• Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 105 days
    Duration

Overview

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

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:

    We do not have an official deadline to apply to UCAELI, but we recommend that if you require a student visa that you apply at least 3 months in advance. 

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 105 days
    • Duration description
      • Fall / Spring (15 weeks)
      • Summer (6 weeks)
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go to the programme website

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).

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

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

  • International

    5250 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5250 USD for the full programme and a duration of 105 days.
  • National

    5250 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5250 USD for the full programme and a duration of 105 days.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.

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.

Funding

Check the programme website for information about funding options.

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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