With more than 38 years of experience, California State University, Northridge (CSUN) is an internationally recognized provider of English-language and college-preparation instruction. CSUN’s Intensive English Program (IEP) prepares students for successful university study and effective English communication.
The IEP is an immersive English program with:
State-of-the-art language lessons
Small class sizes (typically 15 to 18 students)
Customizable content and elective classes
Experienced faculty with advanced degrees
Digital badges awarded for professional skills and achievements
Preparation for the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) and the International English Language Testing System (IELTS) examinations;
TOEFL waivers, which enable IEP students who have "pre-approved conditional admission" status and have completed the IEP's University Bridge level with a minimum cumulative grade-point-average (GPA) of 3.0 to enter approved degree programs of their choice at CSUN – or a partnering institution – without taking the TOEFL;
One-on-one tutoring sessions, free of charge; and
For students in the IEP’s Advanced and University Bridge levels– the option of substituting university-credit courses for one or more IEP classes. This feature enables eligible students to begin working on their undergraduate or graduate degrees at CSUN while still enrolled in the IEP.