American Language and Culture Program (ALCP)

University of Idaho

Program Description

American Language and Culture Program (ALCP)

University of Idaho

The University of Idaho American Language and Culture Program (ALCP) is an intensive English language program designed to help students develop the skills necessary to succeed in academic programs in the United States or to further their professional careers. Since its beginning in 1992, the ALCP has helped hundreds of students improve their English language abilities.

The ALCP offers 21 hours per week of instruction. Students may begin an eight-week course of study in January, March, August or October or a six-week program in June. The ALCP also provides short-term programs for groups of students or professionals.

The mission of the American Language and Culture Program (ALCP) is to provide non-native speakers of English with the linguistic, academic, social and cultural skills necessary to successfully navigate university environments in the United States.

ALCP promotes internationalization at the University of Idaho and encourages respect for linguistic and cultural diversity on the campus and in the community.

Application Steps and Requirements

Before applying to the American Language and Culture Program (ALCP), a student must meet these minimum requirements:

  • Be at least 17 years old
  • Present evidence of financial support for all expenses while studying in ALCP (complete the Certificate of Financial Responsibility and submit bank documents as outlined below).

Application Steps & Requirements

Step 1: Application

  • Fill out ALCP Online Application
  • Pay application fee
Step 2: CFR Form
  • Complete and sign Certificate of Financial Responsibility (CFR)
  • Financial sponsor must sign CFR
  • Submit original CFR
Step 3: Financials
  • Submit original bank statement or financial guarantee
  • Funds must cover all tuition and living expenses expressed in CFR
Step 4: Passport
  • Copy picture and information pages from Passport
  • Submit copy of passport
Step 5: I-20

After receiving all documents, ALCP will FedEx the I-20

ESL Transfer Students

Step 1: Application

  • Fill out ALCP Online Application
  • Pay application fee
Step 2: Transfer
  • Fill out and submit Transfer Form
  • Top half filled out by student
  • Lower half filled out by current International Student Advisor
Step 3: CFR Form
  • Complete and sign Certificate of Financial Responsibility (CFR)
  • Financial sponsor must sign CFR
  • Submit original CFR
Step 4: Financials
  • Submit original bank statement or financial guarantee
  • Funds must cover all tuition and living expenses expressed in CFR
Step 5: Passport
  • Copy picture and information pages from Passport
  • Email a scanned copy of Passport
Step 6: I-20

After receiving all documents, ALCP will issue an I-20 upon student arrival

Session Dates 2017

  • Spring 1 2017: January 11 - March 10
  • Spring 2 2017: March 20 - May 12
  • Summer 2017: May 22 - July 14
  • Fall 1 2017: August 21 - October 13
  • Fall 2 2017: October 16 - December 15
This school offers programs in:
  • English
University of Idaho

Last updated November 7, 2017
Duration & Price
This course is Campus based
Start Date
Start date
Oct. 2018
Duration
Duration
8 weeks
Full time
Price
Price
5,925 USD
Information
Deadline
Locations
USA - Moscow, Idaho
Start date: Oct. 2018
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Dates
Oct. 2018
USA - Moscow, Idaho
Application deadline Request Info
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Price
Costs Per Session (8-week prices are estimates and are subject to change without notice).