English as a Second Language, English Course | Southern New Hampshire University | Manchester, United States
6390 USD/year
6390 USD/year
6390 USD/year
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This English as a Second Language Language Course from Southern New Hampshire University is immersive and thorough: It will enable you to enter and complete academic programs not just at SNHU, but also at other universities and colleges throughout the United States.

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The English as a Second Language Language Course from Southern New Hampshire University can offer you the help and support that you need to get the best education possible.

The English as a Second Language Language Course from Southern New Hampshire University includes:

  • Courses offered at 3 main proficiency levels (beginning to advanced)
  • 18 hours of instruction each week
    • 9 hours of core courses (literacy and fluency skills)
    • 6 hours of courses in a content area (psychology, marketing, etc.)
    • 3 hours of a multilevel elective (mix with students of different proficiency levels)
  • Small class sizes (typically 10-14 students per class)
  • Taught by experienced faculty who hold a master’s degree or higher
  • Program is customized to students’ proficiency profile based on a placement assessment

Programme Structure

The program will focus on several areas, including:

  • Literacy: Read academic texts, practice skills (skimming, scanning, summarizing, paraphrasing), expand vocabulary; write organized paragraphs and essays; integrate ideas from sources, learn to avoid plagiarism
  • Fluency: Listen to general and academic discourse, extract information, take effective notes; speak about academic topics, make presentations, participate in classroom discussions; practice English pronunciation patterns (stress, rhythm, intonation)
  • Integrated skills: Develop your academic English and critical-thinking skills through speaking, reading and writing in popular course content in business and the arts and sciences
  • Electives: Improve certain aspects of your English through your choice of course (workshops, seminars, TOEFL preparation)
  • Experiential learning: Engage in field-based learning that enhances your understanding of course content (museums, tours, fairs)

Key information

Start dates & application deadlines

You can apply for and start this programme anytime.
More details

6 term starts per year


TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT

Student insurance

Make sure to cover your health, travel, and stay while studying abroad. Even global coverages can miss important items, so make sure your student insurance ticks all the following:

  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

We partnered with Aon to provide you with the best affordable student insurance, for a carefree experience away from home.

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Starting from €0.53/day, free cancellation any time.

Remember, countries and universities may have specific insurance requirements. To learn more about how student insurance work at Southern New Hampshire University and/or in United States, please visit Student Insurance Portal.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Complete our online International Application and pay a $40 application fee.
  • Applicants needing an F-1 visa must submit proof of financial support and a copy of the passport must also be submitted. For required financial amounts, see our International Admission Requirements.
  • If you are currently in the United States and need to transfer your visa, please also send a photocopy of your current I-20 or DS-2019 and visa page from your passport.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    6390 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3195 USD per semester
  • National

    6390 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3195 USD per semester
  • In-State

    6390 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3195 USD per semester

Tuition**** (8-week term/half semester)

Living costs for Manchester

990 - 1785 USD /month
Living costs

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


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