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
  • American cultural activities
  • Access to a university campus and student life

CSUN offers two options to help students achieve their learning goals:

If you want to improve your English:

Intensive English Program

This immersive program ensures students acquire the English-language skills needed for success in degree programs at CSUN or other American colleges and universities.

Temporarily offered online through Fall 2021 (December)

On-campus instruction starting Spring 2022 (January)

If you want to improve your English and earn a Bachelor's or Master's Degree:

Intensive English Program with Conditional Admission

Through this program, students can be pre-approved for admission to CSUN or a partnering college or university before meeting the English-language proficiency requirements for admission to these institutions.

Temporarily offered online through Fall 2021 (December)

On-campus instruction starting Spring 2022 (January)