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University of Mississippi (Ole Miss)

Intensive English Program (IEP) [University, Mississippi]


  • Students who successfully complete the Advanced Plus/Bridge Program do not need to submit TOEFL or IELTS scores for undergraduate study.
  • The IEP offers several scholarships to students: Refer-A-Friend Discount (valued at US $500), the Materials Scholarship (covers textbooks, valued at US $300), the Brenda Hales Honorary Tuition Reduction Scholarship (20% off tuition and fees, 4 awards available), and the Jonatas Lima Memorial Scholarship (full waiver for tuition and fees).
  • Experience the southern charm of “small town America” in safe, progressive Oxford, Mississippi, just 75 miles from Memphis.

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  • Information
    • About the ESL Program
    • The Intensive English Program (IEP) at the University of Mississippi, more commonly known as Ole Miss, is located in beautiful Oxford, Mississippi. The IEP offers English language instruction to, and promotes global citizenship among, individuals from the University of Mississippi and surrounding community. Under the academic oversight of the Department of Modern Languages, the IEP offers credit and non-credit academic programs, community service initiatives, and cultural activities. Committed to providing innovative and state-of-the-art curricula, classroom materials, and teaching methods, the IEP supports the University of Mississippi’s overall mission and its goal of developing a sense of global responsibility.
    • DATA
    • Type : Public University
      Establishment : 1982
      Membership/Accreditation : EnglishUSA, UCIEP / SACS
      Enrollment : 60
      Average Class Size : 12-15
      Student Adviser : Available
      Airport Pickup : Included No Cost
      Internet Access : Available On-Campus
      Tuition : Low
      Activities : Frequently Available
      Location : Rural
      Transportation : Bus, Train, Taxi
    • A Message from School
    • Hello from the Intensive English Program at the University of Mississippi! The IEP was established in 1982, and has been providing quality language instruction to students from all over the world for many years. We have small classes that are taught by highly qualified, caring faculty, and we pride ourselves on the instruction and support we give our students. We also provide our international students with service learning opportunities in order to interact with many communities in northwest Mississippi. We look forward to welcoming you to Oxford and the IEP at Ole Miss. Please contact us if you have any questions.
      Dr. Whitney Tudor Sarver
      Senior Director of the Intensive English Program (IEP)
      The University of Mississippi
    • Intensive English Program (IEP)
      The University of Mississippi

      620 All-American Drive, PO Box 1848
      University, Mississippi  38677-1848  U.S.A.
      TEL: +1 (662) 915-1560
      FAX: +1 (662) 915-6958
      E-mail: iep@olemiss.edu
      Website: http://iep.olemiss.edu/
  • More Details
    • Student Countries of Origin
    • Ole Miss currently has students from 90 countries, and the Intensive English Program has hosted students from countries all around the world.
    • Faculty Qualifications
    • All full-time instructors have Masters degrees in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages. Many instructors have lived and traveled abroad and have extensive experience teaching English to students from around the world. The personal and academic qualities of the instructors make each uniquely qualified to offer meaningful language-learning opportunities and to care deeply about their students.
    • Housing
    • While attending the school, students have the option to live in on-campus dormitories or off-campus residences. Students living on-campus will be close to classes, campus activities, and other students – both American and international. For students who prefer a more independent lifestyle, off-campus residences provide more privacy and offer opportunities to interact with people in the community outside the campus environment. Students are encouraged to make their housing arrangements as soon as possible due to the limited amount of space available. The school may provide information about private off-campus apartments; however, it is the students’ responsibility to make their own arrangements. For more information, use the Contact Address to ask the school directly.
    • Surrounding Area
    • Ole Miss is located in Oxford, a small college town in northwest Mississippi, population 21,000. A safe, cultured, southern community, Ole Miss students and Oxford residents enjoy living in a small town with the cosmopolitan feel of a larger city. Within easy driving distance of Memphis, New Orleans, Nashville, and Atlanta, Oxford has been rated one of “America’s Coolest College Towns,” according to Travel and Leisure magazine. Surrounded by nature, local and state parks, and history, Oxford was also the home of Nobel and Pulitzer Prize winning author, William Faulkner, whose residence, Rowan Oak, continues to bring visitors to Oxford from around the globe.
    • About the College/University
    • Founded in 1848, the University of Mississippi—Ole Miss—has more than 21,500 students in 15 academic divisions in over 200 undergraduate and graduate programs. Ole Miss has been ranked as one of the top 10 Safest Campuses in the Nation (TheDailyBeast.com) and the Most Beautiful Campus (Newsweek). As the flagship university of the state of Mississippi, Ole Miss is ranked as one of 128 research extensive universities in the US by the Carnegie Foundation. Accredited by SACS—Southern Association of Colleges and Schools—Ole Miss provides students with a safe, student-centered learning environment.
    • Conditional Admission / Credit Courses
    • Conditional Admission to the university is available for qualified students who complete the ESL program. No TOEFL score is required.
  • Courses
    • Intensive English Program (IEP)

    • About This Course
    • The IEP offers four levels of instruction from Beginning to Advanced Plus. Each level of instruction is designed to be completed in one semester (16-weeks) and consists of courses in four core skill areas, as well as content-based courses that have been designed to meet student needs. Classes meet 3 or 4 days a week for a total of 18-20 hours of intensive instruction each week. Student at the Beginning, Intermediate, and Advanced levels are required to take courses in speaking and listening, reading, writing, and grammar, as well as two to three content courses, which could include courses in American culture, conversation, and pronunciation. Students at the Advanced Plus level taking courses designed to introduce them to academic work in American universities, including, but not limited to, English for academic purposes, English in the sciences, business English, literature written in English, and southern studies.
    • Course Data
    • CLASS SIZE: 12-15 Students
      CLASS LEVELS: 4 Levels
      COURSE LENGTH: 4,8,16 Weeks
      MINIMUM AGE: 18 Years Old
      REQUIREMENT: High School Graduate
      VISA INFORMATION: I-20 Issued Upon Admission
      HOUSING: On-Campus Residence
      Off-Campus Residence
    • Dates
    • 2018
      16 WEEKS:
      1/16 - 5/12

    • Fees
      US$ 125
      TUITION FEE (2017-2018)
      4 WEEKS US$ 2,200
      8 WEEKS US$ 2,900
      16 WEEKS US$ 4,500
      US$ 75
      4 WEEKS N/A US$ 750 Contact School
      8 WEEKS N/A US$ 1475.50 Contact School
      16 WEEKS N/A US$ 2,951 Contact School
      Airport Pickup Service
    • Remarks / Other Information
    • Dates and fees are approximate and may change without prior notice.
      Application fee is non-refundable.
      Housing fee does not include meals.
  • Location
    • United States Oxford, Mississippi
    • Location
      Intensive English Program (IEP)
      The University of Mississippi

      620 All-American Drive, PO Box 1848 University, Mississippi  38677-1848  U.S.A.
    • Getting To Your School
    • From Memphis International Airport:
      School provides a free pick up service that brings students directly to campus. It takes approximately 70 minutes. Taxis are also available, but students are advised to use the pick up service provided by the school if possible.
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