IEP staff and students in front of the NC State wall in Talley Student Union.

English Program

Where Academic Success Begins

The IEP summer courses will meet online –
a perfect opportunity for individualized English language instruction!

Just announced: Fall 2021 IEP courses will meet online.
Join our international online community and study with classmates from around the world!

The university continues to monitor updates in travel restrictions and immigration policy.

IEP COVID-19 Updates

The IEP has developed a Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) page to answer questions regarding how the IEP’s move to online instruction impacts our students. We will continue to update this page as circumstances change.

Close-up of IEP students in class

Join the Intensive English Program at NC State for our fall, spring, or summer session. Learn more about your options and start your application online today!

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Our talented team of ESL professionals will help you achieve your goals whether you are preparing for a degree program or improving your English skills for your career.

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