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Practice important language skills like listening, speaking, reading, grammar, and writing, and enhance your English through engaging, diverse, and real-world experiences. 

In the Intensive English Program at the University of California, Riverside you will gain new knowledge in business, STEM, sociology, geology, art, and more, to become fully versed in your English proficiency.

Social & Cultural Activities

Make the most of your California experience!

Riverside has a friendly community and centralized location. Travel an hour in any direction to explore Los Angeles, San Diego, Palm Springs, and other famous destinations.

Fill your weekends with:

  • Unforgettable places, events, and cultural immersion activities
  • FREE social events to make professional connections
  • Optional trips at a special student rate

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    • Full-time duration 14 days
    • Duration description
      • 2 - 12 weeks
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Language skills:

  • Listening
  • Speaking
  • Reading
  • Grammar
  • Writing

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

  • Minimum age: 15
  • F-1 visa students must study full-time
  • F-2, J-2, H-4, L-2, M-2, and Green Card holders are eligible for part-time study
  • Agency/embassy/partner university information. (Only required if you have one.)
  • Copy of your passport photo page.
  • Statement of Financial Support Form. (Only if your program requires an F-1 (student) visa)
  • Financial statement from the Bank, in English. (Only if your program requires an F-1 (student) visa)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1200 USD/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1200 USD per module and a duration of 14 days.
  • National

    1200 USD/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1200 USD per module and a duration of 14 days.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.
  • 2 weeks - $1,200
  • 4 weeks - $2,200
  • 6 weeks - $3,000
  • 8 weeks - $3,600
  • 10 weeks - $4,000
  • 12 weeks - $4,200

Living costs for Riverside

  • 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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