9669 or at esl@csuohio.edu .

Students with families should add the following amounts to their costs: Spouse: $3,500, 1st child: $2,000, 2nd+ child: $1,500.

Please read: Important information regarding International Wire Transfers to CSU.


Schedule

A student’s schedule will change depending on level/course and day. Most classes are offered Monday through Friday between 9am and 4pm. There are no classes on Friday afternoons.

In the Spring and Fall Semesters, the schedule is as follows for all levels:

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
Reading/Writing 
9:45 - 11:45
Grammar
10:00 - 11:50
Reading/Writing 
9:45 - 11:45
Grammar
10:00 - 11:50
Reading/Writing 
9:45 - 11:45
Conversation
12:00 - 1:15
Vocabulary
1:00 - 2:15
Conversation
12:00 - 1:15
Vocabulary
1:00 - 2:15

No class
Lunch
1:15 - 2:45
Lunch
11:50 - 1:00
Lunch
1:15 - 2:45
Lunch
11:50 - 1:00
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Listening/Speaking
2:45 - 3:50
Listening/Speaking
2:30 - 3:45
Listening/Speaking
2:45 - 3:50
Listening/Speaking
2:45 - 3:50
No class


In the summer the schedule is as follows for all levels:

Time/Day

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

10:00 - 12:00

Reading/Writing 

Grammar

Reading/Writing 

Grammar

Reading/Writing 

1:00 - 3:00 Communication Skills Communication Skills Communication Skills Communication Skills
No class


Dates

Spring 2011 January 18 - May 13, 2011
Application due date November 21, 2010
Orientation dates January 13 & 14, 2011
Classes begin January 18, 2011
Classes end May 6, 2011
Final exams May 9 & 10, 2011 (required)
Summer 2011 May 23 - August 12, 2011
Application due date March 29, 2011
Orientation dates May 23 & 24, 2011
Classes begin May 25, 2011
Classes end August 5, 2011
Final exams August 9 & 10, 2011 (required)
Fall 2011 August 29 - December 17, 2011
Application due date June 20, 2011

Acceptance to the IELP does not guarantee acceptance to Cleveland State University. For information about admission to Cleveland State University, please go to http://www.csuohio.edu/internat/admissions.html. 

Apply Now! to the Intensive English Language Program


For more information, contact:

Michele S. Bowman
ESL Program Director
2121 Euclid Avenue, CE 103
Cleveland State University
Cleveland, OH 44115

Campus Address:
Cole Center (CE 215)
3100 Chester Ave
Cleveland, OH 44115

Campus Phone:
(216) 875-9669

Email: esl@csuohio.edu

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Mailing Address
Cleveland State University
Division of Continuing Education
2121 Euclid Avenue CE 103
Cleveland, OH 44115-2214

Campus Location
Joseph E. Cole Center
3100 Chester Avenue
Cleveland, OH
Phone: 216.687.2144
Fax: 216.687.9399
conted@csuohio.edu
Web Content Contact
Dr. Michele Bowman
m.s.bowman@csuohio.edu
216.875.9669
Web Technical Contact
Georgia Denyse Castle
g.d.castle@csuohio.edu
216.687.4685
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