Frequently Asked Questions

No. We accept students with any level of English.

Conditional admission means that students who meet other program requirements can meet the English proficiency standard (and some graduate requirements such as GRE or GMAT) after their English proficiency improves. Students who seek conditional admission attend the Intensive English Programs before they can take undergraduate or graduate courses.

You do not have to apply for the scholarship. Students who are accepted to the IEP will receive the scholarship automatically. You can read more about the scholarship here.

The total cost will depend on the number of terms you study with us. You can read about the total cost, including tuition, housing, and personal expenses here.

You can begin your studies 5 times each year: August, October, January, March, and June.

If you are an undergraduate student, you will finish one level in 8 weeks, and study until you are ready to begin your major. The total time depends on your level of English.

If you are a graduate student, you will also complete one graduate level in 16 weeks before you begin your Master’s program.

Contact

573.986.6863
intensiveenglish@semo.edu
International Village Admin Building 101

Intensive English Programs
One University Plaza, MS 2000
Cape Girardeau, Missouri 63701

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