University Preparation, Short Course | Yale English Language Institute | New Haven, United States
21 days
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This three-week University Preparation program at Yale English Language Institute is for international high school students with strong English skills who want to prepare for undergraduate study at an American university. 


In the University Preparation course from Yale English Language Institute, you will improve your overall abilities in both spoken and written English, as well as your understanding of U.S. academic culture. 

Enjoy the opportunity to visit a variety of American university campuses in the northeastern part of the United States. All students in the program will be housed together with other pre-college students attending Yale Summer Session.

Key Features 

  • Improve your reading and critical thinking skills to prepare for study in the U.S. This class also polishes your writing skills with daily, intensive practice. 
  • Writing exercises will emphasize grammatical accuracy, clarity of content, and fluency, while focusing on well-organized and effectively developed paragraphs and essays. In addition, learn about the research process –including paraphrasing, summary, and proper citation—in the context of writing longer papers.

Programme Structure

Elective Classes

  • English Pronunciation
  • TOEFL Practice
  • SAT Practice
  • Art Appreciation
  • American Music

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 21 days

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Academic requirements

We are not aware of any specific GRE, GMAT or GPA grading score requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • To apply, review the application requirements for international students, and fill out the Yale Summer Session application.  
  • The Certificate programs are offered under Yale Summer Session B course listings. 
  • Proof of English proficiency is not required for this program, but students who apply to the program should have at minimum an intermediate level of English.

Tuition Fee

Living costs for New Haven

1380 - 2110 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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