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Intensive English Language Program (IELP)

Study English at a world class US university.

Schedules, Dates, Costs

Application Deadlines
Financial Verification Requirements
IELP Costs

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 Summer 2014 (May 21 to August 10, 2014 ) application deadline is March 10, 2014.
  • The Fall 2014 (August 25 to December 13, 2014). application deadline is June 23, 2014
  • The Spring 2015 (January 12 to May 8, 2015) application deadline is November 3, 2014

IELP Costs (2012-2013 school year)

Fees & Expenses*
(all in shown in US dollars)
15-week Semester School Year (2 semesters) 12-week
Summer session
Tuition & Fees $4,339*(tuition & fees) $8678* (tuition & fees) $3916* (tuition & fees)
Room & Board** (housing and meal plan on-campus) $5,394* (various rates & plans are available; cost may vary) $10,789* $3200*(cafes are open, no on-campus cafeteria)
Books and Supplies $100 $200 $100
Health Insurance (required) $851 (estimated)Fall only($1,207 Spring includes Summer) $2058(Fall, Spring & Summer $365
Miscellaneous & Personal Expenses (including transportation) $1,800 (estimated)Fall only($1,207 Spring includes Summer) $3,600 $1300
Total $12,484 Fall
$12,840 Spring
$25,326r $8,881

*Fees may change without notice. Room and Board is based on current information for occupancy in double room in Fenn Tower for a semester, different plans are available. Extra charges for room during breaks.

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

Additional Financial Responsibility: Students with families should add the following amounts to their costs: Spouse: $3,500, 1st child: $2,000, 2nd child: $1,500. 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. Health insurance is required. If you are only here for spring, the insurance may decrease.

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

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There are morning sessions and afternoon sessions. Availability will depend on enrollment. Students may not have a choice.

Morning sessions are:
Monday & Wednesday: 9:10 am to 2:20 pm
Tuesday & Thursday: 9:10 am to 2:20 pm (Break 11:30 pm -12:30 pm)
Friday: 9:10 am to 12:10 pm

Afternoon sessions are:
Monday & Wednesday: 11:20 pm to 5:50 pm
Tuesday & Thursday: 12:30 pm to 5:50 pm
Friday: 2:45 pm to 3:50 pm

Summer Schedule:
Monday & Wednesday: 9:00 pm to 2:50 pm
Tuesday & Thursday: 9:00 pm to 3:50 pm
Friday: 9:00 pm to 11:50 am

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Summer 2014 May 19, 2014- August 08,2014
Application Deadline March 3
Orientation (new students only) May 19 & 20
Classes begin May 19
Classes end August 8
Final Exams (Required) December 5 & 6
Certificate Ceremony December 08

Fall 2014 August 25, 2014- December 13,2014
Application Deadline July 1
Orientation (new students only) August 19 & 20
Classes begin August 25
Classes end December 5
Final Exams (Required) December 8-13
Certificate Ceremony December 13

Spring 2015 January 12, 2015-May 1, 2015
Application Deadline November 3
Orientation (new students only) August 19 & 20
Classes begin August 19 & 20
Classes end May 1
Final Exams (Required) May 2-8
Certificate Ceremony May 8

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

Apply Now! to the Intensive English Language Program

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For more information, contact:

Michele Bowman, Ph.D.
Director, ESL Program/Intensive English Language Program
2121 Euclid Avenue, JH 314
Cleveland State University
Cleveland, OH 44115

Campus Address:
ESL Program - Teacher Education Department
2485 Euclid Avenue, Julka Hall 314
Cleveland, OH 44115
Email: esl@csuohio.edu

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Mailing Address
Cleveland State University
College of Education and Human Services
ESL Program
2121 Euclid Avenue
Julka Hall 314
Cleveland, OH 44115-2214

Campus Location
2485 Euclid Avenue
Julka Hall 314
Phone: 216-687-4600
Fax: 216-687-5379
Email: esl@csuohio.edu

Director ESL Program
Intensive English Language Program
Michele S. Bowman,Ph.D.
Phone: 216-875-9669
Email: m.s.bowman@csuohio.edu