• Application Deadline
  • 1 month
Many international students need English as a Second Language courses to help them fully understand the language and get a complete education at Southern New Hampshire University. Fortunately, the Institute for Language Education at SNHU has a great Intensive English Program that can quickly help you become comfortable speaking, listening, reading, and writing at a college level.
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SNHU features both undergraduate and graduate bridge programs, ensuring that, no matter which degree you are pursuing, SNHU can offer you the help and support that you need to get the best education possible. 

These programs are immersive and thorough, and will enable you to enter and comfortably complete academic programs not just at Southern New Hampshire University , but also at other universities and colleges throughout the United States.

The English as a Second Language program includes:

  • 7 levels of instruction from Low and Intermediate through Advanced levels
  • 18 hours of instruction per week
  • Classes are taught Monday through Thursday
  • A maximum of 12 students per class
  • Each student in the program assigned a faculty counselor
  • The program is taught by graduate-level educated faculty

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 1 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go to the programme website

Programme Structure

The program will focus on several areas, including:

  • Speaking: Oral presentations, interviewing, role-playing, and social conversation
  • Writing: Going from sentences to paragraphs to essays and research papers
  • Reading: Newspapers, magazines and journals, textbooks, and literature
  • Listening: Informal conversations, formal discussions, lectures, television and movies
  • Academic Preparation: Study skills, research and computer skills, time management
  • Culture Studies: Life in the US, American values, beliefs and multi-cultural communication
  • Outside the Classroom: Visits to local businesses and agencies, field trips to places of cultural and historical interest, recreation activities (skiing, bowling, picnics, boat cruises)

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

  • Complete online application
  • Submit Proof of Financial Support
  • Submit color copy of current passport biography page
  • Receive acceptance letter in 3-4 weeks

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1596 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1596 USD for the full programme and a duration of 1 months.
  • National

    1596 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1596 USD for the full programme and a duration of 1 months.
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Living costs for Manchester

  • 990 - 1790 USD/month
    Living Costs

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


Check the programme website for information about funding options.

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