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Programs

ESL Foundation Program

  • Successful completion of this program allows you to join any of our 60+ undergraduate degree programs with up to 3 degree-credit courses on your transcript.
  •  Immerse yourself in a supportive environment focused on integrated English for Academic Purposes (EAP) and English for Specific Purpose (ESP) with 25 hours of instruction per week.
  • Tuition includes up to two university degree-credit courses which can be applied to your undergraduate program. You can take one additional degree-credit course at an extra cost.

 

English Boost

  • Successful completion of this program allows you to join any of our 60+ undergraduate degree programs.
  • Build your reading, writing, listening and speaking skills in an accelerated time frame (30 hours of instruction per week).
  • Tuition is lower as there is no option to receive undergraduate degree credits.

 

Pre-Pathway Programs

Our pre-pathway programs add an additional 8 weeks prior to the start of the ESL Foundation Program or English Boost program. The pre-pathway programs are 20 hours of blended learning to bridge students to the minimum English level required to enter our pathways.

 


Test Score

Pathway Start Date

Undergraduate Start Date

May

September

November







January

IELTS 5.0

or

Duolingo 80-89 (Winter 2023) / 80-90 (effective Spring 2023)


ESL Foundation Program (two terms)

32 weeks

IELTS 5.5

or

Duolingo 90-99 (Winter 2023) / 95-100 (effective Spring 2023)

 

Pre-English Boost + English Boost

16 weeks

IELTS 6.0

or

Duolingo 100-114 (Winter 2023) / 105-115 (effective Spring 2023)

 

ESL Foundation Program (one term)

16 weeks

   

English Boost

8 weeks


Test Score

Pathway Start Date

Undergraduate Start Date

July

October

January

May July





September

IELTS 4.5

or

Duolingo 65-79 (Winter 2023) / 65-75 (effective Spring 2023)


Pre-ESL + ESL Foundation Program (two terms)

40 weeks

   
 

Pre-ESL + ESL Foundation Program (two terms)

40 weeks

IELTS 5.0

or

Duolingo 80-89 (Winter 2023) / 80-90 (effective Spring 2023)

   

ESL Foundation Program (two terms)

32 weeks

IELTS 5.5

or

Duolingo 90-99 (Winter 2023) / 95-100 (effective Spring 2023)

   

Pre-English Boost + English Boost

16 weeks

   
 

Pre-English Boost + English Boost

16 weeks

IELTS 6.0

or

Duolingo 100-114 (Winter 2023) / 105-115 (effective Spring 2023)

   

ESL Foundation Program (one term)

16 weeks

   
 

ESL Foundation Program (one term)

16 weeks

 

English Boost

8 weeks

CAEL

N/A

N/A

N/A

50

Cambridge Assessment English

N/A

154 - 161 on B1 Preliminary

162-168 on B2 First

169-179 on B2 First

Duolingo

Winter 2023

65-79

80-89

90-99

100-114

Effective Spring 2023

65-75

80-90

95-100

105-115

International English Language Testing System (IELTS)

4.5

5

5.5

6

Pearson Test of English (PTE)

N/A

50

N/A

N/A

Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL)

53-63 iBT

64-68 iBT

69-78 iBT

79-82 iBT

Please refer to the following document for our Cancellation, Transfer & Refund Policy questions & answers:

PDF fileCancellation, Transfer and Refund Policies and Procedures

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