Intensive English Program

Northwood University

Program Description

Intensive English Program

Northwood University

The Intensive English Program at Northwood University provides English as a Second Language (ESL) instruction for degree seeking and non-degree seeking students. Students will improve their English language skills, as well as gain knowledge of American Culture and the American university classroom.


Northwood University’s IEP consists of six (6) levels. Each level takes one semester or one summer session to complete.

  • Pre-Elementary
  • Elementary
  • Intermediate
  • Pre-Advanced
  • Advanced
  • Graduate (for graduate students only)

Students receive 20 hours of classroom instruction in fall and spring semesters, and 25 hours of instruction in the condensed summer semester.

Students study in four skills: Speaking/Listening, Reading/Vocabulary, Writing, and Grammar.

In addition, Northwood University offers language lab hours to provide tutoring and additional instruction in TOEFL Preparation or Rosetta Stone.

The TOEFL test is administered at the end of each semester.

Outside the Classroom

Northwood University has outstanding sports teams, and Northwood students are encouraged to attend games. In addition, there are numerous clubs and organizations, including the International Business Association, which all international students are welcome to join. The annual International Auto Show and annual Style Show provide hands-on experiences for NU’s students, and the numerous musical performances, art exhibitions, speakers’ series, and other cultural events keep NU’s students entertained.

The Intensive English Program also plans trips for IEP students. Trips may include NBA games and visits to museums, local farms, and shopping malls.

Short-term Programs

Please contact Mr. Jeremiah Lee, Interim Director of Intensive English Program, for more information.

This school offers programs in:
  • English

Last updated June 30, 2016
Duration & Price
This course is Campus based
Start Date
Start date
Jan. 2017
4 months
Full time
6,000 USD
Start date Jan. 2017
USA Midland, Michigan
Application deadline Request Info
End date Request Info
Duration 4 months
Price 6,000 USD