Center for English Language Programs

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All Fall 2021 Intensive English Program classes are offered in person. Fall 2021 applicants who can't come to the United States at this time, should defer admission to Spring 2022. Learn More

The Center for English Language Programs includes the Intensive English Program, which offers English language training to students who need to improve their English before they can enroll as regular degree-seeking students. In addition, the Center also offers short-term language programs (4-6 weeks) based on the specific needs of sponsoring agencies and institutional partners. About Us

Improve your English and academic skills in a beautiful, safe and culturally diverse community through the Center for English Language Programs! Apply Today

Intensive English Program Introduction Video

About Us

The Center for English Language Programs (CELP) is a unit of Global Education which offers undergraduate and graduate students English language training in order to prepare them for academic studies.

Study Online

All IEP classes are taught online via Zoom this Spring 2021 semester due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Both degree-seeking and exchange students are welcome to join our online program.

Intensive English Program

Students in the Intensive English Program receive conditional admission to the university, and work on developing their English language skills prior to starting courses in their majors.

Short-Term Language Programs

Short-term customized programs and a cultural immersion experience are offered to students from partner institutions.

Campus Life and Student Support

Our welcoming campus offers a variety of resources, facilities, and social events.

Language Partners Program

The Language Partners Program pairs international students from the Intensive English Program with domestic students enrolled at Minnesota State University, Mankato.