Florida Atlantic University
Intensive English Institute

Fast Facts

  • School Size

    Large

  • Cost of Attendance

    $1,000—$5,000 Semester

  • Affiliation

    Public

  • Type of School

    University

  • Student Body Gender

    Co-ed

  • Religious Affiliation

    No Affiliation

  • Scholarships for International Students

    No

  • Conditional Admission Available

    Yes

  • Top Programs

    Business, Engineering

  • Setting

    City, Suburban

  • Accreditation and Certification

    SACS

  • Type of Housing

    Residence Hall, Homestay, Apartment

  • Social Media

Study at Florida Atlantic University's Intensive English Institute in picturesque Boca Raton, Florida.

Intensive English Institute provides:

  • Two study tracks: Academic Track and ESL Only Track
  • Academic Track: Bridge to FAU for Qualified Students
    • Six levels of English for Academic Purposes
    • Students complete two levels in one semester; each level is 8 weeks long
    • 6 Start dates each year
    • 18-23 hours of English instruction each week + language lab, tutoring, conversation clubs, workshops and field trips.
    • Classes are Reading/Writing/Grammar and Listening/Speaking/Pronunciation. Additional classes in American Culture through Movies, TV and music.
    • Classes taught by highly-qualified, experienced instructors
    • Students in Level Six take two university courses which apply to their degree program
    • Successful completion of the program allows qualified students to enter directly into their degree program at FAU without TOEFL or IELTS
    • Integration into university life at FAU
    • Students may live in on-campus housing
    • Contact the IEI for specific requirements for potential graduate-level students
  • ESL Only Track: academic, professional and personal English for students who are not interested in admission to FAU
    • Students can study alongside Academic Track students, take course-by-course options, or in our Semi-Intensive ESL Day program
  • Friendly, stimulating learning environment
  • Extra-curricular activities such as volleyball, soccer, and lunchtime seminar
  • Field trips to places of special interest
  • Use of library and all recreational facilities at the University
  • Contact with university admission staff for those interested in continuing their education at Florida Atlantic University

Year-Round Schedule

Fall 2018 Start Dates:
August 20
October 15

Spring 2019 Start Dates:
January 9
March 4

Summer 2019
May 6
June 24

Admission Requirements

Apply online. Work with Intensive English Institute staff on admission procedures to FAU. Completion of high school.

Housing Accommodations

  • Apartments within walking and bicycling distance of the campus.
  • Limited homestay opportunities available.
  • Residence Hall (on-campus) options available to PAR track students

Florida Atlantic University

  • One of eleven universities in the Florida State University System
  • Degrees offered at the bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral levels
  • Safe, suburban campus
  • Located halfway between West Palm Beach to the north and Fort Lauderdale to the south and only three miles from the warm beaches of the Atlantic Ocean
  • Surrounded by lush, natural beauty, unparalleled recreational resources, theatres, art galleries and elegant shopping.
Florida Atlantic University
Intensive English Institute


777 Glades Road, Bldg. 31D
Boca Raton FL 33431-0991
P: 561-297-0179
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Intensive English Institute