Intensive English Program

English Proficiency

The Intensive English Program (IEP) provides:

  • 21-25 classroom hours per week
  • Semester long courses
  • All levels of English study
  • No TOEFL required for admission to IEP
  • Full integration into UNL student life
  • On-campus housing

Estimated cost for one semester during the 2014-15 academic year.

Item Cost
IEP Course and Student Fees $4,987.00 per semester
Room and Board $5,028.00 per semester
Books and Supplies $535.50 per semester
Miscellaneous $2,890.50 per semester
Semester Total $13,441.00

*Costs are based on a single student enrolled in the Intensive English Program for one semester living in an Abel/Sandoz residence hall in a double room with the 7-day unlimited meal plan.

Conditional Admission

The UNL Intensive English Program (IEP) allows you to be conditionally admitted for the opportunity to develop English language skills before enrolling in your degree program.

NOTE: Conditionally admitted undergraduate students only apply to their degree program, they do not need to submit the IEP application. Conditionally admitted graduate students will need to submit an IEP application in addition to their graduate application.

Intensive English Program Only

If you want to study in the Intensive English Program, but do not wish to earn an undergraduate degree, you can apply directly to the Intensive English Program by submitting:

NOTE: You must be 18 years of age or older by the first day of the term to be admitted to the Intensive English Program.


NOTE: All documents become the property of UNL and will not be returned.