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Prospective Students

IELC staff and faculty are dedicated to making sure that you have a rewarding and exciting experience while you are studying with us. Students are able to meet the majority of their needs right on campus. (View Our IELC Brochure)

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Admission without English Proficiency

You may enter Nevada universities at the undergraduate level without English proficiency test score (TOEFL, IELTS, PEARSON) after completing the IELC program.

Conditional Admission

If you are already academically qualified for university admission (undergraduate) but you do not have the required English proficiency score, you may receive conditional admission to your university program. Your admission documents will state that you will begin academic coursework after completion of the English requirement.

Enrollment in Academic Classes

If you are in the advanced level of the program you may enroll in one academic class at the University while studying full-time English.

Reasons to choose IELC

  • Full-time English program; 20 class hours per week
  • Six Levels of instruction: beginning to graduate (please see our proficiency scale)
  • Academic skills emphasized
  • 5,8,10 and 16 week programs
  • Conditional undergraduate admission to UNR
  • Undergraduate university admission without TOEFL
  • Experienced teaching staff, all with MA or Ph.D.
  • Certificate of Completion for each level of instruction
  • Orientation and academic advisement
  • Accredited by CEA and member of the American Association of Intensive English Programs (AAIEP)
  • Weekly social and cultural activities
  • Named one of the "Top Three Ski plus English Programs in North America" and ranked as one of the "Top Ten Colleges for Skiers"
  • Special activities and trips: visit local sites, Reno Rodeo, beach party, hiking, skiing and more...
  • Informal, student-lead roundtable discussions held on a weekly basis with Dr. Shernaaz Webster.

    Roundtable Discussion Fall 2016

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