The mission of Intensive English Program (IEP) at Wilkes is to provide quality instruction in English as a second language (ESL) to English language learning students planning to pursue university studies in America. To this end, the program provides students with curricula, classroom materials, and teaching methods well-grounded in the latest theory, research, and practice of second language learning and teaching.

We aim to:

  • Provide high quality English language instruction;
  • Prepare students for further academic study in the U.S. through a well-articulated curricula;
  • Provide English language instruction for personal growth;
  • Provide students with the guidance they need to successfully reach their academic or professional goals;
  • Provide highly qualified faculty who encourage academic success and provide leadership in the areas of intercultural understanding and cooperation;
  • Provide learner-centered instruction to meet student academic needs;
  • Provide services relating to admission, counseling, academic life, and the general success of international students attending Wilkes University;