The Purchase College IELP is a full-time, intensive, six-week summer program for nonnative English-speaking undergraduate and graduate students conditionally admitted to the college. Students participate in 20 hours of course time per week. Classes are student centered, interactive, and taught by highly qualified instructors in a friendly, supportive environment. Courses are designed to assist students in achieving the English language proficiency and the confidence needed for effective participation in academic life at Purchase College. Emphasis is given to writing and oral/aural communication skills.
Due to COVID-19 concerns, the Summer 2021 Intensive English Language Program (IELP) will be delivered in a remote learning (online) format.
On-campus program (not applicable to Summer 2021)
On-Campus Housing and Meals – Students are housed on campus. Lunches are provided on weekdays.
Cultural activities include familiarizing students with area resources.
- Academic Writing
- Oral Communication Skills
- Vocabulary Development
- College Readiness
- American Culture