General English, Short Course | University of Connecticut | Storrs, United States
3 months
5250 USD/full
5250 USD/full
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General English at the University of Connecticut is great for beginner to advanced students who want to focus on communication, reading, and writing in all contexts.


Outstanding Features of the General English Program at the University of Connecticut  

  • Small class sizes with an average of 10 students in each class
  • Students create digital portfolios
  • Opportunities to explore American culture through trips
  • Conversation Partner Program connects English Language students with American students and local community members inside and outside the classroom
  • Students get individualized support and feedback for their goals

Full Time Study

  • Full time students take core courses and choose two afternoon electives.
  • Full time students participate in 22 hours of English classes per week.

Part Time Study

Part time study is not available for F1 or J1 students. 

Student Life

In your free time you can:

  • Practice English by joining activities such as student clubs and organizations, outdoor games, shopping trips, and other fun events!
  • Work out in the gym or use the swimming pool
  • Attend concerts, plays, and other performances
  • Go to one of our many university sporting events
  • Enjoy an exciting and diverse university community

Programme Structure

Core Courses and Levels

There are three core English courses that all full-time students must take. These courses are Communication Skills, Focus on Writing, and Reading Discussion.

There are five levels for each core course:

  • A1 and A1+ = Beginner
  • A2 and A2+ = High Beginner
  • B1 and B1+ = Intermediate
  • B1 = High Intermediate
  • B2+ and C2 = Advanced

Students are placed in core courses by placement tests (new students) or final course evaluations (continuing students).

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 3 months

Start dates & application deadlines




On Campus

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

In order to receive your I-20 you will need to prepare the following documents:

  • Copy of Passport
  • Financial Declaration Form
  • Proof of Funding

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    5250 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5250 USD for the full programme during 3 months.
  • National

    5250 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5250 USD for the full programme during 3 months.

Summer session tuition fee: $2,600

Living costs for Storrs

1100 - 1600 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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