city view at night
USF IEP students at Golden Gate Park
USF IEP Summer 2013: students visit Golden Gate Park and the DeYoung Museum.
USF students
USF IEP Summer 2013: students share a meal at a local diner.
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USF students enjoying Ocean Beach
Fishermans wharf
Fisherman's Wharf
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The Golden Gate Bridge
Golden Gate Bridge
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Welcome to USF’s Intensive English Program!

Set in the heart of one of the world’s most innovative and diverse cities, the Intensive English Program (IEP) has been offering non-credit, non- degree English classes to students since 1974. The IEP creates a challenging and integrative language learning program to help strengthen your skill and confidence as an English communicator.



2015 Dates

  • Session A: July 6 - August 14
  • Session B: July 20 - August 14

Features of the Program

  • Focus on Academic English for academic and professional activity
  • Dedicated faculty with master's and doctoral degrees
  • Small classes and individual attention
  • 25 hours of instruction a week
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  • TOEFL workshops
  • Access to USF facilities, resources, events
  • Beautiful, safe, urban campus in San Francisco

Special Programs

The Intensive English Program can design programs for groups of 10 or more upon request. Past programs included business English, conversational English and U.S. culture, and English teacher educational seminars. Please contact us for more information.

Accreditation and Memberships: