Academic Intensive English Program
Are you looking for a place to learn English as a Second Language (ESL)? Concordia University Irvine's Academic Intensive English Program (AIEP) is an accredited, academically-focused English language proficiency program. We accept students at all levels, emphasizing the development of oral and written language skills necessary for academic studies and professional communication. Our program will accelerate your English acquisition and fluency by providing you with strategies for cultural competence as well as success in one of the many majors and degrees offered at Concordia.
As an AIEP student, you will be part of our international family, with unique world-class learning opportunities. AIEP students are not separated, but integrated into our welcoming campus of 4,000 students. Learn and use English skills like never before. From interacting with your American roommate, to becoming a member of the Global Village residence hall or Global Citizens Club, you will have opportunities to practice your English inside and outside the classroom. You will receive one-on-one attention from professors with advanced degrees and fluency in multiple languages. We will even pick you up from the airport!
Benefits of CUI's AIEP
- Accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC).
- Short sessions of 7 weeks allow you to progress through the levels at a faster pace.
- Professional, experienced teachers who have lived and taught outside of the United States and are fluent in other languages.
- Small classes of usually fewer than 15 students.
- Conversation partners are provided for outside of class.
- TOEFL is not required for entrance to Concordia University if you finish level 5.
The Best Location for Learning English
When it comes to an immersive ESL experience, it’s not just what you learn, it’s where you learn. Concordia University Irvine's location puts you at the center of America’s best culture, arts, and entertainment.
- Our beautiful, sunny campus is located inside a gated community in the safest city in the United States.
- Minutes from Disneyland and renowned attractions.
- 12 minutes from breathtaking beaches famous for their natural beauty and professional surf.
- Near downtown Los Angeles and Hollywood.
For more information about the Academic Intensive English Program at Concordia University Irvine, you may contact the Office of Global Programs Admissions staff at (949) 214-3062 or firstname.lastname@example.org.