• Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • Unavailable (University site)


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

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).

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

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details: Fall / Spring (15 weeks)Fall: August 28 – December 15*Spring: January 15 – May 4*TBCSummer (6 weeks)May 14 – June 22July 9 – August 17
  • Programme intensity Full-time
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go to the programme website

Programme Structure

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. Please contact us for more information.

English Language Requirements

This programme requires students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

Tuition Fee

  • International Applies to you

    2600 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
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  • National Applies to you

    2600 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
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  • Fall & Spring – 15 Week Semester (22 Hours Per Week) - $5,250
  • Summer Session – 6 Week Session (22 Hours Per Week) - $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.


Check the programme website for information about funding options.

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