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Western Carolina University (WCU)

Intensive English Program (IEP) / Online IEP @ WCU [Cullowhee, North Carolina]


  • The IEP Admissions Specialist guides students through every step of the application process to the IEP and upon successful completion, into WCU. Beginning Fall 2018, WCU will offers undergraduate tuition at a rate comparable to the best scholarship opportunities in the USA. Learn more about this at
  • Faculty and staff help IEP students settle into life on the beautiful campus and help them get to know students and members of the community. IEP wants students to feel at home!
  • IEP prides itself on helping students become fluent in English as they enjoy living in a safe, beautiful, friendly community.
  • Information
    • About the ESL Program
    • Fast Facts
    • Affiliation : Public University
      Establishment : 2010
      Membership/Accreditation : EnglishUSA / SACS
      Enrollment : 45
      Average Class Size : 8-12
      Airport Pickup : Available
      Tuition : Low
      Community Type : Rural
      Transportation : Taxi
    • A Message from School
    • Hello and welcome to our Intensive English Program! Our program was founded in 2010 and has included students from all over the world. Our instructors are some of the very best you will find and have extensive training and experience working with international students. We want you to feel at home with us, to study hard and make progress, and to stay in touch with us as you move into your university courses. We are your anchor from your first days here throughout your studies. In fact, most students successfully complete our program and obtain conditional admission to Western Carolina University, where they study in a variety of degree programs, most prominently business, engineering, and health sciences. Our location in the Great Smoky Mountains near Asheville, NC, offers a safe campus and local community in one of the most beautiful parts of the USA. Join us in our IEP at WCU and see for yourself!

      Melanie Robbins
      Program Academic Coordinator & Instructor
      Intensive English Program
      Western Carolina University
    • WCU Intensive English Program
      69 East University Way, 109 Camp Building
      Cullowhee, North Carolina  28723  U.S.A.
      TEL: +1 (828) 227-4933
      FAX: +1 (828) 227-7080
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    • About the College/University
    • Conditional Admission / Credit Courses
  • Study Options
    • Intensive English Program (IEP) / Online IEP @ WCU

    • Overview
    • Data
    • CLASS SIZE: 8 - 12 Students
      CLASS LEVELS: 3 Levels
      COURSE LENGTH: 4,8,16 Weeks
      MINIMUM AGE: 18 Years Old
      VISA INFORMATION: I-20 Issued Upon Admission
      HOUSING: On-Campus Residence
      Off-Campus Residence
    • Dates
    • 2023
      8 WEEKS:
      6/3 - 8/4

      16 WEEKS:
      8/16 - 12/16

    • Costs
      TUITION FEE (2023)
      4 WEEKS US$ 185 - 375 (Online)
      16 WEEKS US$ 5,694
      8 WEEKS US$ 2,910
      8-16 WEEKS US$ 135-185 Per Week US$ 135-185 Per Week US$ 163 Per Week
      Airport Pickup Service
      Free (Send Arrival Information to School)
      Health Insurance
      US$ 524 Per Semester
    • Remarks / Other Information
  • Location
    • United States Cullowhee, North Carolina
    • Location
      WCU Intensive English Program
      69 East University Way, 109 Camp Building Cullowhee, North Carolina  28723  U.S.A.
    • Getting To Your School
    • From Asheville Regional Airport (AVL):
      The school arranges free airport pick-up service that brings students directly to the school in approximately 60 minutes.
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