Intensive English Program

Intensive English at Park University

international graduation photoStarting in August, 2017 Park University will offer intensive English courses which will help students prepare for regular academic coursework.

Park University students who study intensive English courses are fully integrated into the campus life and campus environment.

The intensive English program is designed for students who meet beginner level English proficiency standards (IELTS score of 4.0 or TOEFL IBT test core of 31) but do not meet advanced level proficiency requirements (Undergraduate 5.5 IELTS or 69 TOEFL, Graduate 6.0 IELTS or 79 TOEFL).

Application Process

Students must apply through the Park University online application and follow the regular application process described here. An minimum IELTS score of 4.0 or TOEFL IBT test core of 31 is required.

Length of Courses

Intensive English courses will be 8 weeks in length. Sessions will begin in August, October, January, March and June.


Students are charged the undergraduate tuition rates found here.

Estimated cost for one year including tuition, fees, insurance and housing is about $21,500 USD per year.


Housing is available on campus or alternative housing arrangements off-campus can be made. Housing can be reserved here.


Upon arrival to Park University, students will take an placement exam and will be placed in appropriate English coursework.Students who pass advanced levels of intensive English coursework will not have to take IELTS or TOEFL to begin regular academic coursework. Students may take non-intensive English courses after the first 8 week term with approval of Intensive English Program Director.